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Watermill Inn & Brewing Co.

) #7 of 105 Restaurants in Kendal ££ - £££ , British,
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
+44 1539 821309
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ale pie” (13 reviews)
“burger” (19 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been visiting The Watermill for years as a dog friendly dining option. I must say that the food has improved greatly and the meal we had last week was fantastic. I must say that my dessert was sublime and the photo does not...More

Thank beeryhiker2015
Reviewed yesterday

The food is amazing and craft beer brewed on site. Service extremely good and staff very helpful. Worth a journey out whenever time permits

Thank Linda M
Reviewed yesterday

So we'd been to the mid-Lakes and wanted a meal before heading back to Lancashire: for years now that's been a given: the Watermill Inn at Ings. And once again this was the right decision. The permanent menu is very good, but always check out...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by chance on the way back from a day out , lovely friendly staff . my wife and I loved the food , lamb hotpot and steak pie enough said

Thank jennifer w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've visited the pub/restaurant on a few occasions now and we've always been very impressed. The food is great and really good selection of drinks including home brewed real ales. If passing it's worth stopping here.

Thank Liam_G3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great pub! Good beer brewed on site and possibly the best bowl of chilli smothered nachos I have ever had! Will be back to stay over for a night so I can fully take advantage of the great beer and food selection

Thank elgregg0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub has its own beer. The food is ok but not anything special had the ale pie meat had dried out a bit the mashed potatoes were in need of a nob of butter as they stuck to the roof of your mouth. My...More

Thank daveafm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set in lovely surroundings with open fields and small stream. Plenty seating outside and very dog friendly. Ordered steak n ale pie with chips. Pie was full of meat and plentiful but hand cut chips tasted like cheap frozen ones when I complained I was...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for mine and my husbands birthday dinner while we were staying in the area. The food was amazing (I had the lamb hot and sticky toffee pudding). Friendly welcome and lovely staff. When I read on the website it was dog friendly I...More

Thank 123cf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had some Hungarian friends over for a few days and wanted to see some of Lake District and choose this hotel because of location and of course the make there own beer . Rooms are nice and clean , Breakfast spot on , Staff are...More

Thank Addy42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 821309
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