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24 Promenade, Arnside LA5 0HA, England
+44 1524 762575
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Malaga, Spain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the best cafe bar restaurant in arnside and always looking for new ideas keep watching this enterprising couple over the next few months with many new ideas up there sleeves to make this I am sure the most quirky must be visited craft and cofee shop in the area

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Thank brianandsheilaw
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great cafe in an interesting shop! Lots of lovely cake and scones plus great coffee. Staff are friendly and helpful. Hard not to buy something from the exciting collection of vintage and nostalgia ephemera.

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Thank priscilla467
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

A quaint cafe within a gift/antique shop. Lovely freshly prepared food and drinks in a calm relaxing atmosphere. Owners were friendly and welcoming and engaged in conversation. Reasonably priced, dog friendly for those with pets. Well worth a visit, I personally would go again and would highly recommend.

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Thank Mandy B
Jane C, Owner at Posh Sardine, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We have chosen to have a limited menu so that we can prepare everything from fresh. Mrs Posh does the home baking, who knew that GCSE in Domestic Science would be so useful! More 

Manchester
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

After a walk taking in Arnside Knott, via Silverdale, we gathered at Posh Sardine for afternoon tea. There were 10 of us and the proprietors made us very welcome. There is an excellent choice of cakes, scones, snacks etc., including delicious crepes, which appear to be a speciality of the house. I had coffee and walnut cake, which was superb,... More 

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Thank Fellwalker60
Jane C, Owner at Posh Sardine, responded to this review

It was lovely to see you all after your walk and I'm very pleased you enjoyed your coffee cake which is one of my specialities! Look forward to seeing you again. More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in to warm up after a run about on the beach with our toddler. Made super welcome and when our toddler became a little restless and wanted to go before we'd finished our pot of tea he was given some ice cream on the house! Owner says he often does it to make sure parents can relax and finish... More 

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Thank Amy L
Jane C, Owner at Posh Sardine, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you and your son, who was very well behaved and a real cutie! Can you tell that Stephen is a retired teacher??? Just wait til your son is at school as he loves nothing more than to ask simple maths questions which children seem to enjoy (whilst the parents duck under the table to avoid... More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

called in here on Sat. 14th Jan I can honestly say I was less than impressed. First of all the seating area is very small and worse of all because the owners have a dog that is allowed to roam about and scavenge at tables other people are allowed to take dogs in. When I was in on Sat. the... More 

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Thank Griffothebear
Jane C, Owner at Posh Sardine, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were less than impressed by your visit on Saturday and the fact that Teddy was in the shop. There is a sign on the window, with a photo of Teddy, that dogs are welcome and as a large number of visitors to Arnside are dog walkers we have found this approach more than... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times with my mum who visited from Kent. She has now decided this is her favourite tearoom/craft shop in her favourite seaside town. Posh Sardine is a charming place to have a cup of tea and bite to eat and the couple who own it are utterly delightful and most welcoming.

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Thank HoratioWKent
Jane C, Owner at Posh Sardine, responded to this review

So pleased to hear we've become your Mum's favourite place! We look forward to welcoming you both again. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Lovely reception and the coffee is delicious and priced well. The waitress was most helpful The place itself is a lovely area to look around with many wonderful articles to purchase no pressure is put upon you to buy but comments are made from the staff which are very helpful.

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Thank G3375TCwendyd
Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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778 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Enjoyed our visit for a light lunch and a cheeky ice cream to finish . Great views from cafe and my wife enjoyed looking around the gift shop while I chilled at the table

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Thank Alan W
Arnside, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Have been going to Posh Sardine for number of years now and it never disappoints. Delicious home made cakes (my last piece was carrot cake to die for!), toasties, soup,cheese or pate platters and a more recent bonus, delicious French crepes. A great place for a light lunch with an excellent range of tea and coffees.Well behaved dogs welcome and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Promenade, Arnside LA5 0HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Arnside
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 762575

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?