The Wild Boar Grill & Smokehouse

(505 Reviews)
The Wild Boar Inn, Grill & Smokehouse Crook Road, Windermere, North West England, LA23 3NF
British, Afternoon Tea, Steaks & Grills
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Top offer

Alternative Afternoon Tea - £25 per person

Alternative afternoon tea £25 per person that includes an alcoholic drink and as much tea and coffee as you like. Booking is essential

Average

Main course: £20
Food spend: £36

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:30 - 21:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:30 - 21:00

Restaurant description

Set amidst the stunning landscapes of the Lake District and winner of Cumbria Pub of the Year 2014, The Wild Boar Grill and Smokehouse showcases modern but hearty British food. Discover roaring open fires, sprawling rugs and low beamed ceilings in the cosy dining room.

Priding itself on its traditional décor bursting with character, The Wild Boar Inn also boasts an open kitchen for views of the chefs in action. Snack on pork crackling before sampling starters such as snails in herb, garlic and brandy cream, or game pie with piccalilli.

Guests can choose from mains including wild boar chop, and poached fillet of turbot with langoustines. Traditional pub classics such as the home roast and fish and chips can also be found on the Wild Boar Grill menu. Apple and homemade toffee vodka sorbet is a highlight among the desserts, and the wine list is substantial.

In close proximity to the famous Lake Windermere, The Wild Boar in Cumbria is a favourite with both locals and visitors. Windermere Train Station is a 10-minute drive away.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for The Wild Boar Grill & Smokehouse
4.4
(based on 505 reviews)

92%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
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  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (218)
  • al fresco (12)
  • breakfast (73)
  • business (23)
  • child friendly (54)
  • dinner (297)
  • entertainment (11)
  • large parties (58)
  • lunch (133)
  • luxury (100)
  • private dining (81)
  • romantic (177)
  • trendy (42)
  • value (97)
  • views (67)
  • By Julie M from Liverpool
    16 September 2020

    OMG so many of my friends posted pics of the afternoon tea. So we decided to pay a visit with our friends who were visiting from London. We prebooked the afternoon tea for 1:30 and turned up 20 minutes early and our table was free. Such beautiful surroundings and our table was in a lovely location In the pub and so relaxing. The alternative afternoon tea was HUGE!! It didn’t disappoint!! The pork pies and fish bites were amazing and the scones and jam were delicious too. Amazing experience and we have been telling everyone to visit. We will be back.

  • By Sharon K from Morecmbe
    16 September 2020

    Afternoon tea was very tasty, staff very helpful would well recommend

  • By David P from London
    16 September 2020

    A fantastic dinning experience, thank you so much. Loved the smoked lamb and steak and enjoyed with a nice bottle of red, Chateau Corbin. Desert looked and tasted beautiful. A perfect evening in a beautiful restaurant. Loved the huge supporting rock by the open kitchen.

  • By Rachel L from Barrow
    14 September 2020

    I came for afternoon tea with my boyfriend. He got the three ales which he said were all delicious and same for my pink fizz ?? The afternoon tea was amazing, only problem were our scones were under cooked but we were full anyway and it happens, so we didn’t bother mentioning anything. Service was good, all staff are lovely. We will be returning.

  • By Mandy P from Lyth kendal
    11 September 2020

    We had afternoon tea which was lovely good food good atmosphere and good service

  • By Dean D from Greater Manchester
    11 September 2020

    Food very nice. Different to any other afternoon tea.

  • By Michael P from Dalton in Furness
    10 September 2020

    Food is excellent, easily the best afternoon tea in the Lakes. Service is outstanding, nothing is too much trouble. This is our 4th visit and we will return!

  • By Emma Ballands S from Barnsley
    10 September 2020

    This was the second time we have visited and we were not disappointed. The staff were lovely - welcoming, friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The food was outstanding - pigs in blankets nibbles followed by the smoked rib eye which was delicious. Drinks were reasonably priced with a good selection. Desserts - sticky toffee puding in particular were amazing and not for the faint hearted. The courses had a good amount of time left between them which unlike some of the places we visited was lovely and we didn't feel rushed. We will definately be back.

  • By Diane H from Whitehaven
    10 September 2020

    Fantastic alternative afternoon tea

  • By Kevin P from Newtown
    8 September 2020

    Very friendly and comfortable feeling. Service great. Food was terrific and plentiful

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The Wild Boar Grill & Smokehouse
The Wild Boar Inn, Grill & Smokehouse Crook Road, Windermere, North West England, LA23 3NF

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  • Alternative Afternoon Tea - £25 per person

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