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Francine's

27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
015394 44088
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Ranked #6 of 68 Restaurants in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $30
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
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
Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Our second visit here was just as good as the first. The value is outstanding - as well as the full menu there is a special menu at £18.95 for three courses. I had a lovely pate with brioche, followed by vegetarian pasta (there were meat options too) and Eton mess. Extremely good at that price. Little touches like the... More

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

A friendly atmosphere that felt more casual than other restaurants although the food was still as excellent.

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Mans
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Small restaurant with brilliant tasty food. We were recommended this restaurant by a local taxi driver. What a great choice.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

As visitors to nearby Bowness, my wife and I booked a table in anticipation of a lovely meal based on the reviews. I ordered lamb shank and my wife a steak but we were very surprised to have to pay for the bread we asked for as apparently it's only free of charge if you order a starter. We found... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We booked on 31.08.2014 from advice from Mary and Phillip, owners of 1 Park Rd B&B. the atmosphere, service and standard of food was absolutely amazing. Menu selection excellent, starters varied from snails, seared scallop black pudding, ox cheek. Mains set menu or a la carte great value for money. Wine list select but the Sancerre value £23 a real... More

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

A lovely meal with the staff providing excellent attention. Could not find one fault and my favourite, the crème brulee was beautiful.

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Rock Ferry, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

Having gotten married on Friday me and the wife are spending our honeymoon in Windermere.We decided late Sunday to go out for a bite to eat after walking round for a while we stumbled upon francines and how glad I am we did.The place was quite busy but the staff made us a table up even without a booking we... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

The pigs cheek starter was excellent and complimentary canapes a most welcome touch. Ballotine of whiting with lots of mussels in a creamy sauce was fabulous. Staff very attentive and quietly provide a great service. Back again tomorrow night, enough said?

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We live locally but have never tried Francines before, we went on Wednesday and it was one of the best lunches we have both had, adequate portions for the price, the beef was lovely and falling apart. The service was exceptionally polite both from the young lad serving us and the lady. Not fast but not slow service, enough time... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Creative menu, especially the 'specials'. The staff are very quick and efficient and the food came promptly despite a full restaurant. Complimentary canapés nice touch. Steak very good and fish excellent. Would happily revisit.

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