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27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
015394 44088
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Ranked #9 of 66 Restaurants in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $28
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
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

This has to be the best place to eat in the area, the food is wonderful; the menu varied and with some interesting and different options. We were there for lunch this time and it was lovely. The staff are so friendly and helpful it is just perfect - just wish we lived closer so we could go more often!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Lovely people, amazing food. We will be back! I booked the table 3 months in advance and everything was perfect.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Excellent food, reasonably priced, friendly service, dogs and boots welcome. What's not to like. We've eaten there twice this week already, maybe we'll go again ! Says it all.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Lovely food and service. Three course meal for two came to £55, not bad as we had Duck and Lobster as the main meals. Nice atmosphere with great menu choices. Would recommend booking or getting in early as people were getting turned away as they were full. Would eat there again if we ever return to Windermere.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We had a lovely meal here, the staff looked after us really well, great menu and good value for money. Tried the pigs cheek for starters and it was perfect, followed by haddock and scallops. Would definately eat here again, we made a great choice.

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went as 2 couples for a relaxed Saturday evening dinner and that is exactly what we got. Had to wait a few minutes for our table to be prepared but once seated everything flowed nicely. Service was good, not slow and not rushed. We all ordered different choices from the menu and without exception they were very good. Overall... More

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Howden, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Food lovely, service was terrible. Not sure would go again just because the atmosphere was poor, shame really because it's a pretty little place

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This establishment in Windermere was pretty reasonably priced . It bills itself as a café restaurant with British and French cuisine. We felt it was struggling with its identity. The food was reasonably good but not quite hot enough. the plates however were nicely warmed. would maybe consider this place again.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

My Wife and I popped in in Sunday evening for a quick coffee before catching our train as both signs said coffee house and restaurant. The moment we walked in the staff gave us dirty looks and their manner was full of contempt. I ordered a coffee but nk food. The girl went away and after talking to the lady... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We visited on a Friday in school holidays so everywhere was quite busy. We went out to wander about as they set us a table. We were seated by the friendly staff and our drinks order was taken, very tasty rose wine! We then ordered our food and were given complimentary canapés which were a lovely touch. Our food arrived... More

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Additional Information about Francine's

Address: 27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
Phone Number: 015394 44088
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 28
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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