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Villa Positano

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Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
+44 15394 45663
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Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Excellent restaurant

What a great place. Friendly, atmospheric, beautiful food served by lovely staff. Speedy service, hot food on warmed plates (most important!). Lots of choice on the menu, though not too much that it wasn't manageable. (They even checked out the result for us of a Wimbledon match we'd had to leave... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

What a great place. Friendly, atmospheric, beautiful food served by lovely staff. Speedy service, hot food on warmed plates (most important!). Lots of choice on the menu, though not too much that it wasn't manageable. (They even checked out the result for us of a Wimbledon match we'd had to leave mid-match!) An excellent place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We spotted this venue on our first night in Bowness, but they were fully booked at that point. We were luckier on the second attempt and had a wonderful evening. The staff were professional, but friendly and welcoming. The food was up to same standard and the venue was cozy and relaxing. Just great.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Quite possibly the best Italian Restaurant we have been to! Villa Positano was highly recommended by a friend and on our last visit to Bowness we were not able to take advantage as they were closed (it was the middle of January!). However it was worth the wait this time around! The owner,his wife, all the staff were very welcoming,... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Best Italian restaurant we have been to .....and we've eaten in a lot! Absolutely amazing! Every course was delicious, perfect flavours and expertly added chilli to my partners dish as per request. The house wine was very drinkable. We couldn't fault this restaurant. Even when my partner embarrassed me with a round of happy birthday I couldn't fault the candle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I love this place and would go every week! We called in in the off chance of a table last weekend and were surprised and lucky to be seated. They are so good with the kids and the food was fantastic. I would so recommend this place to anyone visiting the Lake District - go, you won't be disappointed

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Without doubt one of the most pleasant evenings i have spent in an Italian restaurant. We had not booked but the staff were happy to find us a table even though the restaurant appeared full. The service and food are second to none and the atmosphere is what you would expect in top Italian restaurants

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

What an amazing restaurant, food is exellent service is the same, told the waiter what allergy my wife has, he made a recomendation .brilliant cant do enough for you.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great Italian food and service. We loved it here and had an amazing evening the food was perfect as was the service. The staff were italian and very good. Will return when next in the lakes.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Set on two levels to the rear of the shops access via a passageway, the taller need to watch their heads towards the end of the passageway. Atmosphere fantastic a true Italian ran by three italian brothers and clearly other members of their family. Food served hot and well presented with lashings of salad, but the right amount of food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Delicious food, delightful atmosphere. Right in the centre of Bowness on Windermere, service is quick and efficient. Very good value for money - especially if you opt for the early diner option.

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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, Pizza

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Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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