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Villa Positano

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Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 45663
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (146 reviews)
“profiteroles” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful little Italian restaurant which was close to a great meal. I had calamari followed by a great lemon sole dish with a wonderful sauce. My wife had pappardelle with livers, unfortunately much too much liver and not enough pappardelle. We had good wine, but...More

Thank Vironment
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow, the food was absolutely outstanding. The atmosphere and staff were amazing in this hidden treasure tucked away down an alleyway.Definitely worth a visit if you want a traditional Italian meal

Thank Ginge2767
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have eaten in a lot of restaurants all over the world and nowhere compares to this.the food is always amazing,staff are lovely,wine beautiful.my family have been coming here for years and years,it always feels like home and I recommend to anybody who visits Bowness.Tomato...More

Thank Helen33andMichael
Reviewed 6 days ago

Genuine Italian restaurant with good range of classic dishes. The ambience is pleasant and the service is quick and efficient.

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We showed up on a Thursday in November without a reservation, so we had to sit upstairs. The waiter was excellent and helped us with a selection of dishes and wines, which we shared because it was all so good.

Thank roydickinson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a table booked for Tue at 7.30 pm, when we arrived the place was absolutely buzzing.Quickly seated and drink order's taken.We then proceeded to have a 3 course meal,which was delivered really quick considering how busy they were.The food was absolutely fantastic,one of the...More

Thank andyw29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated my husbands birthday here on Monday evening we were lucky to get a table. We both really enjoyed our dinning experience food amazing everyone very polite service fantastic could not fault it. Even came with a cake for my husband with a candle lit....More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lucky to get a table for two here early on Friday night. Very popular with locals and visitors a like. Friendly staff and lovely food and wine. Chicken in a cream sauce was delicious. Generous portions both of starters and mains. Bit of a wait...More

Thank Sherles00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined here many times , never disappointed. Just about been through the menu been there that often. Love the food, love the fact that all the staff and owner are Italian and genuine and friendly. The owner comes to talk every time we...More

Thank ronmorich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner was really good. Wish we had been able to go back because there was plenty more on the menu that we wanted to try. Restaurant was small and we were seated upstairs. The atmosphere was perfect and the staff were terrific. It was clear...More

Thank Elizabeth S
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12 July 2017|
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Response from RichardH857 | Reviewed this property |
I don't really think it would be appropriate to take a dog in any restaurant. Pubs maybe but not restaurants.
Andrew H
10 May 2017|
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
We booked at the beginning of November for a December 4th reservation with no problems. Good luck! I'll be telling my other half this story, he might just take the hint :)
20 February 2017|
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Response from Hubeyh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, always closed New Year as the family go away. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa Positano 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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