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37 Main Road | Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1DX, England
+44 15394 46228
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, freshly cooked. Staff were attentive and nothing was to much trouble. As a vegi the options were ok, I asked for a change to a dish and they accommodated. Good value, lovely and clean, friendly staff.

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Thank Marky02
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Ice Coffee is superb. The Crepes are brilliant. It's not just perfect food but also top quality service. The Staff are all brilliant.

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Thank JANETDENISE
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having arrived in windermere around 8pm decided to have a walk out to look for something to eat really disappointed to find most places had stopped serving .A lady sat dining at a nearby wine bar advised the cafe italia round the corner was still serving .What a pleasant find lovely staff very attentive made us very welcome we ordered... More 

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Thank harvey782016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant on a Friday evening and were lucky enough to get a table outside. The food was great (mostly pizza/pasta dishes - we had pizzas and they were lovely). The staff are very attentive and professional. There is a lovely atmosphere, especially outside which is well heated with music playing.

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Thank hattieroseb
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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251 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only stopped for a coffee and to get out of the rain. Plenty of seating inside and out. Outside seating is sheltered and has blankets. It was so nice that we had planned to come back for dinner one night, but didn't get around to it. Good service and polite staff.

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Thank Hondabird007
Derrygonnelly, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in on the day of our arrival for coffee. Cannot remember ever enjoying a Latte more. There is a lovely ambience about the place and it appears to be popular with locals and visitors alike. The staff are extremely friendly and courteous. In fact, it was such a good experience that we took a detour on our way to... More 

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Thank Gerard C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous coffee,lovely staff would definitely recommend stopping off here if you want a nice coffee and a rest !

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Thank ginahs24
chesterfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a coffee and cake. Thought the cakes at £5.25 were a little on the steep side. A large choice of desserts and cheesecake. The 4 of us made different choices and the consensus was excellent. Plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. Very pleasant service.

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Thank paulc051
Warrington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat outside at night and had a cocktail , very nice atmosphere and the heaters are great .The staff were very good and served us quickly and were friendly

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Thank Holmenaway
Warrington, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Windermere for the weekend and had see the resturant reviewes. Tried to book, but bookings not taken so went early 5.30, no problem getting a table upstairs in the window. Very friendly welcome. Food choice excellent, we had the meat platter as a sharing starter' my husband had a pizza and I had a calazone, both very tasty. We... More 

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Thank Liz D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?