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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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6 restaurant reviews
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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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8 restaurant reviews
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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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119 reviews 119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Darwen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Visited with family on a Friday night in late November. We were made to feel welcome from the start and received quick an friendly service, especially from the girl who took our order who was particularly nice with our 5 year old daughter. The food was served promptly and was of great quality. We all enjoyed our food, my steak... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to me by the guest house I was staying at. We had an excellent meal, everything was high standard and the staff were so helpful. If you are in Bowness give this place a visit you will not regret it.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Lovely restaurant and staff. Meal was slightly hit and miss though. Bruschetta was excellent but antipasto platter was not that great. Pizza was excellent but pasta was just ok.

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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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