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The Bluebird Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Cafe, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely lovely location, ideally situated on Coniston Lake so spectacular views. The cafe it’s self is large, clean and excellent range of food on the menu (I had lemon drizzle cake which was so yummy). There is the launch that will take you around the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank susandR3672NH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After tackling Old Man Of Coniston we arrived at Bluebird Cafe, tired, thirsty and hungry. We were greeted by a friendly waitress who looked after us very well. We had sandwiches, flapjack and tea which was served in just a few minutes. Great location right...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only went for a coffee which was pretty but crap. Stunning views and loads of ducks and swans. Will visit again but won’t be spending £6 on 2 coffees that was basically hot milk. Sorry.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Scottjustice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long walk up the old man consisting ,we walked down to the bluebird cafe ,had a great lunch ,pleasant staff,and good value for money ,and a fabulous view

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank grayjunderwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here this morning with my partner and young child. It was very quiet so the service was quick. I was a little disappointed in the quality of the coffee - it was from a machine so tasted watery. We had carrot cake - this...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Freedom733171
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location / view so you don’t mind paying a little extra. We only had two (very small) Americanos for around £5.50. Best buy was the bag of 70p duck food! Lovely 10 minutes spent feeding the very appreciative ducks. Would visit again definitely

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank E1343MDkellyw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped off here after a long walk and enjoyed a much needed cappucino and hot chocolate. We also had a toastie each which came with some crisps. Would have liked a little side salad to make the plate look better but maybe that's just me...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank karroo22
Reviewed 14 January 2019

what i did not like was the fact that dogs were running free inside the cafe and i found this off putting and not as if the owners seemed bothered

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hillr52018
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We witnessed Daanniisedg awful treatment with her baby in the cafe when the staff evicted her, they obviously are not parents themselves, we won't be back there with our family, we'd hate to upset them and be evicted ourselves!

Date of visit: December 2018
5  Thank markjen2014
Reviewed 3 January 2019

A perfect place to go at the end of a December walk...was lovely to sit outside under the heater and watch the sun go down. Food was delicious and friendly staff at the counter. Only one negative comment was one of the waitresses brought the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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4 July 2017|
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Response from Paul499520 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry ridiculous question. Not a dog owner myself but the Lake District embraces all holiday makes including those with their dogs and long may that remain!
Kay T
25 December 2016|
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Response from O7123OPgaryc | 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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