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Rastelli Ristorante-Pizzeria

Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3AP, England
+44 15394 44227
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (172 reviews)
“garlic bread” (39 reviews)
“veal” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3AP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here this evening by chance and we were not disappointed. We've been coming to the lakes for about 15 years and I will shamedly say visited Rastellis rivals. I have to say the meal was perfect. My husband had chicken livers - the best...More

Thank RachPic
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not clear what this ristorante is #2. Visited this evening and from the moment we entered we were made to feel very welcome. We ate from the specials board and drank the wine of the month, all excellent. The staff were very attentive and friendly,...More

Thank Gordon W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never felt inclined to leave a review of any type before, but 12 of us including a 6 year old and a 2 year old were looked after superbly on Saturday night. The staff, service, food and ambiance was excellent. The filling in...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Risotto was £16, it was dry risotto rice and it was as if the chicken was cooked as a breast separately and chucked in, this left it tasting bland and it was quite dry. The starters were very good, ribs fell off the bone and...More

Thank Louis9797
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the night here 2nd Dec 2017. Big group 22 of us. Table this size has to be booked in advance and food ordered in advance. The food was ok but if I’m honest the garlic bread was crap. It was thin but heavy. Need...More

Thank hoddy_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have always fancied going to Rastelli but never made it. Really glad we made it this time. We had not booked but the 4 of us were shown to a table straight away by very friendly staff. I had the Calzone it was superb...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just eaten at Rastelli, telephoned to book for 5.30pm, only had earlier available at 5.15pm staff asked if we could be finished by 6.45pm which wasn't a problem at all. Ordered a bottle of house white wine which was a lovely and reasonably priced wine,...More

Thank lindab62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Bowness for a long weekend. On our last night, after we had been for a trip around the lake, we decided to go to this restaurant. It was around 6.30 pm and all the restaurants, including this one, were busy. One of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked on a Saturday afternoon for the Saturday evening at 7.15, When we arrived there was a bit of confusion about whether we had booked or not ( I physically went in and spoke to the chef who wrote our booking down)anyway we got...More

Thank Georgeg1976
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Bowness for a weekend and ate here on the first night. Food was brilliant and atmosphere was authentic. We both had fillet steaks which were cooked to perfection and the sauces were delicious. Would definitely return! Thanks

Thank src454
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Sarah S
6 January 2017|
Response from TobyJR | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, I assume you have asked the restaurant by now.
23 July 2016|
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Response from Dawn T | Reviewed this property |
Before 9pm as they close then so I'd aim to be there for 8.30pm at the latest
19 February 2015|
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Response from Beviec | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i don't know about happy hour, if there was one. The food is good but medium ££
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:15 PM - 9:00 PM
5:15 PM - 9:00 PM
5:15 PM - 9:00 PM
5:15 PM - 9:00 PM
5:15 PM - 9:15 PM
5:15 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 44227
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