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The Old John Peel Inn

Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (16 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited for lunch not the best pub we've visited, decor very tired, food reasonable, very pleasant guy behind the bar, reasonable bar prices.

Thank Gerryb1954
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went there with my wife and two daughters for Sunday lunch. Love the environs and the food was above average. Then I went to pay. Barman with the hand held card reader told me that the first attempt had not gone through and I went...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have previously visited this pub on two occasions and although the pub is not plush the food was always piping hot and the staff welcoming. This time however, standards have gone down hill. The sizzling steak was on a cold skillet and was raw....More

Thank christine n
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an old fashioned pub - serves as you would expect decent bar food - nothing fancy etc - the mixed grill I am not sure is worth £16 though ......

Thank jowitch2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and me visited here this week with our dog. Ordering the food the staff member, (a young woman) was very friendly and welcoming. After waiting for almost an hour I went to the bar to ask for an update as to when we...More

1  Thank JimH543
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is beautiful and very reasonable for the Lake District area. The staff are quite friendly and the pub itself is lovely.

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good tasting British food. It's not gastro and it's not posh but the food was properly cooked and decent quality. Has three cask ales and reasonable service. I would visit again.

Thank mackamark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made this my holiday local as it serves a great pint, haven't eaten here as the toilets are up stairs which my wife Pat can't negotiate But plenty of customers came up to the bar to congratulate them on the food, one couple even offered...More

Thank jayram1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in after afternoon in bowness for meal in a place that accepted our dog. Friendly and helpful and enjoyed a decent meal. Would certainly go there again.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for supper with my friend while on holiday - she loved her lamb stew & my fish and chips were excellent. Huge portions! New friendly manager running whole bar and food service on his own. Good simple and freshly cooked pub grub. Great...More

Thank Alison C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
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: Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
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Postcode - LA23 3BZ
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