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Caffe Riva

Cafe RIVA St. St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
+44 15394 23232
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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“pizza” (189 reviews)
“ravioli” (13 reviews)
“garlic bread” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Cafe RIVA St. St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
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1 - 10 of 865 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So we had been busy in the morning and wanted a nice lunch - strange how many places weren’t open or opened at 2! We happened upon this place and what a find. It was very quiet but it still had a nice feel. The...More

Thank AlloVera
Reviewed 5 days ago

Since it was revamped, the food quality has dropped off. Not sure why as the place looks great and the staff are always excellent

Thank X2482CEphiliph
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great find as we didnt want to travel far from hotel due to the torrential downpour that night. The staff were very welcoming and the place had a lovely atmosphere. Food was excellent as was the wine! Everything reasonably priced will definitely revisit the next...More

Thank Alyk63
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I must say visiting your restaurant/cafe was one our highlights of our weekend away in the lakes. The service was great, music was lovely just right for the mood and not too loud to down out our conversations. The food was out of this world...More

Thank Mikey230
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been for a meal at Caffe Riva and the food was fantastic! Really enjoyed the meal, the environment was lovely and relaxed and the service was great! Would definitely go again and would recommend!

Thank Passenger41557038647
Alan M, Manager at Caffe Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning, Angelo and his team are delighted to receive your review, we hope you visit us again soon. Thanks for the recommendation.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve just eaten here and the food was excellent. The service also was fantastic, we’ll definitely be back!

Thank Dreamer15481664586
Alan M, Manager at Caffe Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thanks so much for posting your review. Great to know you found the service and food to be excellent. See you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table here as we ate at Caffe Riva last year and loved it. After ordering our food, we waited 40 minutes and still no sign of a starter. Went to the bar to ask what was going on and was told that...More

Thank emsykes
Alan M, Manager at Caffe Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Emsykes, First of all to assure you we do take all feedback very seriously and your review has already been discussed at length. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss this further with you, would you mind calling me on 015394-23232. Many Thanks.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here last year and were highly impressed so we booked a table. We got to the place and had to wait a few minutes, which is fine. We got seated and got our drinks, but 40 minutes later we still had no sign...More

Thank housebotanist
Alan M, Manager at Caffe Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Cactus G, Thank you for your review, I can assure you it has already been discussed and acted upon, should you wish to discuss this further please contact myself or Angelo on 01539423232.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 5.30pm and so qualified for the early evening offer of starter and main course for £13.95. Excellent choice of both starters and mains and these were not smaller portions for the offer price as is sometimes the case, but of a good size...More

Thank Alan M
Alan M, Manager at Caffe Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Alan M, Thanks so much for posting your review, I will share it with Angelo and his team. Great to know you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been visiting for seven years. We have always had a lovely meal and the service is brilliant. We visited with my parents and they agreed...excellent food,service and value for money. I could not recommend enough.

Thank nataliesmith222018
Alan M, Manager at Caffe Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Natalie, Thanks so much for not only your review but your custom over the past 7 years, I will make sure Angelo and his team are aware. Hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cafe RIVA St. St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 23232
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