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Villa Positano

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Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 45663
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time at villa Positano, loved it!! What a fab relaxing place to eat. Having a black pepper allergy can make it very difficult to eat out at restaurants, especially when you love Italian food. This was not a problem here as clearly food is all freshly made and so catering was no problem and no fuss made what so... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

1st visit to this restaurant and what fab place. Fantastic food and lovely staff. Hidden away so thought it wouldn't be popular. How wrong could we be. Really busy but nothing was too much trouble. We even got an education on Grappa. It's a shame they are closed on Wednesdays because we would go back tomorrow it was so nice.

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Thank Chris G
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been many times and took friends for their first visit Friday 21 April. Table ready and waiting as planned at 7pm, restaurant full of the usual friendly atmosphere . Service as ever was great and the food again as always very very good. Our friends loved it in the same way that we always do. Thanks again for a... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We first came to this restaurant in Easter 2016. We were back this Easter and booked a few weeks before because we would have been so disappointed if we did not get a table. We were very lucky, we managed to eat there twice in the week. The man who runs the restaurant remembered us from before and is so... More 

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Thank Michele R
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

People who run this place are very friendly and made us feel very welcome. The food was lovely and the atmosphere was nice and romantic.

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Thank egatkinson
Paderborn, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We managed to get a seat but I would recommend reserving a place as it was very full. The service was quick and the waiter was very helpful. The restaurant had a great atmosphere. The food was delicious and the pasta was especially amazing. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Thank BritishGerman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been recommended this Resturant by a lovely waitress in a local bar in Bowness as we were looking for a good Italian place . We could not have been more happy to found this place; on our 5 day stay we visited the restaurant 4 times as we loved it ! The food was delicious - my self... More 

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Thank Ilaria R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Villa Positano is a proper old school italian. Me and my partner were there in March and it is a charming place to eat. The food was first class and the service is amazing. The restuarant is a family business and they are very passionate about what they do. Their client serice is first class as is their food. Cannot... More 

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Thank John M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Italian cuisine at supremely reasonable price in a high tourist area with excellent service. Cozy little gem at Bowness on Windermere.

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Thank Irenee H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and i went to Bowness for a weekend break in april.We love eating italian food in various restaurants in our home city of Liverpool but this place tops the lot..The food was amazing....the staff couldnt do more fore you and the decor and the atmosphere of the place made for a lovely couple of hours. Were going back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 45663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?