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Cafe Italia

37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
+44 15394 46228
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (260 reviews)
“minestrone soup” (18 reviews)
“tiramisu” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Four of us went in today for morning coffee. Only one table upstairs was occupied, and we sat at another. "You can't sit there" said the waiter, and moved us to another table. The sun on that table was blinding, so we pulled the curtain....More

Thank Odyssey17636116445
Reviewed 2 days ago

We eat in this place when we arrived, the pizzas are so fab, one of the best pizza i have eaten in a long time, the staff were lovely and so very friendly, overall had a lovely meal the service fab we would highly recommend...More

1  Thank jeanashippey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited this Cafe twice ,once for lunch and once for dinner.Excellent menu to suit all tastes and pockets. Staff lovely .Food excellent. Comfortable seating in a warm atmosphere .What more can you ask for?

1  Thank 7379selsey
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good place when in Windermere for a meal, good food and service, nice surrounding and always busy. Nice restaurant upstairs, seats outside with overhead heaters, nice bright place to eat.

1  Thank David K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast all freshly cooked. My husband had the full English and I had scrambled eggs. Great way to start the day

1  Thank SueAndMichael_56
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great service Great atmosphere Wonderful cheesecake and crepes and pizza..pasta BUT the king scallops were not king at all They redeemed themselves...they have the best cheesecake i have ever tasted ever! Honeycomb cheesecake...i will be back !

1  Thank MedaDin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took 45 min to get a drink. The bottle of white wine was warm. We were a group of 7 waited 90 min for a table befoe we gave up waiting in the rain inside they seemed to have forgotten about us even though we...More

Thank 257richardn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in here today for a spot of lunch. Great food, great service and not too overpriced. We just had sandwiches but there is a wide choice if you’re feeling more hungry. The baguettes were serviced warm and the toasted BLT was delicious. The coffee...More

1  Thank K5108HWsaraw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here 4 adults, 2 teenagers. First time for us while staying nearby. Everything was excellent. Staff attentive and food superb. Various meals ordered mostly paninis and all were spot on, wife recons her Bacon cranberry and brie panini was the best she’d had....More

1  Thank Geoff A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for breakfast on a rainy day. So welcoming and the food was so tasty we returned here every day of our stay

1  Thank dunc137
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16 November 2018|
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Response from Theenglishcritic | Reviewed this property |
If you don't like it, go somewhere else
Shahrzad N
5 April 2018|
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Response from notmichaelwinner | Reviewed this property |
Anytime I have passed has always been during the day and even then it is always busy. I wouldn’t chance turning up on a Saturday night without a reservation
23 March 2018|
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Response from O7123OPgaryc | Reviewed this property |
They do not take bookings. we tried to book for the next night and they just dont take them. we turned up the next night and it was only a short wait. Be patient. the food is worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46228
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