Benvenuti a Caffé Riva!

Caffe Riva is a contemporary and relaxed Italian restaurant & bar located in the heart of Bowness. Our friendly staff alongside the bright and airy interior, designed by award winning interior designer Alison Tordoff, will make you feel at home whilst you enjoy the very best of Italian cuisine.

As the winner of the “New Tourism Business Award” at the 2015 Cumbria Tourism Awards, Caffé Riva is proud to deliver an authentic Italian experience, with a focus on simplicity, quality and elegance.

Caffé Riva offers you much-loved Italian meals including pizza, pasta and risotto as well as traditional meat and fish dishes. All of our ingredients are sourced with quality in mind and prepared with respect and care resulting in only the best experience for you as a diner.

Our lunch menu delivers fantastic value for money without sacrificing quality and between 12 pm and 4 pm you can enjoy a fixed price lunch for just £7.50. There is also a popular children’s menu available.

On warmer days why not try our outdoor terrace…. a great place to meet friends for drinks? Our extensive drinks menu offers local and international beers, wines from across the globe and wonderful cocktails. Stop by between 4 pm and 6 pm to take advantage of our happy hour(s).

We offer a great selection of hot drinks and desserts too, making Caffé Riva an ideal place to grab a coffee, tea or hot chocolate any day of the week.

So, whether you’re stopping off for lunch before a walk in the countryside, sitting down for a traditional Italian meal with the family or meeting with friends, choose Caffè Riva.