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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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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Decent food

They were very accomodating to our three young children despite the children's menu only being served until 6.30. Delicious food though somewhat dated menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We were struggling to find a place to eat, and after looking around we thought The Spinnery looked quite cozy, and we were right. Very nice indoors, downstairs. Comfortable without being too claustrophobic. Lovely lady that served us, was very friendly and open to chatting which made the visit all the more enjoyable. The service was quick and the food... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

They were very accomodating to our three young children despite the children's menu only being served until 6.30. Delicious food though somewhat dated menu.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Visited this restaurant pm on Thurs 9/4. The starter I chose consisted of sausage, mushroom and black pudding. It was warm when served and tasteless. Very poor. Reminded of the left-overs of a full english breakfast. Main course was also not good. Tasteless meatballs. All in all a very bad experience and I shall not be returning. Told the staff... More 

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UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We had lunch at The Spinnery on Tuesday 7th April - there was four of us and a baby. We all had some for of soup and sandwich and all thoroughly enjoyed our food. There were two soups on offer (which makes a nice change) both were very tasty, the sandwiches were fully loaded and also delicious.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Meal for 7 with no booking. Staff very accommodating. Food was straight forward, reasonably priced and well received by all. No complaints everything freshly cooked and tasty. Nice atmosphere allowed to sit and relax not rushed.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Small cosy restaurant. The food was tasty and well presented. I had the roast dinner and my companions had Cumberland sausages and mash, both priced under £10. I followed mine with lemon meringue pie and was glad I managed to squeeze it in. The staff were friendly and attentive and I would eat here again without hesitation. The only drawback... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Staff were very friendly, I had salmon which was very good, however, my son had a dried fish pie with no sauce and my partner was disappointed with a dried out chicken kiev. There was a guy, we presume to be the owner, who folded his arms and watched us eat throughout most of our meal, he looked more like... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

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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27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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  • 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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