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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%
Travellers talk about
“arancini” (61 reviews)
“risotto balls” (37 reviews)
“cullen skink” (26 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here and had a starter and main course both of which were very very tasty I do realise that I may eat more than I should but I do think the portion were that bit small. It's probably the size I should eat while...More

Thank NFSH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was reasonably priced and good quality but it did lack a little atmosphere. It was £60 for two courses for two people including a Lakeland g&t.

1  Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Lakes for my 10th Wedding Anniversary & the hotel recommended this restaurant. The reviews on Trip advisor also looked great. The evening was fantastic. Wonderful food, beautifully presented & the table had been decorated especially for us to mark our anniversary which was...More

Thank Claire A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made a reservation based on the good reviews and had the 2 course early dinner set menu £17.95. We both had Arancini balls for starter which were very tasty, my husband had haddock for his main and I had pumpkin ravioli. We then ordered banoffee...More

Thank jessicapurshouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here and were rather underwhelmed. There was nothing that was terrible-but the food was very ordinary. We saw three different waitresses although it is a very small restaurant. Maybe they were all new There was alcohol-free beer no tomato juice available. I...More

Thank Judi L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meal was delicious, all the courses were well cooked and presentation to detail delightful. As a party we had a variety of meals from the menu and everyone was pleased with all 3 course choices. The Hake was particularly tasty.

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Managed to get a table at short notice. Menu is varied and plenty to choose from. Food was good, but not great, I had the haddock which was ample, friend had lamb which was quite small in size. The scallops starters were tiny! Cheese board...More

Thank ddtowe
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We went for the early 2 course offer and found it delicious. The risotto balls were really good, as was the smoked haddock and king prawns. The staff were friendly and efficient and the only negative point was the price of the coffees.

Thank Dobsons21_13
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Glad we decided to eat here, both our meals the lamb and pork were delicious. Great starters too, just wish they had more puds to choose from but apart from that can't fault the food.

Thank jags1
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Never disappoints and the refurbishment is lovely!! Food was amazing! Service wonderful and looking forward to our next visit!😁

1  Thank SandiBL
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Lorna C
Hi, I am thinking of booking for my father's 70th - is the restaurant family friendly and is there a children's menu? Many thanks.
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!!
Good morning, Could anyone please give us an indication as to what we should expect to pay (per head) for New Year's Eve? Is it set menu? Thank you
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.
Hi, Does anybody know what draught beer is available? Do they sell Peroni?
31 August 2016|
Response from PortoManagement | Property representative |
Hi Tony. We don't have any draft beer due to space constraints. However we have bottled beers. Peroni Corona Local Lakes larger Local Bitter Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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