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Restaurant at the Tower Bank Arms

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| Near Sawrey, Near Sawrey, England
+44 15394 36334
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Parkgate, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As advised we booked a table in advance although the restaurant wasn't full. We had fancied having a drink in the bar first but as we had arrived bang on the time our table was booked for the chef asked us to go straight to the table. The New Zealand Sauvignon blanc was very nice and there was a good... More 

Thank Liz G
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a meal here as we were staying 5 mins walk away for a few days. Maintains it's original character, had a lovely meal in front of a log fire, friendly staff. Booking a table is essential as it's small & intimate. Enjoyed it so much we went again the following evening.

Thank chezza642013
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say is, perfect. A lovely little pub with an open fire, locals and holiday makers alike come here. We never sampled the food but there was a great choice of drinks, even a discount for CAMRA customers who enjoy a real ale.

Thank Philip W
Durham, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a very successful and most delightful evening meal at the Tower Bank Arms earlier in the summer I welcomed the opportunity to visit again with my family. Being a weekend I was advised to reserve a table . On arrival I found the bar / restaurant extremely busy . The friendly barman directed me to my table which was... More 

Thank WoodlandsHall
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

No doubt the standard is high for pubs and food in the lakes, and after a stunning night in the Queenshead in Hawks Head, I was a bit disappointed with this one. We got stuffed into the back room, after booking, and left to our own devices. The place itself is lovely, the parking is an issue, and the food... More 

Thank Philip P
Colchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Four of us discovered the Tower bank Arms as we were staying at self-catering accommodation down the road. What a find! Great local beer, friendly and helpful staff and delicious food. Biscuits for the dogs and even a cup of flour for us so that we could make our Breakfast Pie the following morning. Booking is essential, but worth it.... More 

1 Thank Sarah19702014
Denbigh, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Called here for lunch having visited hilltop. We both chose sandwiches with a bowl of skinny fries. Sandwiches were delicious with plenty of filling. Chips were to die for. With a roaring log fire you couldn't wish for a nicer place for lunch. Staff were great too.

1 Thank donnalovelane
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our evenings at this pub. Good food, open fire and the bar always seemed to be busy with locals and visitors alike. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Robin E
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a drink and thought we would have a meal. It was fully booked but a table was free for 2 later on without us due to going home. The pub is fab, the staff offered us chips which were lovely and we sat in front of the fire chatting to the locals and the staff. Such a... More 

1 Thank Lynsey F
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Why close at 3pm on a saturday afternoon and reopen at 345pm !! People coming to the bar and asking if the pub was open to be told well i could serve you a cold drink ! He is the worst landlord i have seen in years !! Go to the cuckoo brow and give it a miss

Thank RNM1972

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Near Sawrey, Near Sawrey, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Near Sawrey
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36334

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