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The Restaurant at Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa

23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
+44 844 879 9144
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good14%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A large hotel by Lake District standards. Stayed for a few days in a room overlooking the lake. Food was excellant

Thank jhowe320
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights and dined each night, catered well for children, and portions were very generous, great value for money! Desserts were incredible!

Thank 777NZR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a busy day followed by a three hour drive we arrived after 730pm our booked time for dinner but we were courteously given time to freshen up and rebooked for a little later.The restaurant is large with full length windows overlooking the lake,sadly not...More

Thank gm55550
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location best point. On Windermere lakeside in the middle of Bowness. Pricey but above average standard. This hotel has been a well known quality hotel for decades.

Thank Singaporedreamer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a two day trip on a DBB deal. Room was upgraded to a feature king room, lovely veiw of Windermere Lake. Dinner in the restaurant was lovely, if lacking a little ambiance. Wine list was wayyyyyy out of our price range..cheapest being £22 for...More

Thank hollingsemma
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Our evening meal was delicious, the breakfast however was average; the staff were attentive and friendly.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 June 2018

after our dinner we asked for decaf and they said they didnt have it, later we went to bar and they had a machine with decaf, of course for 6 lbs apiece

Thank jeff h
Reviewed 29 May 2018

All food taken at the restaurant was lovely with excellent waiter/waitress service the exception being the evening dinner which was excellent fine dinning. Again the staff service was exceptional brilliant.

Thank Wynford35
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Went today to try a cream tea, should be nice at 10£ per person. Waited a few minutes for a waiter to take the order, as nobody would come, I went in to order at the bar... to be told that they stop serving food...More

Thank Fer193
Reviewed 14 May 2018

If you like cordon bleu cooking then you will love it. Nicely presented but not much on your plate. If you have paid for evening meal and want steak you will have to pay an additional £8 surcharge

Thank linda w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 844 879 9144
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