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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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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a lovely inn with friendly staff and serves a great pint. We went there three times during our stay in Bowness, once just for a few drinks and then back the next day twice for drinks then food. Out hotel was opposite so...More

Thank Vicky P
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been coming here since I had my holidays as a child with my family. It was lovely as always, me and my friend had a drink and other than a refurb on furniture it was exactly the same. Lovely homely place!

Thank Strawberryblonde26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked last minute on booking.com and got a great deal for a one night stay. Know Bowness well so knew this was in the heart of the town where all the action is. Arrived and our room was ready parking is very tight but...More

1  Thank Sunbathingbabe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very homely pub. Lovely meal well presented and very enjoyable. The Black Sheep ale was well kept and very satisfying.

Thank gunncavalier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family group of four, just looking for a drink. A limited range of beers, though at a reasonable price. Slightly tucked away, could suit people looking for a quiet drink.

Thank philip s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a couple of beers whilst family at Beatrix Potter. Friendly staff, had a couple of local beers. Went back Sunday evening for Sunday Roast, half a chicken or Beef, we all enjoyed our food and deserts, the guys behind the bar were...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here last weekend with my sister for lunch. Fabulous food and very reasonably priced. The homemade burgers are to die for. The staff are so friendly and cannot do enough for you. You will not be disappointed. We travel to the Lakes quite a...More

Thank MerseysideNikki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been in before but went in again over the weekend as we were staying at the marina village. Really nice bar staff. Fantastic selection of real ales. Food wise had the roast beef dinner on Sunday. Plus a cheese board to follow. Really nice beef...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We Stayed here Friday 1st September, quick check in & Abbie was lovely so friendly & chatty & recommended places to go to. Rooms very basic & small but clean. Kettle, Tea, coffees, hot chocolates sachets milk in room. Only few minutes walk from the...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in one Friday me and my mum had the fish and chips and my dad had the steak in ale pie. Everything was fresh and home cooked which I really liked. The fish was really good and tasty and my dad pie was full...More

Thank wiganmanchester
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
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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