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Hole in t'Wall

) #6 of 65 Restaurants in Bowness-on-Windermere €€ - €€€ , British,
Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
+44 15394 43488
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (29 reviews)
“lamb henry” (13 reviews)
“curry” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely quaint place. Staff lovely. The outside seating area was also kept very clean.the drinks were very reasonably priced

Thank ElaineJEastYorkshire
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found this place based on trip advisor reviews and couldn't believe how packed it was even though it really was off the beaten path! We had read about good pub food in England and hadn't been going to pubs since we have the girls...More

Thank mamaarora
Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff were friendly and the food was lovely. There is a nice beer garden to sit when the sun is out. A great traditional pub.

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We popped in for beers as it seemed like one of only as handful of pubs serving any kind of decent choice of real ales. The service was friendly, even if the barman kept saying "Pint!" every time my partner ordered a half for herself...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent beer at the oldest pub in Bowness on Windermere meant we stayed here for a meal after a day of traveling on Lake Windermere. The menu looked good so we both opted for a curry from the specials board and that turned out to...More

Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had eaten in Windermere so decided to wander down into Bowness. After wandering around for ten minutes we stumbled on the Hole In t'Wall. Ready for a beer we weren't disappointed. This is a classic English pub dating back to god knows when but...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We called in this pub for a lunchtime meal and a drink , My Husband likes his real ales and he said the beer was excellent , we both had a curry , which was tasty , filling , and of a reasonable price ,...More

Thank marilyn a
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at St Johns hotel and the staff kindly gave hints and tips where to,stay. We said we are down to earth folk that just wants a pie and pint kind of deal and this pub was recommended......at first I'm thinking nah don't want...More

Thank Ameythist1962
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we have been to Bowness frequently over the years, we had not heard of this pub. We met friends for lunch who often visit here. It was lovely to sit outside as we had our dog with us. The food was delicious and promptly...More

Thank patd22647
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This places has lots of character. We popped in for food travelling north but settled for drinks as they don't serve food between 2:30- 6pm. Excellent choice of craft beers, friendly and welcoming staff. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank Raine327
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linda h
Do you need to book a table on a saturday night
7 April 2017|
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Response from Helvellyn2009 | Reviewed this property |
It's a very busy place! I don't think they book tables?
Annew G
Have you got any live music on weekend of 5th March?
9 February 2016|
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Response from Murphymelling | Reviewed this property |
Every time I have been the hole in the wall there is always live music on over the weekend
Is there anything on in the pub over new year and what are the opening times on New Year's Eve please. Thanks Amanda
25 November 2015|
Response from obichip | Reviewed this property |
Hi Amanda I am sorry but i cant answer your question.I have never been to B'ness at xmas time.Best bet is to phone them up and they will give you your answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43488
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