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Royal Oak Inn

Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EG, England
+44 15394 43970
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On entry we was ignored at the bar whilst the staff finished their conversation with the locals/ regulars. A lengthy wait as well of which could have been cut short as well whilst our order was taken then we wouldn’t have begrudged them continuing with...More

Thank Johanna G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called in here after a day's walking. Great welcome with a nice fire going. Strongly would recommend trying the lamb shank & steak & ale pie. Proper pub grub which was great value for money. We also had a tasty starter between us which we'd...More

Thank sandra H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our stay for new year. The Royal Oak is a great place to stay there's a really good atmosphere inside. The accommodation is on the small side but you would have to go a long way to find somewhere cleaner and the food...More

Thank nigelpearson56
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here before and like the atmosphere. We had a few pints of the guest beers which were very nice. We also ordered food, my wife had the lamb shank and absolutely loved it and I had a taste and agree. I had posh...More

Thank 1969steveb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, small pub. We popped in for a small lunch. My daughter had the goat cheese tarts which she enjoyed. Staff were friendly and attentive. There is a pool table in there and music playing gently, dog friendly.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always call at the Royal Oak when we stop in Bowness at New Year. The staff are always friendly and the food is very good. I am sorry to say that this year the pub was looking very shabby especially the seating which was...More

Thank K2220OAjeand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here last night with my partner and his family and it was a nice enough pub but the customer service was a but lacking as we all know mulled wine can be pinged if need be and yet when I tried to order...More

Thank slocker1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a traditional warm, cosy English pub, in a good location. It is very welcoming, the staff were friendly and dogs are allowed. Now the food was epic. There is a good selection of dishes and chefs specials menu. We enjoyed every aspect from...More

Thank Blondebiker24
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Chose steak pies off main menu, looked good but was a bit bland, and some of steak was chewy were other pieces fell apart. Chips were good n nice veg. No extra gravy though, and drinks for pub were quite expensive

Thank holidaylover201059
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little pub! Friendly and cosy atmosphere. To say you get parking and breakfast included for £45 a night you can’t go wrong. Rooms are clean and tidy albeit a tad on the small side but they do the job! Will definitely be recommending to...More

Thank Charlotte I
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20 May 2017|
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Response from Charlotte C | Reviewed this property |
It sure is! :)
22 May 2016|
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Response from howard l | Reviewed this property |
All the rooms are different sizes, if you want the largest room ask for the room with a Bay window on the first floor, it also includes breakfast in the room if requested, the other rooms are small but very nice as you can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43970
Tel: 015394 42970
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