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The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (Sarah Nelson's)

Church Stile Studio Church Cottage, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
+44 15394 35428
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Huge queue but worth the wait

It is obvious how popular the gingerbread is as the queue disappeared down the road. The shop is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Matt G
Very tiny shop with big taste

Ok, you don't go to the shop for the size, only 2 or so people can fit in at a time, but if you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Church Stile Studio Church Cottage, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is obvious how popular the gingerbread is as the queue disappeared down the road. The shop is very very small, i think managed to squeeze 4 people in and it was full. The gentleman serving we very polite and quick. The gingerbread is very...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ok, you don't go to the shop for the size, only 2 or so people can fit in at a time, but if you don't buy gingerbread and take with you to eat you really miss a great treat. I have traveled to all sorts...More

Thank Umbear
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for a taste of the famed gingerbread and weren't disappointed! The space is tiny but there is plenty of gingerbread and some historical details on the wall to keep you occupied if you have to wait.

Thank Baker_Bowie
Reviewed 4 days ago

I usually make a detour to call in here but this time we were staying in Grasmere so I had to buy some. I always ask for the freshest gingerbread so that it is still soft and gooey in the middle. At £3.50 for 6...More

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in the lake distract I would recommend to stop in grasmere ginger bread shop! We were told this was the best ginger bread and it really was! The people in the shop are dressed in olden day cloths and the smell coming...More

Thank Mandajane1785
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth a trip to this tourist destination to get the gingerbread. Also try the rum butter (although I was the only one to eat it with the gingerbread - everyone else were purists).

Thank cjknight2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told to get the best gingerbread ever on our way back from the Lakes by a friend. We didn't know what to expect but were impressed at the queue that was out the door and round the corner. I don't really like gingerbread...More

Thank Giorgina M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful produce from ginger biscuits, ginger honey to ginger cordial and what a small gem in a stunning location. This tiny shop is so traditional even the few staff are dressed up like an era ago with frilly mop caps and aprons and it's not...More

Thank paulineBolton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming here for many years now and it's worth the journey from Manchester just to eat a little piece of heaven that is Sarah Nelsons gingerbread!However much we bring back it always gets demolished within the day! This time along with the...More

Thank sarahball78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff member in fancy dress couldn't be bothered to even acknowledge me as she was too busy talking to her mate in the kitchen. Left without spending and money. Completely unacceptable.

Thank brushsalesman
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NomiAckerman
Is the gingerbread suitable for vegetarians? Thanks! N
14 July 2016|
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Response from Tosugaradream | Reviewed this property |
I believe so...we didn't find any meat in ours....
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