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Byways

Water Lane, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EU, England
+44 1629 812807
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Water Lane, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EU, England
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1 - 10 of 299 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As walking around decided to have a meal The Wife and I had Fish and Chips very big fish 🐠 and the sister in law had the meat and potatoe pie she really enjoyed it as we enjoyed ours, good service and good food so...More

Thank bahiggs
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive review it is very much appreciated

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst wondering around Bakewell yesterday we came across a sign for Byways saying they did gluten free food, we were a bit peckish so in we went. A good selection of gluten free on the menu and my wife opted for sweet potato curry and...More

Thank Partick H
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your positive feedback it is very much appreciated, we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here over bank hol,for breakfast 🍳, was seated quickly, cold drinks arrived but were not chilled fully,enjoyed both a full English, and veg breakfast, gave me brown toast when asked for white, only two of us,so could be chefs fault, my partners bacon was...More

Thank tillietots123
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A very quaint atmosphere and on our visit a very popular restaurant. We had the vegetarian breakfast and poached eggs on gluten free bread both breakfasts were delicious. When ordering I forgot to mention that I do not have butter on my toast, the staff...More

Thank Ean R
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you very much for your positive review it is very much appreciated, we hope to see you again

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Having visited Byways previously and enjoyed good food and service we were sadly disappointed this time. Our order was taken reasonably quickly but after nearly half an hour there was no sign of our lunch, just how long does it take to make a sandwich!...More

Thank Lesley L
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

I apologise for your disappointing visit all i can say is the staff will be told with immediate effect, sincere apologies

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Absolute disgrace!! After having a cold breakfast we were appalled to see the young man in chef whites on the phone outside smoking a cigarette talking about taking drugs rather loudly! WOULDNT VISIT!!!More

Thank willmathews2017
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Iam sorry about your disappointing visit & suprised at your comment about cold breakfast as it is our best seller here. as for the chef i apologise but with having 2 chefs on that day i dont know which one your refering to, ( their...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I enjoyed my sausage and egg cob washed down with a cappuccino very much. Ok I was alone in the place at the time but staff were friendly and food took no time at all to arrive. It has a nice atmosphere, good pricing and...More

Thank Brian E
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for your positive review it is very much appreciated, we hope to see you again

Reviewed 30 April 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the cosy tea room after a fruitless search round other places in the town. The menu had plenty of choices and you need to look out for specials and a separate board advertising scones that could easily be missed. The...More

Thank gastroroam
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your positive review it is very much appreciated, may we see you again soon

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Family of 4 ordered jacket spuds and drinks. 20 mins for drinks to arrive (after asking where our food was), another 10 mind for food. When it did turn up it was warm, not hot. Understaffed, no order of service. Two tables who ordered after...More

Thank dwnfallen
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped of in Bakewell for breakfast and found this delightful little place, well worth the trip up the stairs. A well cooked and delicious full English breakfast with good service and coffee

Thank Rodders27
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Thank you very much for your positive review it is very much appreciated

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Lane, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 812807
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Description
Cafe serving homecooked homely food.
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