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Jackson's Bistro

West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
+44 15394 46264
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (181 reviews)
“pork medallions” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

6 of us visited here the night before New Year's Eve, after been recommended to book a visit here to ensure we got a table. We all thoroughly enjoyed our evening, it was that good we gave them our number in case a table became...More

3  Thank Taddy_9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality food ,well presented and value that can't be beaten in this very popular tourist destination after trying several restaurants in this location will return to this one for the quality and service by the professional staff.

2  Thank jeffrey p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go here every year, and each year Jackson’s lives up to the same good service and quality. This year unfortunately my partners steak was over cooked but they apologised and replaced it quickly, cooked perfectly.

3  Thank LucindaJones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for my mum's birthday and really enjoyed our meals. The food was excellent and the service was very friendly. I was so impressed! The staff were friendly but not intrusive and wanted us to have a good time. This really mattered to...More

2  Thank Una_Gatita_Sola
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal onNew Tears Eve not been before but would highly recommend. The service was great with great banter it’s the friendly staff the food was delicious. Great wine Great food Great service Great night 🥂🎉

3  Thank Mandy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eat here and had a nice meal. The resteraunt is always good. Nice atmosphere very friendly helpful staff. A favourite.

2  Thank Pat M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little restaurant my wife told me about, so thought we would give it ago. Great service from the two waiters and great conversation from both (think one may have been a manager) Best steak I have ever eaten. Wife loved her food also. 100%...More

1  Thank cleecreed90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s almost impossible to get a table and each time we try to call to make reservations, there is not the slightest chance of the people accommodating us...and very quickly rush us through the call.More

2  Thank EanTan
ANBCumbria, Owner at Jackson's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Apologies I don’t normally respond but in this case TA should not publicise such reviews, I apologise for not being able to accommodate the reviewer but do not apologise for being a very busy establishment and can do nothing if we do not have the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here this evening. Glad i made a reservation as it was really busy. Sadly they couldn't get all the walk ins in. The service was great to say there were only three guys out front but nothing was too much trouble. The food was...More

2  Thank PeteWebbli3z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this place came highly recommend to us! It ticked all the right boxes, the welcome we got was lovely, felt like good friends of ours 😊 we were checking on our table for New Year’s Eve and decided to try on Friday ( 29th...More

2  Thank karen f
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14 January 2018|
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Response from Neeson25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes most definitely.
Elisabeth J
12 December 2017|
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Response from David H |
Question needs to be directed to Jackons Bistro
16 September 2017|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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