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19 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BS, England
+44 17687 75973
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
“soup” (16 reviews)
“cake” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
19 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BS, England
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Popped in here for a quick coffee and cake during a rainy day in Keswick. The smell of chip fat hung in the air. We ordered at the counter downstairs and took a window seat upstairs. There are sofas and comfy chairs along with standard...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We used to visit this place regularly for breakfasts, they did a superb Haggis, Black Pudding and poached egg on sourdough. No longer. Since changing hands, the breakfast is 'adequate' at best. Overcooked and hard fired eggs, burned bacon...I'll stop there. The staff are friendly...More

Thank Multiplexrc
Reviewed 15 April 2017

this is a cafe almost wholly upstairs, with ordering at ground level where one is tempted by amazing bakery, Delicious cakes and paninis and so on. Good coffee. Upstairs there isn't a lot of room but a lovely relaxed atmosphere with books and magazines. Great...More

Thank cumbrianomad
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Good butties, good LOCAL staff who took time to take my order, talk to me, prepared well and delicious sandwich

Thank D M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Thirty minutes for a soup from a soup kettle after reminding of my existence. Five people in cafe, two staff members on and the excuse of being single handed given. Lack of professionalism. If this establishment didn't have a rotating clientele I can imaging that...More

2  Thank dildo h
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We always make for this small coffee house, which has excellent selection of snack meals. Cakes are great too, and the choice of sandwich fillings is extensive. Good coffee too.

Thank silebymgordon
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Called in for a quick bite after our walk around derwent water. The wife had a sandwich which was served with a generous side salad I had the vegetable soup which was nice but a little too peppery for my taste. Good food good price

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 26 November 2016

service slow and food ran out - the latter cannot be helped. However my friend ordered a full special - quiche, potatoes and salad, and chips for her child. Eventually a plate arrived with a quiche and chips. She was surprised as paid and ordered...More

1  Thank owl50
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Visited at on Saturday 09:05. Staff were just setting up but agreed to serve. We sat upstairs which was a nice room but overnight had got cold. Breafast arrived quickly and was good ingredients, nicely cooked. Only crticism was due to the ambient temperature it...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Sat upstairs in a very comfortable lounge area. Called late afternoon for coffee and sandwiches. Sandwiches were jam packed with filling and very tasty with a small side salad. Good coffee, prices reasonable and friendly staff.

Thank DeeJAdvisor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 75973
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