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The Wild Boar

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited this hotel/restaurant for lunch on a Sunday and it didn't disappoint. The restaurant was well presented and the atmosphere was of a old country cottage. The staff within the restaurant were great and very helpful. The menu was very impressive with lots of different cuts of steak. I decided on the 8oz fillet steak with dauphinise potatoes. I... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped here for Sunday lunch on way to Bowness. Very disappointed have stopped here regularly over the last few years. The area we sat in was cold. We sat for 20 mins and had to ask for menus. Then we had to go and ask someone to come and take our order. The food arrived promptly and was average but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent hotel & restaurant! A very warm welcome, all the staff were friendly and very helpful. The room was AMAZING! We loved the huge round copper bath. Very clean room. The food was faultless. Had a fantastic time and we will certainly be returning. Thank you to all at the Wild Boar Inn

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this restaurant last night. We were very impressed by our welcome and the lovely surroundings The staff were very attentive but not intrusive and very willing to discuss any aspect of the menu with us. The food was beautifully presented and tasted as good as it looked. Although this is not a cheap venue it was worth the... More 

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Jill Hannigan H Thank you for such a great review! We do hope to welcome you back to The Wild Boar very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow a superb hotel with loads of character. Bedrooms again did not disappoint with many unique feature rooms, prices are a bit higher than we would normally pay but then we did have a suite as opposed to just a room. staff were very helpful and accommodating and were excellent on the day of the wedding, nearly forgot to mention... More 

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Jon5653 Thank you for taking the time to post such a fantastic review - I was delighted to read that both your time at 'The Boar' and the wedding celebrations were enjoyable. We hope to welcome you back soon for some more smoked 'pigs in blankets' and homemade crackling (both go very well with a pint of 'Mad Pig... More 

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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just passing through and needed a dog friendly restaurant to eat in. This one takes dogs in the bar (nice slate floor). I had the beef burger which was delicious and tender. It came with cheese and bacon and lots of extras on the side - chips, coleslaw, gherkins, salad and a tasty tomato relish. I would not hesitate to... More 

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear spsducati Thanks for such a great review of your visit - glad to read this was enjoyable and we hope to welcome you back at some point in the future. Best regards Matt Stanaway More 

Altrincham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned back from The Wild Boar for a mini honeymoon and had such a great time! The weather was terrible when we arrived so we decided to take the opportunity to visit the Low Wood Club where you can use their pool and other facilities free of charge. It's about a 10 minute drive, but we didn't mind this... More 

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear AltrinchamJen Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay and congratulations to you and your husband from everyone here at The Wild Boar. Great to read you enjoyed your time with us and that you even met Damson (the Inn's resident cat)! We hope to welcome you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would definitely recommend this inn for an evening meal. The menu is full of choices for everyone. The food quality and presentation is excellent. And they not only brew their own beer but you can sample all 3 in 3 x1/3 of a pint glasses for the price of a pint. I was in heaven! The restaurant is much bigger... More 

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear JJMcQueen Thank you for posting such a glowing review of your meal! Great to read that you enjoyed your evening at 'The Boar' and we hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future. Best regards Matt Stanaway More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to visit before we were not disappointed, celebrating my sons 21st, the staff were attentive, the food was amazing, thanks to all at the wild boar. We all had steaks which were cooked to perfection, the children enjoyed their food off the kids menu.

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear helex123 Thank you for reviewing your visit to The Wild Boar and I was pleased to read that your celebration proved enjoyable. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at the Wild Boar for one night at the end of July. The hotel is full of character and olde world charm and is in a remote location about 3 miles from Bowness and Windermere. We arrived at the hotel at about 11 o'clock (too early to check in), so decided to dump the car in the spacious car... More 

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Craig P Many thanks for a great review and I hope you enjoyed the Beer Festival! We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersGold level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant
The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British, International, Gluten Free Options
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wild Boar with 33 bedrooms, grill, smokehouse and brewhouse nestles in a peaceful setting in the Gilpin Valley, Windermere close to the Lake. Benefiting from the beautiful surrounding countryside, including its own private woodland for guests to enjoy, whilst perfectly positioned to explore the rest of the great outdoors in the fabulous Lake District National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wild Boar

Address: Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $142 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Wild Boar 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
The Wild Boar Hotel Crook
The Wild Boar Windermere, Lake District
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#2 Green Hotel in Windermere
#4 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
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