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“Best pub”
Review of Village Inn

Village Inn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$33
Cuisines: British, Bar, Grill
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Village Inn is one of Bowness-on-Windermere's most popular bars, situated just seconds from the shores of Lake Windermere and is open daily from 10am until late, serving fresh, locally sourced produce, with homemade pasta dishes and creations from the grill, a speciality. The bar offers a wide range of real ales and an excellent selection of vodkas, beers, brandies, and an extensive wine list with 50 wines from around the globe. In the summer, the Village Inn also launched a new range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails, which have proved especially popular, in addition to new outside furniture and heaters. The Village Inn Bar and Grill is in the heart of Bowness-on-Windermere, its busy restaurant and bar make it a great place for locals and tourists a like. Come and see for yourself!
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Visited this pub many times more gastro than the other pubs good quality food lovely ambiance inside very pleasant garden would recommend

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Thank Lindsey H
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Very vibrant place even on a Sunday night. Food and service most acceptable bit noisy for me but our party thought it was great. Would certainly try it again.

Thank RPW1948
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for a Saturday lunch - seated inside quickly and waiting staff attended promptly.
The Mr ordered the burger, which he loved and was very filling.
I had the battered fish and mushy peas (without chips as had seen how MASSIVE the portions were that were being brought out & would have been a bit much for me for lunch!)
The fish came in gluten free batter as standard - and tasted incredible, so pleased as someone with an intolerance to have great food made without gluten.

Only thing that seemed a bit odd was the expense of soft drinks. £4.40 for an OJ and lemonade, £3.50 for large coke.
Compared with the hearty portions of food at very reasonable prices, the soft drinks ended up being 1/3 of the price of whole meal.
Overall very good experience though and would definitely go back!

Thank Susie G
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat! We celebrated our wedding anniversary here! Very accommodating polite staff, lovely decor! Fast service & excellent food cooked to perfection! Could not fault a thing! Definitely recommend!

Thank Donna W
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Very kindly squeezed us in at short notice on a busy bank holiday They appeared short staffed for the busiest day of the year but coped fairly well The Good was served in good time My medium steak was more on the medium to well but tasted good The pepper sauce was a bit vinegary but edible For desert My cheese cake was huge Biscuit base was yummy Cheese cake topping was so so but too sweet as it had white chocolate buttons Lemon cheese cake topping would of been better Sweet base tort topping It was ok but wouldn't rush back

Thank Jeannette R
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