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The White House Restaurant

Robinson Place | Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DQ, England
+44 15394 44803
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible28%
Sep 28, 2017
“Simply dreadful.....”
Mar 31, 2017
“What a dump”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Robinson Place | Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DQ, England
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Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Used to love Churchills pub years ago but a couple of weeks ago my friend and I visited. Apart from being very tatty and grotty, the guy supposed to be serving behind the bar spent most if his time outside smoking, so he we had...More

3  Thank Rob W
Reviewed May 25, 2015

Oh dear... new owners perhaps but struggled to cope with demand in bar... Food looked average and people seemed to be leaving it on plates... definite lack of staff and tables were left un-cleared. One drink time & it was time to move on ...

1  Thank Jack M
Reviewed March 22, 2015

Room #1 needs redecorating, but is quite comfortable. Bring your own hairdryer. Friendly service. And like all hotels we visit, we decided the restaurante needs a decent wine list.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed March 8, 2015

Stayed in Bowness for the weekend and had not pre-booked a restaurant for the evening so stumbled across this one on our evening walk round. We approached the restaurant but it looked virtually empty inside and there was no menu outside but on walking away,...More

2  Thank Lima100
Reviewed February 21, 2015

I would like to be able to write a good review but we were told that 'chef had closed the kitchen.' The thing was it was 7.45 on a Monday night!! Their loss (two people, three courses and a very expensive bottle of red) was,...More

2  Thank nicola m
Reviewed January 3, 2015

After booking a night in the Lake District with my Girlfriend for New Years Eve and looking round for somewhere to eat on the night, I came across The White House, everything on the menu looked very appealing and was perfect for what my girlfriend...More

4  Thank Madison B
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Churchills bar isn't on trip advisor (prob due to the state of it) but is part of White House as they share a kitchen and owned by same person. Food was unbelievable the chef needs locking up never mind sacking the manager needs a good...More

7  Thank Aardvark22
Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Having eaten at the White House several times during a trip to the Lakes 8 years ago, we visited the hotel for lunch today with great expectations. It is hard to fully describe our disappointment at the awful food that was served up - deep...More

2  Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed July 29, 2014

Having eaten here a couple of times in the past we thought it would be a safe option to take the children for an evening meal. We ordered squid and breads to start; eventually soup and breads arrived. The "selection of crusty breads" set the...More

3  Thank mnhj09
Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Following a long day sailing the lake we opted to eat at this local pub. Absolutely awful. Having ordered a red onion and goats cheese tartlet and a selection of crusty bread for starters we had to wait atleast an hour for them to arrive....More

2  Thank SandsB92
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Robinson Place | Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 44803
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