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Bosuns Locker Cafe

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41 Piel Street | Roa Island, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0QL, England
+44 1229 434171
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Giving this place 4 stars even though I couldn't get in. I'm assuming the food is very good because on a weekday lunchtime, at the edge of a town I didn't think would support it, this place was bunged. Walked in and we were asked did we have a booking. Really doesn't seem the sort of place that would need... More 

Thank McGoo24
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here last week on a lovely, sunny but breezy day. This was my first visit & my friend & I were pleasantly surprised by our experience here. Friendly, welcoming staff & tasty, plentiful platefuls of food. Will be calling here again! 😃

Thank AH49
Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Roa Island in mid January and spotted the Bosun's Locker. Considering it was a weekday it was very busy over lunch time. A look at the varied menu and the prices its popularity was understandable. Bosun's Locker is a small, intimate café/bistro situated by the lifeboat station with a wonderful view of Piel Island and its stunning castle.... More 

Thank barldv
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little place and recommend. Busy but worth it and wen not in a rush there is no problem! Definitely go back again!

Thank BusinesstravellerF01
Kendal, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We have recently moved into the area, and this cafe was recommended to us by one of the locals. Do not be put off by how it looks, but go inside and meet the friendly staff and eat the good wholesome food at reasonable prices. We were very pleased with this find and will certainly go back again. It says... More 

Thank lakeslady2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A group of us booked a table for Saturday lunch. I had liver and onions which came with a separate bowl of vegetables. This was delicious, and very filling. Other members of the group enjoyed their various choices. The meals arrived promptly and were fantastic value for money. Will be going again!

Thank Michael L
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and staff are polite. The afternoon tea is amazing you get so much food and great value for money. Great place to go on a hot day you can eat then go for a lovely walk and get an ice cream.

1 Thank Vixie17
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181 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have eaten here many times previously and always been entirely satisfied with our visit, usually an excellent service with lovely flavoursome food. However on this occasion we visited for a late lunch after a visit to Piel Island. The food looked and tasted good, however on eating my salad I discovered a dead flea in it, and therefore left... More 

Thank CumbriaChevalier
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Food is absolutley amazing...staff are pleasant and friendly would recommend to anyone i know. And the afternoon tea :)

Thank Danielle C
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Was looking for someone to have lunch while we were out, nice little cafe, great location, friendly staff and food that tastes home cooked beautiful and satisfying. Cafe feels welcoming and comfortable.

Thank markjen2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Piel Street | Roa Island, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Barrow-in-Furness
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 434171

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