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Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EJ , England
015394 42756
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Quality and tasty

Visited here with family, generous portions, good quality and honest food. Slight let down of squirts cream on the Irish coffee. My partner's parents went again and recommended to everyone else. Service was friendly and quick.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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MANCHESTER, United Kingdom
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We only have this a poor rating. The lamb shank raised expectations; at absolute best it was a disappointing average. The meat rather than falling off the bone had to be cut off. Running out of basic items like onion rings and mushrooms at 7:30pm on a Saturday doesn't inspire confidence. Has potential but needs work.

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MANCHESTER, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Visited here with family, generous portions, good quality and honest food. Slight let down of squirts cream on the Irish coffee. My partner's parents went again and recommended to everyone else. Service was friendly and quick.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely traditional pub with lots of pretty touches to it and a nice cosmopolitan-style terrace. Food was really tasty and reasonably-priced (both the à-la-carte and set menu). Staff busy but still attentive, then place just had a general nice feel to it. We went on a Saturday night which was fairly busy, but they managed to find a table for... More 

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Trip advisor suffers from not having a 'good' category. Our view of this restaurant was that it served good food, well prepared and with friendly service.

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Krefeld
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Busy late afternoon in a hectic Bowness and we looked for a nice restaurant, some of the quick bite places in Bowness are not really our thing and we walked a bit further. The Spinnery on a corner site looked interesting and we checked the menu board outside and we decided to eat here. The interior was well set out... More 

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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Just visited for Sunday roast. Great beef. Home cooked roasties and gravy. All served pipping hot. Don't take any notice of the previous negative reviews. This place is well worth a visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This is thr 2nd time i have eaten here we decided to come while stopping in Bowness and mainly for my son's birthday, i had booked a table a few days earlier as it can get busy. My starter was mushrooms in a cream sauce they eere very tasty and nice and hot, my wife had a prawn cocktail which... More 

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lincolnshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We weren't sure on where to eat when we arrived at Bowness, but when we approached The Spinnery, I'm so glad that we went in! The menu that was on show outside was very tempting, and my partner was especially sold by the roast beef special. We went in and were asked if we had booked which we hadn't, but... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Pleasant evening spent enjoying home style cooking. Slightly shabby decor added to the rustic charm of the place. Ample portions left no room for deserts.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We stopped in here for dinner on our first night in the Lake District. From the outside, the restaurant appeared old-worldly and charming. Inside, the building contained all the old charm we expected, yet also seemed a bit run down. The room also was cramped and stuffy. The staff were attentive enough, if not particularly friendly, but were not of... More 

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Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EJ, England
Phone Number: 015394 42756
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere

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  • Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: 015394 42756

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