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“Ideal Venue for Food or Drinks”
Review of Village Inn

Village Inn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $33
Cuisines: British, Bar, Grill
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Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Village Inn is one of Bowness-on-Windermere's most popular bars, situated just seconds from the shores of Lake Windermere and is open daily from 10am until late, serving fresh, locally sourced produce, with homemade pasta dishes and creations from the grill, a speciality. The bar offers a wide range of real ales and an excellent selection of vodkas, beers, brandies, and an extensive wine list with 50 wines from around the globe. In the summer, the Village Inn also launched a new range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails, which have proved especially popular, in addition to new outside furniture and heaters. The Village Inn Bar and Grill is in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere, its busy restaurant and bar make it a great place for locals and tourists a like. Come and see for yourself!
Reviewed April 10, 2013

We ate at the Village Inn early evening before returning home after a holiday in Bowness. Despite the fact that they were very busy, the staff were friendly and polite. The menu had a good choice and the large bar area had a good, friendly atmosphere. Will eat there again next time in Bowness.

Thank JourneymanMerseyside
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queensheadtroutbeck, Manager at Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2013

Many thanks for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed the atmosphere, food and service at the Village Inn, and hope it set you up for a safe journey home. Looking forward to seeing you back soon!

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Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

Turned up on Saturday evening as a party of six without booking. Waited less than 30 minutes for an excellent table. The mussels were excellent ( myself and friend had to share the started because of the generous portion).
Service and food was of a high standard throughout

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Thank Donhumphrioni
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queensheadtroutbeck, Manager at Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2013

I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us last weekend. The mussels are a particular favourite here at the Village Inn, and I'm glad to hear they stood up to this!

We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

went a couple of times last year, food to die for, returned last week, food poor at best service ok value for money no, still very busy but think its riding on past reputation and location, not good at all

Thank veb
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

We were blown away by the lovely decor of this pub/restaurant, very friendly staff who seated myself & my boyfriend straight away. My boyfriend ordered a fish platter which was presented beautiful on a slate, which he thoroughly enjoyed. I had a gorgeous chicken Caesar salad, which was lovely. I fully recommend this restaurant., and will definitely be back again next time we're in The Lakes. X

1  Thank SlopperChopsRachyT
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queensheadtroutbeck, Manager at Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2013

Many thanks for such a lovely review. It is always nice to hear that people enjoy what we do so much!

We are particularly proud of the beautiful decor at the Village Inn, and so glad that you liked it. We hope to see you again on your next visit to the wonderful Lake District.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

We ordered food for 4 adults - we only had main courses and we were stuffed afterwards. We had a wait for drinks as I think they forgot. Overall very good value.

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Thank Mal600908
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queensheadtroutbeck, Manager at Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2013

Thank you so much for your review, feedback is always greatly received.

I would first of all like to apologise for the delays in getting your drinks to you, but glad that this slight delay did not tarnish your otherwise great experience.

We hope to see you again soon!

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