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Review of Balance Of Bowness

Balance Of Bowness
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $46
Cuisines: European, British
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Casual cafe restaurant open from 12 noon for lunches life bites and our full al a carte menu a lake district cafe restaurant
Reviewed June 23, 2013

This place is amazing. For 20 pound, I got 3 course huge set menu inc wine. Service, waitresses and esp. Food was great.

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Reviewed June 18, 2013

Having read the reports on Trip Advisor we decided to try the Fat Olives while we were in Bowness for a holiday. Sooo glad we did. Lovely restaurant, excellent service and great value for money especially if you choose the set menu with wine....which we did !
OH had the soup of the day which he said was lovely. I had the pate. Very tasty, a good big chunk of pate served with proper toasted bread. For the main course I had the home made burger. Wonderful texture and nice big hand cut type chips served on a bun with salad garnish. OH had the haddock and leek fishcakes which he said were excellent. Washed down with a lovely white wine included in price. When we return to Bowness we will certainly return here :-)

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Thank Marion
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Reviewed June 16, 2013

we popped in after partner's participation in the great north swim so were lucky to get a table on a busy Saturday evening. we were glad we did because we had a lovely meal at a very decent price. The staff could not have been nicer and any more helpful. would recommend this restaurant if you are in Bowness - you won't regret it. our only quibble was that it was styfingly hot, even on a chilly evening.

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Thank jonh1964
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Reviewed June 16, 2013

We ate in fat olives over the late May bank holiday. We went for a fixed price meal including a ticket to the cinema opposite. There was plenty of choice even on this menu, and the quality of food and service was very good. Great value if you also fancy seeing a film!

Thank sarahanddarren
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

Came all the way to Bowness to celebrate our 4th wedding anniversary with an early evening meal at Fat Olives. Brought our lively 2 year old daughter who was welcomed without any issue. I ate the beef chilli penne pasta and my wife had the butternut squash cannelloni. Both served red hot and were delicious. The little one had sausages and chips from the children's menu. Again superb although quite a lot of food for her to manage (daddy ate the leftovers!). Fantastic service. Probably one of the best places in Bowness to eat.

Came back two days later for a late lunch and had the chicken and chorizo pate with onion marmalade and my wife had the mushroom and Stilton dish - both from the specials. Again faultless and demolished in no time at all.

Fantastic service. Probably one of the best places in Bowness to eat.

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Thank Gavwad
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