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3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 48242
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Award winning dining just a five minute stroll from the shores of Lake...
Award winning dining just a five minute stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious!

Great food, friendly staff. Had a lovely meal on the sun terrace, shame there is no view, but added to the hidden gem feel. I had the lamb koftas to start and they were amazing!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Preston, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great food, friendly staff. Had a lovely meal on the sun terrace, shame there is no view, but added to the hidden gem feel. I had the lamb koftas to start and they were amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Not only the service but also the vine and especially the food were outstanding. We went there for dinner as a couple and the atmosphere was excellent. Today the Porto Restaurant became our favourite restaurant in the UK.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The meal was excellent in every way and we would definitely come back I had steak which was exactly as ordered ...well presented and medium rare wheareas my wife had fish which was also extremely good I nice restaurant with good ambiance Don't miss it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Everything I'd heard about this restaurant wans true! We booked a table for Saturday night and from the moment we arrived we were made to feel really special. The service was excellent and the food delicious. Would not hesitate to recommend it to anybody. Loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We booked this restaurant having checked it out on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent and delivered in a timely fashion without being hurried. The portion size was generous, the food very tasty and full of flavour. One of our party had a number of special requirements and (gluten free, wheat free, dairy free) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went to Porto for my wife's birthday while we were on holiday in Windermere. We had a lovely meal here, the staff were great, ambience was nice and the food was amazing. I can recommend the pork if it's on the menu when you visit. It is a bit pricey but worth it in my opinion. I also made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I went with my girlfriend for our first night in Bowness. We didn't realise how small the restaurant was but that added to the charm. Even though it is small, you don't feel you are intruding on other diners. I had the lamb, it was delicious. The waitress was very welcoming and we were given some free bread to begin... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I can't stress enough that the food here was superb, top class, I have nothing negative to say at all. And if that's all you are looking for I couldn't recommend it high enough, however I want the full package, including service! Which I found disappointing, the waiting staff were not very helpful to any queries we had, and perhaps... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I booked my parents in this restaurant for a birthday present, they told me the food was exquisite and the service was lovely. With it being an occasion, the restaurant staff kindly sat my parents in a booth filled with hearts and diamonties! They were so happy and impressed. I just want to say thank you! I would definitely recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Visited with my partner on a Thursday night, table ready for us although we were 30 minutes early. The decor is lovely and very cosy for an evening meal. The service was great, not over the top but were there as soon as we needed plates clearing or needed more drinks. The starters (the duck and the risotto balls) were... More 

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Address: 3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
Phone Number: +44 15394 48242
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
Cuisine: European, British

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  • Address: 3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 48242

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

Award winning dining just a five minute stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere.

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