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Francine's

27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
015394 44088
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Ranked #7 of 65 restaurants in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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
York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Ate here by recommendations from our hotel The Hideaway. We were not disappointed. Although one would slightly be put off by the exterior the inside couldn't be more different. Food was amazing! Staff very friendly and good value. Wine a bit expensive but didn't matter as the rest of the evening was fabulous. Would definitely come again!

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Had an excellent meal tonight food and staff amazing and would recommend highly but would advise you book in advance

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

All went so well. Beautiful authentic decor, good wine and ales, tasty olives and bread... Then came the mains: ox cheek daube for me. The meat was so tender it was melting in the mouth. All that for about £20 each. There is also the option to go for the set menu and get even better value for money.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

My wife and I have been eating in Francines ever since she and her husband opened their restaurant some years ago. She is a great hostess, staff very friendly and the food is excellent.

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UAE
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

When we'd asked folk to recommend a restaurant in Windermere - not one person mentioned Francine's. We came across it when trying to park, negotiating the one-way system. (It's opposite the petrol station/Morrisons). it was one of those days when we knew we'd be having a large dinner so we had a bowl of freshly made soup and a roll,... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Unusual dishes, well prepared , good French style cuisine, enjoyed potted shrimps, ballottine of whiting, a soufflé and sachet torte.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Ate here last week and had a brilliant meal, the food was all delicious. We had tomato and pesto soup, lamb shank, seafood casserole, crème brule and bread n butter pudding all from the a la carte menu. Couldn't pick a fault with any of the courses and would definitely recommend to anyone in the area.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Excellent food in a pleasant bistro Couldn't fault a thing All our party chose different dishes but all were served promptly and all were delicious

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Washington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Wow I would definately return the food was extremely good and the atmosphere was excellent. If you can get in go as yu won't be disappointed

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

we visited this restaurant initially on a The Friday of our two night stay in Windermere just to be told that they couldn't accommodate us. We booked for the Saturday night but could only get a table at I ordered the daube of beef which was ox cheek served with escargot and it was brilliant ! Really gelatinous beef met... More

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