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The Crafty Baa

21 Victoria Street, Windermere LA23 1AB, England
+44 15394 88002
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“charcuterie” (17 reviews)
“baked camembert” (17 reviews)
“artisan bread” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
21 Victoria Street, Windermere LA23 1AB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is tiny! It's a small terraced house converted in to a bar right in the middle of Windermere. It's great! It has the best beer selection out of anywhere i've ever been. Definitely worth a look if your in Windermere.

1  Thank Tomcarguy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a fabulous little place. We went in after a walk back from Orrest head. I absolutely love sheep so seeing the name just had to go in. Lovely staff very welcoming and a great choice of ciders. Will definitely be back when we next...More

1  Thank Ellalou93
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great little bar with a great selection of beers! The atmosphere is wonderful and the staff were really friendly. The only issue is the size! Not enough seats to meet demand and perhaps could use a slightly more efficient seating plan...however that's a minor issue....More

Thank Myles G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really nice bar in Windemere. Quick service with lots of choice and food looked good too. Reasonably priced and quirky setting.

Thank seccles95
Reviewed 3 days ago

Strong tasty ales (expensive). Good music playing not too loud and the platters are good value and tasty. Welcome was I though a bit ott but it was like that all evening - a fine small bar - way different from any others in Windermere....More

Thank cagedavid
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time in the Crafty Baa, first impressions - welcoming, lively, friendly, unique and family run. Within 5 minutes, we felt like locals and the service was brilliant. Whether you want a swift drink, a nibble to eat or both, this wonderful little former bookshop/turned...More

Thank billandben2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

quirky little bar ,problem with food order but made up with atmosphere and great beer/cider selection

Thank ffbt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went in for a quick drink and returned twice during a weekend stay!! The choice of beer is immense but the fruit beer on tap was my favourite!! We had lunch on Sunday and enjoyed a large sharing board which was simply delicious! The baked...More

Thank Nikky H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visted several times for drinks over a long weekend. Great atmosphere and concept. The sharing board was amazing! We had the large one at £18.50 and there was more than enough for 3 people with as much bread as you need. Hope to visit again.

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another visit to the Lakes demanded another visit to The Crafty Baa - the extended Crafty Baa at that! Still as good, staff brilliant, beer brilliant, atmosphere - well you get the just... Get yourself there, as much as I’d prefer you not to and...More

Thank Type2_C
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Questions & Answers
18 April 2018|
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Response from vince3232 | Property representative |
yes possible to book a table please date and time !
11 February 2018|
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Response from vince3232 | Property representative |
children permitted food or no food till we closed at 11pm ! thank you 😉
Amanda J
24 December 2017|
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Response from vince3232 | Property representative |
yes bring your dog we love dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Victoria Street, Windermere LA23 1AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 88002
  • E-mail
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