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27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
015394 44088
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Ranked #11 of 67 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
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

The food was nice but unfortunately the very poor service ruined the experience. Left waiting for the order to be taken and nearly left without ordering anything. When we had finished our meal, we waited for our table to be cleared for 10 minutes and we were wanting dessert but got tired of waiting so headed to the counter to... More 

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Lake District, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I have had lunch here with friends several times, and we are always happy with it. There is good choice of food, from Sandwiches or Ciabattas to salads or smaller or more substantial hot meals. The staff are friendly and efficient, and the place is usually busy, even in the 'off season', which is always a good sign. (Not sure... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A lovely cosy place to have lunch, good quality sandwiches with excellent produc e served quickly and efficiently.

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Tucked away down a side street and not the best looking place from the outside but the menu dragged us in. I had scallops to start, half a lobster and sticky toffee pudding. My husband only managed two courses but with a bottle of wine the whole thing was a reasonably priced (£77) and very well cooked. Would certainly re-visit.

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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

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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