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The Old John Peel Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“lamb stew” (18 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Visited 25th March disappointed with poor service and poor surroundings not a good advert for lakes thankfully our visit with next pub.

Thank Pimpernel2
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Food was spot on. Perfect location. Friendly atmosphere, prices were reasonable. Dog friendly. Right by lake windermere

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

The Old John Peel was recommended by a friend and it did not disappoint Lovely pub food (gammon was lovely) Staff were very friendly and helpful If in the area definitely worth calling for a drink (or 2)

Thank Widnesrlfc
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Fairly standard pub food but a little more pricey than of expect given the quality. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Visited quite late on for food due to arriving late. The kitchen was due to close but they were happy to keep the kitchen open until we made a decision on what we wanted. Food came out relatively quickly and the food was delicious and...More

1  Thank beee1986
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Had a good meal, in a place with a lovely atmosphere. Nice mix of locals and tourists. Definitely a place to visit

Thank Mr Jonathan M
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Came here on Saturday 17th Feb with the Mrs,friends and their children, the service and food was excellent, 13 if us in total and it wernt a problem food came out on time and overall a pleasant experience, I would recommend anyone to try this...More

Thank Russ C
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Every year we visit the lakes we visit here , with its real fire , homemade food and friendly staff its the perfect place for nice tasty , cheap eats .

Thank shani t
Reviewed 15 February 2018

It all depends on your standards but this was a poor show, especially compared to all the other lovely places to eat here. As expensive as any other place in the town but food had no taste and was over cooked. Has potential to be...More

Thank Tgirl21
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We’ve just had two chef special steak sandwiches with chips, absolutely amazing and only £8.50. Had to write a review because it was so good!

Thank James S
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margaret s
11 February 2018|
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Response from doreen_dunmore | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure their menu comes with gluten free symbols against some options. Give them a call to confirm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
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: Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
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Postcode - LA23 3BZ
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