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37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere, England
+44 15394 46228
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York, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything about Cafe Italia is good- the atmosphere, location, food, wine and service combine this with al fresco dining makes for a superb dining experience. Be mindful you can't reserve a table so at busier times expect to wait but trust me- you will not be disappointed and I myself have often waited for a table simply because this is... More 

Thank emmamarshall16
Le Puy-en-Velay, France
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice restaurant, correct food & service, even for big parties (8 of us came without booking at the very last minute for dinner). Great and warm terrace Hope it will open again soon to come back./ Regards

Thank Florian C
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and menu on offer for a variety of choices. We found this to be a lovely, quiet atmosphere for the two of us before the new year buzz! A great find wondering windemere high street on our honeymoon originally on our way to find a local chip shop.

Thank clivi24
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111 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This cafe strategically placed at the bottom end of Windermere has a good menu of extremely tasty dishes In particular the early morning breakfasts and the pizzas are well worth a mention Give it a try

1 Thank bwlchtocynman
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82 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

What a find. Wonderful ambiance, attentive and efficient staff, great food and fair pricing. Leave the big coffee shops, forget pub grub and get down to this little bit of Italy. The coffee is outstanding. Worth the short(ish) walk from the lake to rest and enjoy the best bistro in Windermere.

Thank Barbara D
Worcester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Visited cafe Italia whilst staying in a local boutique hotel. Food and service were excellent. Cater very well for vegetarians. Will visit again when next in the area.

1 Thank Nickyferret27
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

My friend and I have been here many times. We visit Windermere to stay at our favourite hotel and always look forward to going to cafe Italia. The staff are wonderful. Very efficient and attentive without being intrusive. They are very quick to clear tables and always clean them thoroughly. There is a lovely atmosphere in the cafe, relaxing...even when... More 

1 Thank margaret L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing, the staff really attentive and you can watch the world go by ! The cocktails are real and very tasty too, so are the latte's I could rave about this place all day long !!!!

1 Thank Hollymay93
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Little place and when i say little I mean little. During our visit only accepted cash which was a little surprising for price you pay for a meal etc. Nice find for a coffee and cake

1 Thank Bev C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Lovely little place on a corner in Windermere. Nice to just sit outside under the heaters and watch life go by but also good food. I had soup to start with garlic bread, very very filling and then chicken parpadelle for main which was yummy but the portion was overwhelming...probably as the soup was so filling so not a grumble,... More 

1 Thank Anon630

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 40
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46228

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?