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Cafe Italia

37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
+44 15394 46228
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (243 reviews)
“minestrone soup” (17 reviews)
“tiramisu” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
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Reviewed today

Does a good coffee and has various snacks and meals,always busy so it speaks for itself,sometimes hard to get indoors

Thank dedlegmusic
Reviewed today via mobile

Only waited a short time 10 mins before being seated, but well worth it. Main was hot fresh well cooked and extremely filling but leave room for dessert and cocktails. All the staff were pleasant and attentive. It felt intimate despite being busy and was...More

Thank midge23
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After a short wait we were seated at a table on the ground floor. Hubby had the calzone and I had the carbonara. Both were excellent. Please note that this restaurant is 'cash only'.

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed yesterday

My family and I visited three times whilst on holiday in Windermere. The first occasion was for drinks, lovely milkshakes and frappes served outside on the pavement. We returned a few days later for dinner. Elder daughter is something of a pizza connoisseur and she...More

1  Thank LS1964
Reviewed yesterday

No small portions in this Italian restaurant. And the food is excellent, it is cooked fresh on the premises. Every dish is cooked to order. The staff are really friendly and the service was quite good. It is worth the wait if you have to...More

1  Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good location, friendly staff. CASH ONLY. Had a nice Espresso, however i was dissapointed at my pizza. They certainly dont have a pizza oven, not that im saying thats essential for a good pizza, but something was lacking. Mediocre at best. My partner has the...More

Thank Rhys D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is always packed. Wide range of food and mostly good. Pizza and pasta are guaranteed orders.

1  Thank ILuChen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tepid soup both the minestrone and cauliflower then had the mains my husband had chicken pizza which he said was fine my lasagne was ok however we ordered a second drink a pint of Peroni for hubby which was brought to the table within a...More

Thank mhcd0
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice staff, tasty food and good service. Good vegan options as all pasta dishes can be made vegan (as well as other options too). Penne arabiatta (pasta with tomato sauce, onion and garlic) was £12.95... which is absolutely outrageous.

Thank lilyalf33
Reviewed 3 days ago

we with wife had a date night in Windermere and decided go to Cafe Italia as it was packed, had to wait few minutes which was understandable as it very popular, but it was worth a wait, the food was delicious and portions huge, and...More

Thank Andy B
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Shahrzad N
5 April 2018|
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Response from notmichaelwinner | Reviewed this property |
Anytime I have passed has always been during the day and even then it is always busy. I wouldn’t chance turning up on a Saturday night without a reservation
23 March 2018|
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Response from Irene W | Reviewed this property |
they are extremely busy but there is always someone at the bar where the telephone is. are you sure you have the right number
David T
13 January 2018|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately they do not do a takeaway service. worth going and waiting for though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46228
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