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Giotto

Birch Street | Windermere, Windermere LA23 1DS, England
015394 44854
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Ranked #23 of 67 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
Hong Kong, China
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I usually do not hold high expectation of restaurants in touristy areas but this one is definitely an exception. What a great pleasant surprise! Everything was good, from food to wine to service, and prices were reasonable. The ravioli is the best I have ever had, absolutely yummy. Excellent food quality. Will recommend this restaurant without hesitation to anyone who... More

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Our hotel recommended this spot and told us they had good pizza. On arrival, we didn't get the warmest of welcomes, but we sat down and ordered wine and pizza promptly. And the wine and food came promptly too and it was pretty good. The place is not large, so it seems they are pretty serious about getting the food... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We booked very late but the staff were very accommodating. Prompt service, friendly staff, good food and great atmosphere. Menu fairly limited but good choice. Not the cheapest of places but a good meal so I didnt mind paying slightly more than expected. Would certainly go again.

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East Yorkshire,UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The Giotto has a early bird special before 6:30pm where you can buy any Pasta or Pizza for £6:95. We had 2 lovely Pasta meals with a Garlic Bread starter and the service and standard of food was excellent.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We did not book a table before arriving and when we arrived the host was quite rude saying no tables were available, after asking how long the wait would be (15 mins) we decided to take a drink in the bar first. The bar man was lovely and the wine menu well priced. Our wait was around 15 minutes before... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant on past visits to Windermere and hoped they would have sorted out the poor service but no, it is just as bad as ever. It isn't that they aren't efficient it is the manner that the service is carried out. Greeting us at the door was a man, the owner I think. We gave... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

food was good and staff friendly, but we had booked asking for gluten free and were told they did have pasta and pizza bases but when we got there they had nothing for us but the most expensive thing on the menu. One of the party also had to send her meal back as her bowl of pasta was almost... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We visited whilst on holiday on a very hot evening. We decided to sit indoors since it was too hot to sit outside. They sat us near the bar which in itself was not a bad decision. The food was plentiful and all very delicious. One word of warning, we ordered some garlic bread whilst waiting on our starters, but... More

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Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We had a couple of evening meals at this restaurant and we would most certainly return. Nothing really special about the place but the food was typical "Pizzeria Ristorante" well served well presented, well priced and the staff attentive so what more could you ask for.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Nothing particularly wrong with the speed of service or the attitude of the staff. However, the food was bland. We ordered some garlic bread and it was plain. We didn't think it had even been near any garlic. The spaghetti and penne meals had no real taste and, frankly, looked as though they had been slopped into the bowls. The... More

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