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The Masons Arms

Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
+44 15395 68486
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (46 reviews)
“ham hock” (11 reviews)
“fish cakes” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Strawberry Bank | Cartmel Fell, Bowness-on-Windermere LA11 6NW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here when visiting the lakes. We got the last table at the back of the restaurant next to open fire. Was a very busy Tuesday lunchtime. We had sharing bits of mixed meat platter which was lovely. Had mains of chicken with stuffing and...More

Thank mags2912
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Masons Arms with family on Easter Sunday. We had Excellent Service and my husband commented on an excellent pint of beer! Unfortunately the food was very disappointing. The beef was that dreadful catering beef, the Yorkshire pudding was so hard it was...More

2  Thank WendyH-KH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited over Easter bank holiday and at night so didn't fully appreciate what I imagine are beautiful views from the very pretty outdoor seating area. Inside it has old-fashioned charm and is also very pretty. The upstairs restaurant was fully booked so we had...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in for lunch this week and found the service and the food excellent with a great choice on the menu and sensible pricing . Reviewed the Spread Eagle the other week and it is in the same group of restaurants including the Wheatsheaf...More

Thank GRHL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, I had the ribs which had a great sauce! Great atmosphere, very calm and peaceful, nice quiet music playing outside. Lovely staff make you feel very welcome.

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been to this tucked away restaurant many times and it never disappoints. Beautiful home cooked food of the highest quality from sandwiches to a la carte and Sunday lunch. We had light tapas hummus with hot pita bread and olives & feta with hot foccatia....More

Thank Bazzza53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place, we have stayed and eaten here countless times, the accommodation is lovely and the food is great, everyone we take along loves this place and they often return to stay themselves, you can eat in the bar by the open fires...More

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely country pub with lots of character, open fire and stone flags. Suggest you book as 5 of us went at 7 on a Monday night and the place was full inside. Food was very good we all chose a different main course and everyone...More

Thank Neill999
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Having arrived to stay at The Mason's we had a meal booked for the first evening. The food is lovely. Well presented and good value for money. The staff are friendly and efficient

Thank JED121013
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Great varied menu, lovely seating indoors in various rooms and outside. Great for lunch after a countryside walk or dinner. Lovely staff and delicious food, one of the best in the area.

Thank Agneszena
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8 February 2018|
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Response from mikew47 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, an upstairs private room
22 September 2017|
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Response from aecoleman1969 | Reviewed this property |
dogs are not allowed in the bar area unfortunately
22 April 2017|
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Response from Kelly Marie G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on bus route but can bike there walk or taxi etc. No train route direct. Dress how you like there's people from all walks of life visit here :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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