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Caffe Riva

Cafe Riva St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
+44 15394 23232
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (159 reviews)
“ravioli” (13 reviews)
“antipasti” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Cafe Riva St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
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1 - 10 of 745 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Such a lovely place. Staff friendly and helpful. Welcome children and honoured our 3 year old daughter's request for a glass of milk (not on the drinks menu). Food delicious.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife, service was nice and efficient. Food was average, pizza Capra was soggy, but the steak was nice. 3 stars but I'd pick other places before returning here

Thank cleecreed90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to go somewhere quick for lunch, but wanted something that would fill us. If you want the same, this is the place to be! They have a lunch time menus which is £7.50 for pizza or pasta or even a toasted sandwich which is...More

Thank Zoe G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and i were both impressed at how quick the service was here considering how busy it was. The staff were attentive and kind, and our food was delicious. I would absolutely go back!

Thank Mary-Catherine D
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I usually look at the lower rating reviews when deciding on whether to try a restaurant and if they are clearly related to service or someone clearly having a bad day I tend to disregard them. Caffe Riva had reasonable reviews for food and when...More

1  Thank UncleBhuna
Reviewed 2 December 2017

On a busy Saturday and not booking we chanced upon this caffe. The welcome was warm but I'm afraid the service let it down ... having waited for the menu's we had to chase the waiter up twice , then wait an age for the...More

2  Thank PrinceofPort66
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Typically excellent Italian restaurant. Fish dishes are to be recommended, but all are good. It looks small from the outside, but spacious inside. Tables well separated. Staff were very attentive and made for a great experience.

Thank dp742017
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The place was ok with nothing to write home about. It was convenient for where the car was parked in terrible weather

1  Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Came here for an evening meal with my boyfriend and we were so pleased. The food was absolutely amazing, we ordered a calzone and a carbonara and I couldn't recommend it enough. It came within a good amount of time and the service was great...More

Thank Jade D
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Quick lunch for 4, they gave our grand daughter exactly what she wanted so we stayed longer and spent more money. Well done and thank yoi

Thank Lucyjazzylegs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cafe Riva St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 23232
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