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Villa Positano

Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 45663
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (154 reviews)
“profiteroles” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed today

Booked here on a busy Friday night for table for ten , service was slightly slow [ but not too bad ] when the food arrived it was worth the wait , authentic menu with the usual suspects , prices about average . quality and...More

Thank miichael
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is not fine dining. What it is , is high quality standard Italian food. Nice atmosphere, trained staff and good food , pizzas etc. Unlikely to be beaten in the area. Good value.

Thank BgLon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After passing this place we decided we would like to eat here. My husband stepped into the door with our 3 month old baby in his arms and was asked if we had a reservation, he said no but as the place looked empty with...More

1  Thank 12345SF
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this Italian on one evening. We had to pre book as it gets really busy.had chicken cattiatore which was really tasty and cheese garlic bread which was nice.my partner had spaghetti Bolognese which was ok.well worth a visit.

Thank michelle n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit to the restaurant and for the most it was really good. The food was good especially the strawberry cheesecake. The service was ok. Unfortunately half away through our main course a large party of very loud women arrived. It was...More

Thank traceyandmartin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told about this restaurant being popular with locals and tourists alike so a good idea to book a table. We dined on a Sunday evening at 7pm and the place was almost full when we arrived. It stayed this way all evening as...More

Thank FiveRed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a rare find of a restaurant. We stayed in Bowness for our honey moon and decided to try some Italian food. After googling restaurants near us we decided on The Villa Positano. Down a passageway We came to a very busy restaurant which...More

Thank nikinunu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me by my parents who have enjoyed it many times before. We were definitely not disappointed. The food is absolutely delicious and the prices are great too. It’s a lovely little place full of character. The best Italian in windermere!

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blink while you are walking along this Bowness side road and you'll miss this great Italian restaurant. And you'll also miss a great dining place. Truly Italian and if the locals and owners eat here you know it must be good. The decor is typically...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here a year ago and enjoyed the experience so much that we vowed to return during our next visit to Bowness. The wet weather may be putting a dampener on our stay but the Villa Positano is every bit as good as we...More

Thank PeterPietro
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18 March 2018|
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Response from Sarah M | Reviewed this property |
Very family orientated x
12 July 2017|
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Response from happytimes23 | Reviewed this property |
Had ours but never asked Given size etc ..id say no
Andrew H
10 May 2017|
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
We booked at the beginning of November for a December 4th reservation with no problems. Good luck! I'll be telling my other half this story, he might just take the hint :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 45663
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