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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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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

Visit here the end of November, the food was brilliant and the price matched this. Loved the crown that presented the procesco, this was a lovely touch and I would love one! We both had a three course meal and thought it was great for...More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our second visit to Porto and the food was as delicious as the first time that we visited. Lovely atmosphere and amazing service especially from Nina. Thanks once again for a lovely dining experience. Hopefully be back soon.

Thank DaniellaHadi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having strolled around Windermere during the day we stopped and viewed menus outside a few restaurants. We knew we didn't want Indian,Thai or Italian, which only seemed to leave Tapas or burgers and hot dogs. Again we didn't fancy any of those, we wanted something...More

Thank BennyandAbe
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I came on Saturday 10th March for my birthday. We chose Porto as we had been before and enjoyed it a couple of years back. Firstly I can’t fault the food but leaving we felt very sad and disappointed. Sadly we went...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

cannot fault anything food was excellent it was my birthday and they did provide some biscuits on a plate saying happy birthday nice little touch staff were also excellent we will be going again when we are in bowness

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Porto after a friend recommended it to us. Everything was first class, the food, the service and the atmosphere. All the mum’s in the restaurant were given special plates with “Happy Mother’s Day” written in chocolate with some lovely...More

Thank YorkshireLass190748
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the cheese soufflé with pear and walnuts, except they didn’t have the latter two ingredients, so displaced them (without mentioning) with lashings of mango chutney and tart sundried tomatoes, hoping we wouldn’t notice. Totally uncomplimentary tastes and I’d have just chosen a different starter,...More

6  Thank ex123981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here in February. At first glance I thought the menu seemed limited, but when our food came it was beautifully presented and absolutely delicious. My husband had smoked haddock and I had monk fish scampi which may sound very ordinary but neither of us...More

1  Thank sufielding
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I tried to get in at this place before and it’s been booked solid. I now know why! This time I booked well in advance. There’s nothing I can say that others have not already said to be honest. Sometimes TA can actually confuse I...More

1  Thank clitheroekid91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here on Saturday very quick service and lovely food only reason for not giving a 5 star the creme brûlée was really sweet

Thank iancarroll2014
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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
USD 17 - USD 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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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
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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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