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Watermill Inn & Windermere Brewing Co

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Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
+44 1539 821309
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ale pie” (16 reviews)
“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a lovely set of people who work at the Watermill, super friendly and efficient. The hotel has a lovely vibrant atmosphere and a super bar area, dog friendly. The food was brilliant and the brewed on site beer is brilliant also. We stayed the...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in Cartmel for the weekend and after shopping in Kendal we made the short drive to The Watermill for lunch. The food and the real ale were incredible. Plenty of choice of fine ales as it has its own micro brewery!

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and even better real ales from the micro brewery. Dog and boot friendly. Would highly recommend this place to walkers, drinkers or eaters alike.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good. Choice of beers. Good staff. Lovely location looking over the river. Good starting point for walks to Windermere

Thank Suzywac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in on our way home from the lakes to try some real Ale. We sampled the different ales in 1/3 pints as we wanted to try them all. The atmosphere was welcoming and the food looked great! Our favorites were the Golden Retriever and...More

Thank G_P_Morris01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here on Sunday while in the lakes on holiday after finding it on the internet. I need a gluten free diet so was thrilled there was a separate menu with lots of choice. I had fish and chips (because I normally can't have this)...More

Thank KS4834
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for Sunday lunch bar very busy as function room being used. Found a table thanks to a couple saying they were just leaving. Ordered food and drinks quickly the coolly wobbles beer which is brewed on the premisses was wonderful. The food was also...More

Thank derek61
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had been meaning to eat at the Watermill for ages so as Valentines day approached we decided to pay them a visit. As my Girlfriend can only eat Gluten Free and I was taking her for a surprise I can only say she was...More

1  Thank Motorspeed
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

So we came in for a Valentine’s Day meal as it’s our first time in the Lake District and the reviews were good and a colleague of my mums recommended it for the ale which I love. The starters were divine and the mains were...More

1  Thank Aidn G
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We have visited here a few times and always had good service and good food. My husband likes the on site produced beers named after dogs and always takes a few away. Dogs are welcome so are children. The menu is good and the food...More

1  Thank Riggy123
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Luke S
21 July 2017|
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Response from lakespub | Property representative |
Hi Luke Yes are beers brewed here are nearly all available in bottles for sale over the Bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 821309
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