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Rayrigg Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
015394 43332
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Food was lovely but service was terrible!

We were seated next to the bar and with windows open, this was a welcome relief as it was very warm. Food and drinks served to the table which was great too but then it all went wrong. We asked for vinegar from the waitress who brought the food who as soon as she turned, forgot to bring it! Only... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Michael A
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were seated next to the bar and with windows open, this was a welcome relief as it was very warm. Food and drinks served to the table which was great too but then it all went wrong. We asked for vinegar from the waitress who brought the food who as soon as she turned, forgot to bring it! Only... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Food was good and the service was excellent. We travelled with a small child, and when it was Dad's turn to change her, the staff allowed me to use a table (Not ideal!) in the Ladies toilet. (May I suggest that a nappy changing table is installed either in the Ladies or Mens Toilet)

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Food is absolutely fabulous. Had we been staying in Bowness we would have eaten here every day. Not expensive for anything on the menu. Took way to long to decide as the choice was so varied.

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is a very nice English Pub Restaurant. The service was a bit slow, and I did hear a customer ask where their drinks were, but while we were there the service sped up a bit. Great food though. HUGE portions! And a good selection of local beers with great names! 'Collie Wobbles' and 'Dog'th Vader' were the two I... More 

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Banglamung
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I had the roast leg of lamb and my daughter had a chili burger which she said was one of the best she ever ate. We were both very pleased with our choices and the service.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Popped in whilst visiting Windermere, was very busy but don't take bookings so first come first served which made it great for us on the last minute. Good menu which took ages to choose from. Real pub classics including homemade pies, meats and pasta dishes. Food was delicious and hot and staff were lovely. Very reasonable prices too.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great meal, Sunday lunch. Great service, friendly staff, lovely restaurant. Lunches £8.95 per adult and £4.95 per child. Plenty of food and 3 choices of meat. Delicious

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swindon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Very nice roast dinner, different choices of meat, lots of gravy. The waitress was very friendly and quick to take our order and bring food

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The restaurant looks nice from the outside but that is where it ends. The decor is dull, dark and very tired. We were lucky enough to be given a table by the window so we saw daylight during an early dinner. The soup for starters was ok but leek&potato is not the most imaginative either. Fish&chips and steak and chips... More 

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Maidenhead, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Sutherlands didn't look the sort of place that would be dog friendly but it proved to be so and I also noticed that it was very family friendly. They have an extensive menu and attentive staff. It doesn't have any parking and the cost of car parking is the only down side to Bowness. A good find!

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Address: Rayrigg Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
Phone Number: 015394 43332
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
Cuisine: English, Pub

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  • Address: Rayrigg Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: 015394 43332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Pub

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