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The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant

Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
+44 15394 45225
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the best chilled out place the food is lovely.the deal on a Sunday is so worth it .I've been 5 times now and will be back this year

Thank anniemacengland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just come home from an overnight stay and already planning our return. A friend recommended The Wild Boar as we were booked in for a meal at Gilpin Spice & only 1 mile away was perfectly placed. The team here could not have...More

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was exactly what we were looking for with its log fires and beautiful rooms. It was snowing so looked very picturesque when arriving and luckily roads were clear which is always a bonus. Staff couldn't have been more helpful. The bar and dining...More

Thank Gracielou041
Reviewed 10 January 2018

If you’re an unreconstructed carnivore then this is the place for you. The Wild Boar’s Smokehouse restaurant is comfortable and welcoming but, for this reviewer, just a bit too heavy on the meat. There are alternative dishes, of course, but not a great deal of...More

Thank ChiaraTheCat
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A lovely pub/hotel with very cosy and tasteful interior (log fires etc) and devine food (smoked fillet is out of this world). Slightly outside of Windermere on its own, but definitely worth it, if you have a car.

Thank Georgina M
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We witnesses an absolutely vile waitress made a customer get up and out with his kids because she would not accommodate a simple request, which then resulted in her going to the open kitchen and calling him an as**hol*! This resulted in me calling her...More

Thank ddjs1988
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I went for afternoon tea here with some friends after booking in advance online. We were greeted on arrival and the staff were very friendly. The festive afternoon tea was delicious. It's afternoon tea with a twist rather than the usual finger sandwiches. This was...More

Thank Jade S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

A unique and atmospheric inn -the perfect place to relax. Friendly, polite yet professional staff who go the extra mile. Fabulous food and all very well cooked and presented. Home smoked meat and fish amazing. Will continue to return!

1  Thank kimischenks
Reviewed 7 November 2017

My wife and I stayed for a couple of nights recently and enjoyed two dinners and the afternoon tea. The home smoked meats were fantastic, especially the lightly smoked fillet steak. The house smoked salmon is also incredible, and the portion sizes very generous. The...More

Thank Reevesie9
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

First time we've stayed at this unique Inn, and we'll certainly be back. We stayed in the luxury rooms, better than a stay at the Savoy! Attention to detail, loads of character, great food, certainly got our monies worth.

Thank stevesouthportbsac
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
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18:30 - 21:00
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18:30 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 45225
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  • This restaurant is at The Wild Boar
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