Punch Bowl Inn at Crosthwaite

Punch Bowl Inn, Crosthwaite, Lyth Valley, Kendal, United Kingdom, LA8 8HR
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Open 365 days a year, closing occasionally for exclusive use events such as weddings and birthdays

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Bar
  • Accommodation
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About Punch Bowl Inn at Crosthwaite

The Punch Bowl has built a reputation based on good quality food, fine wines and attentive, friendly service whilst still retaining the homely English pub feel. In the kitchen we pride ourselves on preparing fresh, locally sourced food and presenting it in an honest but exciting fashion. The menu is based on a mixture of classic British and French flavour combinations using modern techniques and is updated regularly to meet seasonal availability.

If you are looking to bring a four legged friend with you we only have certain tables available for them, please call on 015395 68237 to reserve one of our dog friendly tables.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Really great service and food - such an enjoyable experience

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

Great lunch. Best Yorkshire pudding we've had in years!

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Excellent help with menu and wine list. All five of us really enjoyed the excellent cooking.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Superb food & excellent service. We dine at The Punch Bowl quite often & have always found it to be excellent. My only suggestion for improvement would be a change of menu every so often as we have had the same choices for our 2 visits within the last 4 months. Kath

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Lovely restaurant, food was exceptional and staff were very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend and can't wait to visit again.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 January 2020

We treated friends to a lovely lunch. Everyone enjoyed the experience: the food was delicious, the service friendly and efficient, and we had a thoroughly good time.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Outstanding lunch in very pleasant surroundings. Very relaxed dining and great service. We thought the prices were reasonable in comparison to other similar establishments. We enjoyed it so much we booked again for dinner a couple of days later.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Not only was the food incredible, but service was impeccable. We felt that the menu was strong and excellent value for money, as well as being utterly delicious. We both opted for the Oxtail to start, which was the highlight of the meal. I also particularly enjoyed the Blueberry Mousse. All of the team were very friendly and welcoming at all times during our visit. The location is stunning and the dining area cosy, yet classy. We travelled from Chester (almost two hours away, as we stayed for the weekend) and would definitely visit again. Superb.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Great stay thank you. Absolutely wonderful food.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Lovely Sunday Lunch

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Staff very professional. Was a bit cold.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Amazing food and service as always

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

My wife and I had a wonderful Anniversary lunch at the Punchbowl. The food was excellent, the service was first rate, very flexible, very welcoming, very friendly - excellent people - and the food was delivered very promptly, despite a busy room. We have been many times and the place is getting better.!! Particular thanks to all the staff for making our meal so enjoyable.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Great service, atmosphere and lovely food

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Lovely atmosphere, great food and staff. Food arrives quickly and very dog friendly. We have been a few times and we will be back again. :)

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Good fun, as usual.

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Love the place /only reservation is limited choice of menu since family visit in July - no change at all

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Beautiful setting and great food. Wood burners and open fires make for a great atmosphere on a winter’s day

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

We had a lovely first dining experience at The Punch Bowl. I had been wanting to dine there for a long time after hearing so many great things in the past and we’re not disappointed! The layout was lovely with the formal restaurant, bar and snug area which we enjoyed a drink in after sat in front of the fire. What made it particularly special for us was the fantastic menu on offer and level of service from staff; friendly, approachable, knowledgable & relatable. We shall certainly be back next time we are in the Lakes and have already recommended to so many friends & family.

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Staff friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is always good. Enjoyed out post Christmas lunch.

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Fabulous as ever!

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Lovely restaurant, staff and food. It was lovely to be able to have dinner with our dog able to join us in the bar area.

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

Always a special place. Family love the food and venue

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

We love your restaurant. The staff are very good and always cheery. Malcolm is a star. As we are regular visitors it would be nice to see a more frequent change of menu. You all work very hard....me and my husband appreciate you all. Thank you. Eileen Armstrong x

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

A very enjoyable evening. Will come again

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