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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 PMAll 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 yesterday via mobile

We ate here Saturday night after reading positive reviews and we weren’t disappointed. Couldn’t fault the food - everything was well presented, cooked perfectly and just delicious. The staff were very friendly and attentive. It isn’t often we go out for a meal in the...More

Thank jo10stacey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Porto for a family meal last night. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere. All of our starters, mains and desserts were excellent. While Porto isn’t on the cheap end of the spectrum it is worth the price as the quality of the food...More

1  Thank clairek243
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked here a few weeks before our visit. Were promptly shown to our table on arrival despite the place being busy. As it was typical lakes February weather the coat racks were packed, more later. The menu was not too vast but plenty of choices,...More

1  Thank travelexiles
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked for Sunday lunch and really classy and delicious. Chicken Livers to start and photograph says it all. Beef Brisket for mains and the Yorkshire Pud was one of the best I’ve ever tasted. Dark Chocolate and Black Cherry Brownie finished us off very nicely....More

1  Thank pjpalmer
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked here for valentines it was very romantic setting dim lights with hearts everywhere. Our meal was lovely I had the cheese soufflé followed by the pheasant, the starter was scrummy but little disappointed by the main, I’d never had pheasant before and it just...More

Thank Kaz087
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner dined here as we had seen good reviews and we were staying in the Macdonald Old England hotel near by. The food was very good and had a fine dining presentation to it. The portions are on the small side but...More

1  Thank Bobby13565
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food, great service. Would highly recommend dining here. Looking forward to my next visit to Bowness so can dine here again

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic birthday meal here yesterday (13.02.18) superb food the staff were lovely and extremely friendly thank you so much. Made our stay even more fantastic x

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous food, great service. 5 star!! Lovely little find tucked away. Nice choices of food - what a treat.

Thank Snazzy09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food and service. Nice to try something a bit different. Highly recommended if you’re a foodie like me. Some very different things on the menu. Lovely atmosphere and the staff can’t do enough for you.

Thank Clairemcharris
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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
Lorna C
18 December 2016|
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Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure there have been children there when we have visited in the past. You certainly won't regret the service, ambiance or food quality for you fathers 70th. Enjoy!!
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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
  • E-mail
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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