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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
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Bar
  • Accommodation

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 Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Website out of date. Sags there is an early menu but was not available!

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Lovely leisurely lunch! A Raspberry Soufflé to die for.

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Visited On Monday, 16 July 2018

We’ve been many times and it’s our default choice for showing off to friends. Great food, which is often weak on a Monday night when Head Chefs tend to be off. Great team of chefs. Whilst we didn’t recognise front of house staff they performed really well. We entertained freinds from the States who were very impressed.

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Visited On Monday, 16 July 2018

Lovely late lunch with friends.Very relaxed and interesting food. Will definitely return. Brenda

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Visited On Sunday, 15 July 2018

We love this place!

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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

We are never disappointed with the food and service provided by you, and the setting and location is simply beautiful, especially on a sunny day! Russell Alty

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Visited On Sunday, 15 July 2018

Usual high standard of Sunday Lunch @ The Punchbowl, a very relaxed and pleasant experience.

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Visited On Friday, 13 July 2018

We found the food we ordered superb, complex but unpretentious. In particular my twice baked Lamcashire cheese soufflé was truly memorable, as was the roasted cod. I fully recommend the Punchbowl ..excellent and interesting food, efficient staff, fairly priced and with the added bonus of being in the beautiful Lyth Valley

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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

Great food as always.....Small issue with one child running around in the restaurant and shouting. Parents didnt seem to have control....Spoilt the atmosphere a little which was s shame...Thankyou

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Visited On Friday, 13 July 2018

Exceptional food, a lovely welcoming place to eat and drink. Must book to avoid disappointment

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 July 2018

Visited on a beautiful evening midweek and enjoyed a winning combination of delightful ambience, excellent food & drink, and efficient, friendly service. Definitely worth a visit

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 July 2018

Excellent we will return however desserts were slow to arrive and we had to go to the bar for Bill .

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 July 2018

Cool, airy room - delicious food - lovely wine - friendly service. What's not to like?

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Visited On Friday, 29 June 2018

Already told a few friends about how good the meal was and that we will be back again!

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Excellent food and drink generally, though we thought the wine slightly overpriced for the quality. Friendly staff but we were asked whether dessert was required on 2 separate occasions by different people. Coffee was diappointingly weak. Very tasty hot bread supplied. Would travel the 10 miles north anytime for a special occasion but not for a "routine" dinner at these prices.

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Visited On Monday, 25 June 2018

Don't change a thing!

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Visited On Sunday, 24 June 2018

Really enjoyed the evening. Excellent service and great atmosphere. It feels like a special place to go for a meal. The steak was slightly overdone, and overall it was on the expensive side.

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Visited On Friday, 22 June 2018

Thank you for a superb evening. We a party of five, really loved all the food especially the cheese souffle' which was amazing. The menu has something for everyone.The wines too were great. We will definitely be returning.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 June 2018

Staff very friendly and attentive, lovely place in beautiful surroundings, the food was outstanding!

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Nice country pub. Friendly efficient staff. Good food. Rooms were nice.

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 June 2018

Very enjoyable meal. Great menu.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 June 2018

Friendly staff and delicious food

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Visited On Saturday, 09 June 2018

Good food but slow service

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Visited On Saturday, 09 June 2018

Never let down by the food which as ever was amazing

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Visited On Saturday, 09 June 2018

Three of us took the skate which was so over salted as to be dangerous. My wife sent her food back and it was replaced by a moderate sea bass and her main course was not charged. Service was patchy and the food all looked clumsy. Not what we have been used to at the Punchbowl and will make think seriously about returning. Our French guests were not impressed.

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