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Fat Olives brasserie - CLOSED

Lake Road | Bowness-On-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BJ, England
+44 15394 47447
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lake Road | Bowness-On-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BJ, England
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner had the cinema deal from fat olives. It was a nice way to end our weekend in Windermere. The food was amazing in a nice setting also at a brilliant price.

Thank Kev H
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Quiet but does not deserve to be. We had seen it under the old name Fat Olives, but this is definitely a step up in class and quality. We both had the salmon, beautifully cooked accompanied by herb crushed new potatoes and poached eggs. An...More

1  Thank birnock
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our large group really enjoyed our dinner here and the owner was very accommodating and made us feel welcome. However the young lad serving couldn't have been more different and clearly didn't want to be serving customers and it showed - we didn't even get...More

Thank Mattinbrum
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went here after reading reviews on Tripadvisor thinking it would be good however were very disappointed. The place was deserted which didn't help with the lack of an atmosphere. One of the waiters was not very friendly or helpful. The food was ok, but...More

Thank jenghis77
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely quiet restaurant with a variety of food options. My partner had the lamb and I had the GLUTEN FREE mushroom risotto. Both very nice and well presented. The host was very knowledgable of GLUTEN FREE dietary requirements and catered well. Will be visiting again.

Thank EmLGr
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great food!! Shocking service Long time for drinks, was not offered a dessert.. but a great place, it's no longer called the Fat Olive!!!

2  Thank tommo1972
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Went yesterday evening with friends for dinner. The food was superb well priced. The wine was excellent too. Lovely music and atmosphere. Must try.

1  Thank steven w
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and a lovely atmosphere - definitely worth a visit for dinner if you're looking for something a bit different.

Thank Roo123456789
Reviewed 6 February 2017

A great meal at "Balans", previously "Fat Olives". We arrived relatively late on Friday night on the first weekend in Feb, very hungry and not knowing Bowness, passed Balans and went in. I had lovely oliver oil and balsamic vinegar with artisan breads for staters,...More

Thank TonyR1235
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I visited this nice restraunt with my rather deaf Grandfather who likes his wine and my lovely little grandmother. The owner introduced himself (as my grandparents asked why it was no longer Fat Olives) and he told us about the new menu. A wide and...More

2  Thank lucynewbery
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Road | Bowness-On-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 47447
  • E-mail
A friendly English and Mediterranean brasserie style restaurant, open from 4pm serving freshly prepared, home cooked food. A varied menu offering light snacks, sharing plates, grills and regularly changing specials. Excellent childrens menu available. Also offering a Cinema and Meal deal in co-operation with the Royalty Cinema which is just across the road.
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