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Jackson's Bistro

West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
+44 15394 46264
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (181 reviews)
“pancakes” (53 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

What a find, were able to get a table without booking thurs eve at 6.30, feel if we’d been much later may of had to book as it filled up quite quickly. The staff were very friendly and cheerful made us feel very welcome. We...More

1  Thank Kaz087
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing customer service and even better food. A cosy restaurant with a perfect ambiance. I would highly recommend.

1  Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Bistro on saturday night, fortunatley we booked in advance, as it appeared very busy. Both the starter and main course were very good. I had the slow roast lamb and it was very tender. My wife had the rump steak which was...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice place, small and quaint. Had to book a little earlier than planned as they wanted to shut early. I would not recommend the stuffed mushrooms, they were coated in a cheese sauce bot were not cooked? Husband had baby ribs, but the tiniest portion,...More

1  Thank gradee1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time we’d visited this restaurant and we will definitely be back. My sister and myself had the monkfish kebab which was delicious. The service was friendly, helpful and relaxed. If you enjoy desserts then the sticky toffee pudding is a must. Excellent choice of...More

1  Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent choice with some different takes on the usual restaurant menu. Food cooked to order but no long wait for food to arrive and very tasty. Waiter was charming . Hope to visit next time. But will ensure to book if you want to get...More

1  Thank andrew K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is possibly the best restaurant for food in he Lakes, which is high praise-for the standard is superb at several places also. The staff are wonderful, the food is worthy of Marco Pierre White or the Ritz in Paris.

1  Thank PaulDavieshistorian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just lucky enough to bag a table this weekend as it was very busy. We have been to this bistro several times before when visiting Bowness and it never fails to disappoint. The food, staff and service were all outstanding. Despite being extremely...More

2  Thank Langyslass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here for two nights whilst staying in the lakes. Service was faultless, the menu choice is varied and reasonable priced, vast wine list, again reasonable priced. The food was delicious from the starter, main to dessert, absolutely perfect. Well worth a visit - do...More

2  Thank Jo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here, opted for the set menu but there was lots of choice & it was extremely good value for money. Would certainly return.

2  Thank Lynda M
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Pam W
9 February 2018|
Response from squash48 | Reviewed this property |
not sure contact direct
13 January 2018|
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Response from Neeson25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes most definitely.
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12 December 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46264
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