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Canal Tow Path | Aldcliffe Lane, Lancaster LA1 1SU, England
+44 1524 63828
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Ranked #64 of 199 Restaurants in Lancaster
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: English
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Visited for lunch with my mum. Atmosphere in here is perfect. Wood burning fire gives the place a great feel. Staff were great and service was quick. Food tasted great. "Love to lunch" menu is perfect. Lots of choice and £6 which is great value.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Popped in after a walk for a drink and maybe some food. All the comfy seats were taken which was a shame because the atmosphere was really lovely. Nice staff, we weren't rushed at all. Ended up sharing one of the burgers, in lieu of any salads on the menu as I can't eat bread/starchy products. The burger was big... More 

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Gloucester
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I visit Lancaster frequently on business and usually end up here for one night of my stay. Both the beer & food are great and I like the 'feel' of the place. I'll be back again......

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Lancaster
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My husband and I enjoy the burgers here. We would go so far as to say they are probably the best in Lancaster. Very juicy, filled with meat and a good portion of sides to accompany it. However, we gave up going to this place last summer. Every time we have been (many times, as we also frequented their weekly... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I was here more than once last summer and would totally go again! The canalside location is undeniably stunning and same goes for the food (which however is better than the drinks). the service wasn't too quick but everyone was super nice.

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Orpington, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

It's not as cosy as it used to be. The beer range was a bit limited, nothing on from the York brewery despite their tie up. The menu is a little over priced for small portions. It's great in the summer to watch the canal boats in the basin, but needs something inside to give it it's sparkle and edge... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We only live across the canal so this is our local eaterie. The lunch time meals are excellent value, good portions and food of a very high standard. If there is a problem, the staff are very helpful and quickly rectify any faults. In summer the place is so busy but with the excellent location, it is hardly surprising.

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Athens
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Excellent location by the canal with swans and canal boats floating by. Excellent food and drink at reasonable prices. Superb ambiance.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Food ok but I think it's slightly overpriced, the surroundings are very nice and staff are good, right by the canal with I think gives it the accompanying price tag.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Was having a weekend away for my wife's birthday in Lancaster, decided to try the Water Witch. Wish we hadn`t bothered, lovely place and very friendly guy behind the bar. we were surprised to get a table as we hadn`t booked, but were not very busy, we were given the option of eating in the bar or restaurant opted for... More 

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Additional Information about The Water Witch

Address: Canal Tow Path | Aldcliffe Lane, Lancaster LA1 1SU, England
Phone Number: +44 1524 63828
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: English

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