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Watermill Inn & Brewing Co.

$$ - $$$, British,
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
+44 1539 821309
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ale pie” (15 reviews)
“fish and chips” (19 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped here for lunch on our way through and was very pleased to have done so. There were 4 of us and shared several of the light bites. Each plate was excellent and made more so by washing down with their own beer.

Thank Annabel_and_Andy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic family meal. Staff really welcoming. Food was fantastic everyone cleared their plates. The desserts are a definate must.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called here with my family after a lovely walk around ullswater with the dogs. There were a lot of dogs in all well behaved and the atmosphere was very warm and friendly. The food was delicious especially the roast beef dinner and the fish and...More

Thank dawnyblake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much liked the Inn's selection of home brewed beers. Food is good standard pub food - but would look further afield after 2 nights. Breakfast very good. Rooms comfortable with the most powerful shower I've ever come across in a hotel. Only downside 10.30pm...More

Thank Rappeneau12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a meal here whilst on holiday and was not disappointed. Plenty choice on menu and on the specials board. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Liked the idea you cannot book tables which lets people walking in and sit down. Would recommend.

Thank tynrondoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming to this pub. Very dog friendly ,good selection of beers and nice welcoming atmosphere. The food very tasty and its definately worth a visit .

Thank lusardilinda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though not a lakeland pub in the traditional sense,given that the area is grossly overwhelmed by tourism it,nevertheless,provides a pleasant welcoming atmosphere providing good food and drink at reasonable prices.It is,certainly,one of the best pubs in this area for both tourists and locals alike.

Thank ted m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I were looking for somewhere dog-friendly to go during a day out in the Lakes, such a good find! The food was excellent, good portions of very tasty, homemade pub food served by friendly, helpful staff. We tried several of their own...More

Thank VHeather
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for drinks but the food coming out looked amazing Lots of choice including a specialised menu for those who are gluten intolerant Everything looked really fresh The beer choice is very good indeed Would definitely recommend

Thank Paulineripom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As usual nice lil find! Great staff and great food. Cosy little place, with a brewery attached.....winner!

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Luke S
21 July 2017|
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Response from lakespub | Property representative |
Hi Luke Yes are beers brewed here are nearly all available in bottles for sale over the Bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ings | Near Windermere, Kendal LA8 9PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 821309
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