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Porto Restaurant

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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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

Treated my partner for this birthday, we were not disappointed. The food tasted beautiful, it was well presented and came in fairly large portions! Nice atmosphere and well priced for lovely food.

Thank Alicegoodwin
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Excellent meal, lovely menu and excellent service. Made for a truly enjoyable evening. Will definitely eat here again 😃

Thank andiesx4
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Wow! This place was the highlight of our mini moon in the lakes. The attention to detail, the lovely friendly staff, the romantic setting, the central location and most importantly the best food! We arrived on time having made a reservation (which is a must...More

Thank Nikr10
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Reserved this restaurant based on TA ranking and positive reviews. Well we were underwhelmed to say the least. First, the service was very good---fast, friendly and attentive. Second the restaurant itself is attractive and in a desirable location right in the center of town. Given...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant has a wonderful atmosphere of cozy, quiet and relaxed. Staff were friendly and attentive. Food was tasty and cooked to perfection. Recommend the asparagus starter and either the lamb or pork belly mains. Cheese bored desert was also a lovely treat.

Thank debbiebriggs
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Wee ate downstairs and it was a bit dark and dismal. Used to come here many years ago when it was the porthole and went upstairs which was cosy. Food was ok but too much. Starter rather too filling and steak overwhelming. Service was excellent

Thank Rosiehylda
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

A special birthday treat and we were far from disappointed. The quality and presentation of the food was outstanding, and the flavours were out of this world. The front of house staff were attentive without being obtrusive. There is no doubt that we would like...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed July 24, 2016

My husband has a terrible starter that was listed as a prawn miso soup that turned out to be a horribly flavoured over cooked noodle soy soup that was not edible. I had a prawn salad starter that was clearly small freezer burned old prawns...More

Thank Emilia N
Reviewed July 22, 2016 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...More

Thank claire78564
Reviewed July 22, 2016 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...More

Thank HappyGirl1779
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Margaret K
December 14, 2017|
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Response from robkayleigh | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply yes would definitely book. Probably fully booked to be honest.
July 29, 2017|
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Response from PortoManagement | Property representative |
Jericho's is in Windermere but easily walkable down the hill to us in around 10/15 mins. A local taxi company can take you back up it won't cost more than £5.00. Unfortunately we are not open on Sunday evenings. Sunday... More
Lorna C
December 18, 2016|
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Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure there have been children there when we have visited in the past. You certainly won't regret the service, ambiance or food quality for you fathers 70th. Enjoy!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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Just a five minute stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere. Serving food all day with indoor and outdoor seating areas
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