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Royal Oak Inn

Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EG, England
+44 15394 43970
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a few beers in the afternoon outside, nice variety of real ales, and then we came back at night for a meal. Luckily the specials had the same what we had last time so we ordered the lamb shank and posh fish finger...More

Thank 1969steveb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stopped by for drinks before our lunch. Nice pub with a lot of nice dishes on the menu. Reslly nice beer garden.

Thank Jilllian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a meal Friday night was ok to take our dog barney in. Food was excellent I had skewer of chicken rice and salad neil had gluten free starter of goats cheese fritter. Main steak rice salad and gluten free onion rings. Great knowledge...More

1  Thank Conhan67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to eating here but left feeling underwhelmed and overcharged. The pub’s interior is tasteful and clean, and the staff were friendly if somewhat over exuberant at clearing our table. I ordered the steak and ale pie, my wife and daughter...More

Thank Garrie F
Angie T, Owner at Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Unfortuately we feel you have got mixed up with restaurants. We don’t serve the Cumberland sausage dish you mentioned. Our lasagne does not come with salad and our steak and ale pie is huge. We also have a procedure in place, where meals are always...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff great drinks cheaper than some other places, food very reasonable and a very busy popular place, you won't be disappointed.

Thank mack m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 kids and 4 adults ... always a big ask! However the Royal Oak did itself proud! Great food, good atmosphere and a great price. No complaints and the kids wanted to go back today! Great food good prices and good service couldn’t ask for...More

Thank MrsW292015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed in room 3 just for one night. We arrived at 12.30 (check in is not until 2pm) but we popped inside to see if it would be OK to leave the car. Evie greeted us, lovely lady, very helpful and...More

Thank Shev1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Again we booked last minute, the day before in fact. We got a great price for 2 nights including breakfast for 2 of us. We found everyone friendly and nothing too much trouble. The breakfast is lovely, full English. We ended up in room 2...More

Thank jumbocod
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my fiancé currently staying at The Royal Oak and we just love this place so much. The friendly atmosphere of the pub and the quality of the food is great. Our room is very clean and modern and great views from the window....More

Thank angelnortheast
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Nice pub with a good range of English pub grub with large portions. Friendly staff and very welcoming. Lovely open fire on a cold evening. Nice pub with good atmosphere and would recommend.

1  Thank peter w
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Response from Charlotte C | Reviewed this property |
It sure is! :)
22 May 2016|
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Response from howard l | Reviewed this property |
All the rooms are different sizes, if you want the largest room ask for the room with a Bay window on the first floor, it also includes breakfast in the room if requested, the other rooms are small but very nice as you can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43970
Tel: 015394 42970
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