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Birch Street | Windermere, Windermere LA23 1DS, England
015394 44854
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Ranked #27 of 66 Restaurants in Windermere
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We also went on a Saturday evening and were far from impressed by the staff or food. The staff were not your usual friendly, happy enthusiastic Italian staff but cold and abrupt. The food was very under seasoned. A poor evening taken from the early bird menu,only glad we did not pat full price for this experience, as regular Lakes... More

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Bolton
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We went to this restaurant without booking and they managed to sneak us in. I had a 4 seasons pizza which consists of onions , ham , mushrooms , and peppers I think in each quarter. The pepperoni pizza was also really good. The pizza had a great flavour with the fresh garlic on each pizza , and was served... More

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Middlesbrough
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98 reviews 98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Booked last minute as we were staying in Windermere. Lovely welcoming staff and nice atmosphere. We shared a tomato garlic bread which was nice but needed a bit more flavour. Both of our main meals were spot on and we will go back for sure.

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Called in on chance as passing and had a great meal, one of the best pizza's I've had in a long time.

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

We arrived at 7.00 pm We had not booked but asked if they had a table. The man at reception said to the attendant that we could have a table until 8.00 pm. Hardly the best welcome. We sat down and ordered. When the food came the main was piping hot. the Garlic bread was quite dry, without much flavour.... More

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york
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We ate here on Friday night the food was very good but we found that the usual happy relaxed atmosphere of a good Italian Restaurant was missing. Cant really fault the waiting staff although they probably take their lead from the older chap who showed us to our table. As I said the food was very good and reasonable, but... More

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Parbold, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Having seen some poor reviews about this place which made me a bit apprehensive about going. All I can say is my family and I really enjoyed our meal. The staff were very helpful and friendly, they also made a point of periodically asking us if everything was alright. We went in early as with any descent eatery in Windermere... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

We dropped in on a Tue at 7. No tables till 8.30... Really place was half empty, when then asked if there was somewhere else they could recommend, flat no. Come on friendly means helpful, when Mum on her own with child of 9 asks all you have to say is, there are a couple of others on main st... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We where recommend this restaurant as the best Italian in town, we couldn't fault the food, the food was actually excellent but the staff however we found them very unfriendly! The barmen was very nice and made us feel welcomed the waiters however had a completely different attitude, not once they smiled or even engaged with us! I would not... More

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My partner and I recently paid our first visit to Giotto's.We had a full meal-basket of bread with oil and balsamic vinegar,arancini in a spicy tomato sauce,gnocchi in a creamy gorgonzola sauce and tegliatelle salmone,and desserts-and enjoyed every mouthful ! The service was prompt,courteous and efficient but somewhat perfunctory and lacked the warmth and welcome one associates with Italian restaurants.We... More

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

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