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The Punch Bowl Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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A warm and welcoming real ale pub, wine and cafe bar in a beautiful part of the southwest Lakes. The Punch Bowl is a laid-back, country Inn in the best traditions and we'll always try to accommodate our customers wishes...if you want something...there's no harm in asking! We serve meals on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings and our food is all made on the premises, covering a wide range of styles on our constantly changing menu. We take bookings for parties of all kinds and can open outside normal hours for private gatherings. The pub is the tap for Beckstone's Brewery and their award-winning beers and we also stock a selection of other local beers as well as some great favourites. Wine
US$13 - US$26
British, Pub, European
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews salmon gammon steak pie salad pudding the pub great food beer garden golden wedding lovely friendly pub plenty of space well worth a visit hit the mark saturday night welcoming staff big portions many thanks
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to this excellent and friendly pub three times during our stay at nearby Brockwood Hall. Great range of beers including the local Beckstone plus excellent, good value, food including an enormous gammon option. Although predominantly a local we were made most welcome as strangers....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kpl91golf
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Just had a lovely meal here as part of our 3 night break in the lakes. 2 adults & 2 kids. Children’s menu available. Lovely pie and chips all home cooked. Kids and dogs welcome with board games and books available! Good idea to book...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ewesthead
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I found the decor a bit sparse and not fitting of the pub. The food was great and service attentive though. Responsibly priced and good location.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Trip748074
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, tasty food and fun pub games. The staff and customers were all super lovely and there were a couple of decent vegetarian options for us too. Fabulous!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank manchestergirl2019
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Dropped in on off chance, staff were lovely & squeezed us in even though fully booked. Meals were superbly homemade & excellent value. Would recommend as the place to go when in the area.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank satallen
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Visited here tonight after reading the reviews on this site and I must say we weren’t disappointed. I telephoned to book a table and was informed that they were very busy but could squeeze us in which was good news. Steak, gammon and scampi meals...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank edyhuw35
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Just had a great meal tonight. Fantastic steaks. Great gammon and lovely halloumi. Well worth a visit

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Adam N
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We called here for a meal on a Saturday night at the end of May whilst on Holiday close by. I phoned to book a table as I was told it got quite busy which was true.I ordered steak and my wife ordered gammon when...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ben J
Nick G, Owner at The Punch Bowl Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Ben, Thanks for your review, we always like to hear from our customers. I should point out tho that the days we serve food are Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights. Cheers Nick

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We visited on Friday night and sat outside with 6 dogs, 7 adults and a 15 week old baby we where all made to feel very welcome. The food was delicious 😊 The two ladies serving where lovely and very friendly, when we return on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank W995MBsarahj
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed a beautiful meal here, sat in the beer garden on a lovely day. The service couldn’t be faulted in the slightest and it was great surprise to see a vegan option on the menu, particularly for a pub in West Cumbria. I couldn’t...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gabiharrison
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Sharron M
15 September 2016|
Response from Nick G | Property representative |
That'll be the spell checker? :)
Sharron M
15 September 2016|
Response from Nick G | Property representative |
Hi Sharron, I'm afraid we aren't really within walking distance of your accommodation. I can give you the telephone numbers of some local taxi companies and you may be able to get a journey price from them, if that would be... More
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