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Porto Restaurant

3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 48242
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited of recommendation (also backed by trip advisor)and were not disappointed, the 4 of us all received fresh tasty food not one complaint will be visiting again next time we are in the lakes.

Thank robkayleigh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate here with my husband and 2 children. Had a lovely table in the window looking out onto the cobbled street. Service was friendly and attentive. My husband and I both had the gourmet fish finger sandwich. It was served with chunky chips and salad...More

1  Thank Marni35
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a gem this place it. The mushroom risotto was to die for and the pheasant was amazing. Small and cosy restaurant (on 2 levels) right in the heart of Windermere. Tables are a little close together downstairs so try and get a table upstairs...More

1  Thank Lotster
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with a dinner booking in May, which had to be altered due to travel times and the restaurant was very helpful with adjusting the times to suit travels - so full points for that. The food is of good quality, but during the...More

Thank Rupak S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the reviews of others I decided to stop by Porto and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Cosy and warm dining setting, friendly staff and food (as well as the presentation) was great. I highly recommend the peasant dish and the sticky toffee pudding. I...More

1  Thank paulinew939
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a weekend away in the Lake District based on good online reviews so we thought it only fitting to repay the compliment. We could only get a table at 9pm but it was certainly worth the wait. Our starters (soup...More

1  Thank Sam17491
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful meal here. The mushroom risotto was incredible. Staff attentive and service excellent. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Alex S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here while staying in Bowness after seeing the reviews on trip advisor and were not disappointed. We shared the chicken and prawn small plates for starters which were lovely. I had the fish dish and my husband had the steak and both were...More

1  Thank LittleErn2102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Porto is a beautiful little restaurant, the service was excellent and the setting was romantic. The food was absolutely wonderful! We enjoyed 3 courses! I couldn’t recommend the lamb main any more. Delicious!

1  Thank Laura T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for my mum's birthday and the table was decorated with some birthday confetti which was a nice touch. We all had scallops to start which were absolutely fantastic. I also had the curried cod which was delicious and not too filling which...More

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29 July 2017|
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Response from PortoManagement | Property representative |
Jericho's is in Windermere but easily walkable down the hill to us in around 10/15 mins. A local taxi company can take you back up it won't cost more than £5.00. Unfortunately we are not open on Sunday evenings. Sunday... More
Lorna C
18 December 2016|
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Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure there have been children there when we have visited in the past. You certainly won't regret the service, ambiance or food quality for you fathers 70th. Enjoy!!
18 December 2016|
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Response from MrBcheshire | Reviewed this property |
Not sure for a set menu but when we went there it was very reasonable and dinner for 2 including wine was less than £80 from memory. If you call them I am sure they will tell you the prices. I hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 48242
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Just a five minute stroll from the shores of Lake Windermere. Serving food all day with indoor and outdoor seating areas
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