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Village Inn

St Martin's Hill | Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DE, England
+44 15394 43731
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (92 reviews)
“burger” (76 reviews)
“mussels” (63 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
St Martin's Hill | Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DE, England
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1 - 10 of 1,747 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed the food. It was as good as it was 2 years ago and the allow dogs in which is a bonus for us. Thank you.

Thank razvandan2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not impressed with the decor inside.I loathe Buddha statues etc.Far too dark,i like to see what im eating.Friendly and very quick service.Food was served very fast. Had fish & chips.Good sized portion but items on menu far too expensive. I dont like gimmicks with food...More

1  Thank flyinghigh1000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a nice calming atmosphere when you enter, dog friendly which is important to us! The cake was amazing!!! Huge and tasty!! The prices were a little high, in fact i was changed more than the menu said by £2 per cake slice. I assume...More

Thank Demarcation
Reviewed 1 week ago

50th Wedding anniversary Meal . Not only did the restaurant fit us in, at the last minute, the staff were amazing, could not have been more helpful and attentive even though they were totally rushed off their feet ! Foot was fantastic - I had...More

Thank Sophiesid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by friends, fortunately being a bank holiday Sunday evening, we pre-booked. Good job we did. Absolutely crammed - quite expected, people waiting for tables. Bar staff were great - under a lot of pressure and at least one short. No fluster, just got on...More

Thank Calvados
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing meal. After eating in another restaurant in the area the night before and being let down by the food we decided to go back to the village inn as we knew the food here was beautiful, we stayed in the lakes last year and...More

Thank Angiesheridan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this pub many times more gastro than the other pubs good quality food lovely ambiance inside very pleasant garden would recommend

Thank Lindsey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very vibrant place even on a Sunday night. Food and service most acceptable bit noisy for me but our party thought it was great. Would certainly try it again.

Thank RPW1948
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for a Saturday lunch - seated inside quickly and waiting staff attended promptly. The Mr ordered the burger, which he loved and was very filling. I had the battered fish and mushy peas (without chips as had seen how MASSIVE the portions were...More

Thank Susie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat! We celebrated our wedding anniversary here! Very accommodating polite staff, lovely decor! Fast service & excellent food cooked to perfection! Could not fault a thing! Definitely recommend!

Thank Donna W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 00:00
Monday
08:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 00:00
Thursday
08:30 - 00:00
Friday
08:30 - 00:00
Saturday
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Martin's Hill | Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43731
  • E-mail
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!
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