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Fat Olives brasserie

lake road, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $27
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A friendly English and Mediterranean brasserie style restaurant, open all day serving freshly prepared, home cooked food. A varied menu offering light snacks, sharing plates, grills and regularly changing specials. Excellent childrens menu available. Also offering a Cinema and Meal deal in co-operation with the Royalty Cinema which is just across the road.

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Just had the best meal me and my wife have had.the tapas was amazing and the olives. My wife love sea fish and said that the sea bass was the best she's had.we will be back for sure.great place friendly staff and outstanding chefs.10 out of 10.

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skipton
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

A really nice Brasserie, more seating inside split over diferent levels than appears from the outside, a good feel for informal eating, nice menu with plenty of choice. We opted for the fixed price with a drink included and thought it good value. I had a nice greek salad to start, a very good burger for main and a beer,... More

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We went on a Saturday night and the restaurant was fairly busy, we were seated by the bar which wasn't a problem. However after being seated for about 5 mins another coulple were seated at the bar, now this was extremely unusual as the bar seats are about 6" away from where I was sitting, they were basically perching on... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We ate here as a couple just arriving from a hectic few days away at the start of my birthday weeks trip, and were looking for good food, at a reasonable price in a nice atmosphere. Nothing too formal, but not McDonalds. And that is what we got. The service was fantastic, with attentive, but not intrusive interactions. I had... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Good value tasty fixed price menue realy enjoyed stilon mushrooms nice apmosphere and pleasant staff

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Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Fat Olives is open most days and offers consistently good meals. In the evening there is a range of quality mains to try which change regularly but there is also a cheap lunch deal where you can either chose from the lunch menu or get a pasta, risotto or salad dish at a much reduced price. Living locally I can... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We came across the fat olive when all the other places were full and we were pleasantly surprised. Warm welcome and fantastic food we had the tapas and it was huge and very tasty.

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Sedbergh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

First return visit here for several years. Friendly staff and welcoming attitude. However, we were disappointed with the quality of the food. The garlic/Stilton mushrooms were served in a very watery sauce and there was very little in the way of either garlic or Stilton flavour. The fish-cakes seemed to have a minimal amount of fish - either in the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Had a very nice meal here,staff very friendy and welcoming and food excellent,would recommend their specials board,worth looking at before making your mind up,prices reasonable and no pressure to leave when finished.All in all a very enjoyable meal.

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shrill29, Owner at Fat Olives brasserie, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind comments. Glad you enjoyed your meal More

Loughborough, UK
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49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A very nice place to eat, food is indeed very good and locally sourced and portions are generous. The place is nice and offers quite a stylish ambience. Service is very good.

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shrill29, Owner at Fat Olives brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments, chuffed you found us stylish! More

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Address: lake road, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
Average Prices: USD 2 - 27
Cuisine: European

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