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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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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto balls” (39 reviews)
“king scallops” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 Ash Street | 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A small but great menu with delicious food that looked very appetising. It was a lovely restaurant and well worth looking out for. We booked ahead which seemd the best thing to do as they were busy. However, you weren't rushed and staff were helpful...More

Thank JonHove
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked for a table on line. We were greeted pleasantly by the staff and showed us our table. We were given the choice of dining in the restaurant or on the terrace but we opted to remain in the restaurant. Not big but nicely set...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The greeting on entering gave me the impression we were not welcome. Woman in charge was very cold. Poor menu choice, grossly over priced, unpleasant terrace. We did not stay. They are relying on past reputation but not living up to it.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite before the Peter Rabbit show. Quick, friendly service and a nice selection of reasonably priced dishes. The children’s menu was great, much better than sausage chips and beans. Would eat here again and the evening menu looked great.

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our booking was at the and time as lots of others and the waitress apologised more them once for the the delay as the kitchen was very busy. This was welcomed but unnecessary as the food was still served in a timely manner. Very attentive...More

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited here on several occasions and our previous one to this was disappointing, so we thought give it one more try, glad we did. The food, service and ambiance was excellent. We chose to sit on the outside upper terrace it was relaxing...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having spent the weekend in Windermere for the second time this year, we wanted to try somewhere we hadn’t been before and Porto’s didn’t let us down. The interior is really nice and we opted to eat on the rooftop terrace because the weather was...More

Thank nathanheward
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this restaurant in advance of our trip to Windemere as we’d been once before and only managed to get a table by chance. On arrival we were greeted by a staff member who told me I’d booked the terrace (I hadn’t, I’d just...More

Thank 6bestfriends
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked for Dinner for a special occasion having been before last year. We were given a table on the ground floor and we like to take our time with drinks and the meal. All night we got the imprecion that we were hurried. When...More

Thank TheCommanderLeyland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one place I was wanting to try and visiting this area for years, did so in March and just again last weekend. You won't believe the sun trap/outside eating area at the top of the restaurant, it is lovely, very contemporary. The food...More

Thank NorthernSoulies
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Sunny R
7 June 2018|
Response from TomGSt_Albans | Reviewed this property |
We had lunch there by from recollection I would guess about £35 a head for three courses for dinner and I think wine starts high teens but not sure.
Lynn M
1 June 2018|
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Response from PortoManagement | Property representative |
We are just a 5 minute walk away.
20 May 2018|
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Response from PortoManagement | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. Our downstairs area is dog friendly. When booking please notify us that you are bringing your four legged friend! Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$26
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
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 | 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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