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Watermill Inn & Brewing Co.

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Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
+44 1539 821309
00:00 - 21:00
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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The watermill inn is a great place to take your dogs for a stay. They are a very friendly dog b&b and will take large Dogs and multiple dogs. We stayed in room 4 which although not massive was big enough for us with 2 huskies. The beds are comfy but a tight fit if over 6 foot. They have... More 

Thank Geoff H
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to pop into this lovely little place on our way back from the hawkeshead brewery for food and we were not disappointed. This pub sells the best food in the lakes I've ever had! The service is great and the staff were so lovely had polite, food arrived quick and beautifully cooked to perfection! The Food was so... More 

Thank dionnecandice
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were passing and decided to drop in for an early dinner. I ordered black pudding for starter, lamb hotpot for my main and my wife ordered the blt sandwich. We had to complain after waiting 50 minutes for my starter, There was no apology and it arrived a couple of minutes later. The sauce was freezing but having waited... More 

Thank Stewart C
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Watermill again and found the food still to be good and nothing was skimped on the wine Is also reasonable priced. Dogs catered for with treats and water. Would recommend for a good pub meal at reasonable prices with plenty of choice.

Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to head out from the holiday cottage for our last family meal on Thursday 6th April and as there were 7 of us thought we would try the pub a few minutes away in Ings - we where staying in Staveley. Fires roaring, table found to accommodate us all and welcoming smile from the bar staff. Ordered drinks and... More 

Thank Jane H
North east
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140 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried on Saturday night & couldn't get a table, it's a if you can find a table your in place no q system or booking. So we had to leave disappointed as we could not get seated and showed no sign of anyone leaving. So we tried again on the Sunday around 4pm success we got a table! Meals... More 

Thank SusanNortheast
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had a lovely walk from windermere to the watermill inn at ings it took about an hour but it was well worth the walk the food was delicious i had the steak pie highly recommended dogs are more than welcome and lots of selection of whisky and there own brewed beer.

Thank josephinh
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Great pub food a good choice on the menu and a good choice on the special board parking outside and a lovely country pub

Thank jimmy0701
Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

My partner and I visited here on Saturday night following research on tripadvisor and we weren't disappointed! We were staying at the nearby travelodge and it was only a short drive to the watermill inn. We both had cheesy garlic bread for starters, followed by lamb hotpot and the special cod loin - the food was delicious and we were... More 

Thank Elewoo
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great traditional Lakeland pub brewing there own beer which is some of the best in Cumbria if you like real ale it one you just can't miss

Thank gbrader61

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?