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Hole in t'Wall

Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
+44 15394 43488
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (32 reviews)
“lamb henry” (19 reviews)
“curry” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very popular cosy old pub with two roaring fires which was essential when we visited. We called in for drinks on our first evening the bar staff were really nice very friendly, tall lady with blonde hair and a shortish chap with a beard...More

Thank Kaz087
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub is really nice it has a real fire and is a very cosy place to enjoy a good well kept pint of real ale. The selection of real ale is good and the staff were very friendly. Lovely on a really cold day.

Thank tamaralouisegoddard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub with friendly staff in the heart of Bowness. Roaring fire with many fine ales and a friendly welcome.

Thank rayeddie35
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely traditional put with roaring fire. Great selection of drinks as well as good home cooked food. Great to go in after a good walk in the Lakes.

Thank samanthabamford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my girlfriend here on a busy Saturday night after a long day walking, upon entering, we were immediately taken aback by how busy and how warming the atmosphere was. We sat in the room to the right as this was the only place where...More

Thank GermanBilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice fire, good vibe on a quiet week night in Feb. Excellent beers. Robinson’s with 1/3 x3 for those who are indecisive!

Thank eccyram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hate to do this as the hole in t wall has been one of my favourite bars for food and beer for many years, but. Service was poor as barman was concentrating on a chatting to coworker rather than serving the bar, charged £10:00 for...More

Thank Roberto L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat and had a pint. Nice and warm. Lovely pint. Didnt eat but food smell lush. Very welcoming. Will come back

Thank Pamben15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting next to the roaring fire in the back room was so comforting - when outside was freezing ! Staff were reasonably chatty and always topping up the fire. It’s a traditional place full of bits n bobs. Only prob was - no food service...More

Thank Andy65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

best pub and food in bowness. Friday nite very good music . they really get the crowd in. very busy and good atmosphere. was july when I was there.. go at least once a yr stay in b&b just up rayrigg rd. stockgyll cottage. excellent...More

Thank Maria M
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Mavis W
5 October 2017|
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Response from katieann2604 | Reviewed this property |
ask the staff they are super friendly x
29 September 2017|
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Response from Jane L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I believe so.
steve c
12 July 2017|
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Response from ElaineJEastYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but they do advertise and it's a great place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43488
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