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The Masons Arms

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$$ - $$$
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Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
+44 15395 68486
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is such a little gem of a place. I fell in love with it as soon as I walked through the door. The staff are on hand with friendly advice and a warm welcome throughout your stay. I found the rooms extremely accommodating, clean and comfortable. A bit of a walk from Bowness on Windermere but for a few... More 

Thank Jadey H
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the pub is really lovely and cosy inside with an open fire and big armchairs. outside area looks like it would be lovely in summer. we went for dinner and it was honestly the best food i have had in a long time. absolutely stunning. i had the chicken and my partner had the stew of the day. loved it... More 

Thank stefanygreen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The thing with this pub is that to get a table in the bar on a lunchtime you must get there for 12 on the dot. We got a good seat by the fire. Ten minutes later it was full. I had Cajun chicken burger which was very nice. My wife had ham sandwich. My son had a chicken baguette... More 

Thank andrewrowe21
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting for over 30 Years and we always look forward to it. From lazy afternoons with the lads to relaxing time with the family.

Thank Richard S
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from the unsurpassed selection of beers, usually including one of my favourite Belgian fruit beers on draught, the Mason's Arms also has the best ribs that I've ever eaten. Be aware that unless you have a gargantuan appetite, the starter portion is ample. The other dishes on the menu are also excellent. A friendly atmosphere, open fire in winter,... More 

1 Thank Tony_and_LN
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the Masons Arms on our first little family holiday (with our 6 month old) we didn't book but were welcomed in no problem. The food was brilliant, big portions and super speedy service! We will definitely be visiting again! Thank you x

1 Thank Hannah H
Kendal, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

attended for a surprise birthday treat.. never been and wow it was gorgeous. we had the mushrooms and ribs to start... the ribs were like a main absolutely huge.. the mushrooms as little disappointing as could have done with a few more but tasted lovely. we had the chicken breast main and burger main which were both delicious and had... More 

2 Thank Kelly Marie G
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152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I called in here for lunch on a Sunday without booking. There was a nice big fire and we were given a friendly welcome and told to pick a table. The menu is good if you eat meat but if you don't (like me) there's hardly anything you can have. I do eat fish so had the... More 

Thank MaisieMooD
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always like to pop over to the masons arms when we get a chance. This time there was just me and my wife and as always the good was excellent. My wife's rib eye was good and my three little piggies were wonderful. One downside was the menu stated the steak and chips were gluten free only to find... More 

Thank toffeefan36
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pub has a lovely menu and peroni on tap! We have been here several times and the food has always been great. The views on a clear day are fantastic. Would highly recommend

1 Thank jimmy0701

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 50
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?