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Watermill Inn & Brewing Co.

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Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
01539-821309
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely ribs...

Great place, lovely friendly service. Good portions of quality food. Just needs little more light. Well priced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
heymush
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Glasgow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A local recommended this pub to us when we were staying in Staveley just outside Ings. 6 of us had a lovely meal each with a non-alcoholic drink and it came to total of £80.00 which was very reasonable. The food was lovely, served quickly and the local people were very welcoming. The dogs were also welcome which was ideal... More 

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Cumbria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Visited on 19th July for Sunday lunch It was tasty but definitely for the smaller appetite so not good value for £10.95. The lamb, although tasty was tough and chewy, not well trimmed and not very much of it. The beer is excellent and the meals usually good but I wouldn't come back for another Sunday lunch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We have always wanted to try this pub and today was the day. They have up to 16 real ales, so as to say they are over hopped might be just the 2 some one tried. We found if you told the staff what you like they pointed you out a beer. My self and wife had 3 pints each... More 

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Caerphilly
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Great time in house brewed beer named after dog breeds shitz zou best beer tasted in area. Food and service top class take away beers available bit pricey but good

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Kendal, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

been today for lunch have not been for a few years so thought I would give it a try. The food was average setting is beautiful sat out the back in the sun. But what I thought was terrible was one of the bar staff serving an elderly gentleman asked him which larger he would like and after no more... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The beer here is always in good condition but the staff should wear cleaner clothes and not pick at their face or worse whilst serving food...several customers were laughing at this rather obvious unprofessionalism. The missed opportunity here is the beer, This time I had the Watermill mild and Darth Vader and both were clearly over-hopped. I suggest the brewer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great place, lovely friendly service. Good portions of quality food. Just needs little more light. Well priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We visited this pub whilst on our holidays in Windermere. The service and food were great, I was surprised at how big the child portion was. Overall great value for money, we would definitely recommend.

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Bolton England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed this dog friendly pub. Stayed overnight as well (see separate review!) Enjoyed sampling the real ales and the food was really tasty, good pub grub. Lots of dogs in the River bar all made welcome. Staff really friendly and helpful. Lovely atmosphere. Our friends usually go in winter when there's a real fire going so I will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Not been here for a while but it hadn't changed a bit. The staff were very welcoming and polite we just had a light lunch but the food was of very good quality and good size portions. Will not leave it so long before our next visit. Definitely recommend.

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Additional Information about Watermill Inn & Brewing Co.

Address: Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
Phone Number: 01539-821309
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
Cuisine: Seafood, British, Pub

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  • Address: Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: 01539-821309

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?