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Royal Oak Inn

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Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EG, England
+44 15394 43970
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were greeted with fantastic and friendly northern hospitality. Room 4 was comfortable and had everything we needed for an overnight stay. We were upgraded to an ensuite which was gratefully received but the shared bathroom would have also been fine. Everything was spotlessly clean and we found it fantastic value for money. It's a... More 

Thank Rebecca H
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want somewhere friendly, welcoming and reasonably priced in Windermere then this is the place. Good old fashioned bar food, clean rooms, an open fire and dogs are welcome. We have stayed here quite a few times and have another trip booked in a few months. It's nothing fancy but that's why we love going back. The relaxed and... More 

Thank JonnyM_1966
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a very nice meal. My husband had lamb shank & thought it was the best he tasted. I had the fish & chips, tasty but thought the fish was on the small side. Reasonably priced drinks. The staff were pleasant. Would recommend.

Thank Joyce B
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Royal Oak for two nights B&B. All the staff very welcoming and accommodating. Rooms very comfortable, tea/coffee, TV, wifi and shampoo etc. Bar good choice of local beers and usual Lagers. Bar food good choice and price. Car park a squeeze but there is a space for all guests cars. I blocked the whole car park with... More 

Thank Jon E
Bishop Auckland, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in The Royal Oak while looking for somewhere for lunch - the girl on the bar was lovely very friendly and helpful. Food was all gorgeous I had Shepherds pie it was delicious others had lasagne, steak and ale pie and the fish everyone was very happy with their homemade food.

Thank Diane R
Solihull, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

courteous staff, dog friendly, a roaring log fire with cosy seating varied choice of bar type meals just off the main drag

Thank Stephen M
Warrington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, staff and beer. All round a great pub. What you see is what you get. Also gluten free options!

Thank Megan P
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend brought me here for the weekend and I must say it was lovely. Cannot say a wrong word about the place. We were greeted cheerfully on arrival and given tons of information so we knew exactly what we were doing and expecting. Our room was marvellous, they even upgraded us to en suite for free! The room was... More 

Thank Charlotte C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely and friendly place. Had a quick pit stop at the royal oak inn one of Heritage pub crawl pubs Nice cold beer

Thank IlzeMoller
Alesund, Norway
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176 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Meeting some friends, needed a good local solution. Only just 200 yards away from our hotel this was a great choice, good food, great service, Thanks.

Thank Neil03091947

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43970
Tel: 015394 42970

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?