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“a real gem - what a discovery in January!”
Review of Villa Positano

Villa Positano
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
1 review
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“a real gem - what a discovery in January!”
Reviewed January 22, 2011

Great friendly welcome, quick service and two delicious meals - one pasta, one pollo cacciatore, which became my favourite italian dish immediately. Busy so go early. Wine a at £20 abit expensive, but tasty, and the food was actually pretty good for value. Although it will get very busy at times, we will certainly go again a.s.a.p

  • Visited January 2011
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London, United Kingdom
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“Terrible Food, Really Bad”
Reviewed November 29, 2010

Really terrible food. Can't understand how this place has forged a positive reputation locally and keeps attracting customers. My minestrone was almost certainly heinz tomato soup with frozen veg medley in, and my spaghetti al ragu was very bland and tasteless with poor quality pasta. Perhaps I ordered badly but my friend's cockles hadn't been washed properly and were still full of grit, and my other friend's pizza was burned and generally pathetic. Another friend had a great cut of fillet steak which was unfortunately swimming in a cheap sachet sauce . The service and atmosphere were fine, but if you care at all about the quality of food you are buying I strongly suggest you avoid this place and head to Trattoria Ticino just up the road where I have always found the food to be much better, with equally good (if not better) atmosphere and service.

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Yorkshire
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6 reviews
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“Very Dissapointing”
Reviewed November 22, 2010

My boyfriend and I booked this restaurant based on some good reviews on this website but were very dissapointed with the standard of the food. The service was good but the food didn't taste fresh and the decor of the restaurant looked extremely tired and dated. Wouldnt go back.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Villa Positano - Fantastico!”
Reviewed October 16, 2010

I have been coming to Villa Positano for many years. Every time you get a very warm welcome and are seating quickly. The menu is quite large with lots of choice. My main course of Veal was beautiful! which is what i always have when i visit. The staff are friendly and eager to please.
I can not understand how any one could not like this restaurant!

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“Went to this restaurant on very positive...”
Reviewed October 4, 2010

Went to this restaurant on very positive recommendations from various locals only to be quite disappointed! Both the wife and I had steak dishes, Both steaks were cooked very well but but came absolutely swimming in bland watery sauces with very average service. Average food at top Italian prices.

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