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Jackson's Bistro

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West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
+44 15394 46264
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I shared a meal here over the weekend. It came highly recommended so we just walked in on a Friday night.unfortunately they couldn't fit us in even though it was early so we booked for the following evening. The food and service were of a very high standard. It is little on the expensive side but it... More 

1 Thank braddy44
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Eating in Jackson's Bistro was one of the highlights of a recent trip to the Lakes. Great food, good prices and excellent service. Nothing more to said. Enjoy if you go!

1 Thank bogheadben
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Called in this evening (Sunday) as we remembered having a lovely meal here the first time we stayed in Bowness in 2014. The setting was tastefully decorated and the ambience was great. The staff were very attentive but not imposing. The food was so amazing I want to go back and try the rest of the menu. Dave had steak... More 

Thank Langyslass
Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Glad I booked well in advance as the place was full and evidently very popular. There was an extensive menu,including a fixed price one, and some more Interesting options as well as more standard fare. I was very impressed with my home made crumpet with goats cheese to start, followed by a generous portioned chicken supreme with 2 whole chicken... More 

1 Thank Jenny S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for the chicken and prawn curry. Since I was really hungry, I ordered a side of chips as well because I wasn't sure what the portion sizes would be like, but the curry was plenty big enough and I definitely didn't need the chips after all! The curry had lots of chicken in, not that many prawns, but... More 

1 Thank Faye W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

amazing food great staff made us feel exstemly welcome ! we had 3 courses every single one was so tasty highly recommend

1 Thank Justine A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here twice for evening meals whilst in the area at the end of January 2017. There was a very wide choice of food on the menu - plus a choice daily specials. The food that we ordered was outstanding - the lamb and black-pudding casserole and the pork stroganoff were the best meals we'd had for a long time.... More 

1 Thank MightyPotter1
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend you visit this Bistro you won't be disappointed, there is a varied menu, the food is always delicious and excellent value for money.

1 Thank Tilly1964
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our weeks holiday in Bowness we visited this restaurant on two occasions and found the food and service spot on as it has been over the last few years. The choice and quality of food is very good. A good tip is to book a table in advance as this bistro is very popular with both locals and visitors... More 

1 Thank annfreda
Leeds, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Jacksons several times over the years & always enjoyed it. We booked for Saturday & they could only fit us in at 6.30. May be the staff have listened to comments on TP but we were greeted on entering the door & shown our table in swiftly. The menu is very good & there are specials too,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?