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Birch Street | Windermere, Windermere LA23 1DS, England
015394 44854
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Post-Christening Supper

Visited Giotto's on Sunday evening . The original party of 6 was extended to 8 and then 10 hungry souls at very short notice and the management were only too happy to accommodate. Typical Italian cuisine, decent wine list, service was great as was the atmosphere. We all ordered off the pasta... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Patrick M
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Average food, quite expensive and poor waitress who wasn't rude but very bad. She didn't know anything about the menu, she requested we read parts of the menu to her as she didn't know what I wanted and refused to just write the "Italian" name of the dish and instead write the ingredients but she couldn't read it without her... More 

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Visited Giotto's on Sunday evening . The original party of 6 was extended to 8 and then 10 hungry souls at very short notice and the management were only too happy to accommodate. Typical Italian cuisine, decent wine list, service was great as was the atmosphere. We all ordered off the pasta menu and the food was great - fresh... More 

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The staff were very friendly especially our lovely waiter Boris ! Good, simple Italian food . Generous portions and not too expensive.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We decided to book Giotto for a family meal. The food was lovely however the staff were so unfriendly! No smile in sight even with my 5 year old. The after dinner drinks were delivered incorrectly. Staff did not even know what was delivered to us! We enquired what it was but got told she did not know?? Then further... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went in at around 8pm. We didn't book. Very nicely we were asked to seat at the bar where a polite south American looking guy served us. Owner came and gave us the menu to look at in the meantime while sorting out our table. 10 minutes later the table was ready . Busy room, around 40 covers. Nice... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I have never been a fan of Italian food but found this place in our last attempt to dine out. The food was the best I have ever tasted in an Italian restaurant. We wished that we were staying in the area longer to take full advantage of this restaurant.

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

we have been to Italian restaurants all over the world and this little diamond is one of our favourites, with its rustic, yet classy interior design and its Cumbrian exterior, this sets the tone for some amazing Italian food!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Fabulous Italian in the heart of Windermere ... great service, really good pizzas, and BIG portions (nice wine, too)! Definitely worth a visit ...

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Had dinner here on Wednesday evening and would say it's one of the best Italian restaurants we have dined in service and food was superb would definitely recommend it

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Stumbled across this little gem while walking the dog so thought we would visit on our last night of our holiday. For was excellent, very high standards. Staff were all very welcoming and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Birch Street | Windermere, Windermere LA23 1DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: 015394 44854

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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