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Rayrigg Road, Windermere LA23 1EY, England
+44 15394 42536
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12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:45
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Abruzzo
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111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,327 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

To be honest we have been here before & it has never failed to please! Not quite in the famed John Tovey days & when H.M Liz eat there. However, it has a deserved 2 AA Rosettes and their fairly new chef Craig Davies is hoping to secure a Michelin Star - which we judged will be forthcoming. Of course... More 

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Thank Caporciano
Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Miller Howe sets its offering of food a cut above the normal"fine dining" establishments. Don't expect roast beef and two veg. This is a culinary experience. The starter we chose was belly pork. Completely not what you would expect arrived. It was piquant, with amongst other things small morsels of black pudding It was deliciously filling too. The bread... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Miller Howe for two nights whilst attending a wedding in Bowness with the reception at the Miller Howe. We'd heard of the hotel for many years when it achieved fame in the John Tovey era but had never stayed or dined there previously so we were excited to at last have the opportunity of sampling this... More 

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Thank William P
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Good to return after a number of years. Good friendly service. Nice position in stunning district. then went onto Grassmere which has changed quite a lot but still beautiful. The Dove resteraunt was excellent in Wordswoth Hotel

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Thank scroggied
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Superb views. Had afternoon coffee overlooking Lake Windermere. Spotless clean hotel in luxury period house. Highly recomended.

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Thank Larry M
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We ate at the Miller how with a couple of friends and were all very impressed with the whole experience. The location, surroundings and the views make a pretty spectacular setting for dinner, and the food didn't disappoint either! Fine dining of a very fine standard, complimented by a very professional but fairly relaxed service that made us all feel... More 

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Thank lakesfoodie
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Paid for afternoon tea as a surprise for my other half . We went into the hotel reception area and was told to go into the area on the left no other explanation, very cold welcome. It seemed we were a bother to the reception member of staff. We then waited for a member of staff to take our order... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have visited this restaurant many, many time since the era of John Tovey. The location is upscale and spectacular, without being too formal. The views over Lake Windermere are spectacular. The food is modern and thoughtfully prepared and the service is prompt and friendly. Perfect.

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Gosforth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I took my elderly mother and two others to Miller Howe for afternoon tea. Oh dear from start to finish it was not good. They weren't ready for us, the staff were unwelcoming, the food was shabbily presented, sparse and extremely uninspiring. The sandwiches were ok, although I had phoned ahead to ask for no smoked salmon and we got... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Visited the Miller Howe for a family mid-week lunch on a grey and intermittently rainy day. The food served was delicious with an excellent wine list. The staff were friendly and helpful, which always helps things along. Although there is a menu posted on the website, it should be noted that this is an example only. The menu we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 44 - US$ 57
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:45
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:45
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:45
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:45
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rayrigg Road, Windermere LA23 1EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 42536
Description
If the Lakes are the jewel in the crown of Britain’s countryside then Miller Howe must be the Queen. Why? Because this restaurant is wearing that jewel well. With the most stunning views possible over the beautifully English Lake Windermere, you probably wouldn’t notice if you were sat on a polyester sofa and served up a Kwiksave ready meal. However, take your eyes off the windows for just a moment and you’ll notice that the surroundings are comfortable, good looking and with somehow more than a little taste of Italy. Although A La Carte options are available, most diners will delight in the Set Menu which boasts the very finest dishes using quality British ingredients.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?