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The Chalet Tearooms and Restaurant

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The Chalet, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
+44 17687 72757
09:00 - 17:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Stopped here whilst out walking with our dog . Warm , friendly cafe , good prices . Very dog friendly , even provides towels to dry them , and treats at the counter .

Thank debpop
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area you MUST pay this place a visit. The food is fantastic, staff very friendly and lovely atmosphere. It is very dog friendly but don't let that put you off if you are a non dog owner it isnt over run with them and it is kept very very clean. This is about the 5th... More 

Thank J3938POchristinem
Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We have walked past this cafe/restaurant so many times in the last few years and never popped in! Tired and hungry we stopped for refreshments and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent, particularly the toasties and cheese scones. We chose to sit outside with our "grubby" dogs but dogs are welcome in the restaurant (during the day). It... More 

Thank triciap123
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

After a lovely walk this was a well deserved rest. Fresh food, polite friendly staff, clean...great well done

Thank Adrian P
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A yummy treat after climbing cat bells. Perfect location, great service and wonderful treats. Home made scones, piping hot tea and lakes ice cream for my son. Will return. Thank you

Thank Kathryn P
Workington, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Another visit here after a fab 6 mile dog walk. Once again the food was lovely. Pulled pork flatbread & garlic & cheese flatbread to share was very nice. Dogs are welcome & the staff are friendly. Some nice specials too, so we may need to go back to try something else😊

Thank Fussyteam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Top of the Premier League I visit a great many Cafes, what a joy it was to discover this one at the end of a days walking. Lovely atmosphere in the cafe with some very friendly staff who served some delicious mulled wine. We went back the next day and had some lovely carrot cake. My big regret of the... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here on New Years Day, out walking, great start to the year, busy at 11 am, welcoming and pleasant staff served with hot drinks, recommend the mocha, easy to chat tovother people and plenty of local info too, well planned so plenty of space but still feel cosy, lovely

Thank maureen a
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here today for breakfast, absolutely lovely ! The place is modern and clean with friendly staff! Food was good quality and reasonably priced. Can't wait to visit for afternoon tea and a glass of fizz! Also dog friendly

Thank emmailey1
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food.....great service.....lovely atmosphere and very busy. We will be back on our next visit.

Thank skiingbeachbelle

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chalet, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Portinscale
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72757
Tearooms by day and a restaurant by night, serving high quality food and wine in a stunning location near the shores of derwent water..

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?