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Francine's

27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
+44 15394 44088
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Hi..Being a single traveller can be quite difficult to feel comfortable in a restaurant...not an issue here...fantastic staff, made me feel exceptionally welcome...the food...what can I say...stunning....I had the mussels followed by the smoked haddock, scallops and chorizo...beautifully cooked, just fell apart when touched...exceptionally reasonably...More

Thank Jinnydan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having booked for a Sunday evening we were disappointed unfortunately with the food quality. Another issue was that the set menu with only three choices had run out of one of the choices (chicken) and there were no alternative offered - which was disappointing really....More

Thank StaffordBagnalls
Reviewed 2 days ago

I can see why booking is essential if you want eat here. I had the 3 courses from the set menu consisting of Cauliflower and Parmesan soup, Belly Pork round and vegetables and Creme Brûlée to finish. Wonderful food served by friendly and helpful front...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a table for 2. When we arrived we were offered a table by the entrance. We asked if we could sit somewhere else but there was nothing available at the time. Within 5 minutes of sitting down however a better table became available...More

Thank jacks0n3
Reviewed 3 days ago

The scallops starter and Cod main course were absolutely wonderful. Good and friendly service and very impressive food.

Thank RoyAlAin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the third night of our visit to Windermere and by far our best eating experience . The ambience , the service ,the food and the presentation all first class . Francines seafood casserole was amazing , at least five different fish all cooked...More

Thank Bunty1940
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were able to get a last minute reservation at this very popular place. Call in advance or you will join the many we saw politely turned away. The first item was the bread which was over the top great. The gravlax...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Fiancée and I took her Parents for Dinner here after finding this restaurant in the Michelin Guide 2018. The Menu initially seems small on the website but the Specials Menu is extensive. We had the Scallops Special and the Vension Liver for Starter -...More

Thank Nathan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the meals that we splurged on during our visit and we loved it! We got the 3 course meal deal for 19 pounds each and it was a great deal. We barely had room for dessert even after a day of...More

Thank afharker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice meal on our last night of our holidays on Thurs 7th June. It was warm evening & quite warm in the restaurant, but what a bad problem to have in Cumbria. The service was good and the food was excellent. I...More

Thank amandawaters6
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friendlytraveller22
August 7, 2017|
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Response from Nezza77 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure if honest. I think it’s a seasonal menu. However from what we saw other people eating and our food, it was absolutely amazing. We live over 40 miles away and we’re thinking of going there for meals it’s that... More
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Sophia x
June 15, 2017|
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Response from Leeds-Guy-7 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so but I would recommended reserving a table as it does get very busy!! Great place!
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Toni B
September 18, 2016|
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Response from WMack01 | Reviewed this property |
Not for a wheel chair but easy if on sticks or a crutch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $24
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 44088
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