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“Top food and lovely restaurant”

The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant is located at Windermere Marina and is open to the general public. Serving breakfast from 9am, food is served all day with last orders at 9pm. The bar is open until 11pm.
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We had a lovely meal here while staying at Windermere Marina Village. The menu was possibly a little more expensive than average when considering what we had been paying in Bowness for other meals, but given the ambiance and location it was well worth it.

All the food we had was to an exceptional standard and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Portion sizes were very good and the food was presented well. The service was prompt and everyone very friendly. The restaurant and bar is modern, with a nice décor and a nice place for a meal or just a drink while overlooking the marina.

Highly recommended by us all.

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3  Thank ElmDag
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Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

This is a restaurant of great ambiance and spectacular views.

A great place for a family or to catch up with friends.

Food was incredibly good. Bravo chef! The food was priced a bit high but when you get quality of food this high you are happy to pay for it.

Great wine list and range of beers.

I'd go here again. Staff are efficient and professional and venue is clean and beautiful.

3  Thank julesandheath
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

Had a really nice evening in here - food was good, but took forever to get it after ordering (2 hours?) but was very busy, my advise would be to eat early if your a family as after 07.00 they struggled to keep up.

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Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Wow. 2nd time here and 2nd time blown away by the standard of the food . All homemade even the chips and the venison and Stilton burger is to die for. We all enjoyed, even the children's chicken nuggets were homemade. Belgium waffles and millionaires sundae out of this world . Staff can't do enough to ensure that the service is great! Can't wait to visit again . Well done to all.

3  Thank Helen F
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

During a family break in Windermere Marina Village we tried the Boathouse Restaurant one night. (I came a couple of other times to the bar for a cheeky pint of Bluebird Real Ale but ahem...we won't go into that.)

On a previous visit in 2015, our family discovered the restaurant to be relaxed and the food pleasurable.

The menu had now changed but the chef hadn't, I was informed. There was a slightly heavier bias - and why not for a boathouse - towards fish/seafood. It's now gone up a notch.

Our hake, prawn & pancetta linguine, sea bass and mussels were all very, very good dishes and took no longer to arrive than other restaurants who prepare from scratch. Perfectly cooked, fresh and full of flavour, they delightedly raised eyebrows. This isn't the cheapest restaurant in the world to visit but it represents excellent value and so needs to apologise for nothing. The service is friendly and fuss-free.

And what a view of the Southern Lake District as the sun went down.

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3  Thank DAVE L
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