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The Country Hut

45 St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
+44 15394 42505
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  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Wine Bar, International, British
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45 St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This quirky little place is right in the middle of town yet still tucked away. The new owners were very attentive and gave me lots of information about the local area. An intimate little place, ideal for a cosy chat with friends. This will now...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jeannie b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fancied our beer outside under the heat lamp on an unexpectedly sunny November afternoon. The young man serving us brought out a blanket too and was very welcoming,asking about our break and what we’d been doing. Even smiled and said “Hi” the next day when...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank donnaheyes
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We stopped in on a Saturday night for a quick drink and stayed for a few! Fab cocktails and friendly service. The apple crumble cocktail is a must!!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank helencO8454VG
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Exceptionally friendly, quirky little bar with good drinks and atmosphere. PS: after asking where the bar was located whilst in the nearby Tesco Express, staff member Fez actually walked us back across the road to the door. I think you probably owe him a drink...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mysel
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to bowness for years and been in many places, but for some reason always walked past this place. So we said right we’re going in. We weren’t disappointed as the cocktails where lovely. And very friendly staff. Best cocktails I’ve tasted in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ian0971
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We've visited Bowness on many occasions and this is the first time we have been to this bar. What a find!!! It is small and cosy. The staff are so welcoming and helpful. They have quite a varied cocktail menu and they make a mean...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DeeCot
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Me and wife had the best time ever at this little cosy cocktail bar all with a lovely owner called Justin. Thanks for making our night special 🙏🥂

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Great little bar with nice small outside sitting area with heaters. Top service. We only had a bottle of wine but the cocktails looked good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hummer_m
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The country hut never disappoint us, sevice with a smile and proper cocktails, definitely we will return

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JMRS89
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Nice place to visit, the owner was very polite and very friendly. He made my wife a lovely Gin Cocktail and and nothing was an issue throughout.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LancashireGray
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25 May 2017|
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Response from GutoS119 | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! And other cocktails if they can they will do!!
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17 October 2016|
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Response from Justinhut | Property representative |
Huge apologies for delay of reply , we welcome all dogs big or small , inside or out and offer water and nibbles normally as usual but on request as per x
6 October 2015|
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Response from Kate P | Property representative |
Hi June Sorry for the delay - we serve our usual menu in the evening, platters of meats and cheeses Thanks for asking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Wine Bar, International, British
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 42505
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The Country Hut in Bowness-on-Windermere is a cafe/cocktail and wine bar set in the heart of the beautiful Lake District, just two minutes walk from Lake Windermere, that specialises in amazing cocktails,meats and/or cheese, coffee and wine and pride our self on 1st class service.
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