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Jackson's Bistro

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West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
+44 15394 46264
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Preston, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had another excellent meal here - realised we have been eating here for over twenty years, and it is always well prepared and presented, with good service. Bravo!

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1 Thank Andrew B
Hull
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A busy restaurant with o.k food.Often it depends what you choose from a menu both my husband and myself had starters and main courses both where o.k but would not go out of my way to return.

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Thank GailHull
Cannock, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my wife during lakes trip Was accomodated without booking Lovely food, great set menu and reasonably priced Excellent stuff!!

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2 Thank stewart s
Darlington, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another delicious meal and excellent value! We were seated downstairs this time around and we commented that we preferred being down there. It was cosy and intimate. Service was superb!

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2 Thank smt372
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We looked in to a few places before booking anywhere and after recommendations from other people we decided to book Jackson's bistro. I ordered the fillet steak and the other half had seafood platter. For the price of the food it was so plain. We won't return here for food. No where near as good as the steak and ale... More 

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Thank JanthG1
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an absolute gem this is! Went for the first time on my birthday and had an excellent dining experience. The food was brilliant (highly recommend the scallops and king prawns) and presented very well, the staff were all very attentive and friendly and the atmosphere was great. The manager even brought over a complementary glass of fizz to wish... More 

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2 Thank TheOnlyKat
Manchester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be the best eating establishment in bowness I had the fillet Steak and was really top class Service brilliant and nothing too much trouble Make sure you book early

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2 Thank Geoffrey65
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a last minute booking on Good Friday and the staff went out of their way to accommodate the booking. Food, service and atmosphere were all excellent. We will definitely return on our next visit to Bowness

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2 Thank Tracey B
Henlow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this fab restaurant, as all others were full. It ended up being one of the best dinners we had.

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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this Good Friday and had a wonderful meal with our two children (teenagers). Couldn't fault the food quality, wines and service. Definitely on our list to visit again when next in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West End, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46264

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?