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The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant

Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
+44 15394 45225
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
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Reviewed 12 June 2015

My wife and I stayed for three nights midweek and enjoyed a very pleasant stay. The staff were very friendly and made us feel very welcome. Went for a walk in the 75 acre woodland with lots of bluebells and very tranquil. Only a very...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 11 June 2015

My husband and I spent Friday evening to Sunday at The Wild Boar. It is an ideal location if you want a place to stay away from it all, but not 10minutes from Bowness. At short notice I booked DBB for two nights, and was...More

Thank BarronDJune8
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Whilst the main course ,steak, was excellent quality it is way overpriced and came with only one mushroom and half a tomato all other vegetables were extra at £3 per portion making a VERY expensive meal. Unless things change will not be returning anytime soon...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Live locally & thought we'd have a change & add to our repertoire of eateries.. Food was 'okay' but certainly not anything fantastic and most definitely overpriced. Not somewhere you'd go rushing back to. Portions are insufficient to call a 'complete meal' - tiny quantities...More

2  Thank CumbrianKelpie
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Excellent staff, all very welcoming and helpful. The Wild Boar Inn is near Bowness in a lovely area of natural beauty where the surrounding walks are showing a carpet of bluebells. The room was clean, tidy with a great view of the lovely garden. I...More

Thank MargaretJD
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Enjoyed a visit to this pub/restaurant during a recent stay in the area. Called in for a drink and received a very warm welcome and tour of the microbrewery. Enjoyed some of the lovely beers made on site and a delicious light lunch featuring products...More

Thank WalshDublinIreland
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Great walks with the dog, The restaurant was very good, do ask for a quiet room as we were disturbed by a noisy AC unit we will return

1  Thank 100haroldsimon
Reviewed 14 May 2015

I have just had one of the best steak and caramelised onion sandwich ever. Lunch with my husband, daughter and myself. On arrival we were greeted with a warm welcome and just the right attention through-out our meal. At First glance we all thought it...More

1  Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Before even having the chance to eat here my partner and I were turned away by the rude waiter saying they had stopped serving!! It was 8.55.As we were driving down the road at 9.05 hungry and highly disappointed by the abrupt and very ill...More

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Fabulous - everything wonderful - will def be back! Service - surroundings - setting - all excellent . Lovely relaxing break.

1  Thank Elizabeth M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
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18:30 - 21:00
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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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