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All 66 Windermere Restaurants

Giotto

Birch Street | Windermere, Windermere LA23 1DS, England
015394 44854
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Ranked #23 of 66 Restaurants in Windermere
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Preston, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Lancashire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a very nice Italian restaurant tucked away off the main street. The food was excellent and the staff were very pleasant. Despite its location it is very busy and booking a table is recommended.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Was recommended by our Guest House (Newstead) just a 7 minute walk away. Good food and service, will visit again when next in the area. I would suggest booking as does get busy.

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MI
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This Italian restaurant was exceptional. We met a couple that had come back for the second time on their trip because they loved the lasagne so much. Two of us had the salmon with breadcrumbs. I order salmon often and this was one of the best. We had the garlic bread and an antipasti plate for starters. The presentation is... More

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Lake District, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Had an evening meal here last mid-week with a small group of friends. We all enjoyed our food, some had pizza and some pasta dishes, a sweet and a glass of house wine. We had reserved a table, and though not full when we arrived at 7 it was by the time we left, at 9 ish. Relaxed atmosphere and... More

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Lochgelly
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Very busy when we tried to get a table without booking first, it was an unseasonally warm night, was told they could not give us a table for at least an hour so we went off to a local pub for a couple of drinks. We returned an hour later and although there were some people waiting who had just... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We wandered around Windermere during the day looking for somewhere to eat that night. On reading the menu outside this restaurant, we noticed that although it wasn't opening till later, there was someone inside. The door opened and a very nice gentleman invited us in to look at the diary to see what time he could fit us in. They... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The title says it all, really. I don't expect gushing service but I only saw one waitress smile once. Our waitress was efficient but that's as good as it got. My food was delicious and well presented but the unfriendly service would prevent me from returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have never felt inclined to write a review before now. We stumbled upon Giottos Fairly late in the evening and decided to go in for dinner. We have eaten in a lot of posh restaurants and they don't Come close.. It was fantastic incredible service and the food was the best we've had. I highly recommend it. we sat... More

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