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The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant

Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
+44 15394 45225
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for an evening meal for a family birthday meal. The food was spot on and couldn’t complain. However the service was awful! The younger members of staff didn’t listen at all, walking away when you were mid sentence and then failing to actually do...More

Thank EmilyG3153
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't eat steak or breakfast here, tough chewy fillet steak, cooked breakfast inedible despite it being sent back & a "fresh" one being served

Thank Karen481959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely rooms great location , good friendly staff food could have been better, but still good the walks around the hotel are good , open fires a welcome treat and the boys said the beer was excellent

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing worse than having high expectations and leaving disappointed. I just can’t understand why this place is so highly rated. With that said, I have noticed quite a few poor reviews recently. Starting from the beginning, we were warmly welcomed and very well looked after...More

Thank Sam2787
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a local to the area its a great shame to see a once good restaurant that me and my family & friends visited regularly go so badly downhill. As part of our friends birthday weekend several of our school friends had flown from all...More

Thank Will2k11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent one night here, it was lovely to relax after a lo G drive. Our room was comfortable, the bar had a very relaxed ambience, the staff very helpful and friendly, we reserved a table for dinner and both had a Delicious steak, breakfast...More

Thank coombsy1960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant décor is lovely with its period features, including a very nice bar area, and the staff were very attentive and friendly. Complimentary bread is brought once you are seated, and we ordered a portion of the pigs in blankets, which were very good....More

Thank Ross D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the restaurant with my wife on our wedding anniversary after being highly recommended by friends. The food was pricey but very good. This is where to positives end. The food was let down hugely by the front of house staff and the poor...More

3  Thank AndyTaylorUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for the 5th time on Monday and it was lovely as usual, we always go here for our evening meal when visiting the lakes, and everytime the food has never disappointed. Me and my husband enjoyed the 12oz rib eye steaks, which...More

Thank natalie w
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Fabulous customer service, staff friendly and knowledgeable. We stayed with our puppy and everyone made us very welcome, we ate in the lounge of the hotel with our dog, food was amazing great menu choice including great gin and beer choices. We opted for a...More

Thank Jacqueline S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
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12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 45225
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  • This restaurant is at The Wild Boar
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