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The Hotel is an absolute time warp, classic elegance, and run like clockwork. I hope the place continues as it is one of Englands gems. The lunch is delicous with lots to chose from. Best way to arrive is the steamer only a short walk....More
The small bar was packed so we went to the main entrance (boots not welcome!) and they served us a great leaf tea, in China cups, and the best beef sandwich ever! Soft bread with crispy crust and a thick slice of perfectly cooked tender...More
stopped in for a drink in the public bar while staying nearby. Very quirky and tiny!
Lovely garden at rear of bar and beautiful views from front garden . However marketing somewhat lacking. Only able to eat at 7pm if you can book a table...More
Dad booked lunch for us as part of a day trip to the Lakes including a boat trip from Glenridding to Howtown. He described it afterwards among family as old fashioned and stately, all meant positively of course. Delicious food, great service, comfortable and a...More
The Howtown Hotel is set in the small village of Howtown, under Hallin Fell on the side of Ulswater. We went there for lunch for my mother-in-law's 91st birthday the other day. We hadn't booked and the dining room was full, so we had sandwiches...More
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we only called in for tea after our group walk. I would think it would be music free as it is a lovely old worlde hotel. It used to have music in the bar long long ago where they would sing all the hunting songs but I have... More
we only called in for tea after our group walk. I would think it would be music free as it is a lovely old worlde hotel. It used to have music in the bar long long ago where they would sing all the hunting songs but I have never heard of it happening now. My friend went on a sunday night for a meal where it is a old fashioned salad and all the staff are in old fashioned costume.
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"Fixed price for D.B.B all rooms comfortable with copious amounts of hot water"