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Portofino's Bistro

41 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9LT, England
+44 1900 829770
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“gamberetti” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (5 reviews)
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International, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
41 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9LT, England
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is only a little restaurant with 6 or 7 tables so make sure you book as it always seems to be full. There are plenty choices on the menu. The staff are really friendly but not over the top. The food is good, so...More

Thank acs1984
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let's get one thing straight. I love the Lake District and after 33 years of visiting this beautiful area I had never been to Cockermouth. This is my first time and it's such an incredible town, full of independent shops and restaurants. Unfortunately what independence...More

Thank Davidhfrb
Reviewed 19 October 2017

An excellent well presented meal. Small friendly atmosphere. Only problem was heavy rains, which had flooded nearby Borrowdale had the same effect on the River Cocker, so the cellar was flooded.No beer available, but the wine was fine!

Thank dagsdecision
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Second visit don't know why we have never been before, loved the food, lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff, will definately return.

Thank DoncasterCaravaner
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We must have lived in Cockermouth for well over 10 years before we tried this restaurant - more fool us. Portofino's serves the best steak we have eaten in the UK. I'm sure other things on the menu are good, but we haven't tried them...More

Thank AngelaCW
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My son and his partner took me and my parents out for a meal. The food was delicious. The carbonara was the best that I have had. Can't wait to go back

1  Thank Vicky193
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Stumbled on this restaurant while looking for somewhere to eat very good stumble Really good tasty food friendly staff will definitely go back

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Have eaten here on several occasions. Food very good and value for money. Try the lamb chops and the cheesecake.

Thank Mountlodge
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Love this place been 3 times now. Staff lovely very friendly and welcoming. Cute little restaurant with amazing food. Have recently joined trip advisor so just had to reveiw this place. I love italian one of the best ive been too.

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We came here due to friends recommending this restaurant, and im glad they did. We booked ahead as we heard you need to as its not very big. We were running late but the stafff didn't mind and were very helpful. The food was really...More

Thank Jonny W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 829770
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