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Village Inn

St Martin's Hill | Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DE, England
+44 15394 43731
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Price range: $13 - $25
Cuisines: British, Bar, Grill, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Village Inn, has recently been taken over and given a complete refurbishment. This amazing transformation must be seen! We serve food from 9am until 10pm, serving fresh salads, homemade pasta, locally sourced meats on the grill, and amazing homemade cakes and desserts. Our modern and trendy bar offers beers from around the world with a great selection of wines, spirits, brandies and our freshly made cocktails. The Village Inn Bar and Grill is in the heart of Bowness on Windermere, its busy restaurant and bar make it a great place for locals and tourists alike. Come and see for yourself!
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English first
Dorset, UK
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Not an easy thing juggling lively nightlife and also serving good food, but it works really well at this place. The food is very good indeed, and there is a wide choice.

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Salford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This place is very lively and the food is amazing. The service is fantastic and the staff are very pleasent.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We visited the Village Inn as part of the first year anniversary of VicDrew. We very much enjoy it & the burgers are the best burgers this side of Vladikavkaz. The staff are very friendly & the decor is nice to the eyes. VicDrew x

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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Wife and I had our lunch at this extremely busy bar and grill situated along Bowness' main thoroughfare. Doesn't look much from the outside but inside it is stylish, clean and atmospheric...the place was buzzing. We spotted the waiters carrying huge portions of food to customers already seated so we decided to skip a starter and just have a main... More

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Billingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We had a meal here 3 evenings within one week of our holiday. The first time we went was as a family and we got a table straight away and the meal was great. The second time we went was just me and my partner, and the service was great and the food was excellent and the staff treat us... More

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Lancashire
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Excellent menu and food. Large portions. Fish, chips and mushy peas would have fed 2 as would the Anti-pasta. Inexpensive and ++ dog friendly

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Ate here last night with my partner. The restaurant/pub was heaving and we were show to a table. The atmosphere was amazing! The stag were very helpful and location was great. We both decided to go for the hanging kebabs. More than plenty to eat and I struggled to eat mine! Tasty and well worth the money!

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queensheadtroutbeck, Manager at Village Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We love the hanging kebabs, and are glad you did too! More

Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Ate here yesterday and it was superb. Bloody Mary crayfish cocktail for starter was delicious and was an enormous portion followed by the hanging kebab. We had beef and chicken so we could try both. Again delicious whatever the meat was marinated in was yummy as were the chips. Food at its best - not forgetting the prosecco! The staff... More

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Seaham, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

We went to the village inn last night, got up and left after waiting nearly 1.5 hours for our food, other tables around us were having the same issue so the atmosphere was terrible as well. In this time we weren't offered any updates on the arrival of our food, when dining out with a young family delays like this... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

visiting this district is thirsty and hungry work, so needed a place to refuel. staff polite and helpful..ordered our lunch, which was delayed due to some confusion in the kitchen, but when it arrived was hot and tasty. plenty of it,,washed down with a good selection of wine or beer. Does get crowded so pick ur time to visit. a... More

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