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The Bluebird Cafe

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Lake Road, Coniston LA21 8AN, England
+44 15394 41649
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (146 reviews)
“ice cream” (33 reviews)
“steamers” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lake Road, Coniston LA21 8AN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After steaming around Coniston Water we stopped here for refreshment. The food was really excellent and everything seemed to be home-made and prepared to order. Very tasty! There are splendid views of the activity on the Water. The staff were friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed yesterday

Nearly £6 for sausage butty is a scandal but the butty was lovely and tasty as it should be for that price. I think the cost and pricing is to cover the following, Plate 50p, Cutlery 50p, Sausage £1.20, Bun 50p, view 30p, Staff labour...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the Bluebird cafe on the recommendation of family members, and we definitely in turn can recommend it to Tripadvisor readers. It has great food, views and a lovely ambience. As we had our dog with us, we needed to sit on the covered...More

Thank ChocoloverBedford
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wanted to see the lake and did not expect such a fabulous cafe, with a great menu, lovely ambience and friendly engaging staff. Lots on pleasant space inside and super glass surrounded verandah offering sheltered views of lake and water sports. Very welcoming for dogs...More

Thank Ely-Macs
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for a couple of coffees. You can sit inside, outside or a bit of both ( screened off outside). The cafe is spotless and the staff are all lovely. Unfortunately for us, we paid on Apple Pay. I got charged, but they...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bluebird cafe sits on the shore of Coniston Water with fantastic views. Food, service, friendly staff and blankets are all great, it is just a little expensive!

Thank Jane0891
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous cafe for a snack, lunch or even a glass of wine! Fantastic selection of cakes on offer too. Don’t miss the Nluebird Cafe if you’re in the area, fantastic views of the lake and you can catch the dream boat here too.

Thank PauleneCoulson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cake and tea....tad on the expensive side. Delicious banana and walnut cake. Eccles cake very expensive. But very clean and nice loos.

Thank kate d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice café, with a great menu, and really friendly staff. The toasted are super crisp, bursting with flavour, and the cake selection is amazing.

Thank Alexander J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only had 2 lattes but the view was spectacular. The staff wete very friendly. The service was faultless and the whole place was exceptipnally clean and modern. Loved it but xan't comment on the food.

Thank sandralink
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4 July 2017|
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Response from fayeann1980 | Reviewed this property |
What a silly statement to make.
Kay T
25 December 2016|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
ah. not sure I'm afraid.
Tracy S
21 April 2015|
Response from Phil D | Property representative |
Yes, we are wheelchair friendly with full disabled toilet facilities also. Dogs are most welcome on the covered and heated terrace. Thank you for your enquiry - we look forward to seeing you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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