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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, 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
Fantastic

One of the best, authentic, Italians I've been to outside of Italy. Friendly staff, good food and fantastic wine and the limoncello is to die for.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Bolton
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

One of the best, authentic, Italians I've been to outside of Italy. Friendly staff, good food and fantastic wine and the limoncello is to die for.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Called in on the off chance on a busy Saturday night, they managed to squeeze us in. I was so delighted because the place had a great atmosphere. The food was typical Italian served with the usual relaxed charm. Nothing magnificent but everything that was needed. Rib eye off the specials menu was plain but tasty. And the cheese board... More 

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Bridlington, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We visited because of good reviews but neither my wife or I were impressed, We felt that the place lacked in atmosphere and the food wasn't great, We paid high end prices so we would expect high end quality and service...We received neither. The food was on par with the much cheaper brewery chain pubs.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We booked for a thursday at 7, we were slightly late and the chap who greeted us was happy to still seat us, we ordered the squid and garlic bread, it arrived quickly, it was tasty but nothing soecial, neither were the pizzas, they wernt awful but ive had alot better, the staff were great, we were in and out... More 

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Edinburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

18 years since I visited this excellent Authentic Italian restaurant. Still excellent food with a vast range dishes.Very friendly and efficient staff. Highly recommended.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

All great. Food excellent, staff super friendly, service great. Very clean. Good value. Nothing to dislike

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Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Curiously bland starters pizza bread & brushcetta, tasty mains as they are happy to make adjustments to ensure vegetarian, nice staff with a good line in chat from the manager and a nice wine recommendation from Puglia. Verging on 3.5 stars for us but not quite a 4

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great restaurant behind the main street. Wonderful food, great hardworking and friendly staff. A little piece of Italy in Bowness. Superb atmosphere. My favourite restaurant during my weeks' stay. Thoroughly recommended.

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Mauchline, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Nice little place hidden away from the main streets, we were recommended to try this place by our taxi driver. We were sat downstairs near the front door, we never booked but managed to get a table, during our meal people were getting turned away without bookings, so it seems a popular place. Starters were nice, my main was a... More 

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Herts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We have been here before and the food was excellent and the atmosphere brilliant, just like being in Italy! The staff are friendly and very efficient, we had a chat with the propriator about Positano, we were there last year.... It was my 50th birthday and we picked the right place to celebrate,loved it and we'll go back again

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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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  • 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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