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El Porton

4 High Street, Windermere LA23 1AF, England
+44 15394 22140
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (168 reviews)
“paella” (49 reviews)
“churros” (27 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4 High Street, Windermere LA23 1AF, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large group of family looking for somewhere to accommodate 14 for a meal. El Porton is not large but they do have a room upstairs so we could be noisy without disturbing other diners! We had a lovely welcome on a very...More

Thank Brinobster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on the back of TA reviews,we were not dissappointed.The food is hot ,the choice is good and the staff are so friendly. Tapas are a great way to try lots of dishes and el porton does this in a typical traditional way...More

Thank ColinM2292
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Terrific tapas restaurant steps away from the Lake District Backpackers Hostel, and worlds apart! We were so tired at the end of our week's walk on The Dales Way, that we did not stray far from our digs for dinner. Did we luck out! This...More

Thank Sophronia C
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Really lovely authentic Spanish tapas. Really good price for central Windermere. Lovely service. It’s only small and gets busy so book a table.

Thank keia n
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

After eating I’m fine dining venues for a couple of days we decided to calm down and eat less whilst in the beautiful Lake District. We walked up into Windermere and spotted a small but busy looking tapas restaurant called El Porton. The guests were...More

Thank davidrX7555BB
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We chose 5 of the more reasonably priced tapas between the 2 of us, plus bread and olives. The salad was very good as were the meatballs and the potatoes. The calamari rings were very thin and rather dry. We saw some of the more...More

Thank Dobsons21_13
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A small eatery with lots of charm and atmosphere. The menu is limited which is in Itself not a problem if what is served is tasty. Portions were small as well so overall an expensive and not very tasty experience. Would not recommend

Thank Kathyfitchett
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We visited one evening on our holiday to Winderemere. This place is very cosy and welcoming. The sangria was really excellent lots of fruit and most tasty. We ordered 6 dishes between us and I must say that all where very tasty. The staff are...More

Thank VJC64
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Fabulous food & red wine. We opted for the house red which was great and would definitely recommend it. The staff were great, very helpful and the service was prompt. All of the dishes we chose were stunning, however a couple of favorites were Spanish...More

Thank natsz2016
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing, the ambience and service was excellent. Portion sizes were just right and the whole experience provided value for money. Would highly recommend we will definitely make a return visit.

Thank Dave H
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Mark W
29 November 2018|
Response from Z12ZOjb | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen El Porton open in the day only night time ! But there is another tapas in Windermere and they are open in the day they are called Tapios check it out both are enjoyable food !
6 June 2018|
Response from lynseyb893 | Reviewed this property |
We had a special NYE menu. If you ring them they will email it you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 High Street, Windermere LA23 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 22140
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