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Rastelli Ristorante-Pizzeria

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Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3AP, England
+44 15394 44227
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Fri - Sat 5:30 am - 9:30 am
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

We visited Rastelli's on a Friday night. The restaurant was very busy but we were seen to straight away. We had the tomato and garlic bread starter which has to be one of the best I've had. A nice light base, with a scrumptious topping. I had the seafood risotto which was absolutely lovely, plenty of fish and perfectly cooked... More 

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Denbigh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We received a great welcome. This is a busy restaurant. You are lucky if you can get a table unless you've booked in advance. Luckily there was no need to book ahead on this occasion. We had a prompt service- although our starters arrived 10 minutes apart. Our Mains did arrive together. But food was hot and nice. We did... More 

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Thank Amanda L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Visited the restaurant on Thursday evening with my husband and daughter. He had the spring lamb potatoes and veg. I had the lobster ravioli. And my daughter had pasta. The lamb was amazing . Melted in your mouth. The pasta was great, thin but full of flavor. My husband had sticky toffee to finish and said it was amazing. The... More 

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Thank Kathleen H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2015

If your looking for a quick and tasty meal this is the place. Authentic Italian. Some reviews have slated this place ignore them if your looking for high end decor etc skip this as its just a simple place. Had the Penne pollo- chicken pasta... it was very tasty and the garlic bread with cheese as a side to share... More 

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Thank LuCaHu
St Helens
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2015

We rang and booked as it was a Friday night, When we arrived was very full we where taken to the bar to wait for table which was about five minutes and then shown to our table Only negative was we where asked to move table after we had eaten our starter, right over the far side of restaurant felt... More 

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Uphall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Really friendly welcome. No pressure to leave although it was obvious they could reuse the table. Highly recommended but it's up for sale :(

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Thank PHardman
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We visited two years ago and we were so impressed we couldn't wait to visit this week. We were certainly not disappointed! We were so pleased with it that we went back another three times that week. The food is well cooked, piping want when it has to be, the staff are friendly and very efficient, food arrived quickly, tables... More 

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Thank Anne S
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2015

My partner and I visited here over Easter weekend and after a failed attempt at getting a table the first night, we booked for the second night to avoid disappointment. The service was great and the food was good too. We both had pizza for our mains and for dessert my partner had chocolate cake and I had sticky toffee... More 

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Thank Gemma H
Cardigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2015

We went here on a Saturday and three times there was birthday cheers. What on earth happened 18 years and 9 months ago? This is clearly a place locals go and judging by the well balanced menu and its sheer popularity, I can see why. We did the specials (spicy beef strips and venison). Nice house red. A perfect Italian... More 

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Thank DaviddwrOwen
Kendal, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2015

Had a fantastic meal, the staff were excellent, friendly and efficient. Restaurant was very busy yet tables were very clean and staff well presented and very professional. Definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the Lakes. We will be back soon (can't wait)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Friday
5:30 am - 9:30 am
Saturday
5:30 am - 9:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 44227

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