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The Old John Peel Inn

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Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“lamb stew” (18 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice meals we always pay them a visit while we are in Bowness. The drinks are resonable priced. We ordered 2 8oz sirloin steaks on a sizzler it was lovely just how i like it cooked medium and my husbands well done. we both enjoyed...More

Thank Milnsy79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Centrally located pub close to the Magic roundabout. The bar and lounge area is quite cosy (interpret as small) but not many local beers to choose from. Had the beef and ale pie which was cooked in an individual dish with a nice gravy and...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice old fashions pub food was nice a little disappointed with the customer service as no-one actually spoke to us but didn't realise people could take there dogs into this pub I didn't like this my husband has an allergy to certain animal hair...More

Thank Connie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 25th March disappointed with poor service and poor surroundings not a good advert for lakes thankfully our visit with next pub.

Thank Pimpernel2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was spot on. Perfect location. Friendly atmosphere, prices were reasonable. Dog friendly. Right by lake windermere

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Old John Peel was recommended by a friend and it did not disappoint Lovely pub food (gammon was lovely) Staff were very friendly and helpful If in the area definitely worth calling for a drink (or 2)

Thank Widnesrlfc
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Fairly standard pub food but a little more pricey than of expect given the quality. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Visited quite late on for food due to arriving late. The kitchen was due to close but they were happy to keep the kitchen open until we made a decision on what we wanted. Food came out relatively quickly and the food was delicious and...More

1  Thank beee1986
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Had a good meal, in a place with a lovely atmosphere. Nice mix of locals and tourists. Definitely a place to visit

Thank Mr Jonathan M
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Came here on Saturday 17th Feb with the Mrs,friends and their children, the service and food was excellent, 13 if us in total and it wernt a problem food came out on time and overall a pleasant experience, I would recommend anyone to try this...More

Thank Russ C
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margaret s
11 February 2018|
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Response from doreen_dunmore | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure their menu comes with gluten free symbols against some options. Give them a call to confirm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
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Postcode - LA23 3BZ
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