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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 - $31
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
BirminghAm
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

An amazing choice of food on offer - we struggled to choose! The whole experience was fab and we would definitely go back. If you are thinking of visiting make sure you book in advance. It's only small and lots of people got turned away! Well worth it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Chose this for our anniversary and we were not disappointed. Chose the ala carte menu despite the fact that the specials looked great too, my wife had the duck breast with dauphinois potatoes which she really enjoyed, I had the smoked haddock with scallops and chorizo, out of this world flavour great taste and just enough. For desert we both... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Came here for dinner - service was impeccable. The waiter and waitresses brought everything at just the right time and paid great attention to detail. The food was fabulous (I had the seafood!) highly recommend this restaurant :)

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UK
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

we have been meaning to try Francines for years! just never got around to it - what a shame we did not try this restaurant sooner as its fab. quite a small restaurant on the main road through Windermere and the appearance from the outside doesn't really do much for the restaurant. But once inside the service, staff and food... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A lovely find delicious food well presented and good value. We had read there menu several times but just recently found time to visit and what a lovely surprise. The pig on a plate was so good I look forward to visiting again soon.

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Greasby, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Picked this place due to its location to our cottage and because of the great reviews on trip advisor. Firstly I would like to say the food was lovely but I was a little dissappointed due to the rave reviews this place had received. We have eaten in many venues in Windermere and bowness and although this was pleasant I... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Nice French food with good smile and willingness to make you comfortable. Middle of the road prices but quality of food and wine really good.

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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stumbled across this little gem on our first night. The food was just amazing. We both had the salmon gravlax as starters. My husband had pork belly and I choose smoked haddock, scallops and chorizo as main course. Deserts were yummy too. We liked it so much that we booked again for our last night. The staff are very... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

3 course meal for 2 with bottle of wine and coffee, circa £75. Very pleasant vibe, good for couples and adult groups. Couldn't see anything else around town that looked like it might match it for food and ambience

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The Highlands
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The lady in the sweetly shop recommended Francines. The entrance is small but once inside there are lots of nooks and crannies. I had the pan fried steak and my wife had the lamb shank and both were delicious. Staff were friendly and efficient. Two courses and a glass of wine each came to £60.

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