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Sail 'n' Dine

Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
+44 7976 214569
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Anniversary Date 12-08-2018 Sail n Dine Lunch Cruise

One of the best experiences we have had,we sailed with 2 other couples ,1 had had an anniversary... read more

Reviewed yesterday
stuartm69
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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A must at the lakes!! Can’t wait to do it again!

The whole experience was sensational!John is a lovely bloke and a great host. He is very welcoming... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MJT3
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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May 2018 marks 32 years of trading, my 11th season and 6th consecutive Certificate of excellence award! I offer 2 trips most days. The 10.30 to 1.30 lunch sail for up to 8 people gives a hands on sailing experience with a sumptuous buffet lunch with wine. My jewel in the crown evening sail leaves at 6pm and is a taste of true yachting, eating and drinking out on the Lake! My 4 course dinner is cooked by me using the finest local produce cooked to your specification whilst the conversation (and wine)flows! I take up to 6 (Adults only) in the evening. You must have guessed by now that I am completely a one man band! I am receptionist, chauffeur, wine waiter, skipper, chef and washer upper!
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best experiences we have had,we sailed with 2 other couples ,1 had had an anniversary like us and 1 had her 30th Birthday . To make it more personal ,John had posters with our names for the occasion. From the minute you...More

Thank stuartm69
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole experience was sensational!John is a lovely bloke and a great host. He is very welcoming relaxed, he just goes with the flow, nothings a bother to him. The food which he cooks is amazing, the mash is the best I’ve ever tasted! He...More

Thank MJT3
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were collected from The Lakeland Village and taken to Johns yacht to join two other couples. It was a beautiful sunny evening, and we were soon all having a laugh and getting to know each other. Johns knowledge of the Lake...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came with friends after going on Google for things to do in Windermere. Had an amazing time. John is a fantastic host with great knowledge of Windermere and the properties surrounding it. The lunch time food was beautiful and I thoroughly enjoyed steering. Will definitely...More

Thank Sally W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful day on windermere. The food was excellent and John was a brilliant host so well organised. We did the lunch time trip but we will be back for an evening sail thank you very muh

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again an absolutely fantastic evening aboard Sail n Dine. Cannot recommend highly enough. John is an excellent host and cook 👨‍🍳. Beautiful uninterrupted scenery of Lake Windermere whilst dining outside, it does not get any better! Thank you 🙏🏾 we will be back (again...More

Thank nelliemoss
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

What better way of exploring Windermere than on a lovely yacht whilst being fed superb food? We had seen the positive reviews for Sail n'n' Dine and thought we would try it out. John was an excellent host - his communication is brilliant, his cooking...More

Thank Timhall030290
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We’ve been coming to our place in the Lakes for years but never thought about a dinner cruise on the Lake until this week. My wife suggested it and I googled it and Sail ‘n’ Dine came up. Checked it on trip advisor to see...More

Thank GRAHAM M
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Myself and my wife booked a Sail N Dine experience as a part of our honeymoon trip to bowness on Windermere and we cannot thank John enough for what was an absolutely fantastic and enjoyable evening! We were joined by two wonderful couples and although...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

What a great night put. Collected from 'billet', a gentle sail, excellent meal and over the years met many terrific fellow diners. Our host for the evening John was, as usual, perfect and entertaining. His culinary skills exemplary considering the restricted cooking space. The wine...More

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LouF463
29 June 2018|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry, we sail at 6pm and from Bowness but unfortunately my next availability for dinner is 9th July.
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Fran G
10 April 2018|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hi Fran you can give me a call on 07976 214569
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jwrangles
22 September 2017|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your enquiry. Would it be possible for you to give me a call to discuss on 07976 214569? Regards John
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