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All 66 Windermere Restaurants

Francine's

27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
015394 44088
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Ranked #7 of 66 Restaurants in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $29
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Winchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

I came across Francine's on a Thursday night (in the rain) and it looked very inviting. The welcome was great, staff were working hard but were very helpful. Very nice atmosphere. Prices are very good (I had the 2 Course fixed) - the Goats Cheese Mushroom Starter was superb but the Chicken Breast dish I had for Main was curiously... More

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Mumbai
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Went with my family for a meal after having drinks at Grey Wall. We ordered a soup, main course and starter. 5 minutes after the order, the owner of the place walked up to us and said that we need to order drinks otherwise he won't serve us. He claims with our order he won't make enough to wash his... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Called in for lunch,today, ordered Penne Arrabiata, after 20 minutes it arrived plate was hot but the pasta Was cold. It was taken away reappeared 5 mins later just warm.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We looked for a place to eat for dinner (sun night) prior to visiting Windermere for the weekend for my birthday which I celebrated with family (6 people). After reading reviews on this site, I picked Francine's as the menu looked to offer a variety of food options. On arrival, the restaurant was busy (which was a good sign) as... More

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Yorkshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Meal was very tasty, but would have liked more veg. Had the lamb shank which melted in your mouth but was disappointed as minimal veg on my plate.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We enjoyed our meal here. No complaints about the food, but do realise that everything decent food-wise in Windermere will be at almost-London prices. Excellent and friendly customer service, especially noting the waitress who split our shared entree into two plates before serving up to us, and the way the wait staff and kitchen handled the (late) request of a... More

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westmidlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Booked evening meal for Saturday night, table was ready prompt,mom being seated canapés were bought. I had a pasta dish and my husband had the lamb shank, both meals were very good. I ordered the creme brûlée, the best I have eaten and my husband also had a desert, his words the nicest he had ever had. The meal was... More

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Was recommended by our guest House (Newstead) just a 7 minute walk away. Went for evening meal would recommend booking as we managed to reserve a table but when arrived its so popular sign on door said they were fully booked. Good range of food, more than appears on their website. All our dishes were promptly served, well presented, and... More

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Pennal
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Hubby and I had a lovely light lunch here. I had a lovely soup of cauliflower with truffle oil, lovely warm bread. Hubby had a Palma ham and blue cheese sandwich with a salad garnish - also lovely. They seem to have a great choice of evening menu, if we had stayed longer in Windermere we would have certainly gone... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We loved our experience at Francine's. They had Lobster as a special on the day we were there and it was exquisite and such good value for money. The restaurant is not the cheapest but if you want a fine dining experience then give it a go. The staff were friendly and the service superb

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