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The Bluebird Cafe

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Lake Road, Coniston LA21 8AN, England
+44 15394 41649
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very pleasant cafe, very bright and airy. And very expensive. The servers asked what table number we had - as it wasn't busy we went straight to the counter for our drinks, as did most of the customers we saw - so we then had to choose a table from the counter which was a bit stupid. We were only... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Super location and seating areas with great views.Food etc is too pricey.Lovely chips and quick service.Worth a visit.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for coffee. Good choice of seating. Drinks served quickly. Good staff. very nice setting. Food looked nice but a bit pricey.

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York
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually have breakfast here on the last day of our visit after leaving our cottage at 10am. Beautiful spot by the lake & a delicious very cleanly cooked breakfast. We used to visit Chesters at Skelwith Bridge but their menu is now very restricted. This cafe has vegan/vegetarian options available. Very nice, would recommend. Staff friendly too!

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Thank RaffYork
Coniston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bluebird is an excellent cafe. Good choice of good and drink. Food to a high standard and good customer service. View of the lake from all the windows.

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Thank joanne b
South East England, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bacon bap was decidedly average, vegetable soup certainly not outstanding. Good setting, friendly and efficient staff.

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Thank JNAL29
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate breakfast here and enjoyed everything, from the greeting by the staff to the delicious food and Great Lake views! Excellent full English breakfast and the smoked salmon & scrambled eggs were perfect.

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Thank Jude B
Gosforth, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a coffee and cake,both were excellent quality and value. The service was very quick and brought to the table by a very pleasant waitress. We sat outside and they even provided wraps to keep us warm. I could imagine this place gets very busy but from our experience it would be worth a wait for a table.... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely, lunch at the Bluebird Cafe, Food was well presented and tasty, and the staff were friendly, and a stunning view of the lake what more could you want, excellent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular views. Excellent, friendly staff. Amazing cakes. Well worth a visit. Inside and outside seating right on the lake.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Road, Coniston LA21 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Duddon Valley  >  Coniston
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 41649

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom

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