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Hole in t'Wall

Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
+44 15394 43488
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish pie” (30 reviews)
“lamb henry” (13 reviews)
“curry” (18 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
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1 - 10 of 994 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow what a find! Really old and atmospheric public house. Super friendly staff and great choice of beers.

Thank kathy m
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I came back to this inn, after visiting many times in the past. Having arrived I ordered a round of drinks coming to just under £10:00 The barman, tall wearing glasses took my £20.00 note, yes it was without doubt a purple...More

Thank ManchesterRaven
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A lovely quaint very old pub with period features to view whilst you enjoy a pint and try out the lovely meals. We tried the curry dishes, beef madras and chicken tikka and the meat just melted in the mouth. Accompaniments of nan bread and...More

Thank NikNak665
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at the hole in the wall pub in Bowness on Windermere which is our favourite pub any where and we always come here when we are in the lakes we are here for my proper retirement weekend. Imagine how dissapointed I was not to...More

2  Thank Doreen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint old fashioned pub tucked away off the beaten track. Well worth a visit and with outside seating but a little to chilly for us.

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a few drinks and then came for dinner the next night. Nice local pub full of character. Friendly staff and food was good and reasonably priced. They stop serving at 8PM or 8.30PM, so we only just ordered in time. 5 mins...More

Thank Ben_evolve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pub full of character, charm and a lovely welcome! Great to sit and have a drink in the evening or to spend a wet cold afternoon in the lakes.

Thank evb1985
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for meal on Thursday evening, loved the character of the place, ordered food from a very basic menu which came very quickly, maybe too quickly, unfortunately the chips we had with our meal were quite a disappointment, pretty hard and not tasty at...More

Thank laniebluenose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely decor, lots of nooks and crannies to explore. An impressive selection of rum available as well as 3 local craft beers and various other draft ales. I believe they have live music on sometimes too, but we didn't see that. We ate in here...More

Thank Ikkleruby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called at hole in t wall for couple drinks and several hours later after sitting out side and talking with all the friendly customers we ordered taxi back to lodge

1  Thank Taffy-Robson-1963
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steve c
12 July 2017|
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Response from ElaineJEastYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but they do advertise and it's a great place
linda h
7 April 2017|
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Response from Helvellyn2009 | Reviewed this property |
It's a very busy place! I don't think they book tables?
Annew G
9 February 2016|
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Response from Murphymelling | Reviewed this property |
Every time I have been the hole in the wall there is always live music on over the weekend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43488
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