Open 365 days a year, closing occasionally for exclusive use events such as weddings and birthdays
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
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.
Fabulous service, superb food. Would highly recommend.
Dinner could not have been more delicious or enjoyable. The service was impeccable and so attentive and professional. The food was fabulous—one of the best meals we’ve ever had! Thank you for a lovely evening!
Again a wonderful meal for our wedding anniversary. Thank you!
Absolutely love going to The Punchbowl, it’s just a pity we don’t live closer because we would definately be regulars! It’s such a cosy welcoming place & with such high standards, even the simplest of foods seem to have that something extra special to them, you just can’t put your finger on but tastes delicious, which I believe reflects in how busy it is, particularly as it’s a little out of the way, we are happy to travel the distance because we know how good the food is, I would encourage anyone who has never been before to give it a try.... you won’t be disappointed!!
A very nice port in a storm on a very wet evening.
Fantastic atmosphere, lovely staff, great service and fabulous tasting food.. Pricey but as this was our wedding anniversary celebration we decided it was worthwhile to pay the high costs.
My husband booked our meal as a surprise for my birthday, we had been before but a long time ago, we were not disappointed, everything was excellent, would definitely recommend & go again, but sooner than last time!!
We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary with an outstanding meal, the Stornoway Black pudding starter was one of the best dishes I have ever tasted and the lamb melted in the mouth. My wife had the tomato and fig salad, and sea bass which she enjoyed emmensly, I can highly recommend this restaurant and would visit again at the drop of a hat.
Great Sunday Lunch
Only one problem - we were on a small table in the corner and were forgotten after making a drink order and had to ask again. Apart from that the food was good and we will visit again.
What a treat, great place to meet family and friends and enjoy one of the best places in the lakes, Sunday lunch has never disappointed. Thank you once again perfect.
Amazing wine and roast. Let down by the barmaid leaving me standing at the bar for 15 minutes, waiting to settle my bill. She literally allowed everyone to push in front of me. I wasn’t about to call these people out! But manage the situation better
Excellent evening celebration our wedding anniversary. The food and service was superb, looking forward to our next visit
Visited many times and its always excellent.
Perfect family lunch with outstanding food and great service. Only negative was highly fish oriented lunch menu - nor ideal for non fish eaters.
Excellent food as always! Fabulous atmosphere and service wonderful. Dog and baby both made welcome. Thank you!
Excellent meal in convivial atmosphere/
Excellent as always !
Outstanding food from a well crafted menu. Can't return soon enough.
Excellent Food ! Will be back again soon !
The Punch Bowl is now on our "must lunch there" list for all future visits to The Lake District.
Food was excellent and service very good
Given different potatoes than on menu
We booked for a late lunch for my Mum and Dads 60th Wedding Anniversary. The food and service were outstanding, staff very friendly, polite and attentive. Loved it that one member of staff I spoke to was a 'Dementia Friend'.