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.
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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
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.
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
We went to this pub for dinner and couple drinks, on entering the place seemed dark however there were a few punters there eating so we decided to give it a try. We spoke to the manager who says he not long taken over, we...More
Visited here as it was quiet and allows dogs in all areas. Drinks were pretty good quality. Food wasn't great just frozen/tinned ingredients, I had the Sunday lunch and others had sausage & mash and the mash tasted out of a packet etc, the decor...More
We chose the Old John Peel as it looked more of a 'proper' pub as opposed to some of the others in Bowness. We placed our order however where told the chip pan had broken so couldn't have chips. This was fine and we chose...More
Popped in to the John Peel after our journey from Liverpool after a dissapointing experience in the Hole in the wall. Staff were warm and welcoming ,good sense of humour. Food was good homely pub grub, which was hot with quick service and was delicious...More
Just had the best meal yet in Bowness! Oh the steak and ale pie was to die for! Tasty ale gravy with huge chunks of steak! Not braised steak either! For those of us that aren't bothered about decor and all that material surrounding crap...More