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The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant

The Boathouse The Marina, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JQ, England
+44 15394 22785
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“linguine” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (18 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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The Boathouse The Marina, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JQ, England
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend lives in the area and we usually eat lunch here with her two children. It’s a nice relaxing atmosphere and mainly locals as it’s a bit off the main tourist drag. The menu is varied with something for everyone- young and old alike....More

Thank NellieWood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a birthday meal with the family and everyones meal was absolutely wonderful, great wines, great service and would definitely recommend!

Thank Jake P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called for a drink one evening ,enjoyed the pint &wine but pricey for us .Later found that they were on par with every where else ,its the Lake district i suppose. The menu did not inspire us on that night ,but after meeting some people...More

1  Thank d_j_bulmer
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Called in for drinks only on a beautiful sunny November afternoon. Sat outside overlooking the marina. We didn't eat here, just had drinks, but it was lovely. Will visit again.

1  Thank JaxGallaghan
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Called in for a light lunch with my wife. Menu catered for most & had a varied selection, food was freshly cooked & served relatively quickly all as expected. Most tables look out over the marina & there is seating outside, would recommend & would...More

1  Thank Jewbo68
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location by the marina. Very nice interior, clean and fresh. Comfortable seating. We sat upstairs (pre-booked) a party of 7. Menu is varied but not too long to make you worry about freshness. We hadburgers, fish & chips and the youngest child had pizza...More

1  Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We got here and we're taken upstairs to the restaurant, it was lovely. Staff were brilliant, food was good. Had a lovely evening.

1  Thank Steph h
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Having visited on a number of previous occasions this was an ideal location on a dismal rainy day to pass some time looking at the view in warm & comfortable surroundings with very pleasant un-pushy staff.

1  Thank granny4144
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the Boathouse Bar and restaurant for lunch and we left disappointed. We went for the crab mayonnaise salad and all I can say is that they only just put a taste of crab in the mayonnaise. No crab was really found. Very...More

Thank Duncan G
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We were staying in one of the Marinas apartments overlooking the Marina and decided to try the Boathouse as it was the only place on site to eat. We were not disappointed. The Boathouse is modern, well decorated, comfortable, and offers great views across the...More

3  Thank DaveRobbins
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Hazel S
26 September 2016|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
There is a menu on the website, search for the Boathouse at Bowness on Windermere, it is located in the Marina Village
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Scottsutcliffe81
4 August 2015|
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Response from TheBoathouse-Bowness | Property representative |
Hi, We are about a mile from the centre of Bowness. The Tourist Information would be the best source of info on B&B's. Regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Boathouse The Marina, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 22785
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Description
The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant is located at Windermere Marina and is open to the general public. Serving breakfast from 9am, food is served all day with last orders at 9pm. The bar is open until 11pm.
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