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The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant

Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
+44 15394 45225
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
18:30 - 21:00 Hours
British, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited to try the steaks and were not disappointed. The sharing platters to start were very good as well. The steaks were perfectly cooked. The staff were friendly, the service good and in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Lynn1138966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu is well thought out, and the food is amazing. The service was perfect. The cold smoked steak was a delight, and the lamb shank was one of the very best I have experienced. Well worth dining hear, and if you can, stay at...More

Thank D-Butel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the outside this restaurant looks lovely.. however from receiving our meal and trying to eat it it was all down hill and an expensive one. We got the steak baguette which was like chewing a shoe, we reported it two three people. first chap...More

Thank Cazc86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Wild Boar for lunch. On arrival we were asked if we had booked to which we replied we had not. The reply was I’ll have to check if we have a table given the impression it was busy. They said they did...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Attended just to have an evening meal with the family. Asked for a high chair on booking, instead an extra table setting was made. Had 2 year old child with us, asked for some squash to put in his beaker and was given a pint...More

1  Thank Alice D
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The service is very inconsistent. We visited for a special birthday meal. The menu wasn't very exciting but what stood out was a lack of service. Very limited gluten free options (surprising for a smokehouse). Quote "your child can have the chicken". Missing cutlery, ice...More

Thank Judescott77
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Went for lunch with my wife, their 'signiture' pork crackling was teeth breakingly hard and inedible and had to be sent back, there was no apology no offer to replace. then the burger which had been ordered as well done arrived very rare, when cut...More

1  Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Popped in for lunch after our clay pigeon lesson,and was pleasantly surprised,lovely bar and restaurant with there own beer,we had a sharing platter of there smoked meats,cheese and fish,it was lovely,along with fantastic service .we will be going back for sure.

Thank JS2310
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Went here after receiving a gift voucher as a gift from my Daughter’s Wedding last year. I’d heard a lot (All positive) from work colleagues about the “Afternoon Tea” and am pleased to say I wasn’t disappointed in the slightest! Lovely venue set in the...More

Thank Iain D
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Great greeting on arrival. Very friendly and engaging staff. Excellent food in the restaurant. Good selection of beers, wines and spirits. Great breakfast.

Thank SimonP1965
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, 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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
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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