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Hole in t'Wall

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
+44 15394 43488
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Preston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ahead of a works Xmas party, 16 of us decided to meet in the Hole in t'Wall. A lovely, cosy hour or so spent having a few drinks in a historic bar that is worth a visit for a piece of local history. Nothing has changed over the many years we have been popping in for a drink every time... More 

Thank YvonneZYX
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved our time in the lakes, the two days we were there we made sure to pop in for a pint or two. Lovely atmosphere. reasonable price of a pint. Thought the character of the pub was fitting and the fire was la lovely touch. Great place for couples and families, we didn't eat here but the food look... More 

Thank Samiguel72
Preston, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Called in at lunch time Saturday, they had a lovely fire everyone really , enjoying the atmosphere and surroundings, good selection of beers and good menu, the food as usual good but far too much - we love the place - although in the centre of Bowness - seems to be missed by the day trippers!

Thank Tim S
Warrington, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good atmosphere very friendly pub and a warm welcome. Food is excellent and well presented. Lovely to sit in the conservatory in the Winter and still feel warm.

Thank Giggles328
Workington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff. Lovely ambience to sit and have a drink. Good selection of real ale. Didn't eat but the food looked very good.

Thank paulwsue
Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite pubs. Great atmosphere when fire lit in Winter.Good ale and food.Nice to sit outside in summer.

Thank Ken S
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely traditional pub with an excellent ambience. Great for lunch. Great portion size. I'd definitely return!

Thank Annabel S
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmospheric with great age a roaring fire great selection of ales pleasant bar staff. It does tend to get a bit crowded but that`s because they`ve got it Just Right!!!

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good old English pub with a roaring fire is the best way to get in the Christmas spirit. This has to be our favourite pub in Bowness for evening drinks. I've not eaten here so can't comment on the food but the atmosphere on an evening makes it definitely worth a visit.

Thank RustyMack
Berlin, Germany
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away at the Lake end of the town, this pub has history, character and comfort. We enjoyed lunch there on Christmas eve and the place felt very festive indeed - with beautiful decorations and a roaring fire. There are 3 main rooms all of which are cosy. The menu is varied but not mouthwatering. The fish pie came with... More 

Thank Julie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?