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Watermill Inn & Brewing Co.

££ - £££, British,
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
+44 1539 821309
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ale pie” (15 reviews)
“nachos” (6 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very nice bar in the back with a fireplace! The Guinness was great and a set menu, sales meeting dinner was very good. I will stop next time for some Pies and English eats. Great bar staff make it an excellent place to elbow...More

Thank Canuckaway
Reviewed yesterday

A ‘paddle’ of 1/3rd pint glasses permits you to taste as many of the 11 ales brewed as your constitution can stand. Without exception every Brew was subtle, tasty and ‘moorish’. The atmosphere by the bar was good and local, the further into the rooms...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place has a great selection of ales. Nice place to enjoy a pint on the summer sun. Ample seating inside and outside. The food we had was tasty. Typical pub fayre . Lovely chunky chips. Glad we popped in.

Thank Hemant M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was looking forward to visiting here as it looks very welcoming from outside. He place is cosy inside and you can see the brewery through the windows which is a nice feature. There are plenty of beers on offer and a wide selection on the...More

Thank LnR_Lancs
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a recent trip around the UK, we had many highlights and positive experiences. This, sadly, was not one of them. I had singled out this lovely looking pub for a cosy evening meal for three, hoping for ambience, good food and a great atmosphere....More

1  Thank ikelmay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a late holiday this year and rented a cottage in Staveley ( review to follow). We arrived in the Lakes around lunchtime so called into the Watermill as we knew it was dog friendly. It really is! I think our pooch got better...More

1  Thank Always_Travelling117
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last week with our 6 month old lab and I think he enjoyed his stay more than we did! The staff were very friendly and the food and on site brewed beer were very good. Only 5 minutes to Windermere and 20...More

Thank MarcEdison
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here many times. Food always of good standard. Friendly casual atmosphere.Dog friendly, family friendly. Don't always need to book. Plenty of space with two bars and dining areas with one side for people with dogs which is great for walkers. Open fires are lovely...More

Thank laceyl0u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent old style pub that serves local brews and serves enjoyable food. Can get a bit busy at weekends but that's a good sugb

Thank cumbriared
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place fantastic food great value for money. Would definitely recommend.I had the lamb hotpot which was to due for never tasted gravy that good.

Thank fisher1967
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Questions & Answers
Luke S
20 July 2017|
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Response from lakespub | Property representative |
Hi Luke Yes are beers brewed here are nearly all available in bottles for sale over the Bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, 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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