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Villa Positano

Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 45663
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (137 reviews)
“profiteroles” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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 February 27, 2015

This restaurant is a true gem, the staff can not do enough for you and will make you anything you like. I have a gluten and a dairy allergy and the chef will amend any dish to suit my requirements. Lovely intimate atmosphere. Excellent value...More

Thank Molly38
Reviewed February 27, 2015

Cosy little italian restaurant in the heart of windermere, huge choice of freshly cooked, authentic italian food. Attentive staff, and did not have to wait long to be served. A must for a tasty, casual evening meal

Thank baztaz
Reviewed February 26, 2015

Me and my partner booked to eat at the Villa Positano after a recommendation from our hotel plus good reviews on TripAdvisor. Unfortunately we were unable to see were the good reviews came from after our meal. We were greeted with an average welcome, the...More

6  Thank lizh96
Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Having read the many great reviews and having the restaurant strongly recommended by a diner outside we chose to eat here on the Saturday evening of our trip. The staff and welcome were excellent and the ambience lovely. My starter was the bread, sun dried...More

2  Thank ClaireGUK
Reviewed February 22, 2015

Lovely little taverna with a nice atmosphere and authentic feel. Staff were attentive and professional. The food was also prepared and cooked to a high standard. Would go back when next in the area...

Thank ManchesterTravel_Fan
Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

A nice tucked away italian restaurant. Good value for money with excellent service and amazing food. The decor was fab and we will be visiting you again when we are next in Windermere.

1  Thank payamj
Reviewed February 20, 2015

We had this restaurant recommended to us during our weekend stay in the Lake District but to be honest we probably wouldn't have spotted it had we not been informed of an Italian in the area as it is tucked away down a narrow alleyway!...More

Thank wayney8046
Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We visited whilst on a short break on the lakes after stumbling across it by accident. The actual restaurant is beautiful and has very authentic romantic feel about it. We both had starters which we really enjoyed my calamari was cooked perfectly and my partners...More

1  Thank KatrinaAndSte
Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Visited with 3 teenage girls for birthday. Pizza and pasta priced well under £10 which is rare in this area. Food was lovely and service excellent. Great portion sizes and overall a lovely authentic atmosphere.

1  Thank Chiggiwoo
Reviewed February 19, 2015

We visit the restaurant once or twice a year and never come away disappointed, this is a very well run restaurant with an excellent quality of food and wines, we recently visited for my wife's birthday and made very welcome by the owner and his...More

1  Thank David G
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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
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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
Large groups, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
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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