Come and join us for Burns Night 25th January for a Scottish Themed evening including a fun quiz, scottish food menu and music
The Pig & Whistle 
Temporarily closed. 
It is with great regret that we are choosing to close until current restrictions are lifted, in order to stay safe.  
We apologise for any inconveniance and hope you understand. We aim to be open again soon, so keep up to date via Facebook, Instagram or this website for future information.  
We wish all our customers, old, new and yet to come a happy and healthy festive period. We look forward to seeing you in the new year!  
Welcome to The Pig and Whistle, a friendly country pub situated in the picturesque village of Cartmel within short walking distance of Cartmel Priory and Cartmel Racecourse. 
We offer a choice of real ales, craft beers, fine wine and spirits in a choice of settings; be it sat in front of the log fire in the bar, seated in the cosy snug , dining in the bistro or relaxing in the sunny beer garden. 
Our menu is ever changing and our food is locally sourced. Serving lunchtime and evening menus, With vegetarian options available and gluten-free options on request. Futhermore, for children we have a mini and young diners option. Every Sunday we have a special roast for you to enjoy and We have the option of nibbles and bar snacks if you are looking for a lighter bite in the bar.  
At this moment in time we are in tier 2 which means we are able to serve drinks provided you have a substantial light bite. Please be assured, we are operating within COVID guidines. Despite these restrictions we are still taking reservations for the Christmas period and New Years Eve. Food and drinks can still be enjoyed in our warm and traditionally decorated bar, bistro and outside heated gala tent.  
Throughout the festive period we will be offering our usual bistro menu, substantial nibbles and additionally we will be serving traditional turkey dinners with all the trimmings. For more information please refer to our full food and dining page.  
We hope people will be able to enjoy a glass of mulled wine with a light bite or mince pie or two whilst listening to festive tunes! 
Most importantly We hope you all have a safe and healthy Christmas and look forward to welcoming you back in 2021. Please book ealry to avoid disappointment and if you have any further queries please don't hesitate to contact us on 015395 36482 or via email 
Holly Cottage 
2 Bedroom Self Catering Cottage. 
Adjacent to the The Pig & Whistle is our beautiful 2 bedroom self contained cottage, available all year round with flexible check-in dates and special offers subject to availability. Check out our Holly Cottage Facebook page or website ( for more details. 
Following our temporary closure due to Covid-19 we are taking all necessary precautions to ensure our guests safety and comfort during their stay. Please refer to our Holly Cottage electronic calendar for available dates and look out for our festive special offers throughout December. If you have any queries regarding Holly Cottage, please email 
or contact Emma on 
Bookings will be a minimum of 3 nights with up to 4 adults 
Pub Opening Hours  
Monday: 4.00pm til 11.00pm 
Tuesday: 4.00pm til 11.00pm 
Wednesday: 4.00pm til 11.00pm 
Thursday: 4.00pm til 11.00pm 
Friday: 12.00pm til 11.00pm 
Saturday: 12.00pm til 11.00pm 
Sunday: 12.00pm til 10.00pm  
Due to tier two restrictions, all customers will  
be required to order food alongside any drinks and service is strictly table service only.  
Last orders will be taken at 10pm and all customers must leave by 11pm.  
Bistro Food Service Times 
Monday: 4.00pm til 8.30pm 
Tuesday: 4.00pm til 8.30pm 
Wednesday: 4.00pm til 8.30pm 
Thursday: 4.00pm til 8.30pm 
Friday: 12.00pm til 9.00pm 
Saturday: 12.00pm til 9.00pm 
Sunday: 12.00pm til 7.00pm 
Festive Opening hours: 
Christmas Eve - 12pm until 10pm 
Christmas Day - Closed 
Boxing Day - 3pm until 10pm 
New Years Eve - 12pm until close (booking required) 
New Years Day - 2pm until 10pm 
Christmas message to all! 
Wishing all our friends and customers, a very happy and healthy Christmas and New Year 
Sending best wishes 
Tim, Emma and all the staff at the Pig & Whistle  
Click on this text to edit it. 
Our site uses cookies. For more information, see our cookie policy. Accept cookies and close
Reject cookies Manage settings