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All 73 Bowness-on-Windermere Restaurants

Porto Restaurant

3 Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
015394 48242
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean, Fusion
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

The starter was not what I expected, very disappointing and the main meal only average as I was led to believe was the best restaurant in a Bowness .....will not go again....

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed all the food and service and wine. However we were sat in a booth upstairs under a chandelier that had bulbs missing and the interior is just a bit tired. Aside from that it is worth a visit for the food and wine quality.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We decided to book Porto well in advance, a few weeks before as we'd read this was recommended and the reviews were excellent. Wanted somewhere special for my birthday and I'm so glad we did. The food was fantastic! It's such a lovely cosey restaraunt with a great romantic, atmosphere. We sat in a booth and they had decorated the... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We dined here on a Saturday evening having booked in advance. On arrival we were seated promptly and given some time to peruse the menus, a selection of nuts and olives were brought immediately to us. I opted for the goats cheese salad started while my partner went for the soup of the day. The food arrived after a short... More

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Had dinner at the Porto last night to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Service excellent as was the food. Definitely worth visiting when in Bowness. Thanks Guys for making this a really special evening for us.

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UK
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Visited on a Saturday evening for dinner with my wife. We walked in to make a reservation at 4pm and got the final spot for dinner at 6pm. When we took our meal there were plenty of would be patrons turned away during this time, so booking ahead is a must. The atmosphere is very nice with quiet soothing music... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

been there 3 times now, its always busy, food is beautiful, and the cheese soufflé was to die for. best place we have been up to now.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Having visited here twice, this gorgeous little restaurant is such a hidden gem. Stumbled across his restaurant on my partners and mine first year anniversary. Safe to say we now celebrate each year there as we enjoy it so much. We are due to go back very soon and I am so excited. The decor, staff, service and food are... More

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We ate here twice in the week we were at Bowness as we loved it so much. Waitresses were so welcoming as soon as we walked in, good friendly service. I had the lamb both times as it was so fantastic and my partner had haddock the first time and the lamb the second - he was not disappointed! Thoroughly... More

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Lancashire, England
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78 reviews 78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Visited on a Friday night and had an excellent dining experience. The service was very efficient and friendly. The food was extremely high quality. I had the hot salmon salad to start which was delightful followed by chicken which again was gorgeous. I would not hesitate to recommend Porto and I am looking forward to returning.

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Address: 3 Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
Phone Number: 015394 48242
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
Cuisine: European, Mediterranean, Fusion

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