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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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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good13%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“lamb” (3 reviews)
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23 Church Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DF, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely and nice restaurant, awsome food and restaurant was beautiful and all the staffs was helpful.

Thank karan0917
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We had breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hotel's restaurant whilst staying there. The menu is expensive and I don't feel the food reflects that. We decided to go elsewhere for lunch and dinner for the rest of our stay. The staff serving breakfast could...More

Thank Bagus08
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights & also booked a spa day with afternoon tea . I am afraid it was dreadful from start to finish! We were put in a room which was not of the category that was booked, bags were...More

1  Thank Departure432417
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

I have been on gym, pool and sauna. I go to gym every day in this hotel. Staff at the spa reception is very friendly and nice, they help a lot. Everything is perfect, nice and clean. Thank you to whole team and thank you...More

Thank NicoletaN123
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We dined here two nights and two breakfasts. Good service by the mainly Eastern European staff, who were very friendly and attentive. The breakfast choices were great and were well cooked. Nice view of the lake too, even if you're not right at the window....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
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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