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27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
+44 15394 44088
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were told to book for Francine's but forgot, so we considered ourselves very lucky to have got the last free table on a Saturday night. The staff were very welcoming and attentive without us feeling rushed. The food was delicious and the menu provided...More

Thank KAB17UK
Reviewed 5 days ago

we eat at this place on our last day of holiday, we had booked somewhere else but did not stay due to very bad service, so on the off chance called in to this place, and they had a table free, we got served our...More

Thank jeanashippey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Run by the owner food here is of top quality with an extensive menu. You have time to peruse specials or a la carte menu. I had mussels to start(excellent ) with cows cheek to follow which I also recommend if available- I had it...More

1  Thank christinebF2945WN
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a couple of days ahead for Saturday night. Having been seated we saw a couple come in and ask if there was any room. The restaurant was fully booked and that was reassuring to us. We were not disappointed. I had the lamb...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re visiting Windermere then you must eat at Francine’s. Lots of seafood dishes on the menu, my husband had the seafood casserole which he thoroughly enjoyed. I had the rib-eye steak which was cooked to perfection. Dessert was the vanilla creme brûlée and hubby...More

Thank joyce04Wirral
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first visit to Windermere and I had read the reviews on Francine's and as it was only a short distance from where we were staying I decided to book our evening meal here. I rang and spoke to Francine and explained it...More

1  Thank 326debrae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best three course meals I’ve enjoyed this year. Excellent choice for all tastes, with pasta options and well catered for gluten free. I highly recommend the chalk board specials - on this occasion we enjoyed tuna carpaccio, terrine of smoked...More

Thank lucymbo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You’ll need to book this fabulous restaurant. Great French food served with professionalism. Staff are knowledgeable and attentive, the food is delicious and truly French. Great wine list and very reasonable prices. The decor is a bit Spanish / French but that’s a very minor...More

Thank Andy_E_PADI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My party of eight ate here several days ago and really enjoyed the food. I had superb grilled scallops and guinea fowl, and my daughter loved her turbot and creme brulee and asked if we could come back the next night. We had a bit...More

Thank mlondon2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Realy great food! Culinair highlight for realy low money. When you are in Windermere you have to have your diner here!! Frence kitchen very delightfull.

Thank 823huubb
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Response from Maree S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Unfortunately I do not travel with pets, so I am unsure. best to check with the venue. regards Maree
15 September 2018|
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Response from lilysingsonbellotti | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure if it's pet friendly
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Response from Nezza77 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure if honest. I think it’s a seasonal menu. However from what we saw other people eating and our food, it was absolutely amazing. We live over 40 miles away and we’re thinking of going there for meals it’s that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$23
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Main Road, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 44088
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