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The Masons Arms

Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
+44 15395 68486
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (39 reviews)
“ham hock” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed at a cottage within The Masons Arms pub for 3 nights and had such a lovely stay. The pub garden is lovely with great views of the hills. Food-wise the staff were extremely helpful as we were the awkward family with a gluten...More

Thank KateSpiers
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed over night, food amazing would have scored excellent but you need more than one person behind the bar and I would recommend that you do not purchase a breakfast hamper, not a hamper just four pastries passed to you the night before, mmm not...More

Thank aecoleman1969
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent atmosphere; delicious, well presented food; extremely friendly service and overall a great experience. Our only suggestion would be, to have more sophisticated fish and vegetarian options to meet the standard of the rest of the exquisite choices. Alongside our own food , every meal...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had arranged to walk around the Cartmel Fell area with a couple of friends and wanted to enjoy a lunch stop. Although they only take dogs outside and you can't book we were lucky to get a table on the patio on a Wednesday...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We called in last Monday to go for dinner. But may I add, that I have been coming to this pub since my childhood and it holds a lot of nostalgia and memories for me. However, I suffer with Anaphylaxis. So prior to arrival I...More

4  Thank Lottie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for a drink after a day out on a Saturday and liked the surroundings so much came back for lunch the next day. Really nice traditional and cosy decor, lovely outside seating area and great views, a bit off the beaten track. I had...More

Thank HW2501
Reviewed 1 week ago

we only stopped for a drink after a two hour walk but garden was packed. Only one table in the sun which was a shame, you should give people choice. I could see that people were struggling to park. Food looked nice but was pricey...More

Thank ToniBillingham
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in advance explaining about allergies and told it was safe to travel 30 minutes as they could cater for us. Arrived only to be told there were only a few things we could have of which none of them could be guaranteed to be...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Masons' Arms is, in general, a great pub/restaurant, but do not have this starter! "Three Little Piggies! A pork platter made for sharing – Pork pie, Cumbrian pork & black pudding sausage roll, pork, Stilton & mango chipolatas, homemade brown sauce, piccalilli & apple...More

2  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At this pub the food is not traditional pub food. It's cosily packed with multiple rooms and an old world feel. They have a wide variety of choices in beer and a view (from some tables) of wide, green fields. There is some parking available...More

1  Thank Quarterplater
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22 April 2017|
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Response from Kelly Marie G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on bus route but can bike there walk or taxi etc. No train route direct. Dress how you like there's people from all walks of life visit here :)
22 April 2017|
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Response from N00kie | Reviewed this property |
You would need a car to get here and I would say it was casual
21 February 2017|
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Response from andrewp435 | Reviewed this property |
Near the fire is good...but very hot!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 68486
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