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Portofino's Bistro

41 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9LT, England
+44 1900 829770
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“gamberetti” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
International, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9LT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and his partner took me and my parents out for a meal. The food was delicious. The carbonara was the best that I have had. Can't wait to go back

1  Thank Vicky193
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled on this restaurant while looking for somewhere to eat very good stumble Really good tasty food friendly staff will definitely go back

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here on several occasions. Food very good and value for money. Try the lamb chops and the cheesecake.

Thank Mountlodge
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Love this place been 3 times now. Staff lovely very friendly and welcoming. Cute little restaurant with amazing food. Have recently joined trip advisor so just had to reveiw this place. I love italian one of the best ive been too.

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We came here due to friends recommending this restaurant, and im glad they did. We booked ahead as we heard you need to as its not very big. We were running late but the stafff didn't mind and were very helpful. The food was really...More

Thank Jonny W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This little restaurant on the bridge takes some beating. Really lovely food and at very reasonable prices, for me this is the number one place to eat in Cockermouth. The scampi and prawn provencale is to die for and for those with a sweet tooth...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a very nice Bistro situated by the River Cocker and the whole ambiance of the room shouts Italian. The food is economically priced and very good value. So to with the wine list. My starter was a bowl of Mussels in a creamy...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for a 70th Birthday party. Everything was beautiful and miles better then the "shall not be named" restaurant. Would reccomemd anyone to go here. Booking advisable as it is only a small restaurant. But its well worth the visit and wait! Many thanks...More

Thank Cumbrianlad86
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We were made very welcome on our entry to the Bistro and seated where we wished . We were not very hungry and were offered starter portions of pasta for our main meal and for older palates I cannot tell you how nice this is...More

Thank peter p
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for two for Saturday night. The restaurant is only small but had a lovely atmosphere and was very welcoming and relaxing. The two ladies were very friendly and helpful. The pasta dishes were possibly the best we have both ever had...More

Thank becyhowley
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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 829770
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