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Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EJ , England
015394 42756
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Tasty,reasonably priced Sunday lunch.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
LizHenry
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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 via mobile

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
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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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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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10 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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Restaurant Details

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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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