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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%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (157 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 yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed our dishes: whitebait, calamari, seafood pasta, rigoli pasta with sausage, vanilla cheesecake with strawberries and tiramisu. All the dishes were tasty and well prepared. Generous portions! The puddings were delicious and light. We were pleased with the service but would have appreciated some...More

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed yesterday

Never tried this place despite coming to Bowness for many years...but I'll definitely be back! Villa Positano is a buzzy, cosy place which made a very welcome refuge on a wet and miserable night. We enjoyed some excellent Italian food from a menu which includes...More

Thank Mysel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Villa Positano & had such a fantastic meal we decided to book a family meal for my 40th. Excellent service from the moment we walked in the staff couldn’t of done more. The food was excellent we all enjoyed it so much. Would...More

Thank robertsanthony68
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very small and tasteless fillet steak(it almost had a post frozen taste). I politely complained, manager came over and informed us it was from usual supplier and some cuts better than others!! No attempt to offer a substitute meal or part of or even a...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner & I were recommended to this restaurant after family of mine visited last year, and it definitely didn’t disappoint. Absolutely fantastic meal! Quick, friendly & helpful service and the food was simply excellent. A steak cooked to perfection for myself and a chicken...More

Thank _jameschester24
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Bowness for many years, but for what ever reason, its been a few years since we've been to the restaurant. All I can say is that it lived up to what I remembered. Monday night and the place was busy,...More

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great italian restaurant, food is absolutely gorgeous. Staff are all italian and extremely friendly. Highly recommended.

1  Thank SaraM1861
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here a number of times and will continue to do so. The atmosphere in this tucked away location is great, the staff are friendly and attentive and the food is excellent! Can not recommend highly enough. Go check it out for yourself....More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow this place was beautiful. I had chicken liver pasta I’d never seen it before so was curious to try it didn’t disappoint. Friendly staff would definitely recommend it

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was from frozen, I know this as am a head chef in a Italian restaurant. Myself and my fiancé was ill after eating here and ruined our one night away together. I don’t know how people have rated it, possible cause lack of Italian...More

Thank ashbeanzy
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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
Andy 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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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