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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free 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

Visited Porto last year and was hoping they maintained the same high standard and wasn’t dissapointed. Altnough a wet Monday evening in April, most tables were already occupied and generating a nice atmosphere. All 3 courses were excellent, the service was warm and efficient -...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was a little apprehensive about taking our two year old into the restaurant for an early bird menu at 5pm, but we were all welcomed. The lady who dealt with us was so attentive and even brought our daughter her own set of plastic...More

Thank lyndsayx
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited with elderly parents and staff were very friendly and attentive. £140 including wine and a beer for 2 courses for 4 people. Particularly recommend chicken lovers to start and monkfish scampi for mains. Pork rillette starter was ok but a bit sweet. Overall...More

Thank kidfriendly5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely evening with fabulous food, the lamb shank is delicious as well as the duck. Cheese board is very tasty. Fairly early expensive but nice for a treat. Surroundings are lovely and clean loo’s!

Thank PJ T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife booked the table during a week’s holiday and without any prompting was asked if it was a special occasion. She told them it was my birthday and when we arrived our table was decorated which was a lovely touch. The meals for both...More

Thank Julian L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a meal to celebrate my birthday over the weekend. The restaurant is lovely, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the food (and drinks) was AMAZING! I had the scallop starter and it was genuinely one of the best things...More

Thank Gem P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our two children and had lunch for four for £42. Very good sandwiches and light meals with a good range of beers as well. Delicious sticky toffee pudding. Not sure why this is listed as ££££ for price as even for dinner the...More

Thank TomGSt_Albans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good and a bit posher than some restaurants. not huge portions and not sure worth the extra money compared to other restaurants.

Thank benangie2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the 1st time on a Wednesday lunch and was very impressed. The restaurant is small but modern and lovely. The lady serving was so nice and friendly and the menu was okay for lunch and the food was absolutely fantastic. Will definitely recommend...More

Thank 46biggy46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very surprised at the quality of the meals that were plated up today. The chicken liver starter was delicious. Mains were amazing and a decent portion size,but my ultimate favourite was the pudding. Cheese cake and the creme bulle were simply mouth watering. Compliments to...More

Thank Sean P
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Chloe C
2 April 2018|
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Response from Uksunlover10 | Reviewed this property |
I would email them. They get back to you pretty quick. Also the menu changes often, that maybe the reason.
Margaret K
14 December 2017|
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Response from robkayleigh | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply yes would definitely book. Probably fully booked to be honest.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$28
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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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