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Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
+44 15394 45663
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Had a fine pizza and a very acceptable glass of house red here after the cinema. Even midweek in January the place was buzzing with happy diners. I was made very welcome, which is not always the case for an older woman eating alone. Varied menu, helpful staff and good atmosphere, so heartily recommended.

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COLWYN BAY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Enjoyed a great meal here in October my wife's sea bass was wonderful and I had a fritto misto as a starter good friendly service as well.Well worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I visit the Lake District around two to three times per year and I always ensure that I visit this resturant. The whole experience is completely authentic and coming from an Italian back ground I can speak from genuine experience! The food is beautiful no matter what I have ordered from the menu I have never been disappointed. The atmosphere... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Came here following the good reviews on TripAdvisor on our first night in Bowness. Hadn't booked so got a table which was appreciated. Service was good and the waitress was very attentive. Starters for my wife were ok (scallops), however my sardines were very bland they looked like they had been pulled through a mangle!! and I had to pour... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

We recently came for a meal to the Villa Positano whilst staying in Bowness. It was a Saturday night and we hadn't booked so went in on the off chance that they might be able to find us a table. It was very busy with a good atmosphere and the food smelled delicious. They managed to fit us in and... More 

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We tried to book this resturant for the Saturday night,but there were no vacancies, so we booked for the Sunday night, well worth the wait. The food was excellent, the Italian owner was very friendly and attentive. We felt we got excellent value , an will defiantly visit again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We came here as we ate here in feb. The food was nice but not as good as last time we came. Food came quickly and service was efficient if a little impersonal. I think I might have had higher expectations based on a delightful experience last time we came.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Came here for an early meal on a Friday evening. immediately pleasantly surprised by waitress recommending what turned out to be an unusual but nice red wine. All the food was fresh, well prepared and served hot, with courses nicely spaced. Nothing exceptional but well run, rustic type Italian restaurants are a favourite of mine and this is what this... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Came here following the good reviews on TripAdvisor on our first night in Bowness. Hadn't booked so got a table which was in the alcove, which was alright for me but my boyfriend kept hitting his head on wine bottles above us in a display. Service was good and the waitress was very attentive. Starters were nice and my boyfriends... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went on a november tuesday lucky to get a table because busy with locals managed to cook me an excellent fillet stake with a sauce not on the menu booking recomended closed on wednesday best italian in bowness

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Address: Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
Phone Number: +44 15394 45663
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
Cuisine: Italian

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