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“Nice food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fat Olives brasserie

Fat Olives brasserie
lake road | Bowness-On-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere la23 3bj, England
+44 15394 47447
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Price range: $12 - $31
Cuisines: European, British
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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 from 4pm 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.
poulton-Le-Fylde, UK
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Nice food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Not sure what the hype is about, food was nice, reasonable value, good sized portions, adequate selection good service,. I would recommend to others if you are looking for a Bistro not a restaurant.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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, May 10, 2014
Can I just point out that any ""Hype" or "Rave" comes not from us but from our many satisfied customers who are kind enough to recommend us. I am glad you enjoyed your food. I am not sure what the dictionary definition of restaurant is but I would like to point out that we describe ourselves as a brasserie whatever that is!
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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“What's all the rave about?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Laminated menu.
Enough said.

I have no idea what all the fuss is about on here?
The food is average.

If you fancy the quick and easy thing then head on over.
No idea why its rated ££££... a main is circa £15.

Visited April 2014
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shrill29, Owner at Fat Olives brasserie, responded to this review, April 25, 2014
I think this review says more about you than it does about us
enough said
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Cuddington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Amazing food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We ate here over the busy Easter weekend. Luckily we had called in earlier in the day to book. The food was absolutely gorgeous. I had the Pâté from the special board followed by the chicken pasta dish and finished off with a sticky toffee pudding. The service was quick, but they were in no rush to throw you out, and the staff were really friendly. We found it to be reasonably priced.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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shrill29, Owner at Fat Olives brasserie, responded to this review, April 25, 2014
Thank you for your kind comments, so glad you enjoyed your meal
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Essex, England
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The restaurant was full with lots of laughter from the diners. Great atmosphere. I had prawn with sweet chilli sauce to start which was delicious. My husband had the spare ribs in a sauce which he thoroughly enjoyed. He had a special of beef in a sauce which he said was cooked to perfection. I had a special fish pie which contained cod, smoked haddock and prawns in a leek sauce with mash on top - delicious. So nice to have a fish pie that does not have salmon in it. Didn't have dessert as full up. The waitresses were friendly. Nice to be able to watch the chefs at work. Wish I lived in the Lake District to be able to eat at this restaurant again.

Visited April 2014
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shrill29, Owner at Fat Olives brasserie, responded to this review, April 25, 2014
Thank you so much for your kind comments, glad you enjoyed your meal
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“lovely ,busy place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

food varied, value for money, all cooked fresh, varied menu day and evening, pleasant staff.clean and fresh.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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shrill29, Owner at Fat Olives brasserie, responded to this review, April 25, 2014
Thank you so much for your kind comments, glad you enjoyed your meal at fat olives
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