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The White House Restaurant

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Robinson Place | Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DQ, England
+44 15394 44803
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible28%
28 Sep 2017
“Simply dreadful.....”
31 Mar 2017
“What a dump”
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
Robinson Place | Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DQ, England
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

Unfriendly and irresponsible staff. Do not go to this restaurant if you do not spoil your precious holiday.

1  Thank 훈 최
Reviewed 12 January 2016

This place is just the dining room for the awful B&B called the White House Hotel. The evening meal was terrible with tough steak half the advertised size with a dribble of tasteless watery sauce. Breakfast was just as bad with greasy eggs, leathery bacon...More

1  Thank graeme w
Reviewed 4 December 2015

my wife and I visited the white house on the 1st and 2nd dec 2015, on a special deal ( the 2 nights b&b plus dinner & bottle of wine on the 1st night). we were a little anxious after reading the negative reviews on...More

Thank garry c
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Stayed in bowness for a couple of nights and had researched a few pubs/ bars and restaurants to visit in the evening prior to our stay. The White House had popped up on a website of a lists of places to visit. The restaurant looked...More

Thank StaceyH H
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Well my god, I'm rarely lost for words. Avoid this place at all costs. All I can say is the lazy owner is lucky we're mild mannered people. He should get up off his scruffy leather settee and go and smoke outside. He should straighten...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

We had mixed reviews of this place but decided to give it a try. On entering the bar we were greeted by a barman with a dirty apron on and reeking of stale beer. I chose a large coke and my hubby chose a lager....More

1  Thank NewcastleMandy40
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Last minute plans to go away for birthday celebrations. Should have read the reviews before putting myself through the trauma. It went from bad to worse the minute we walked through the door. Eating area filthy, the owner and another member of Staff sat at...More

3  Thank Leonie W
Reviewed 30 August 2015

checked out the hotel before and the photos dont represent how it is ,the ower was very helpful but the hotel needs a makeover lucky we stayed in one of the rooms not in the hotel .dreading breakfast but it was quite nice but need...More

Thank barbara t
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Booked this hotel through booking.com, pictures on the website looked fab, what a complete let down when we arrived... Not welcoming at all, no reception area just the owner sat on the couch with paperwork & utter mess... first impression was "where on earth have...More

2  Thank Alison H
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Terrible place, dirty toilets, leaking ceiling, smelt funny, room had seen better days, shower door had broken and was repaired with string.... Staff had obviously consumed the contents of the bar. Checked out as soon as we could find alternative accommodation .

4  Thank Emma S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Robinson Place | Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 44803
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