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Vinegar Jones

Royal Square | Bowness on Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
+44 15394 44846
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish and chips” (189 reviews)
“pies” (7 reviews)
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Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Royal Square | Bowness on Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As it says in the title probably the best fish & chips we've had. Little wait as everything is cooked to order but so worth it. We had fish chips and sausage and quality of all exceeds any other fish shop standards! Would probs travel...More

Thank Rachel766
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to have lunch in our apartment one day and so popped over to Vinegar Jones. This is the cleanest and freshest fish and chip shop I have seen. There was a slight wait while our items were cooked to order. The food was...More

Thank keeleydebs
Reviewed 5 days ago

Efficient service, great choice of portion size, reasonably priced and thoroughly enjoyable with curry sauce.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been coming here for over 10 years, every time we visit the area we pop in for some chips ! had the fish too and that was lovelyMore

Thank Dottyaboutdurham
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for a wonderful review, what a great recommendation, we have been running the shop for an amazing 10 years. Amazing we survived the fire and the floods, amazing with all the wonderful customers we have met and meet again and again....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on the way back home to Manchester after a huge walk in terrible conditions, but I don't think it was the fact that I was so hungry that made the food taste so good. Beautiful chips, piping hot, perfectly cooked and a large...More

Thank Liz B
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Yes walking up an appetite in this beautiful area does make our food taste even better. Thank you for the great comments regarding the chips and our Butcher Shop pies, bought in from a local butcher, he...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although £3 for a bag of chips is very pricey in my opinion it did seem pretty typical of what other fish and chip shops in the area were charging and the quality of the chips did somewhat justify the high price. The chips were...More

1  Thank L S
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your amazing review, this must have been our large portion, as we do sell a chip cone and a regular size which are £1.50 and £2.00 respectively. Our potato supplier is amazing and as they are only just over the border in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not everyone would choose Fips for their birthday tea, but the chance to have Gluten-free Fish & Chips was too good to pass up! Friendly professional counter service, Clean café with wonderful view of the Lake from their upstairs seating area. The GF batter tasted...More

Thank garlic-n-sapphires
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A very Happy Birthday. So pleased you enjoyed the GF Fish and Chips and battered sausage. The team are delighted with your comments and thank you of reviewing them so positively. We hope we see you again soon. Vinegar Jones establishing tradition of the Great...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only ordered chips with gravy but can honestly say I enjoyed it so much. The chips were freshly cooked as I waited and not greasy at all. and the gravy was soo tasty> im not sure what sort of gravy they use, but please...More

Thank heidicumbria_UK
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely view, chips and gravy a classic, perfect on a Winter Walk, steamy and full of taste. Also many thank for the remarks regarding the team and the general cleanliness ambience at our Village Chippy. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I work in a local shop. Fancied treating myself to Pie and chips, so with my regular chippie closed at the mo', googled Vinegar Jones. It had always had a reputation locally as being pricey, so had avoided it, but the Menu they have up...More

Thank alanpT6402BN
TheLakesWaterTiger, Front Office Manager at Vinegar Jones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So sorry regarding the mix up over price. I am not really sure where you got the prices from, and would be interested to know which online engine/server, as our website www.vinegar-jones@btconnect.com in line with a number of food outlets does not feature price. Looking...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing amazing food is fresh hot an very tasty yum yum yum. place is very very clean great views from upstairs. Staff are polite an funny great customer service. Value you for money yes..

Thank Tracey A
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Lewis S
3 August 2017|
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Response from gill o | Reviewed this property |
I asked for gluten free and that was fine not sure about your requests sorry
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Tweetypies
19 February 2017|
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Response from michaelb1950 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I was there in February and they were closing at 7.30pm. You can ring them on 01539 444846.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$150 - US$800
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:30
Saturday
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Square | Bowness on Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 44846
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Description
Traditional British fish and chip takeaway with eat in facility. Butcher Shop pies, sausages and burgers. Vegetarian, Halal and Gluten free meals available. Fresh fish and potatoes prepared in house. Watch your meal being prepared. Family owned and run. Free wifi, hot drinks machine and bathroom facilities.
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