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Hole in t'Wall

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Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
+44 (0)15394 43488
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 255
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  • 136
    Very good
  • 37
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  • 8
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  • 13
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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 pub,

Lovely little pub. Good selection of real ales and other drinks. Oldest pub in Bowness with lots of character. Will be back

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely little pub. Good selection of real ales and other drinks. Oldest pub in Bowness with lots of character. Will be back

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

My husband, in-laws, and I stopped by this pub as we were starving and needed a quick bite to eat. We were all served by a very cheerful waitress and our food arrived promptly - the food itself surpassed all our expectations, namely my husband's chicken curry! My in-laws, who are strict vegetarians, were also very happy with a hearty... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

There is a lot going on in this pub.. I just came in for a drink. It was good service and well priced and they had a Malborough sauvignon by the glass which is less common than I would like. Nice beer selection too. It is let down in appearance slightly by the tacky laminated list about service on every... More 

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Bradford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Called in a handful of times durin our long weekend in Bowness and found the place to be most wonderful. Very friendly staff , great ales and fine food. Was most impressed with the barmaid who politely dealt with one of the dimmest individuals I have ever seen who pointed at a wolf's head and asked her if it was... More 

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Simple, no frills and tucked out of the way just off the main street so not too busy. Food was really good and service was friendly and quick. Small seating area out front catches the sun all afternoon so great place to have a drink and a bite away from the busy 'tourist' areas.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The oldest pub in Bowness where Charles Dickens is said to have visited. A 'proper' pub with a nice atmosphere and surroundings.

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Southport
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We called in here a couple of times throughout our stay along with our grandson (3yrs) to have a quick drink and some food etc. Both were excellent, I liked the the beer the surrounding (cosy) with a little courtyard space out front and our grandson loved the home made chicken nuggets! So much we had to go there again... More 

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Bolton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

When walking into the pub, you immediately feel, Wow this is nice and cosy. However this impression came to an immediate and abrupt end when ordering from the bar. It was not very busy, about half full, however the bar maid, was curt and abrupt, not a smile in sight. When we sat at the table there were a list... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We were on a family holiday and came in to get a legendary pint or two of Hartleys. Whilst there we had a pub meal, good food, lots of it and at a fair price. Nice staff and good atmosphere at this place, and we return here every time we're in the area.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Excellent pub friendly service and food looked good so would try that next time. Wide range of both beer and wines and very family friendly with nice beer garden. would be cosy summer and winter

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)15394 43488

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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