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Watermill Inn & Brewing Co.

$$ - $$$, British,
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
+44 1539 821309
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ale pie” (15 reviews)
“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was working in the area and had a long drive back home, so was looking at grabbing something to eat, so glad I chose here. Food was amazing and from scratch, so I didn't mind the extra 5-10 minutes wait. Very good size portions and...More

Thank cheshirejohn81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time staying here having tried numerous times before! We managed to get a room cancellation!! We were greeted by Denise who remembered us from the times we spent previously drinking in the pub! She gave us and our dogs a genuinely warm welcome! As...More

Thank Vaughandar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here numerous times over the years and the place has recently had a little bit of a face lift which has made it a much more comfortable environment. They always have a log fire on to drive away the cold days and...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Group of six friends met up here for a lunch. Plenty of space, varied menu and great choices of local beer made this a splendid meal. We weren’t hurried and the staff were attentive. Prices were fair for the food.

Thank wolfieupnorth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked from a local campsite near Staveley to this friendly pub that is dog friendly, serves its own beer and good food. I sampled the black pudding starter which was excellent.

Thank IanBarnett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food,service and atmosphere. Brilliant that it is dog friendly.we were all made very welcome.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

After thousands of positive reviews it had to happen . We arrived about 3pm after driving from Edinburgh for Sunday lunch . I opted for Turkey roast my friend the beef .When the waitress did her check , the '' beef 's as piled on...More

Thank Margaret Y
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Me and my fiance #chrisritchie had a superb Sunday meal with my daughter beautiful food amazing staff and also dog friendly the atmosphere was perfect definitely be returning soon.

Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay, good food, great beer, fantastic staff, very dog friendly, would definitely stay again

Thank mwallis2017
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a short break to celebrate a big birthday. Arrived in time to avoid the rising waters into the warm sanctuary of the inn. Log fire, good food wine and beer, cosy room and excellent welcoming staff (Inc Sarah and Denise) and cosy room (no...More

Thank fpl
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Questions & Answers
Luke S
20 July 2017|
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Response from lakespub | Property representative |
Hi Luke Yes are beers brewed here are nearly all available in bottles for sale over the Bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 821309
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