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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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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“lamb stew” (18 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Rayrigg Road | Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BZ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I called in for a few drinks. At nearly £4 a pint it's not cheap and the young girl serving twice said a price and when I challenged her on the change she said oh I meant to say that price, felt...More

Thank 1969steveb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eat here every time we visit the area and never had a bad meal yet. Lasagne is as good as I make at home

Thank suemerrettt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in bowness for new year We popped into here everyday, the staff are brilliant so so friendly. Food is good. And a great atmosphere. Really pleasant place and nice chill time. Staff are so friendly I’d recommend anyone to pop in for a drink...More

Thank Ian0971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went in here for lunch and was disappointed. The menu states a soft white roll yet mine was rock solid. It lacked filling and was heavily buttered. I also had a hot chocolate that was very watery. The service however was very good -...More

Thank linz_269
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here last night with my partner and his family and we found the drink prices reasonable but the pub had a sick type smell which was a shame as they do nice enough wine. I think this pub is ok but compared to...More

Thank slocker1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been in here a few times, today the log fire was in full blaze an it was lovely and warm. We had two nice sandwiches and few beers to wash them down with. It is a dog friendly bar. Toilets were upstairs and...More

Thank NolaWarrington
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We called in for a drink or two. The main bar fire was with a load of locals. We did get a seat next to a radiator, but this seemed to be rather cold. Another couple near by still had their coats on as it...More

Thank Secret_Squirrell_33
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Myself and my husband popped into the John Peel whilst on a short visit to Bowness recently. We didn't have anything to eat here but really enjoyed a few drinks including mulled wine with a mince pie. The bar staff were lovely and even asked...More

Thank Lorraine G
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Visited this pub as we are staying in the area. On arrival the music was very strange. But we persevered and ordered food. A beef and ale pie and a cheese and bacon burger. It arrived very fast which raised the 1st alarm bell. The...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

called in on a very wet day with our westie a true dog friendly pub. Rose who served us was fantastic, the food excellent and mulled wine brill, 2 glasses brill. had the lamb stew and my partner the cajun chicken, clean plates. the pub...More

Thank kevin g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
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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