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Porto Restaurant

3 Ash Street | 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 48242
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“arancini” (64 reviews)
“risotto balls” (39 reviews)
“king scallops” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 Ash Street | 5 Minutes Walk From Lake Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited Windermere for my birthday. We went here on our first night and it was beautiful. The best mushroom risotto I have ever had!!!! The service was spot on and the atmosphere was so romantic. I would certainly recommend this wonderful...More

Thank Emma J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came to the lakes on honeymoon so thought we would try a nice restaurant for food. Well we definitely found it the pork fillet main course was the best main course I’ve ever had the little black pudding Bon Bon was unbelievable. The girls...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent quality food, very attentive service, good portions and a place I will visit again and recommend. The only reason I have given a four and not a five is the limited menu compared to other restaurants.

Thank dougwa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner two days in a row. The food is amazing and they have a good selection of wines to compliment it! We had wild mushroom risotto and lamb duo the first time and it was unbelievable! We both...More

Thank Vera K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend booking as they were busy despite the awful weather. Interesting flavour on starters ( a little bit different to the norm) and excellent main courses. Good selection of drinks, including local craft beers and good quality wine at reasonable prices. Staff were attentive and...More

Thank Travel692940
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are fortunate enough to have visited this restaurant on many occasions and it has always given the same feeling as the very first time we visited, absolutely delicious, we look forward to the next time and we haven’t even left yet....More

Thank NatzBar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked about 5pm for a 6pm table, and it was busy. When we left later we heard them telling another couple they were fully booked for the night, so booking is definitely a must. Food was lovely. Main courses especially. A lovely date night;...More

Thank Travelling_Lorri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived without a booking on a Friday night, and were immediately given a table downstairs. We've eaten upstairs before, and the downstairs area also has a nice buzz to it - modern decor, and very comfortable. Throughout, the service was very good indeed, and the...More

Thank pris0nbreak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at this place with my husband the food was amazing , fresh , fast , attentive staff , nice atmosphere would recommend it .

Thank brendon7cob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us at, The Elim Bank B/B. And my sister and I were not in anyway dissapointed! It was delicious and very fresh! Its a really pretty restaurant and friendly. The serVice was excellent! Looking forward to Dinning here again!

Thank Magda F
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Questions & Answers
16 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PortoManagement | Property representative |
Hi We serve a 5 course menu with very special touches. We do provide hats but not crackers (we only supply crackers for Christmas Parties). Our NYE menu and pricing is all available on our website. Hope that helps. You can... More
Sunny R
7 June 2018|
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Response from Nasalhair | Reviewed this property |
Best advice is to look on their website (link to it is available above on the restaurant listing) as the menu is available on there, including prices.
Lynn M
1 June 2018|
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Response from PortoManagement | Property representative |
We are just a 5 minute walk away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
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, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Ash Street | 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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