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Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DY, England
+44 15394 88260
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Asked for table of two and having a evening meal. ( as there are three floors, ground is cafe drinks, second main meals, third I think is larger parties. Nice table set out and view, check the ceiling out its cool, little LEDs changing colour :) Starters fine had garlic bread with cheese, mains had beef lasagne comes with salad... More 

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Manchester
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Been here before in the past and was still as good, the food was excellent accompanied by lovely drinks, the staff was very good with the children which makes it perfect for families

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Thank Versatilejohn
Darton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ordered a cocktail on a Sunday morning but instead of serving me the staff burst into the chorus of The Time Warp from the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Was one of the most bizarre experiences of my life. I would come back

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Thank Rick L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a few times and always enjoyed our visit, with a great choice of Cocktails , Wines and Beers to choose from your sure to find something .. Coffee is also nice and a great place to sit and people watch..

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Thank julie m
Bakewell, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here a couple of times on our weekend away the first night just for cocktails and the second for food. The cocktails were spot on. The food was lovely and the staff very friendly and helpful. We were very lucky and managed to snag a table without booking but 10 minutes later and we wouldn't have been so lucky!... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here many times, always go for platter to share hubbie has Bloody Mary I have Singapore Sling mm

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Thank tracey m
Chorley, United Kingdom
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382 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, chic and comfortable in a flagship position towards the top end of Windermere with plenty of on street parking. Some outside dining tables. Typical mixed European menu with emphasis on quick food - my pastrami sandwich was OK however it would have been better on nice brown bread rather than a brown barm although this was offset by a... More 

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Thank Thedragon22
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited twice in our 2 day visit, what a great place!! The staff are fantastic, really friendly, tapas well priced & generous portions- the Mediterranean platter was enough for 2. Good wine selection & a great location, ideal for watching the world go by!!! Thank you the lighthouse staff, u do an amazing job & ur all an asset to... More 

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Thank Sharon A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit this cafe bar when we visit Windermere always very relaxing pleasant staff never eaten there but food looks good

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Thank Lynn P
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Went on valentines day as we were visiting the area. The restaurant was full but didn't feel crowed. The food was very well cooked and serviced quickly. Would definitely go back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 88260

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?