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Hole in t'Wall

Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
+44 15394 43488
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish pie” (31 reviews)
“lamb henry” (17 reviews)
“curry” (19 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic quaint little pub/inn. Always popular. I have been coming for years and I am pleased to say it hardly changes which is wonderful as it keeps it's character.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped off for a beer and ended up spending nearly three hours there as there was live music on. Great night so went in the following day for dinner and enjoyed the peace & quiet and the curry by the open fire. Best pub i...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Found this watering hole(!) by chance. Perfect English pub, open fire, good beer and the barmaid was a great character. Recommended !

Thank 318lylea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this great British pub many times over the last 40 years. Both with mates and family members. It never dissapointes, a truly great pub, although I have never eaten here, I have managed to have quite a few pints. The beers are...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never ate in here but enjoyed a couple of beers😀 Great atmospheric pub in the heart of Bowness-5 minutes walk to the lake.Staff very friendly making it a must do stop on your pub crawl through Bowness.

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favourite pub. Every time we come to the lakes we always end up in here. It’s a fantastic traditional pub, ales, open fire, good food what more do you want! Perfection

Thank MartinM636
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we visit Bowness we always call in here, we just love the atmosphere, everyone is so friendly, it's just a great little pub. The food is also great, make sure you are hungry, the portions are huge! See you all soon.

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called here for a drink on Sunday night. Very busy and good atmosphere. Got drinks for 4 people and some chilli nachos. Only issue was that we were over-charged for our drinks but the bar staff did put this right when we queried.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to pop in for food and a drink after a rather cold day , we were not disappointed it had a lovely atmosphere with unusual decor with lots of artifacts hanging from walls and ceilings and the food portions were on the large...More

Thank yvonne c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in with my family and parents. Takes a lot to please my dad as he has been a pub landlord all his life and he loved it. Atmosphere was spot on. The women behind the bar was friendly and you could tell they looked...More

Thank Nathan K
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Mavis W
4 October 2017|
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Response from nmarie1976 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs are only allowed outside
28 September 2017|
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Response from Jane L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I believe so.
steve c
11 July 2017|
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Response from ElaineJEastYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but they do advertise and it's a great place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43488
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