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3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 48242
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The meal was delicious, all the courses were well cooked and presentation to detail delightful. As a party we had a variety of meals from the menu and everyone was pleased with all 3 course choices. The Hake was particularly tasty.

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Thank Gina C
UK
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Managed to get a table at short notice. Menu is varied and plenty to choose from. Food was good, but not great, I had the haddock which was ample, friend had lamb which was quite small in size. The scallops starters were tiny! Cheese board was small portions too. This is a fairly expensive place by contrast and the portion... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for the early 2 course offer and found it delicious. The risotto balls were really good, as was the smoked haddock and king prawns. The staff were friendly and efficient and the only negative point was the price of the coffees.

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portsmouth
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad we decided to eat here, both our meals the lamb and pork were delicious. Great starters too, just wish they had more puds to choose from but apart from that can't fault the food.

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Thank jags1
Kent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never disappoints and the refurbishment is lovely!! Food was amazing! Service wonderful and looking forward to our next visit!😁

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a truly great dinner experience here. My main course was outstanding, belly pork. Mentioned by others below, it was superb. Lovely atmosphere, quite small though so make sure you book

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Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner at this restaurant on a weekend in the Lake District. Booked in advance based on Trip Advisor reviews. Food was superb, great flavours. Backed up with very good service. Definitely recommend.

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Thank DanandLiz3107
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The portions were absolutely tiny and the whole meal was very poor value for money. The main course pumpkin ravioli was such a small portion it was comical. Also the service was ok but didn't match the prices - if you are going to project yourself as a high class fine dining restaurant, the service should match. Our table wasn't... More 

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Morecambe, England
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From start to finish, the service and attentiveness of the staff was spot on. Then came the food ................ Tempura king prawn and crab salad to start ........ Light, fresh, really subtle but the flavour combinations were unbelievable !!! Then came the main ......... Pork belly with black pudding quail egg scotch egg ............ I could not give written words... More 

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Thank Gazwa
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food and lovely staff, I would agree that is one of the better place to eat in the town, however, it is not mind blowing compared to other place. It tries to be a little fancier than I believe it is. But, compared to the other places around I would eat here again if in Windermere. The beef main... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$26
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 48242
Description
Just a five minute stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere. Serving food all day with indoor and outdoor seating areas

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?