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Porto Restaurant

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3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 48242
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My review states July 2016 however I am referring to December 2014 which was the night I got engaged at this restaurant to my fiancé. It's taken me a long time to review and as I was scrolling past restaurants I stumbled on this and thought it would be nice to leave one. The atmosphere was perfect and the venue... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for dinner for his birthday and it was excellent from start to finish. From the friendly and highly efficient service, which was just right, not invasive but there whenever needed, to our table which was upstairs in a lovely part of the restaurant. Then for the food, we'd highly recommend the asparagus or the prawn... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We dined here last night. Between us we tried the duck and arancini starter. The lamb and pork main, and for desert we had the egg and soldiers and a selection of the ice creams/sorbets. The food was delicious, although I did feel slightly let down by my pudding. The selection of ice creams and sorbets were delicious and very... More 

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Thank Miss_H24
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great find, tucked just off the Main Street. Lovely looking menu and very friendly staff. I have the salmon main and my husband had the steak. Both delicious - portions were decent - couldn't manage pudding! Restaurant full on a Monday night - recommend you book Would definitely return

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Thank klp101
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the tomato soup for starters and the lamb and steak for main, all the food was to a very high standard and delicious. I would 100% return to Porto resturant next time I'm in Windermere.

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Thank dannyfoz
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite place ever anywhere! Love the service, love the place best of all the food amazing !! You must try this place Honestly you will be amazed ... You will thank me for it.

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Thank tabbie67
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food. Had the duck starter, rump of lamb and egg and soldiers desert. Staff were friendly. Would highly recommend and definitely revisit

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Thank Petethepear
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for the first time with my wife and we weren't disappointed. Food was fantastic and service was very friendly. Will definitely look to go back when we are back in the area.

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Thank Neil F
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read on line that the food was amazing. We just eat, Great tasting, fresh, very good service. Affordable Best meal we had in Bowness.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a break to the Lakes we found this restaurant on trip advisor. Having over 1000 excellent reviews we had to try. It did not disappoint. Prawn and salmon cocktail to start and chicken for main. My hubby had lamb koftas for starter and the fish for main dish. The food was Amazing. The waitress brought 2 chocolate Desserts on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 48242
Description
Award winning dining just a five minute stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere.

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