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Watermill Inn & Windermere Brewing Co

$$ - $$$, British,
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
+44 1539 821309
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“ale pie” (15 reviews)
“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped for Sunday lunch bar very busy as function room being used. Found a table thanks to a couple saying they were just leaving. Ordered food and drinks quickly the coolly wobbles beer which is brewed on the premisses was wonderful. The food was also...More

Thank derek61
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had been meaning to eat at the Watermill for ages so as Valentines day approached we decided to pay them a visit. As my Girlfriend can only eat Gluten Free and I was taking her for a surprise I can only say she was...More

1  Thank Motorspeed
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So we came in for a Valentine’s Day meal as it’s our first time in the Lake District and the reviews were good and a colleague of my mums recommended it for the ale which I love. The starters were divine and the mains were...More

1  Thank Aidn G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited here a few times and always had good service and good food. My husband likes the on site produced beers named after dogs and always takes a few away. Dogs are welcome so are children. The menu is good and the food...More

1  Thank Riggy123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding beer, friendly service and excellent food at the right price. What more could you ask for. Venison could have been cut with a paper knife, so tender. Shame we had to drive.

Thank Jon A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here on way to Windermere for a drink and a spot of lunch and I cannot fault the the pub for its ambience, on site brewed beer and food. I down graded my rating due to cost as 2 main courses and 1...More

Thank Robgermaine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seen this pub in the Good Beer Guide and also someone had recommended it to us so we called in here about 2.30ish on a Saturday in January and there were some tables available. We found a table and ordered our food at...More

1  Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never been here before. Delicious food and excellent own-brewed ales. Beer available as 3 x 1/3 pint so you can sample the range. Lovely fire in the stove too.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at high borrans lodges and were recommended the water mill It definitely didn’t disappoint us Very friendly staff a lovely atmosphere and the food was lovely too Would highly recommend a visit here

Thank linda r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for food on the way to Ambleside. Wasn’t disappointed at all. Nice old pub with charm and log fire and stream running beside it. Tables and chairs probably need updating but that’s the only negative. Food amazing we had fish pie and steak...More

1  Thank delves
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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, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
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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