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Villa Positano

Villa Positano Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 45663
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (142 reviews)
“profiteroles” (19 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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11 - 20 of 1,322 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This slightly tucked away restaurant in a busy side street of Bowness is definitely worth a visit. Friendly good service, the restaurant is buzzing and food is very good.

Thank MBL0nd0n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here many times, always packed and buzzing. We see many people who we recognise from previous visits. Our daughter had the whole restaurant singing Happy Birthday and she left with a gift from the owners.. lovely.

Thank Hubeyh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just not as nice as when we have visited before. We are here only last night, we had out young son with us too. Although the staff are friendly, the food this time was basic...very basic! Sadly I really do not think we would go...More

Thank clairestar101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The always crowded and overbooked restaurant in Windermere. Had the most amazing Pizza there and the dessert was drool worthy too Definitely recommended-might want to book though to avoid disappointment

Thank Deepa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for an early dinner as we hadn't had any lunch. It was just us in the restaurant and everyone was very helpful, friendly and attentive. The choices were excellent and the food was delicious. It was classic Italian. Only wish we could...More

Thank sarah c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the garlic prawns for starters. They were amazing. My husband had the pasta with chilli and ham I think he said, he was pleased until he started finding hard fatty bits. I could quite clearly see them in his food. This totally put him...More

Thank charlieballingall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this Italian tonight We were treated as friends rather than customers The staff are welcoming, the food is delicious and it's a relaxed atmosphere Lovely location

Thank Lorna G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a family celebration. Fast attentive service and good food, thank you. The children particularly enjoyed their pizzas.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent traditional Italian food. Great surroundings and atmosphere, warm welcome and great service. Same family for 25 years and good value. Highly recommended.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Villa Positano is a small (the tables are crammed in), but typically old fashioned Italian restaurant with uniformed staff. Alarm bells started to ring when the waiter seemed uncertain what accompanied the main courses. They started to ring again with the speedy arrival of the...More

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Questions & Answers
12 July 2017|
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Response from RichardH857 | Reviewed this property |
I don't really think it would be appropriate to take a dog in any restaurant. Pubs maybe but not restaurants.
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 :)
20 February 2017|
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Response from Hubeyh | Reviewed this property |
Hi, always closed New Year as the family go away. Hope this helps
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, 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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