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Cafe Italia

37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
+44 15394 46228
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (243 reviews)
“minestrone soup” (17 reviews)
“tiramisu” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cute little ace in the center of town. Very good host outside bringing us in. Big menu. Ok food but nothing spectacular. Good place to people watch. Cash only

Thank lala405
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Outside covered seating was ideal as it did start to rain - order taken and coffee received quickly- it even tasted very good too. So all boxes ticked. I imagine it gets busy with an ideal central location.

1  Thank Peltata
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had to wait about 5 minuets to get a table which was fine considering the night before there was a large line. Maybe because it was drizzling rain when we waited there is some seats just out of the rain to wait in. We had...More

1  Thank Dazal0
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booking is unavailable at this restaurant. However, if you have to wait, it is well worth it. Waited 15 minutes for a table, to receive excellent food and service. Worth a visit if you are in the area. Make sure you have cash as they...More

2  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here looking for somewhere to eat after a few drinks. It looked really busy so always a good sign. They had 1 table available outside (under cover) but the rain was coming down but another 2 couples moved their tables up so we could...More

1  Thank Russ C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I had dinner at Cafe Italia after a LONG train journey from Cornwall. We were so ready for a good meal and some relaxation, and we certainly got that. The restaurant was busy, but our server was attentive. I had one of...More

1  Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Does a good coffee and has various snacks and meals,always busy so it speaks for itself,sometimes hard to get indoors

1  Thank dedlegmusic
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Only waited a short time 10 mins before being seated, but well worth it. Main was hot fresh well cooked and extremely filling but leave room for dessert and cocktails. All the staff were pleasant and attentive. It felt intimate despite being busy and was...More

1  Thank midge23
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a short wait we were seated at a table on the ground floor. Hubby had the calzone and I had the carbonara. Both were excellent. Please note that this restaurant is 'cash only'.

4  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I visited three times whilst on holiday in Windermere. The first occasion was for drinks, lovely milkshakes and frappes served outside on the pavement. We returned a few days later for dinner. Elder daughter is something of a pizza connoisseur and she...More

2  Thank LS1964
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Shahrzad N
April 5, 2018|
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Response from notmichaelwinner | Reviewed this property |
Anytime I have passed has always been during the day and even then it is always busy. I wouldn’t chance turning up on a Saturday night without a reservation
March 23, 2018|
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Response from Irene W | Reviewed this property |
they are extremely busy but there is always someone at the bar where the telephone is. are you sure you have the right number
David T
January 13, 2018|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately they do not do a takeaway service. worth going and waiting for though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46228
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