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Jackson's Bistro

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West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
015394 46264
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Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great visit make sure to book!

Booked Jacksons bistro for a rare date night and wasn't disappointed! Great service and food. Had the early evening set menu which was lovely - would recommend the steak! We went on a Saturday night make sure to book early as only one time was available nearly a week in advance

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Gemma J
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Booked Jacksons bistro for a rare date night and wasn't disappointed! Great service and food. Had the early evening set menu which was lovely - would recommend the steak! We went on a Saturday night make sure to book early as only one time was available nearly a week in advance

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

After booking overnight stay in Windermere, I checked trip advisor for good restaurants. We phoned up and booked it. Realy lovely place, steak was the best ive had in a long time, good value for money, defo worth booking for a lovely meal out

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Visited the bistro for an evening meal whilst in Bowness. This is a gem of a restaurant. The restaurant is small and cosy, spotlessly clean and tidy. You are made to feel very welcome from the moment you arrive. The staff are very pleasant and friendly, a welcome change to the seemingly standard surly attitude of the waiting staff in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have just returned from a night in bowness and went to jacksons bistro for a meal. What a great suprise. Really good food and great service. And the owner/manager is very attentive. Thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had decided that on the last night of our holiday in Bowness on Windermere we would eat out. The day before we came across Jacksons Bistro & booked a table for Thursday 25 June. We're so glad we did. It was busy when we arrived. Would like to say that the service was excellent as was the food. Not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great service straight from the off, my wife asked for the main meal of Gammon which on the menu came with deep fried battered pineapple slices. She asked if they could be replaced with an egg and was told no problem, when the meal came the only let down were the American Fries (Frozen). Hand cut chips would have made... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I am originally from London and was visiting Bowness-on-Windermere for a day. After looking around at a LOT of restaurants and menus, I decided to try out Jackson's. Pleasantly surprised as the food was excellent and very delicious. Service was very warm/top notch and everything was priced decently. No wonder the place was almost packed at just about 1800hrs. I... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent meal, good service, very friendly and helpful staff, prices reasonable, although cannot advise on wines as we are non drinkers! Second visit, would definitely return.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Let's be upfront here. Me and my partner have been to this restaurant a few times. It's in a great central location if you are staying in or around Bowness. It does what a lot of places can't do and that's get the balance right between a nice atmosphere, reasonable price and good quality food, drink and service. On this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Interesting menus, either à la carte or off the fixed price menu which had a wide selection, plus specials. Service could have been a bit better. They were busy and kept saying they would be back with whatever, but had to be reminded - even for the bill !!

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Address: West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
Phone Number: 015394 46264
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere

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  • Address: West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: 015394 46264

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine

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