Our Story

The Drovers Rest is an award winning, family run, traditional pub serving up delicious homemade food and some of the best beers known to man! 

The pub is located in the quaint village of Monkhill, just outside Carlisle and along the Hadrian’s Wall route. We are known locally as the place to go for a great pint of beer and pride ourselves on the ever changing range of real ales we have on offer. We also have a large pub garden for those sunnier days, and an open log fire for those chillier evenings. We welcome everyone, including dogs and those with muddy boots!

We hold regular events such as folk music nights, a regular pub quiz, our unmissable annual beer festival, and much more… keep an eye on our news and events page for details of events throughout the year.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Drovers Rest – Bill, Linda, Sandy, Sarah (and Mac the dog!)

 

 

Our Awards

Our love of good beer and knowledge of the perfect pint has won us a number of awards over the years:

2019
Solway CAMRA Pub of the Year 2019
Carlisle Living Awards 2019: Best Country Pub Winner

2018
Solway CAMRA Pub of the Year 2018
Cumbria CAMRA Pub of the Year 2018

2017
Solway CAMRA Pub of the Year 2017
Cumbria CAMRA Pub of the Year 2017
West Pennines CAMRA Regional Pub of the Year 2017

2016
Solway CAMRA Pub of the Year 2016
Cumbria CAMRA Pub of the Year 2016
Carlisle Living Awards 2016: Best Country Pub Finalist

2015
Solway CAMRA Pub of the Year 2015
Cumbria CAMRA Pub of the Year 2015
West Pennines CAMRA Regional Pub of the Year 2015
CAMRA National Pub of the Year Finalist 2015

 

Opening Times

We're open:

Mon14:30 - 23:00

Tue14:30 - 23:00

Wed14:30 - 23:00

Thu14:30 - 23:00

Fri12:00 - 23:00

Sat12:00 - 23:00

Sun12:00 - 23:00

Serving Food:

Lunch

Fri - Sun12:00 - 13:45

 

 

Dinner

Mon - Sat17:00 - 20:30

Sun17:00 - 19:30

Bookings

To book a table please call us on 01228 576141

Please note: we do not take bookings online

Beer Haul

Explore our range of beers to purchase online now!

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