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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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Italian, Pizza, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Cafe RIVA St. St. Martins Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EF, England
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1 - 10 of 845 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in for dinner, enjoyed the early bird special of two courses for a set price, Italian food is wonderful - Lasagna is a must order!! Stickey Toffee Pudding is soooooo good I have no words. Great kid options too!

Thank debjallen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very authentic pizzeria set in the heart of Bowness. Extremely friendly staff. Very helpful. Great food reasonably priced. Would recommend to friends and family

Thank danny8oi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a party, as soon as we sit down, drinks are ordered, cool, drinks arrive, starters are ordered, I order the bruschetta, a brushetta is usually on toasted crusty bread, garlic, onion, balsamic dressing, these things are simple, not what i recieved, my brushetta was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal, great service. Sat on the terrace with our dog, patio heaters were fab. Left very full!

1  Thank Aerosmithy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on a recent visit to Windermere. Managed to get a seat easy enough and the staff were very attentive. Drinks ordered and delivered. Food ordered and arrived and boy was it delicious. Pasta was cooked to perfection loads of flavour and...More

1  Thank innorout79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fancied italian as soon i woke up today. So when we went to bowness this place stuck out. We had to dine outside as we had a dog but they had patio heaters so it was great sitting outside even tho it was raining and...More

1  Thank karengp1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times was always nice. Went recently and found it terriable. The food was ok but nothing outstanding. Staff were friendly but management were awefull. Won't be going back

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have dined here a number of times as the food has always been to my liking and i have never had a bad experience here. On this occasion i decided to dine with my 5 year old niece who is very fussy most of...More

1  Thank waggy050187
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A 10% gratuity charge was added to my bill. I have never came across this before and I didn't realise until later. I was not asked if I wanted to pay this before I paid my bill. A sneaky and underhand thing to do so...More

Thank Vacation723725
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really looked forward to our meals, but were left a little disappointed. Great location, and food is OK for the prices charged. Was a little busy on Saturday afternoon and the staff appeared to be struggling to cope (mixing up orders for other diners),...More

Thank Imran M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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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