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“Quirky, old, taxidermy pub”
Review of Hole in t'Wall

Hole in t'Wall
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Quirky, old, taxidermy pub”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

I was told by a local this is the oldest pub in Bowenss, and THE place to go if you want proper pub food. I wasn't disapointed. It's full of character, everywhere you look there is something to put a small on your face with unsual trinkets and taxidermy. The food comes quick and is cheap, bit portions...think fish pies, scampi and chips, steak and kidney pudding, curry. You can't go wrong. We went in the height of summer but I can imagine it's the perfect place to hideaway in the winter next to the open fire.

  • Visited August 2014
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Sale, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Love it”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

As a regular visitor to Bowness this place is always one of my watering holes, full of charm, great service, and as a real ale lover ticks all my boxes, keep up the good work guys!

  • Visited August 2014
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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“Great place for a beer and to relax”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Old pub but lovely inside and a really nice sunny front beer garden. Not tried food but will do next time

Visited August 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Absolutely full of character”
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Bowness is situated on the side of lake Windemere, so as you would expect its a downhill stroll to get there. Pubs and eateries are in abundance, but if you like something "oldie worldy" and a bit different from the usual modern pub then this is the place to go. Without doubt the most traditional pub in the town! A good selection of local beers and a wonderful atmosphere to enjoy them in. Not wanting to treck around the many 'foreign' restaurants and only wanting a light meal we decided to have a go at their menu and opted for the "fish pie" - delicious - and plenty of it. Good value for money. An absolute must place to call if you visit Bowness!

  • Visited August 2014
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“top pub”
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This pub is the tops its been there since 1612 and I can see why the staff made us feel like we were old friends visiting with a good selection of beers. this pub is Bowness on Windermere best kept secret and a must visit place if you are in the area. Plus it serves good food.
FANTASTIC!!!!!!!

Visited August 2014
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