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The Masons Arms

Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
+44 15395 68486
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Came for a drink after a day out on a Saturday and liked the surroundings so much came back for lunch the next day. Really nice traditional and cosy decor, lovely outside seating area and great views, a bit off the beaten track. I had...More

Thank HW2501
Reviewed 3 days ago

we only stopped for a drink after a two hour walk but garden was packed. Only one table in the sun which was a shame, you should give people choice. I could see that people were struggling to park. Food looked nice but was pricey...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called in advance explaining about allergies and told it was safe to travel 30 minutes as they could cater for us. Arrived only to be told there were only a few things we could have of which none of them could be guaranteed to be...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Masons' Arms is, in general, a great pub/restaurant, but do not have this starter! "Three Little Piggies! A pork platter made for sharing – Pork pie, Cumbrian pork & black pudding sausage roll, pork, Stilton & mango chipolatas, homemade brown sauce, piccalilli & apple...More

2  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago

At this pub the food is not traditional pub food. It's cosily packed with multiple rooms and an old world feel. They have a wide variety of choices in beer and a view (from some tables) of wide, green fields. There is some parking available...More

1  Thank Quarterplater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had tea here while on holiday after reading reviews. The food is amazing and service very quick. Reasonably priced too. Loved the decor inside, original features. Will definitely be back .

1  Thank Susie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great inn with wonderful food. Outside eating area, with heaters if necessary, and a great view. The inn has wonderful character and was a pleasure to visit

1  Thank Annette W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kept coming back here while staying in the area for a week. The food is amazing and the staff so friendly. It's a quirky beautiful place with fantastic views and a great choice of fresh homemade food from local areas and a great selection of...More

1  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here on lots of occasions. , and it was excellent, please stay away , the manager was the most disgraceful person ever , when I complained about the food on two occasions he did not acknowledge my complaint, I was staying here...More

3  Thank Tulbow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On two recommendations we went here. It's off the beaten track and 20 minutes drive from Windermere. Parking is an issue. We booked a table upstairs with a window view. The staff are polite and couldn't do enough. Food was served quick enough and was...More

1  Thank pmarr81
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22 April 2017|
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Response from Kelly Marie G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on bus route but can bike there walk or taxi etc. No train route direct. Dress how you like there's people from all walks of life visit here :)
22 April 2017|
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Response from N00kie | Reviewed this property |
You would need a car to get here and I would say it was casual
22 February 2017|
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Response from andrewp435 | Reviewed this property |
Near the fire is good...but very hot!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 68486
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