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Watermill Inn & Brewing Co.

) #7 of 106 Restaurants in Kendal $$ - $$$ , British,
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
+44 1539 821309
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
00:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Stunning! Thats it.... Do I really need to say moor? Oh. Go on then. We call this place, 'The Pirates Pub' simply because the first time we visited, many years ago there was a village faith on in the field at the back and almost...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed for 3 nights and really enjoyed ourselves but we had room 4 above the kitchen and there is a seriously annoying door or something that slams shut very very loudly! We sat in the bar & it is loud in there too. Also there...More

Thank jacandy2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in for a light lunch and the food was good, mainly had light meals, service could have been a bit quicker but the kitchen mixed up our order. Relatively OK and worth a visit.

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just came here for a pub lunch on a rainy day on our holiday, we were met with welcoming hosts alongside good food and good drinks. I sampled the dales gin and my husband has taken a few of their own brewed ales back to...More

Thank Susie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking forward to eating here as the reviews were good and this restaurant had won a couple of awards. The premises felt a bit run down and lacked atmosphere. The food was very average if not a bit underwhelming. My onion rings were...More

Thank Olive W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Ings last week on holiday we had three great meals here food was lovely ,really friendly staff and nice atmosphere .

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Watermill Inn whilst staying near Kendal. We visited the restaurant with our dog, and we got a lovely warm reception. The staff were extremely welcoming, and they even came with little treats to the dog. The pub had a great atmosphere, and...More

Thank Vicky R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always loved this place but I think the loss of great local guest beers is a bit of a backward step. They also need a good IPA.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for food on Friday night and were very happy and full following our visit. Food was great and good portions too. My auntie is gluten free and there was a great selection for her. Will definitely visit again when next in the lakes....More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped off on our return from a tour of the lakes. Lovely atmosphere in the pub, which has two bars and dining areas. The staff are really friendly. They brew their own beer here and it seemed very popular, I'm not a drinker so can't...More

Thank Katy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 821309
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