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Cafe Bar 26

) #14 of 93 Restaurants in Keswick $$ - $$$ , Cafe, European
26 Lake Road | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
+44 17687 80863
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (203 reviews)
“flatbread” (65 reviews)
“paella” (12 reviews)
Open Now
08:45 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Cafe, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Lake Road | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Group of 6 people ordered food, some in pairs, some singly. Most of it came quickly but one couple's tapas came much more slowly, one dish at a time, and we got so feed up of waiting for the last dish that we insisted on...More

Thank RJEB1961
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After a brilliant afternoon performance at the theatre by the lake we went to Cafe Bar 26 for our evening meal and drinks. Not for the first time. The tapas menu is varied and creative we tried 5 dishes between 2 of us and every...More

Thank JudenDave
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mediterranean and tapas menu, excellent and varied. beautifully cooked and presented, staff friendly but not pushy. Have eaten here many times and love it

Thank Doreen Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been into two other regular places for us but all were full, so called in here as there was only a table for to left. Really great surprise that this place exceeded our expectations. Food choice was great and food matched up to...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night, the room was small but well presented and offered everything we needed. The breakfast was lovely, great choices ranging from traditional full English breakfast to a couple of Spanish dishes. We also had dinner the night...More

Thank Corinna84
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosy atmosphere friendly staff nothing too much trouble and attention to detail was first class we had breakfast here a few times everything was freshly cooked good choice of menu and came piping hot we shall certainly be going back again when we in Keswick.

Thank valbailey123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cafe, great service and excellent WiFi!! Food based on Spanish light bites and tapas. Excellent ingredients well cooked. Very much enjoyed it and prices pretty reasonable.

Thank UKSimon66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here on a flying visit to Keswick. Menu isn't particular large but was nice all the same - me and wife both had sandwiches and fries, with a hot drink. Food came quickly and was delicious. Lovely staff. Cakes looked nice...More

Thank Jonny H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our scary group of nine family members (two generations but no children) occupied a tight corner window and had a good time ordering various dishes. Some seemed overpriced even for small plates (the meat dishes) but we left satisfied. The drinks were good (happy hour...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for a Sunday evening for Tapas but when we were approaching the restaurant their was an element of foreboding as the A Board outside the restaurant had the word Tapas crossed out. We went in and approached the bar to be told that...More

Thank Chris K
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Amy R
19 July 2016|
Response from AJOK | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, best ask the owners
22 March 2015|
Response from NorthCoffeebeans | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for your enquiry. I am afraid we do not take bookings in the evenings unless it is for a party of more than 6. We usually do not have a problem with this though as tables tend to turn around fairly quickly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Lake Road | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 80863
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Located on a bustling pedestrian street in the heart of Keswick, close to the busy market square and shores of Lake Derwentwater, Cafe Bar 26 is a relaxed Mediterranean style cafe bistro by day and a vibrant wine and cocktail bar in the evening with a unique atmosphere. Feeling peckish? We serve tasty cooked breakfasts every morning 8.45Am - 11.30Am, brunch and lunch from Midday until 3.00Pm and tapas and Italian style flatbreads 5.30Pm - 8.30Pm. We also serve great illy coffee, interesting wines, continental beers, cocktails and champagne all day long! Perfect after a day on the fells or simply a stroll around the shops. There is also Live Music every Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00Pm.
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