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Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 1 night dinner bed and breakfast. The stay was faultless from start to finish. Room and food amazing. I live locally and have highly recommended to friends for both food and accomodation

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this place, fantastic menu, and the best steaks ever...had a New Year's Day meal, I had the lamb,and husband had the duo of steaks, never had a bad meal here, and we have been coming for years...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Best steak I have ever had. Cooked to perfection. Will be going back again. The starter was outstanding as was the dessert. The staff accommodated every single one of our needs. This has made our holiday worthwhile.

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Coxhoe
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I used to visit The Wild Boar with my parents in the early 90's. It served as a great stopping off point between home and visiting my grandparents’ house on the west coast. Many fantastic memories were formed during these trips and I always vowed that I would return one day with my own family. Hoping to rekindle some of...

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ulverston
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Classic room, clean and comfy. Nothing extraordinary but faultless. We booked a package DBB and it was exceptional value for money. Dinner excellent, breakfast excellent. If only 1 criticism, instead of charging for the veg crisp appetisers, these should be complementary when guests get drinks, that would be a better touch. Also, don't add a charitable donation yo the bill...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the wild boar inn for 3 nights just after new year ,on arrival we were given room 16 which we thought was adequate for our stay it was clean and well presented but unfortunately the lock to the room broke so we were moved to room 6 , again an ok room but it is right at...

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Thank thestick1
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to Bowness, this old hunting lodge offers a lot of warmth and comfort for Lake District explorers with an extremely good chef. Very good customer service and well appointed guest rooms. Comfy beds in rooms with character. The hotel has its own smoker attached and I recommend the wild boar steak for dinner and the smoked haddock for breakfast.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just visited for 1 night for my boyfriends birthday, upon arrival our room was upgraded to a feature room which was absolutely lovely inside, can not fault it. We had a meal in the smoke house in the evening which again was absolutely lovely and the same applies to breakfast the next morning. Will be revisiting and would...

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear Rachel E Thank you for taking the time to review your stay - great to read that this was enjoyable and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Wild Boar Inn very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really wanted this review to be so much better because of the things we had heard about the Wild Boar but sadly, we could not rate it more than average overall; because of the room we were given (Room 20 -detail below) and the varied level of service from the staff. We toyed with complaining about the room when...

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear 131J_A Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay and I was sorry to learn that, on this occasion, we were unable to meet your individual expectations. It would of course always be our wish to address any dissatisfaction promptly and I am sorry that we did not have the opportunity to do so...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch for 3 sat 10th Jan as always fantastic food in lovely peaceful surroundings and great staff . It's nice to see this establishment has kept the same standards since I've first went in 1977 although different companies . It's a gem shame we have nothing like this in Northumberland. Will visit again and again Many thanks guys for a...

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EnglishLakesManager, General Manager at The Wild Boar, responded to this review

Dear pugs64 Many thanks for such a great review of your latest visit. We hope to welcome you back very soon. Best regards Matt Stanaway

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant
The Grill & Smokehouse Restaurant
Cuisines: British, International, European
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wild Boar with 33 bedrooms, grill, smokehouse and brewhouse nestles in a peaceful setting in the Gilpin Valley, Windermere close to the Lake. Benefiting from the beautiful surrounding countryside, including its own private woodland for guests to enjoy, whilst perfectly positioned to explore the rest of the great outdoors in the fabulous Lake District National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wild Boar

Address: Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $179 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Wild Boar 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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The Wild Boar Hotel Crook
The Wild Boar Windermere, Lake District
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“Long walk from car park to reception and then back to rooms - not for the infirm.”
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