Caffe Riva receives a very favourable review in The Mirror.
The Mirror, February 2016, by Gary Jones.
The announcement was made at a black tie awards ceremony at the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal on the evening of Tuesday 16th June.
The judges commented that “All three finalists were terrific people and infectiously enthusiastic about their new business and the service they are delivering to their customers. All have made significant investments in developing fantastic new products and services in a short space of time”.
At Caffe Riva we are very proud of the commitment and enthusiasm of our staff; it’s great to see their hard work being recognised by winning such a prestigious award. Well done everyone.
Caffe Riva brings the heart and soul of Italy to the shores of the Lakeland Riviera.
The brain child of a Lakeland Hotelier, Colin Monk and Cheshire-based restaurateur, Alex Mauro, the Caffe Riva concept draws its inspiration from the simplicity, quality and elegance of all things Italian.
What more fitting to encapsulate this notion than the eponymous Riva? Translated literally as ‘Bank’ or ‘Shoreline’, the Riva is an iconic Italian Lake boat whose timeless beauty and grace are evocative of the halcyon dolce vita era.
Caffe Riva has been brought to life by the award winning interior designer Alison Tordoff – whose boat deck flooring, elegant curves and signature colours subtly reference this floating Italian Masterpiece.
The menu and wine list continue this theme of simplicity and elegance and offer the diner a true taste of Italy. Well sourced, quality ingredients simply prepared and served with warmth and gusto. With the well-represented regionality of Italian cuisine and wines going hand in hand.
Caffe Riva’s doors are open to all! So whether wanting ‘un espresso’ and a read of the morning paper, a lunchtime ‘panino’, an early evening ‘aperitivo’ and ‘cicchetti’ (Italy’s answer to tapas) or a leisurely evening meal, Caffe Riva is there to serve.
We look forward to welcoming you soon.
Caffe Riva is a place to see and be seen in Bowness on Windermere. If you want a simple pizza or pasta dish with a nice drink we offer that. If you just want a cocktail or a glass of wine no problem, or if you want a romantic meal for two with fine Italian food we can oblige. In fact with four dining areas inc al fresco we can cater for parties of up to 80. Please ask and we will be happy to look after you.