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Porto Restaurant

3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 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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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife booked the table during a week’s holiday and without any prompting was asked if it was a special occasion. She told them it was my birthday and when we arrived our table was decorated which was a lovely touch. The meals for both...More

Thank Julian L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here for a meal to celebrate my birthday over the weekend. The restaurant is lovely, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the food (and drinks) was AMAZING! I had the scallop starter and it was genuinely one of the best things...More

Thank Gem P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our two children and had lunch for four for £42. Very good sandwiches and light meals with a good range of beers as well. Delicious sticky toffee pudding. Not sure why this is listed as ££££ for price as even for dinner the...More

Thank TomGSt_Albans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good and a bit posher than some restaurants. not huge portions and not sure worth the extra money compared to other restaurants.

Thank benangie2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for the 1st time on a Wednesday lunch and was very impressed. The restaurant is small but modern and lovely. The lady serving was so nice and friendly and the menu was okay for lunch and the food was absolutely fantastic. Will definitely recommend...More

Thank 46biggy46
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very surprised at the quality of the meals that were plated up today. The chicken liver starter was delicious. Mains were amazing and a decent portion size,but my ultimate favourite was the pudding. Cheese cake and the creme bulle were simply mouth watering. Compliments to...More

Thank Sean P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Porto with my wife during a weekend in the Lake District. We'd been to the restaurant before, but this was our first time in a couple of years. The interior has been overhauled since we last visited - previously it was quite old...More

Thank Nasalhair
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent Sunday lunch was had by all. The starter, main and puds were all first class. Would visit agin when in Bowness.

Thank anpjWirral
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a meal Saturday night they allowed us to go in with our dog barney. Made to feel very welcome food was really good great knowledge of gluten free nice wine and the specials board gin was really good would definitely recommend lovely friendly...More

Thank Conhan67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb 3 courses with great friendly service. Nice atmosphere. Definitely try the beef cheek & tail dish.

Thank olliecampbell
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Questions & Answers
Chloe C
2 April 2018|
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Response from Uksunlover10 | Reviewed this property |
I would email them. They get back to you pretty quick. Also the menu changes often, that maybe the reason.
Margaret K
14 December 2017|
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Response from robkayleigh | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply yes would definitely book. Probably fully booked to be honest.
29 July 2017|
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Response from PortoManagement | Property representative |
Jericho's is in Windermere but easily walkable down the hill to us in around 10/15 mins. A local taxi company can take you back up it won't cost more than £5.00. Unfortunately we are not open on Sunday evenings. Sunday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$28
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Ash Street | An Award Winning Restaurant 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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