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The Spinnery

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Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EJ , England
015394 42756
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 75
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    Very good
  • 41
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  • 29
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  • 55
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Impeccable Service

Damp, chilly night in February. What more could you ask but the warm and friendly greeting that you get at The Spinnery. Service was great, and the food was lovely - can't wait for an opportunity to go back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Stevein
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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280 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Damp, chilly night in February. What more could you ask but the warm and friendly greeting that you get at The Spinnery. Service was great, and the food was lovely - can't wait for an opportunity to go back.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

We went here after a previous restaurant lacked any service at all. We should just of gone straight here instead. It was a bit quiet when we arrived, but that just ment the service was more personal. We both ordered steaks, which were cooked to perfection and finished off with a very nice bottle of red! We will be back... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I don't understand why this restaurant wasn't packed out - the food was good and the service great, but there were only a few tables being used. I was able to have 2 starters instead of a starter and a main, to leave room for a pudding!! Both starters were substantial portions, although I'm not sure a tin of tuna... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Places like this are a disgrace to the catering industry... ate here yesterday, and we were extremely disappointed. To start off the drinks we ordered where warm and served up to us in dirty glasses. We ordered pate for starter which looked like it had been chucked on the plate from a great height. It was served with a Cumberland... More 

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Liverpool
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We went on NYE with grandchildren.Food was lovely homemade chips ,braised steak pie.Grandchildren loved the food ,liked it that much we booked again for the next evening.

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Bellevue, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I went to the Spinnery as a last minute option after failing to find a table for two at a local pub as well as a local bistro on a busy Friday night. We were seated straight away, and were served promptly. I ordered the fried brie as a starter which was very good but slightly undercooked, the vegetarian gnocchi... More 

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Cheshire Uk
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Seafood pie warmed up in microwave and fish Luke warm. Changed it for Lasagne which was over microwaved!!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Well I must first say thank you we came early while it was still lunch time menu but they happily cooked us anything from the dinner menu, best lasagne ever !! Meaty as you like and the lamb meatballs in noodles were fab lovely food !

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

We visited the Spinnery yesterday (27th Dec). We decided to sit upstairs with a view across part of the town. We were the only ones in at the time. I ordered the garlic mushrooms for a starter and my husband ordered the game pate, both were great. The fruit jelly with the pate was lovely. For the main I ordered... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Arrived there and was seated straight away, everywhere was clean and tidy, wasn't disturbed too much and the food arrived fast and was cooked amazingly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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