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The Masons Arms

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Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
+44 15395 68486
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (41 reviews)
“ham hock” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Proper old style pub with fantastic food at reasonable prices , the ham hock was particularly good , can't fault the place and the staff were very friendly too .

Thank 55andy55
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing. Omg just soooooo good. Not cheap, but 100% worth it. Lovely staff, great atmosphere

Thank etph8847
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little off the beaten track but worth the detour. Been here twice for lunch and had excellent (and substantial) meals. Not the world's biggest menu but enough choice to make sure that you will find something that will get your mouth watering. Very good...More

Thank Derrick R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner and drinks at The Masons Arms in July 2017. Lovely friendly welcome, nice atmosphere in the pub, and great service all around. Bar has good beers, but we also reckon this is the best pub food we've had. Great dishes, well prepared,...More

Thank dcsn2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just as popular as ever and moreso on this bank holiday. Left it until around 2pm to go, having driven up to Cartmel Fell as far as is possible from Bowness. Parking was a bit of an issue, just at the end of a sunday...More

1  Thank Calvados
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited again on Sunday evening, we had booked, arrived early but we're shown straight to our table. The waiter and waitress were both very attentive and helpful, knowledgeable about the menu and thought about our needs without us asking. The food was delicious, ribs and...More

Thank FionaRoger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Turned up for lunch at 2:31 only to be greeted by Mr Arrogant who informed us that lunch finished at 2:30pm. This place is in the middle of nowhere so you do have to go out if your way to visit. Thanks for the offer...More

4  Thank David2003tragic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried to book fairly last-minute for August Bank Holiday Saturday for a meal but, rather inevitably, they were fully booked in the restaurant. So we took a gamble and turned up to try for either a table in the bar or outside. Didn't hold much...More

Thank StuartD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I first found this pub in July when up the in The Lakes for the weekend, and I had such a good meal that I was very much looking forward to coming back, which I did do last night. The pub has a rustic charm...More

Thank Matt O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found the Pub, a bit off the beaten track, Called in at 5.00 we were going to book for evening meal, Bought a drink in the bar, however when we asked if we could look at a menu , there seemed to be an issue...More

3  Thank Daddyduck
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22 September 2017|
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Response from 55andy55 | Reviewed this property |
There was a couple with a dog outside where we were sitting . So I presume so yes
22 April 2017|
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Response from Kelly Marie G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on bus route but can bike there walk or taxi etc. No train route direct. Dress how you like there's people from all walks of life visit here :)
22 April 2017|
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Response from N00kie | Reviewed this property |
You would need a car to get here and I would say it was casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 68486
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