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Villa Positano

Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 45663
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (134 reviews)
“profiteroles” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

We just popped in and asked for a table for two. The staff were very attentive and the food was gorgeous and very tasty. Cosy and traditional restuarant.

Thank Esther W
Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Even though very busy the food is top drawer as is the rustic Italian feel. Buzzing atmosphere and classic decoration. In a central location you expect them to get as many covers as possible every night and service is quick which doesn't embrace the italian...More

Thank bergy1001
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Went quite early, managed to get a table, staff not exactly very welcoming felt a little rushed, the tornados rossini that I had as a main course was an excellent piece of beef if a little swamped by the sauce, and served with fairly bland...More

Thank Julie08_12
Reviewed September 2, 2015

There are some bad reviews on here about this place.. although we have no idea why! We had a lovely meal, great wine not to mention the hustle and bustle of a lovely Italian restaurant - and that was on the Tuesday night after bank...More

Thank Karl T
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Staff were great and really friendly, but the food was best described as mediocre. Garlic bread was doughy and the pasta sauce was tasteless

Thank Phil B
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Had a lovely meal here, the first time we have been, will definitely come back again. The service was excellent,food was very good, there was plenty to choose from on the menu, and prices were very reasonable. The staff were very pleasant and efficient. The...More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Lovely restaurant with great atmosphere and amazing food! Owners made us feel so welcome and even gave me their shot glasses when i commented on how much i liked them. Recommend to book well in advance as it was fully booked all night! will certainly...More

Thank emma d
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Excellent meal & service as always. Possibly our favourite restaurant in the area. Varied menu & specials to choose from - nothing is too much trouble.

Thank OfficeH
Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Spent the evening there for my wife's birthday,both had Steaks which were very nice and cooked to perfection,the staff are very friendly and the atmosphere is great,all round great dining experience in an Authentic Italian resteraunt ,couldn't fault anything,it was our third time dining there...More

Thank Col H
Reviewed August 31, 2015

I have been to VP about 5 times over the past two years and its always great fun, lively with a great selection of dishes and reasonably priced especially for Bowness. Will definitely go back..

Thank Tom B
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Andrew H
Me and my partner are visiting the lakes in July and would be looking to book a table for 2 on the 14th how far in advance can we book Im thinking of proposing In this restaurant that night too thanks Andy
May 10, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
We booked at the beginning of November for a December 4th reservation with no problems. Good luck! I'll be telling my other half this story, he might just take the hint :)
Hi, does anyone know or has anyone been here on new years eve ??. Do they have anything special going on, Do they have a special gala dinner etc etc. I really appreciate as much info as possible as i'm visiting over new year but i live 100's miles out of the area. Thakyou in advance.
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Hubeyh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, always closed New Year as the family go away. Hope this helps
Just phone them they will do there best to fit you in 015394 45663.
February 13, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 45663
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