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The Country Hut

45 St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
+44 15394 42505
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Wine Bar, International, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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45 St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and wife had the best time ever at this little cosy cocktail bar all with a lovely owner called Justin. Thanks for making our night special 🙏🥂

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great little bar with nice small outside sitting area with heaters. Top service. We only had a bottle of wine but the cocktails looked good.

Thank hummer_m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The country hut never disappoint us, sevice with a smile and proper cocktails, definitely we will return

Thank JMRS89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to visit, the owner was very polite and very friendly. He made my wife a lovely Gin Cocktail and and nothing was an issue throughout.

Thank LancashireGray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lovely cocktails, at a very reasonable price in a nice atmosphere. Really friendly and welcoming staff too! Bit tipsy after one drink so you know the measures are good :) See you again soon Thanks

Thank SotonWanderer
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Stopped here for tea and cake to fortify ourselves before climbing up Brant Fell for the marvellous views over Windermere. While the decor was interesting, it was cramped and the tea and cake very average. Doubt I would bother to return.

Thank Johntimelord
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Myself, bf and his family stumbled upon this place by accident and decided to have his first adult drink there XD Excellent service. Friendly and cheeky staff. I had a glass of wine which tbh was nothing special, but decent enough. Would have liked to...More

1  Thank Imogen J
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I like to end my day enjoying their fabulous fruit tea. Staff are too friendly and nice. I will keep coming every year.

1  Thank Waleed J
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

You can take for granted the inflated prices in Bowness but this takes inflated prices and adds poor service, lack of menu items and idiocy to the menu. Ordered two sandwiches - menu states it include pickles - none came nor did any apology or...More

1  Thank wildebed
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for one drink with a few friends. Andy the barman was really friendly. A few of us asked for the Gin cocktail, unfortunately they had ran out of cucumber but he made us a delicious gin cocktail with pear instead! Great presentation of...More

Thank Lizzie O
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Donna P
24 May 2017|
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Response from GutoS119 | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! And other cocktails if they can they will do!!
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Nicky M
17 October 2016|
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Response from Justinhut | Property representative |
Huge apologies for delay of reply , we welcome all dogs big or small , inside or out and offer water and nibbles normally as usual but on request as per x
5 October 2015|
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Response from Kate P | Property representative |
Hi June Sorry for the delay - we serve our usual menu in the evening, platters of meats and cheeses Thanks for asking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 42505
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The Country Hut in Bowness-on-Windermere is a cafe/cocktail and wine bar set in the heart of the beautiful Lake District, just two minutes walk from Lake Windermere, that specialises in amazing cocktails,meats and/or cheese, coffee and wine and pride our self on 1st class service.
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