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The Arts Bar

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US$3 - US$32
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Bar, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most amazing tapas! Me and my boyfriend were both so impressed with the tapas and could not recommend enough! He had cocktails and I asked if they were able to make non alcoholic pornstar martinis (as I am 7 months pregnant) and they...More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for Tapas and a cold beer,Home made Hummus and beetroot dips were divine. Chicken wings had a real kick and too many more dishes to list . so much to choose from, truly mouth watering . The service was excellent. The food was so...More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived and women who presented us was very condescending because we were young lads. Immediately seemed she didn’t want us there, first thing she said was “you’ll be ID’d mind”. Like em yeh pet, fully aware of how it works. However the second person who...More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 1 August 2021 via mobile

Loved this place went every evening we were in the Lakes by far our favourite in Bowness. Really welcoming staff, great drinks and really tasty Tapas. We were there on the first evening they started serving food and the waitress apologised for things being a...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Kate, Marketing at The Arts Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2021

Thank you for the fantastic review! We really appreciate your multiple visits and reccomendation.

Reviewed 1 August 2021

This lovely place is tucked away from the main tourist area. The terrace was especially busy and there were 2 staff working their socks off - making sure guests were seated, taking orders and keeping tables clean. Some people were being turned away because it...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Kate, Marketing at The Arts Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2021

Thank you for the great review! We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 23 July 2021 via mobile

Perfect spot for drinks and people watching! Great menu and prices. Vast range of cocktails and drinks. Very friendly staff and we will definitely return.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Kate, Marketing at The Arts Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2021

Thank you for the lovely review, we really appreciate your visit and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 22 July 2021

Went here with my girlfriend for a few cocktails. Best cocktails we’ve ever had and great service with a cool atmosphere. First class

Date of visit: July 2021
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Kate, Marketing at The Arts Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2021

Thank you so much for the review, we're so pleased to hear you enjoyed the cocktails and appreciate your visit.

Reviewed 11 July 2021

we sat in the sun for drinks and cocktails - staff very friendly and service good - i had the larious bramble which was very tasty - highly recommend this bar for drinks and location

Date of visit: July 2021
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Kate, Marketing at The Arts Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2021

Thank you for reviewing us, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the visit.

Reviewed 30 June 2021 via mobile

We visited Art's bar today for a drink and we were not disappointed, the cocktails looked amazing and the taste was even better, thank you to all the lovely staff for your service and care.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Kate, Marketing at The Arts Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2021

Thank you for visiting and leaving us a great review!

Reviewed 28 June 2021

We came here for drinks this evening and my boyfriend ask if they had any local ales on tap. The waiter (?in his 40s/50s?) said no, and my boyfriend then automatically replied “don’t worry, no problem I’ll order something else”. The waiter then arrogantly replied...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Kate, Marketing at The Arts Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2021

We're sorry to hear about your visit. This is not the experience we look to provide our customers and do apologise. We hope you will consider visiting us again sometime, so that we can provide you with our usual high standards of customer service.

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Yes, The Arts Bar is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Arts Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4