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Hole in t'Wall

Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
+44 15394 43488
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish pie” (30 reviews)
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“curry” (18 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every time we visit Bowness we have to visit this place! The pub is Fab and quirky ideal starting place on a pub crawl. Food is also amazing!

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Normally a pub I would always head to, but today found rude and unfriendly staff and in different beer. Dog walks should go to another pub unless you like a barmaid more interesting in telling you dogs aren't allowed inside than taking your cash. I...More

Thank martin s
Reviewed 5 days ago

Another visit to Bowness warrented a further visit. The food is spot on and service is very quick. Good choice of beers etc some never disappointing. Sometimes hard to get to bar as people tend to push in but in the main staff are fair....More

Thank Geoffrey65
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Olde Worlde in a true sense. Low beams, stone floors and decorated with everything from stuffed animals to chamber pots, this is a genuine old building serving good ales and for lunch excellent dishes. Not a place to be missed and very friendly staff.

Thank Kandersteg
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had been recommended to visit this pub, with the promise that the food was plentiful and decent quality. We went for dinner and the place was really busy, but the very cheerful waitress found us a table. The menu was reasonably good, with something...More

Thank Newz888
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Local ales and can have a laugh with the stocks out the front! Well worth a visit, little gem. Would recommend a drink or two here. Did not eat here so can not comment on the food.

Thank MsWanderlust345
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great meal here today at dinner time. Good food reasonable price and great service. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank johnwrig
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good pub with good staff, does get very busy, good selection of real ales. Nothing to complain about from us, we did not eat so cannot comment on that but beers were good.

1  Thank GHV8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere but let down by the food cheap pork pie let down the ploughman's and serving coleslaw warm is never a good idea 😐

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a young person over 40 years ago I spent many a happy weekend in here and thankfully nothing has changed its still a great busy little pup

Thank chris c
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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
linda h
7 April 2017|
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Response from Helvellyn2009 | Reviewed this property |
It's a very busy place! I don't think they book tables?
Annew G
9 February 2016|
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Response from Murphymelling | Reviewed this property |
Every time I have been the hole in the wall there is always live music on over the weekend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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