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Vinegar Jones

Royal Square | Bowness on Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
+44 15394 44846
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (190 reviews)
“pies” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Royal Square | Bowness on Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As I said in my previous review if I returned to Bowness then I would return to Vinegar Jones. On this occasion the weather was very inclement. Also the chips were not as good as the first time. Also I was not informed of any...More

Thank Steve T
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hopefully you will bring some sunshine with you. Looking forward to seeing you again and hope you enjoy sitting upstairs with the lovely view of our beautiful Church. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great British Chippy.

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely family run fast food restaurant , on the road from Windermere to Bowness. Its a great place to grab a quick bite and sit by the lakeside. Over three days I tried their hamburgers, fish and chips etc etc , all...More

Thank Rajeshsarrin
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We so enjoy our Village Chippy, there are 3 family members who work here and the larger team family. We want to keep the authentic traditional feel to this ever changing village of Bowness on Windermere and are delighted...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Chips were tasty and cheap so no complaints there. Service could have been more friendly but if you are only grabbing fish and chips for takeaway this isnt really an issue!

Thank goldylocks15
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review and recommendation regarding the fish and chips, also the price check. Sorry about the level of friendly service. The team will be notified. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great British Chippy.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went into vinegar Joe's for fish and chips and a pudding was charged just under £10 for this when I asked why the girl said that the pudding comes with chips so you have to pay for them even if you didn't want them,well out...More

Thank blackpoolman69
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is totally unacceptable, I should be most grateful if you would contact Vinegar Jones, I need a date so I can talk to the team members. Every item on the menu be it a pie or pudding, fish or sausage, is available without chips....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I seen two people sitting in the shop - not eating anything.I wanted to sit inside and mentioned to the female behind the counter are they eating or just sitting ? She said waiting for an order.She made no mention there are seats upstairs !!!...More

2  Thank flyinghigh1000
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning it was myself who served you with two chip cones. I did mention there was seating upstairs, there are various signs in the shop and it is added to the bottom of the printed menu. I remember you questioning why the elderly couple...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had fish chips and curry sauce here with my wife on the last day of a short visit couple of weeks ago. Although it is not cheap it really is worth the money as it is the best fish and chips I've ever had...More

Thank ant c
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the amazing review, delighted that you enjoyed your meals and have recommended our village Chippy so wholeheartedly. We hope you visit again very soon. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great British Chippy.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple. great quality fish and chips. We sat upstairs and really enjoyed it. Fresh fish. Nice batter. Good portions. Would highly recommend.

Thank aniceglassofred
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much of the wonderful review. That is simply what we want to hear, great quality fish and chips, thank you so much. We hope you visit again very soon. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great British Chippy.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently bough fish and chips at this establishment at a cost of £6.50 the fish was undercooked and the batter thick and stodgy a real disappointment for the price,but the chips were ok

Thank Sue F
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A disappointing review, we would prefer to offer either a replacement fish or refund when you have experienced poor quality. May we confirm our fish and chips are priced at £6.15. Many apologies. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great British Chippy.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff, good fish and chips, clean, good portions. Reasonably priced. If you want Fish and Chips in Bowness, go here!

Thank Dave R
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your perfect review and recommendation. This is what the team aim, we seemed to have ticked every box. Hope you visit us again very soon. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great British Chippy.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gluten free options on menu including fish and chips! Very tasty and good price considering it's location. Not too long to wait even on a busy Friday night. Would recommend.More

Thank amy w
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review regarding our Gluten Free options on the menu. The batter is lovely and crisp which everyone enjoys. We do get busy but the team try their best to serve as efficiently as possible. Thank you for your...More

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Lewis S
3 August 2017|
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Response from gill o | Reviewed this property |
I asked for gluten free and that was fine not sure about your requests sorry
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Tweetypies
20 February 2017|
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Response from michaelb1950 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I was there in February and they were closing at 7.30pm. You can ring them on 01539 444846.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$150 - US$800
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:30
Saturday
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Square | Bowness on Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 44846
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Description
Traditional British fish and chip takeaway with eat in facility. Butcher Shop pies, sausages and burgers. Vegetarian, Halal and Gluten free meals available. Fresh fish and potatoes prepared in house. Watch your meal being prepared. Family owned and run. Free wifi, hot drinks machine and bathroom facilities.
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