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“Worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fat Olives brasserie

Fat Olives brasserie
lake road, Bowness-on-Windermere, England
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Price range: $2 - $29
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A friendly English and Mediterranean brasserie style restaurant, open all day serving freshly prepared, home cooked food. A varied menu offering light snacks, sharing plates, grills and regularly changing specials. Excellent childrens menu available. Also offering a Cinema and Meal deal in co-operation with the Royalty Cinema which is just across the road.
High hesleden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Lovely menu, good service and tasty food. Would recommend set menu as really good value for money. Staff friendly

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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shrill29, Owner at Fat Olives brasserie, responded to this review, February 19, 2014
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Wow Soooooo Amazing!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Tasty and volume dishes. Good atmosphere. Strongly recommend Sticky Ribs and King Prawns!!! Especially the sauce!!!

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shrill29, Owner at Fat Olives brasserie, responded to this review, February 19, 2014
Wow! what a good review, thankyou
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

My girlfriend & I ate here NYE, the food was excellent and very generous portions, especially the sticky ribs for starters! The service was very fast and the staff were excellent, highly recommend :)

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shrill29, Owner at Fat Olives brasserie, responded to this review, February 19, 2014
Thankyou for your kind comments and recommendation
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Was staying at the Lakeside Hotel so dropped into Bowness the following morning for a mooch about and lunch. Discovered Fat Olives - wonderful place to eat. Service very good and food was lovely - and very good value - we couldn't eat it all so they gave us a doggy bag as we didn't want to waste it as it was so tasty. Would definitely visit again - think would be lovely atmosphere in the evening. A real find!!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Yummy lunch!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Just popped in for a quick lunch time snack and we weren't disappointed!
I came here about 3 years ago and had a nice dinner so as we were visiting Bowness thought we'd give it another go.
We had the crostini - which is not really crostini but an open sandwich on a lovely wedge of doorstep bread. Really tasty savory flavours, I had goats cheese and onion marmalade which was delish. Satisfactory side salad and nice chips - not sure about the need to add pepper to the mayo that came with them however.
Only grip was that we were charged £2.95 for the chips rather than the £2.00 it stated on the menu if you had them with the crostini. However the £0.95 became the tip instead! Couldn't be bothered ruining the meal for £0.95!
Cute little place, good food, tasty what's not to like?

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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