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Porto Restaurant

3 Ash Street | 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 48242
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 Ash Street | 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My friend and I booked in at Porto for our annual Xmas visit to Bowness. The restaurant is over 3 floors and we were seated on the second floor - I have to say not too keen on the sparse decor but that is upto...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank des110468
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Five couples on our annual pre Christmas visit to Bowness. The food was just superb. Every one of us enjoyed every course. Well done again!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cricketdad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent our second evening in 10 days at Porto last night . The first visit was my wife and I celebrating our wedding anniversary when the food was fabulous and the service just as good . Last night we went as a group of 10...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank justblackpoolcom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anniversary meal and a gorgeous booth table was allocated to us. The staff made it special with little decorations. They all wished us happy anniversary too. The food was superb. Starters were scallops for me and cheese souffle for him. We both had the ribeye...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 240maryb240
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both enjoyed our meal and this excellent establishment. My friend had the lamb dish and I went for the pork dish neither of use we're disappointed with the food and atmosphere. Highly recommended

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IanBarnett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unassuming, unpretentious just great food beautifully presented and friendly service. Definitely coming back for more!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cliffr0b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked Sunday lunch for 2:45 on the Friday before. Originally wanted 3pm but informed that a large table of ten was booked in for that time so they could accommodate an earlier time. Arrived at 2:30 and showed to our table. We viewed the menu...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank barringtonswift
PortoManagement, Owner at Porto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Barrington I'm sorry you felt the need to leave such a review. Yes we did run out of beef and Yorkshire puddings on the Sunday in question, for that I can only apologies The food you saw being brought of the kitchen was on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Porto is very welcoming. They looked after a party of 24 of us including 2 children. Would definitely recommend Porto for the food, service and attentativity of the staff. A most welcoming and enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lorraine M
PortoManagement, Owner at Porto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lorraine Thank you for your lovely review. The team were delighted with your party, you were a pleasure to serve. Please join us again soon. Kind Regards, The Porto Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mid November Sunday Lunch was outstanding and a great set price, excellent service and top food served to a very high standard. £18.00 for two courses and £3 for desert...Eaton Mess is to die for!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AdrianWebb2749
PortoManagement, Manager at Porto Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Adrien Thank you for the glowing review! I'm glad I've found a fellow Eton Mess fan, its the perfect end to a Sunday roast. Join us again soon and tell all your friends! Kind Regards, The Porto Team

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

As far as I remember (which may be wrong) this restaurant is good at me sty dished. So, we ordered duck breast, steak, chicken liver and scaollp. All we beautifully made and tasted very well. Staff are super nice. Just that if u go for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rubydejolie
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jennifer r
6 November 2018|
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Response from PortoManagement | Property representative |
Hi Jen We are open for he most of January. Please check on our website we all the dates are there. We can do vouchers or full meal payment or part it’s entirely up to you. If you call the restaurant and let us know what you... More
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suzymar
3 November 2018|
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Response from petersV6038EP | Reviewed this property |
There is seating at ground floor level but I would advise Pre booking to make sure that you get a suitable table
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kittlescat
16 September 2018|
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Response from PortoManagement | Property representative |
Hi We serve a 5 course menu with very special touches. We do provide hats but not crackers (we only supply crackers for Christmas Parties). Our NYE menu and pricing is all available on our website. Hope that helps. You can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$31
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Ash Street | 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
  • E-mail
Description
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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