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Jackson's Bistro

West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
+44 15394 46264
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (195 reviews)
“pork medallions” (18 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here a few days ago as we were staying in the area. We dined here last year and thought it was amazing so we booked to return. The starters we had were okay, but nothing special. The garlic bread didn't really taste of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on 4th December on the off chance. The food is delicious and a little different - my starter was crumpet with caramelised onion and goats cheese and was wonderful. My partner had hot crab and again said it was delicious. I had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 627traceyh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trips to Bowness always include a meal,here . The whole experience is relaxing as all the staff are professional , friendly and are attentive without being over bearing We booked many months in advance and had a table in the window overlooking the street...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 24-7lleisure
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with very attentive staff, would recommend however on reflection after we had left the estabishment we botg agreed that we were slightly disappointed with the over cooked fish platter which we had decided to have as a main course with chips.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank IanBarnett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here for an evening meal during a weekend break. Our steaks were tasty and the waiter was very helpful with mixing up starters to get us what we wanted. It’s not a big venue but it was cosy sat downstairs and not overly noisy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank donnaheyes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When me and my wife visited Jacksons quite some time ago the fish was cold and watery. We had to put the ice bucket on floor as our table was very small at that time. The food was average but disappointing.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank jhowe320
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another fantastic meal at Jacksons. Must be the best Bistro in the Lakes. Food is top drawer and the service is excellent. great menu choice and specials board changes regularly

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Geoffrey65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brilliant meal last night..my mrs had fillet steak and i had the duo meal...fillet steak plus chicken breast!!the staff were brilliant as well..a tad expensive but well worth it as it was a special occasion..and the restaurant made it even more special!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 4evawhite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn’t booked anything for our Saturday night in the lakes but Jackson’s reserved us a table for 9 and we went over the road for a drink. The staff were really polite and attentive. Food was lovely we would definitely recommend a visit. They...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JB1812
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on the reviews we decided to book here for our first night dinner. We were not disappointed...small but very welcoming and comfortable, lovely staff and really good food/wine. We had choose off the main menu although there is a set menu option for the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank kim1905
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November 10, 2018|
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Response from michaellloyd495 | Reviewed this property |
you would need to contact jacksons as they are very populal
August 2, 2018|
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Response from Rebecca S | Reviewed this property |
Sunday 5:30–11pm Monday 5:30–11pm Tuesday 5:30–11pm Wednesday 5:30–11pm Thursday 5:30–11pm Friday 5:30–11pm Saturday 5:30–11pm
June 18, 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46264
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