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The Chalet Tearooms and Restaurant

The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
+44 17687 72757
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (47 reviews)
“mussels” (19 reviews)
“duck” (20 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosy place only tried the coffee but that was good food others looked fresh and appetizing.Dog friendly offer towel to dry you dogs off of wet.

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for lunch on Monday and had the nicest soup I’ve ever had! The cheese scone was also very tasty. The portions are generous and nicely presented. The service was friendly and attentive. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank J F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in derwentwater for a couple of days and after reading some promising reviews for here I decided to go for lunch as I saw it was dog friendly. I just had a coke and ordered the mussel board for some lunch, and it...More

Thank chloeleighton98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having seen a number of good reviews and photos of food on social media we had to give it a try. I must have walked past this place hundreds of times and never once have I made it inside, well not until today. The service...More

Thank Rescueme999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit to The Chalet Tearooms and Restaurant and we were not disappointed. The food is amazing and very, very tasty. Staff are friendly and efficient. It is very dog friendly with towels provided to dry off your wet pooches. As my...More

Thank triciap123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely surroundings and environment. The food I had was just average. The tomato and sweet chilli soup was far too sweet (too much sugar). The staff are polite and friendly. After my meal I wanted a desert. Unfortunately I was unable to do so, because...More

1  Thank Craig C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Chalet a few times and I love coming back. The menu is fantastic with some great choices, all priced fairly as the food is good quality. Great staff and quick service, what more do you want?

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We ate here with a friend and our dog after a great walk. Lovely fresh food and good sized portions. Doggie loved it!

Thank dianap-10
Reviewed 4 January 2018

My partner and I visited The Chalet on New Years Eve. We walked from Braithwaite in the rain but it was a welcome stop. There are other coffee shops in Portinscale but this one is always busy. There is outside seating for better weather but...More

Thank Topman4
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Stopped off after driving around Derwentwater (planned a walk but the rain came down!) Good cakes, great hot chocolate, flat bread was fab. Good service and facilities. Reasonable prices. Lovely roomy space.

Thank Flotink
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Questions & Answers
29 May 2016|
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Response from MirfieldMan |
We were advised now only open day time as its not in busy Keswick. Nice place but understand not much evening trade.
17 April 2016|
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Response from packhorse123 | Property representative |
Dogs are always welcome inside and out, dog treats and towels available.
Sue M
29 July 2015|
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Response from LDS5355 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Open every day until 5 pm as tearooms. Open also as a really good restaurant in the evenings from 6.30 pm except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We love it in the evenings - food is excellent .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Portinscale
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72757
  • E-mail
Tearooms and Restauran, serving high quality food and wine in a stunning location near the shores of derwent water..
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