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Jester Court Birch Street | Windermere, Windermere LA23 1DS, England
+44 15394 44854
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Ate here last Friday and wish we hadn't bothered. It was teaming down with rain and we didn't want to wander too far so we ended up here. Had tomato garlic bread to start which was very stodgy, calzone was not cooked as it had large lumps of unmelted cheese throughout, lasagne was ok. No smiles from any of waiting... More 

1 Thank Dawn M
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Lovely interior, staff and food - we had a pleasant couple of hours there. Would recommend to others for a special meal.

1 Thank BadgerKP
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

The restaurant was not open until 1700 but the staff allowed us to stay out of the rain and have a drink. The food was plentiful and very nice in its presentation. The service was good and was fairly attentive without been overpowering. Sat away from the main part of the restaurant but was quiet and nice

1 Thank Jamie B
London, United Kingdom
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271 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We visited here for the second time and the food was nice, but can't be described as anything more than average. We had garlic bread and mushroom starters. The garlic and herb bread was better than last time, as previously you could not taste the garlic. For the main I had spaghetti bolognese, which was tasty but could have been... More 

Thank SLeeH
Manchester, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

A first class restaurant with a log burning oven that gave the food a very good taste, can get busy recommend that you book in advance.

Thank Douglas R
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Not sure whether he is the manager/owner but his customer service skills are nil. He doesn't even speak to the staff with respect (they are lovely and very hard working). Food was OK but not great. We have been here before on a previous visit but it has definitely gone downhill. Won't return.

Thank Angela N
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

As italian I can be very fussy when it comes about food. I have to say that is not bad at all..we had calamary for starters. .very tasty and pizza..the pizza is not the best i had...but it was quite good..so if you want italian experience. .go to giotto..

Thank mariapiadellicarri
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We struggled to find somewhere to eat in Windermere this evening and thought we'd try Giotto - not expecting as much from it's ranking on Trip Advisor. On arrival, however we were pleasantly surprised! The restaurant was beautiful inside, the staff were friendly and prompt and the food was fantastic! We had the chicken topped with mozzarella and spinach on... More 

1 Thank Harriet_M700
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Outstanding service, great ambiance and excellent food. We were advised by our hotel to book a table and that was good advice - they were absolutely rammed.

Thank St_abu
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We had a dinner on Saturday night. Well waited place . Nice atmosphere . Tasty food. Good portions.And didn't need to wait for long either . Outstanding for the hole restaurant . Many thanks! Highly recommend ! Krisz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jester Court Birch Street | Windermere, Windermere LA23 1DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 44854

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?