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Villa Positano

Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 45663
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (163 reviews)
“profiteroles” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in on the off chance that they had a table for 6, luckily for us they did as the food and wine were excellent, well priced and staff were friendly and welcoming, especially helping us keep the little one entertained whilst waiting for our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gibson_932
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on holiday on the area last weekend and following a recommendation went to Villa Positano in the centre of Bowness on the Sunday night with my 3 children aged 5, 10 & 12. We were immediately made to feel so welcome by the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nick1377
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is tucked away down a side-alley off a side-alley, with little more than a menu board to point the way. It’s well worth seeking out, though, as it was one of the most delightful Italian restaurants I have visited for some time. It’s...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hairgone_Ronay
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Great service door and atmosphere on a Friday night. Catered for the wife’s gluten intolerance perfectly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AdrianWebb2749
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We recently stayed in Windermere with family and on recommendation from the locals we chose Villa Positano to celebrate my husbands 30th birthday. First of all the staff were so welcoming, this really made our visit special and I can’t thank the staff enough for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 537jaimed
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Four of us came across this by chance and were glad we did. Garlic bread with cheese and one with tomato were so tasty. We each ordered different meals and all had clean plates at the end. I have to say that mine was the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Greavsie38
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We were part of a large party. Ordered our starters and they arrived in lightning speed, so fast in fact that they couldn't all have been cooked fresh. A few of us ordered chicken livers...….or should I say dog food. Take my advice - AVOID....More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank Escape16437837788
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Having visited this restaurant many times over the past 15yrs last night will be our last.the meal was very bland and swimming in olive oil.prawns very small and looked cheap frozen type.we were very rushed arrived at 7pm out by 7.55pm.think this place must have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank kaka503
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The food is wonderful, all freshly prepared & served by really friendly & helpful staff. We didn't have to wait long, even though they were quite busy when we went but they had plenty of staff on looking after everyone. The atmosphere is lovely, really...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank J A
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Came here after leaving another Italian restaurant nearby as service was ridiculous! Immediately greeted by a lovely gentleman who opened the door for us, seated immediately. We ordered calamari and prawn cocktail to start, both arrived within 10 minutes and were fresh as! Calamari was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank emsykes
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18 March 2018|
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Response from Sarah M | Reviewed this property |
Very family orientated x
12 July 2017|
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Response from happytimes23 | Reviewed this property |
Had ours but never asked Given size etc ..id say no
Andy H
10 May 2017|
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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 :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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