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The Wild Boar

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Quick service sat by the fire and allowed my dog to sit with us. It's slightly more expensive that most afternoon teas but I was happy to pay it. We chose to have ours with ale as opposed to prossecco - you still get a pot of tea in addition. The food was delicious and lots of savoury options!

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear yeahthatjess Thank you for a great review of your afternoon tea. We hope to welcome you back to The Wild Boar very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I chose The Wild Boar at Windermere for our honeymoon. We had heard good reviews about this place, but the actual experience was even more rewarding that imagined! The location is about 10 minutes by taxi from the Windermere railway station, in a somewhat secluded spot, away from any other hotel: a perfect spot for a romantic...

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear ShounakG91 Thank you for such a great review and many congratulations from all the team here at The Wild Boar! Great to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us and we do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Aberdeen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here for afternoon tea at the end of a lovely weekend in Cumbria with family. It was the perfect end to a brilliant weekend. We had gorgeous food and were treated so well. It was awesome. Thank you!

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear faithomson Thank you for a great review of your visit - I was pleased to read that you enjoyed our unique 'Wild Boar Afternoon Tea' and we do hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here on way to Ambleside . We were greeted warmly and were seated at a large window table. Very good service and our sandwiches were delicious, served on a wooden board, bloomer bread and crisps. I chose ham, my husband salmon. My husband enjoyed a small trio of beers. Our waitress was very helpful and friendly. We...

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear 747MrsH Thank you for posting a review of your visit. Glad to read that you enjoyed your lunch and we hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at The Wild Boars Inn the week before the Easter weekend, in room number 38 which is at the rear of the property.. I will get the bad things out of the way first, the phone reception was very poor, but the Wi-Fi was ok. There are lots of stairs to negotiate especially down to the...

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Oick Thank you for such a fantastic review of your stay (I'm unsure of the issue relating to paperwork and would be grateful of any information you might be willing to provide). Great to read that we will be welcoming you back to celebrate Christmas with us here at 'The Boar' and please do get in contact beforehand if...

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held our daughters wedding here and have had The most wonderful time . From beginning to end Jenette and her team gave us 100% . Food ,accomadation and service you could not improve on . We stayed in room 10, large room with beautiful bathroom and comfy bed , great room to get ready for a wedding in ....

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Elsa C Many thanks for such a lovely review of your daughter's wedding - I will of course share your kind words with Jeanette in particular and the team in general. I was delighted to read that both the wedding itself and your own stay with us proved so enjoyable and we do hope to have the pleasure of...

cumbria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here overnight as I was invited to a Wedding Night do. Looks nice on arrival and big car park that goes around the back of the hotel. Friendly welcome, nice warm open fire on in the bar. I stayed in a twin room which was really nice, all the usual amenities - tea, coffee, etc (even had biscuits...

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear MaisieMooD Many thanks for posting a review of your stay and great to read that this proved enjoyable. I hope you alerted a member of the team to your problem with accessing the internet - as with many hotels, you do need to use a login code (as per the instructions on the homepage which loads upon attempting to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful and extremely friendly welcome and staff all very attentive . ( no local staff though ?!) Nice refurbished room and can't fault it though it would have been useful if they could provided something to put ones suitcase on. Loved the food and would definitely stay there again .

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte L Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay (sorry to read you didn't encounter any of our local staff). Great to read of your intention to return and we hope to welcome you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recommended this restaurant from a friend, upon arrival I was not overly impressed with the exterior, looked like a small village pub, however once we walked through the door the interior was amazing, beautiful and large, very deceiving, the table are spaced well, the service was great but the food was amazing, we went for the fillet steak...

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear grpburns1970 Many thanks for such a great review of your visit to 'The Boar'. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your looking for a great place to eat while visiting the Lakes then this its the place, great atmosphere and dog friendly our Golden Doodle was made welcome and the staff where very helpful, best steak i have had in a long time.

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear BurtonIR Thank you for taking the time to post a great review of your stay. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant
The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant
Cuisines: British, International
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wild Boar with 33 bedrooms, grill, smokehouse and brewhouse nestles in a peaceful setting in the Gilpin Valley, Windermere close to the Lake. Benefiting from the beautiful surrounding countryside, including its own private woodland for guests to enjoy, whilst perfectly positioned to explore the rest of the great outdoors in the fabulous Lake District National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wild Boar

Address: Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $208 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Wild Boar 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
The Wild Boar Hotel Crook
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Windermere
#5 Luxury Hotel in Windermere
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“Room Number 38 has a door onto the car park area”
Oick, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Best views from first floor rooms”
jackiebV1780DR, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not chose room 23. Bathroom is miniature”
mevissapirie, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The new wing at the back of the hotel was convenient for parking.”
chrisbZ5895RW, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good but for an extra treat try and upgrade - Worth getting an English Lakes Relish Card if you are staying often.”
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