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Charlie's of Windermere

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7 Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1EN, England
+44 15394 46584
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09:00 - 05:00
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Horwich, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Called in for breakfast. Great value for money and plentiful. Staff were lovely and the meal was freshly cooked an dinner piping hot. Definitely will return.

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Thank Maltesermum
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this review

All our food is cooked to order. We try to keep everything on a good value for money scale, Thankyou for the review and hope to see you again More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kevin and Mandy are great hosts with a warm and friendly welcome for all. We have our breakfast every morning before setting out and can honestly say that fills us up for the day. A traditional full English with tea or coffee and toast, not hungry then till early evening. Good food , hot and well presented. I would recommend... More 

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Thank starychelovyek
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this review

It was nice seeing you both again, look forward to September where we'll find you more walks or activities.. ( maybe with no high drops) thanks for the review take care More 

Windermere, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Charlie's of Windermere is excellent for breakfasts light lunch & afternoon teas'nice friendly staff not over priced clean and you can take your dog in with you thank you to all the staff at charlie's i will be back'JFR

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Thank John R
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We welcome dogs like customers they even get a doggie treat.we don't have a special space for the little chaps we even have some little dry me towels. We look forward to seeing you both again soon I hope More 

Abersoch
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116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this pleasant and friendly restaurant The owners are very much in evidence with A delightful range of well cooked and tasty dishes Of particular note is the breakfasts Don't miss it C

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Thank bwlchtocynman
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this review

Thankyou for the review. We try to make your visit as friendly as possible, look forward to seeing you again More 

Faversham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a cold wet day in Windermere we stumbled on this little cafe! When all the the others we passed had no room for five of us the staff here went out of there way moving furniture to allow us space to eat together. Though not the largest menu I have come across there was ample choice for lunch and... More 

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Thank S P
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we remember you. As we recall you also thought our chips were the best! Look forward to seeing you all again More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our little party of five happened upon this café and what a surprise ! A really friendly welcome, good food at a good price and an adequate menu to suit us - five people, three different choices. We would recommend this café without hesitation and would gladly go back if the opportunity occurred.

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Thank TheWaistcoat
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your visit. Our menu is quite small but it suit a wide variety of people.From breakfast to pasta dishes,panini, baguettes or just a burger everything is freshly cooked. If you pass again pop in the welcome will never change Thankyou for your review More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We visited on a very cold day so the lovely warm atmosphere was greatly appreciated. We both ate sandwiches which were a good size. The star of the visit though had to be the hot chocolate. It was literally like eating a bar of melted galaxy! Warmed me through but I had to share it as it was far too... More 

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Thank Carrie L
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. So glad you enjoyed your visit More 

Abersoch
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116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Historic breakfasts freshly cooked to order Lashings of hot coffee Add to this one of the most friendly cafes in the world I have ever been in We both thought the food hot tasty and very well cooked Don't miss it C

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Thank bwlchtocynman
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this review

Thankyou for the feedback... It's always nice to know the experience was enjoyable More 

East Sussex, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Warm Welcome from staff and lovely seating area. Chatty and quick to take our order and food was was our Super Quick!!! The food was great and wasn't covered in grease like some places. Seemed a bit cold with a small halogen heater that didn't seem to do much. (Even when sitting next to it) Clean and Tidy too. Will... More 

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Thank Scott H
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. We have closed now to update the cafe, hopefully next time you visit we'll have everything up and running,I glad you enjoyed the food and look forward to seeing you again! Happy 2017 More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Friendly staff and pleasant atmosphere. Comfortable but the most boring naff caff type menu. They used to have a really good lunch menu here a couple of years ago. Maybe changed hands? OK if all you want is a bacon bun, but you can get one cheaper at Greggs. I hope they get a decent lunch menu as theyd be... More 

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Thank hari w
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this review

We took over the cafe 8 months ago and worked with what was there,unfortunately we found the kitchen area to small for us so we changed the menu to suit. But the good news is we close to refurbish in January. So we have a new menu planned. Thanks for your feedback More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 04:00
Monday
09:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 05:00
Thursday
09:00 - 05:00
Friday
09:00 - 05:00
Saturday
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46584
Description
We open at 9am for breakfast .11.30 we change to a lunch menu. 3pm another menu change afternoon teas! Then booking only for an evening meal

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