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Fat Olives brasserie

lake road, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $28
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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English first
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

My friend and I stumbled on fat olives by chance it was after lunch so it was very quiet the menu was quite extensive they had some great early dining options food was superb and excellent value

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

A very pleasant evening to round off a lovely day on and around Windermere. Popped int o book a table in the afternoon, necessary we later discovered, whilst my wife was 'shopping' and was glad that we did. Italian but not too Italian, good food, wine and service and a very reasonable bill... A pleasant ambiance, friendly staff and good... More

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scotland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Called here for dinner after an early evening film at the lovely little cinema across the road. The staff were very friendly and the food was good, couldn't ask for more. The sticky toffee pudding was delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We spent 4 days in Bowness and we went at Fat Olives for dinner every evening because we had a very good time there and thought that we would not find a better deal. The staff is very friendly and the food is delicious. You can really feel that everything is home-made and there is quite a large choice. We... More

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Good restaurant with very delicious food at a reasonable price, the service was excellent, ate here twice look out for the specials on the boards. The lamb was really good, will come back when in Bowness again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stopped for dinner at the Fat Olives during our stay in the Lakes. The food was great value for money and very tasty. We had starters from the main menu and went for the daily specials for our mains. We where not disappointed the food was fresh and tasty. Recommend you stop here for a bite to eat, we... More

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cumbria
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The staff are friendly, drink a little expensive. Tea Maria and coke was around £5.50 ,only £3.30 at one of the public houses. Food was reasonable ,but nothing special.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Tried this place on the back of the good reviews, but I have to say it was rather disappointing. The delicate taste of the seafood in the risotto I had was overwhelmed by a very strong tomato sauce. The bruschetta my daughter ordered as a starter was out of a packet (she was sitting facing the hatch into the kitchen... More

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

I am so sorry that you didnt enjoy your meal as much as expected, I will address the points raised in your review - Our lovely ciabatta is bought in part-baked and baked fresh every day, if we run out during service, we bake some more - this is obviously what your daughter saw. Out of the oven, warm and... More

Heywood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just love the atmosphere and food at this restaurant. Staff are really friendly and food is reasonably priced. Great choice on the menu too.

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geordie in the Toon
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We popped in on the off chance of a meal on a Saturday night , we were told it would be 20 mins . So we went for a drink and returned half an hour later . Our table was ready and our drinks order collected straight away . The restaurant was lovely all glittering with candles. We ordered a... 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 - 28
Cuisine: European

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