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The Old John Peel Inn

Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“lamb stew” (18 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Every year we visit the lakes we visit here , with its real fire , homemade food and friendly staff its the perfect place for nice tasty , cheap eats .

Thank shani t
Reviewed 4 days ago

It all depends on your standards but this was a poor show, especially compared to all the other lovely places to eat here. As expensive as any other place in the town but food had no taste and was over cooked. Has potential to be...More

Thank Tgirl21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve just had two chef special steak sandwiches with chips, absolutely amazing and only £8.50. Had to write a review because it was so good!

Thank James S
Reviewed 12 January 2018

My wife and I called in for a few drinks. At nearly £4 a pint it's not cheap and the young girl serving twice said a price and when I challenged her on the change she said oh I meant to say that price, felt...More

Thank 1969steveb
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Eat here every time we visit the area and never had a bad meal yet. Lasagne is as good as I make at home

Thank suemerrettt
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed in bowness for new year We popped into here everyday, the staff are brilliant so so friendly. Food is good. And a great atmosphere. Really pleasant place and nice chill time. Staff are so friendly I’d recommend anyone to pop in for a drink...More

Thank Ian0971
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I went in here for lunch and was disappointed. The menu states a soft white roll yet mine was rock solid. It lacked filling and was heavily buttered. I also had a hot chocolate that was very watery. The service however was very good -...More

Thank linz_269
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I went here last night with my partner and his family and we found the drink prices reasonable but the pub had a sick type smell which was a shame as they do nice enough wine. I think this pub is ok but compared to...More

Thank slocker1
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We have been in here a few times, today the log fire was in full blaze an it was lovely and warm. We had two nice sandwiches and few beers to wash them down with. It is a dog friendly bar. Toilets were upstairs and...More

Thank NolaWarrington
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We called in for a drink or two. The main bar fire was with a load of locals. We did get a seat next to a radiator, but this seemed to be rather cold. Another couple near by still had their coats on as it...More

Thank Secret_Squirrell_33
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margaret s
12 February 2018|
Response from jayram1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry l can't remember, give them a call 015394 43699
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
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Postcode - LA23 3BZ
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