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Blackwell Tea Room

Blackwell Newby Bridge Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JT, England
+44 15394 46139
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
“gravadlax” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 4:30 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Blackwell Newby Bridge Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us had lunch here recently. We all had something different, we all enjoyed our choices, excellent.

Thank yrbancroft
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Waitress service serving locally sauced products. The cakes looked fantastic. this is quite a large tearoom which offers indoor and outdoor seating. Reasonably priced/

Thank David S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We visited for coffee and scones before viewing the very pretty house. The house is slightly out of the town centre and has its own free parking, which is a bonus. The tearoom decor is attractive and service was cheerful and efficient. Cakes on display...More

Thank Kittie01
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A trip to the tearoom makes a visit to this wonderful house complete. Simple fare, tasty and delicious and served promptly and politely although as everyone points out it can get very busy very quickly. A delicious scone, Teabread and cheese, good coffee and gorgeous...More

Thank Petherbridge19
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The house is a gem of a building and so is the tea room. We had a really first class lunch, with fresh local ingredients wonderfully presented. I imagine that local people visit on a daily basis; I know I would. We tore ourselves after...More

Thank 60alexandra
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We arrived a little early for lunch, but we were glad we did, as it was full by 12:30 - and that was on a Tuesday in October. I was very disappointed that they did not have gluten free bread as stated on the menu,...More

Thank Jackdaw11
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Called in for lunch, and found the tearoom very busy for a wet September Monday. There was one free table. We had the open sandwiches, I had Gravadlax and Gee had warm goats' cheese. Very good and didn't wait too long even though they were...More

Thank Rosiecat55
Lakeland-Arts, General Manager at Blackwell Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our Tea Room here at Blackwell. September has been an extra busy month for us so far, thanks to our fabulous Women of the Arts & Crafts Movement exhibition, which is drawing lots of visitors. We are...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017

always have great lunches hear, small menu but everything top notch. the coffees are very good, and the staff are good to, if you can sit out side you will have one of the best views in the country, simply breathtaking.More

Thank Kenneth M
Lakeland-Arts, General Manager at Blackwell Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. It sounds like you have been here a few times and we are always thrilled to welcome regular visitors back. You're right - the view from our terrace has to be one of the best in the country and...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Blackwell to see the Swallows and Amazons display, and toured the house even though we'd been before. This cafe is a great asset to Blackwell, and we had lovely hot chocolates, went round the house and then came back for lunch. Reviewers...More

Thank Rosiecat55
Lakeland-Arts, General Manager at Blackwell Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review and we are really pleased that you were able to enjoy the Tea Room whilst you were here at Blackwell. Our team work hard to bring our visitors the best home-made cakes, biscuits, scones and light lunches. It can...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We popped in after visiting the house. Scones were delicious as was the strawberry jam. Staff were really friendly and went out of their way to help customers and ensure they were happy and well fed! You must go!

Thank Helen F
Lakeland-Arts, General Manager at Blackwell Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments. The Tea Room team come in very early to make sure all of the bread, scones and cakes are freshly baked each day and we are really glad you enjoyed them. Hope to see you here again soon.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blackwell Newby Bridge Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46139
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