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Portofino's Bistro

41 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9LT, England
+44 1900 829770
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (14 reviews)
“gamberetti” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
International, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9LT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here as a party for a 65th birthday party. Food amazing. Well presented. Staff very good too! Would highly reccommend to anyone in Cockermouth or visiting the area! Small quaint restaurant 5☆ well done!!

Thank Cumbrianlad86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been coming here regularly for at least 10 years and have never had a bad meal. Asparagus wrapped in Parma ham and the Risotto are my absolute favourites. Service is subtle yet attentive, and the food is always delicious and priced perfectly.

Thank jen272017
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We were in a group of four booked in for 8.30pm on a Saturday evening. The restaurant was full but very comfortable. The food was very good in fact one of our group described his starter, The Black Pudding Tower' as one of the best...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went for a meal. On entering the waitress took us to our seats; she was very polite and welcoming. We where allowed time to decide our order I got Caesar salad as a starter my wife had brie. As a main...More

Thank stumne
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

You need to book a table, the bistro is just the right size to have great fresh food and personal service. We worth a visit

Thank Edward0110
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

My favourite place to eat also a family favourite staff very friendly and helpful and food amazing a must try

1  Thank Joanne R
Reviewed 22 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 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

1  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
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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
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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