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Vinegar Jones

Royal Square | Bowness on Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
+44 15394 44846
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish and chips” (183 reviews)
“pies” (7 reviews)
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Royal Square | Bowness on Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
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1 - 10 of 622 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

bought fish and chips to take out,also meat and potato pie with chips and gravy. well cooked tasty chips ,fish done to perfection and pie very tasty ,and all wrapped in a double layer of paper by the lady who served us as we had...More

Thank jowen49
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are delighted with your comments regarding the fish and chips, our Butcher Shop pies and also our traditional paper wrapping. We would be delighted to see you again. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great British...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lovely Fish and Chips and enjoyed eating in their well designed upstairs eating area - nice coffee machine and toilets on site - lovely definitely visit again

Thank meandtheuk
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Very pleased that you enjoyed your Fish and Chips but also delighted with your comments regarding the eating in area. Hope you visit again very soon. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great British Chippy.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not bad chippy in centre of town. I bought a chip barm then went and sat by the lake on a pleasant warm evening. Chips very nice,crisp dry and not greasy. Dearer than my local chip shops but you pay in tourist areas.

Thank IAN O
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you, for your review of the your chip bun. A tasty tradition and perfect when eaten al fresco. We hope to see you again very soon. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great British Chippy.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only were Gluten Free Fish and chips available but also Gluten Free Vinegar which was a massive bonus. Friendly attentive staff and super tasty chips. Great place to eat in or take awayMore

Thank Lyns0113
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted to post Gluten Free reviews as many people look for a Gluten Free alternative. We are delighted you enjoyed the meals and the vinegar. My favourite vinegar, it is so tasty. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had read some good reviews of this place online, unfortunately I was extremely disappointed when I decided to visit! The chips were soaked in oil and left a layer of fat in my mouth and the scampi had four times the amount of batter...More

Thank Babs899
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review and many apologies that your experience here was not as expected. Our scampi is breadcrumbed and not battered, it is the trademark registered named product Whitby Scampi. As always stated to complaints, we would prefer to refund or replace a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't like the idea of ordering in the shop and then having to go up stairs to eat in. However, I'm glad we did. It was possibly the best piece of paddock I have ever eaten. Not sure about eating from a paper lined...More

Thank BellefieldBoy
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review and pleased we converted you. I am glad you enjoyed the haddock the fresh fish we serve is delicious and we are proud to serve. We have tried to be retro with the baskets, sorry this is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight. Where Can I start, fantastic staff, fantastic fish and chips. Great value, nice and clean and value for money All food freshly cooked Superb cheese and onion pie Definitely go again when I visit A mustMore

Thank ashraf p
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this amazing review. The fresh taste of our food is paramount, all the team love working and serving customers and are proud to read these reviews. Smiles bring smiles and happy team, happy customers. Our Butcher Shop pies certainly are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having a family member suffering from a severe wheat & gluten allergy eating out as been difficult for 40+ years, especially where fish and chips are concerned. By shear accident we were walking past a chip shop in Bowness when we spotted a notice in...More

Thank tomlizcross
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

And we are in Heaven with your review. This is why Paul has worked hard to make sure our gluten free products are correct. Thank you for ticking all the boxes regarding the services and the quality and taste of the Fish and Chips. You...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Vinegar Jones on a number of occasions. Each time I have never been disappointed by the quality of the fish and Chips provided or by the size of the portions given. I also feel the prices charged are reasonable especially in a...More

Thank WoodlandsHall
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, Oliver and you most certainly can "Have some more". Thank you for your recommendation and commendation regarding quality and pricing. We hope you visit again very soon. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great British Chippy.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been staying in Bowness for a week and have eaten here twice, absolutely perfect fish and chips and reasonably priced. The second time I had chips, cheese and gravy, amazing!!! Would definitely recommend 😊More

Thank daisym8276
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Chips, cheese and gravy, the treat that is an absolute favourite of mine. Delicious, thank you so much for the time in writing the review and indeed for visiting us twice. The team thank you for the recommendation. Hope to see you again next time...More

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Lewis S
3 August 2017|
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Response from gill o | Reviewed this property |
I asked for gluten free and that was fine not sure about your requests sorry
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Tweetypies
19 February 2017|
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Response from michaelb1950 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I was there in February and they were closing at 7.30pm. You can ring them on 01539 444846.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$150 - US$800
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:30
Saturday
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Square | Bowness on Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 44846
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Description
Traditional British fish and chip takeaway with eat in facility. Butcher Shop pies, sausages and burgers. Vegetarian, Halal and Gluten free meals available. Fresh fish and potatoes prepared in house. Watch your meal being prepared. Family owned and run. Free wifi, hot drinks machine and bathroom facilities.
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