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Hole in t'Wall

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
+44 15394 43488
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish pie” (31 reviews)
“lamb henry” (15 reviews)
“curry” (19 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
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1 - 10 of 1,026 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The atmosphere is the usual 'historic' with ceramics hanging from the ceiling and red velvet benches and stools. Okay if not a little cluttered. They don't allow dogs inside, which is a shame as it usually lends to the atmosphere. I'd go back if dogs...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called here for a drink and what a find. Friendly staff and a lovely authentic old pub. Had some nibbles which were okay but not as expected but didn’t eat a meal although food around us looked okay. Would call again for a drink when...More

Thank Sue574
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic proper pub, serves great real ales and no fuss pub grub. If you are ever in Windermere you have to visit this place which is steeped in history. Very welcoming staff.

Thank Stevieb484
Reviewed 4 days ago

Found this oldie worldy pub on trip advisor...off the beaten track and full of charm. Excellent banter with great bar staff who were very welcoming. A partially sighted couple came in and the bar maid went out of her way to help them to a...More

Thank maffewandmaru2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this pub for a couple of drinks very busy place, we were lucky to get a table, they had a great range of beers and we also dined here, the staff were very welcoming on our visit, the food wasn't too expensive, to...More

Thank cricket2m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place ! After a lovely morning sailing spent the afternoon basking on the terrace to the front and then inside. Great staff, charming interior and thoroughly enjoyed it - would definitely go again

Thank Gill J
Reviewed 1 week ago

called in for a couple of drinks and a bite to eat, had pork pie and pork scratchings which was really good followed by a few pints of real ale, the pub serves three smaller measures of different real ales for the same price of...More

Thank william m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had two great nights in this bar. The staff are great the pub is comfortable and the choice was great. I'd recommend death door gin and grapefruit tonic totally amazing. It has live music which was good but stuff isn't so loud you can't...More

Thank katieann2604
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off for dinner and a few drinks early evening. Good service and staff. Good selection and local beers on tap as you would expect. Food was well priced for the amount you get as well as hot and tasty. Interesting decor inside to keep...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for beer and a bite , ordered nachos to share, they arrived well presented but on first bite found a sharp shard of glazed China , staff explained it was due to stacking dishes on top of each other and replaced it with...More

Thank John k
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Questions & Answers
steve c
12 July 2017|
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Response from ElaineJEastYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but they do advertise and it's a great place
linda h
7 April 2017|
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Response from Helvellyn2009 | Reviewed this property |
It's a very busy place! I don't think they book tables?
Annew G
9 February 2016|
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Response from Murphymelling | Reviewed this property |
Every time I have been the hole in the wall there is always live music on over the weekend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43488
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