We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Villa Positano

Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 45663
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (139 reviews)
“profiteroles” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (1,311)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 1,299 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were looking forward to eating here this evening as last time we visited the lakes we couldn't make a reservation as it was fully booked. Shouldn't have bothered 😳 we should have left when they told us they needed the table back in an...More

Thank Clairemacca
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a lovely Italian restaurant. Very cozy with rustic interior . It consists of two floor. Staff were very friendly. Menu is extensive with good variety to chose from . Very tasty food and no complaints whatsoever. Price was on the higher side and we...More

Thank Dheya_T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Probably the nicest staff in the Lake District. It felt more like a meal with family then being served by owners. A proper Italian with good food and fast service. Recommend the garlic bread. Would recommend a trip to it, didn't notice it the first...More

Thank ziiuk
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been a couple of times before and decided to book again but we were sadly disappointed. Felt very rushed and the pizzas were all soggy in the middle. I agree with the previous reviewer that the pasta dishes were not very big portions....More

Thank Yorkie1188
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked this as a last minute meal and were fortunate that they could fit us in. We had a main meal each, drinks and desert and were in-and-out within 45 minutes. The food was very good and the prices reasonable. Staff were very friendly...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant while holidaying in the lakes. Nice food but our main meal was served before we had finished our starters which was a bit of a surprise. No one apologised for this so this may be the norm ? The surroundings of this...More

Thank AFairy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was so excited to return to this restaurant, even pre booked for Friday night. We ate twice last year and thought it was fab. However, we were very dissppointed this time. We were sat upstairs, where it was busy and felt like we kept getting...More

Thank michelle b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not going to list everything we ate, because there were five of us, three courses each and two visits and my memory isn't that good. Besides, it wouldn't matter because you will find something you like at Villa Positano. From the moment we walked...More

Thank nicholasBSE
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table off reviews online for a Friday night to celebrate my partners birthday and it's a good job we did! It's a lively little place with tables close together with staff flying all over the place! The food was tasty and plentiful...More

Thank j0blackcat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply walked in without reservation at 17:30 and was seated without waiting. Staff were genuine and seemed to enjoy their job. Had the best fillet steak and Tiramisu of my life.

Thank Lee M
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Porto Restaurant
1,666 reviews
.04 km away
Jackson's Bistro
1,468 reviews
.03 km away
St Martins Tea Room & Grill
384 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lake Windermere
2,926 reviews
.49 km away
The World of Beatrix Potter
1,887 reviews
.14 km away
Brant Fell Above the Bustle
99 reviews
.97 km away
The Fun Factory Bowness
117 reviews
.63 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
BrentHouse
12 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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.
0
Votes
Andrew H
11 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
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 :)
2
Votes
kinkydinkyoohlala
21 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Hubeyh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, always closed New Year as the family go away. Hope this helps
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing