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The Punch Bowl Inn & Restaurant

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Traveller (221)
Dining (54)
Room & Suite (48)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“roberts radio”(8 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Fitness centre
5 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
Lyth Valley, Crosthwaite LA8 8HR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What can you say about this place - it ticks all the boxes It is a pub in the real sense in the layout but it is more than that - it is a fine dining establishment rather than a gastro pub. You know when...More

1  Thank petesaund
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've reviewed the Punchbowl before and given it 4/5 so this is an opportunity to upgrade the restaurant. As always, drinks outside is a must as the surroundings are lovely. I must comment on the drinks - they've always been marked up high and with...More

1  Thank RazzyBthefirst
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights. The hotel is small and friendly and ideal for visiting southern and western lakes. It is very well appointed with beautiful views across the Lyth valley. We ate dinner in the restaurant and the menu was well balanced. The...More

1  Thank Anne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a night away at the Punch Bowl in Crosthwaite. We stayed in vthe Noble Room - best room I have stayed in in this country. Spotless, spacious and fantastic view from lounge/bed area and bathroom. A couple of great adds on for...More

1  Thank timatlay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service at this inn is always excellent. We have been visiting here for years and we have never had a bad meal. The quality of food just seems to get better, presentation is equal to that of many Michelin starred restaurants and...More

2  Thank Jean M
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (221)
Dining (54)
Room & Suite (48)
Pool & Beach (1)
Questions & Answers
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Claireebp
15 July 2017|
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Response from Roger G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can take dogs (on lead) into bar area and dine there (same menu). Dogs not allowed in hotel accommodation however.
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"Book mid week and try for last minute reductions"
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"All rooms are characterful & comfortable with views of the countryside."
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"The Noble Room is incredible!"
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"All the rooms are good to be fair as it is very quiet at the front or the back with the location"
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