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“Fantastic food, great restaurant. ”
Review of Porto Restaurant

Porto Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $17 - $29
Cuisines: European, British
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Just a five minute stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere. Serving food all day with indoor and outdoor seating areas
Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

A group of us visited the restaurant in October and were seated upstairs. The restaurant is nice and the staff were all friendly. Service was at times a little slow, but this didn't cause us too much of a problem. This could have been due to the size of our group. Food was fantastic and all of our group enjoyed their visit to Porto. The restaurant is well worth a visit and next time we are in Bowness we will certainly be visiting again!

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Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went here early on Saturday evening for a birthday celebration, and found the place quaint (low doors - actually saw a man bump his head) and friendly (the staff at least tried to warn him).

The staff were all very attentive and the decor was modern yet warm.
There wasn't a lot to choose from on the menu so we both went for the steak which was cooked exactly as we requested it and the sauce was lovely ... also came with some potatoes, I feel these could have benefited from additional flavouring or sauce (a suggestion of rosemary was made) but it was overall a nice main. The dessert menu was again minimal, and the ice cream now comes with my boyfriend's seal of approval. Overall, a pleasant dining experience.

Thank Leah P
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

Would find it hard to be negative about Porto's, the menu is not extensive but a great variety of food to suit all palates, I still had difficulty choosing off the menu because it all sounded so good!
This is a very cosy restaurant with a wonderful ambiance and exceptionally good service. The food was first class and enjoyed so much we returned the following night and again could not fault any aspect of our experience.
Would recommend the risotto balls for starters and egg & soldiers for desert (anything for main is good!)
Try it, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Dresm
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

My husband booked this restaurant for my birthday was not dissapointed.FRom the moment we walked in the service was brilliant. The food was fantastic from the starters to dessert. Everything was amazing the presentation was fantastic. My main course was seared salmon,salmon fishcake with mini fish pie with sampire amazing. The egg And soldiers dessert was fab my husband had that . the atmosphere was lovely & the deco was homely. We will be visiting again without a doubt in the near future.

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Thank diane123_11
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Reviewed November 10, 2013

We went for lunch on the 9th November.
Simple lunch menu with a limited choice but all you want really.
Very high quality food.
There's is a fixed price two course deal or you can choose one course.
Very pleasant restaurant , good food.
Lovely staff.
Very efficient.
We would definitely return in the evening next time we are in town.

Thank peter2873
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