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Royal Oak Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Brantfell Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EG, England
+44 15394 43970
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for one night. Rooms clean, and has everything you need; although a little small. We ate in the pub for the evening... Good British food, at reasonable prices! Staff are brilliant; very friendly and helpful... especially Paul who checked us in! All in all a good value pub/B&B for £60 for 2.

Thank Siobhan M
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided on this place as it had something on the menu we both liked. Also the biggest plus point was its dog friendly. Lovely fire in the middle of the pub, which warmed the place up just enough. Good size portions with the food and tasted great. Recommended to all expecially dog owners.

Thank Rob K
Stockport, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights over new year . Staff were lovely and made you feel welcome. We had one meal here and it was very nice . Room 5 what we stayed in was very small and very cold lots of draughts from window although it is an old inn . Bathroom was cold but nice and bright. You... More 

Thank Janetplatt
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for new year eve the food is fantastic large portions and the staff were very friendly and helpful,the room was very comfortable will definitely be staying there again, and will recommend it to all my friends

Thank Denise E
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous, stayed two nights with friends & we had a great time. Everything about this place is great, atmosphere, service, lovely staff, breakfast, evening meals, drinks, all excellent. Booking again soon. Xx

Thank kinkydinkyoohlala
Glossop, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and were made really welcome by lovely staff and our little dog was treated to a treat from a jar on the bar. Lovely food, fresh and tasty.... huge portions! We ordered ham sandwiches for the 2 teenagers and the ham was gorgeous and we had chunky chips with it. I had a salad which again was huge... More 

Thank vezzag
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband came for the weekend on the 18th of november.had a lovely time.this hotel is fab,the staff very friendly the room was lovely and cosy and the food here is fantastic.love this hotel and will visit again.see you soon 😊

Thank Michelle B
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Staff at the Royal Oak, suggesting a place by the fire on a cold evening. Portions were of a good size. The hotpot was delicious and Cajun chicken wrap very filling. The mulled wine was great to keep out the November cold. Well worth a visit.

Thank Wendy M
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

What a lovely real Pub this is!!! Plenty of choice of Real Ale & wines, very friendly, knowledgeable (they know their ales!!!) and welcoming staff and a good open fire too. We enjoyed lunch here too on one visit, which was in my opinion great value and plentiful!!

Thank f1paul
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to stay over. Food very good too. Bedroom was very comfortable with an en suite. No complaints. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Helenrh2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?