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Watermill Inn & Windermere Brewing Co

$$ - $$$, British,
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
+44 1539 821309
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed for a two night short break with our Golden Retriever. Very comfortable stay with great food. Rooms are a bit cozy and bijou, but have everything you need. Very comfortable bed, small showerroom with a fantastic super power drenching shower. Room cleaning very good,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a group of friends, easily accomodated a group of 8 (they didn't take pre bookings) and quickly set up a bar tab for the table. The beers were very good, good tap room on site. A nice specials board and regular menu. Good...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went and stayed at a cottage in Ings from 19th May until 26th May. The cottage was very comfortable and clean. We went to the Watermill Inn for dinner twice and thoroughly enjoyed it both times. We went around the lakes, we went to...More

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent pub, friendly staff, good food and beer. We had the Black Pudding stack x2 as starters and Small fish & chips, Steak pie and Lamb hot pot for mains. Then went and sat outside in the sun with a couple of beers until it...More

Thank Buddingtons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I keep coming back to this place! (lost count how many times) great food and drinks. all the beers have dog related names which some of them are very funny. food wise I've only had one dish there as its so good i keep having...More

Thank Calum D
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Called in on spec after a long drive to be greeted by a roaring fire, a large specials board and lots of similarly attired wet travellers and dogs appreciating a lovely pub ambience. The bar staff were friendly and welcoming and the food was equally...More

Thank bonardancer
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

I'd like to thank the hosts of this establishment for their kindness. I booked to stay here last Saturday and after driving for 3hrs and arriving at the property to check in, that's when I found out i'd booked the previous night... until checking more...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed May 4, 2018

This was an excellent recommendation the menu is extensive. We went for the smaller version of the Gammon and the Haddock. These were more than adequate for us. The ale selection was also extensive and deserved four stars. Yes! Worth two visits.

Thank djp07kenmore
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Started to come here on a regular basis as it is reasonably close to our mum's house and she is a big fan of it. And with me being a CAMRA member so am I, and with the Windermere Brewery attached to the pub. You...More

Thank Phil T
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Been here a few times over the years, good atmosphere, good service, excellent choice of beers, good wholesome food.

Thank Colin H
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Luke S
July 20, 2017|
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Response from lakespub | Property representative |
Hi Luke Yes are beers brewed here are nearly all available in bottles for sale over the Bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine
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: +44 1539 821309
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