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Watermill Inn & Brewing Co.

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Bar, British, Pub
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Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for a meal whilst in the area. Food was ordered and served lightning fast. Thoroughly enjoyed both our meals. They have a large selection of beers however as i was driving i did not drink.

Thank Bobby B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What can I say that hasn't been said by others...a 'must eat there', fabulous food, superb real ale, excellent service..get there early and treat yourself! Even my very fussy 20 yr old was impressed!

Thank sallyn71
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic pub and hotel . Food beer excellent . The staff and owners go that extra mile to make your visit the best ever .

Thank megan674
Kirkby Stephen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today & sat out in the rare Cumbrian sunshine, nice outside area. Food is good value it would have got 5 stars but the vegetables & new potatoes accompanying the Seabass were over cooked & I think had been precooked & reheated. Kids menu is good value. Broken tap in the ladies could do with fixing.

Thank Janine C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good value for money. There was a nice outside area adjacent to the small river running past the pub. An ideal way to start your holiday if travelling in from Kendal before your get to Windemere

Thank ed w
Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off for lunch while on a day trip to the lakes. The sandwiches were very nice as are the surroundings. Being able to look down into the river and watch the fish swimming. We would go again.

Thank Steven B
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned here three times because the atmosphere, food and general ambience was SO good. We were able to relax for hours at the end of the day - no rush to push us out to "turn tables" either. The food is excellent value and of a high standard. Dogs are welcome too - it's what I always expected an... More 

Thank theoverberg
Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family meal here and thoroughly enjoyed it! Great food, great (local) ales, and a really nice atmosphere. Highly recommended

Thank Stu M
Harwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made an impromptu visit here on a weekend trip to Windermere. Food is varied and excellently prepared, presented and cooked. Really good value for money too as the prices were very reasonable. The beer on offer was very good. The brewery is attached to the pub and you can see the works. As a CAMRA member I'm a bit fussy... More 

Thank Nozbeast
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been three times on my visits to the lakes each time in the afternoon for dinner and a few drinks , great selection of cask ales food and drink all excellent and at a good price , last visit we had several bikers out on a ride outside enjoying the food

Thank Johnwagtaylor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: 01539-821309

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?