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Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice scone, good service, polite and helpful staff. Whole experience spoiled by a draft from a take away window, and an automatic door which kept opening. Freezing wind blowing through so had to keep our coats on.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot right on the water. Faultless home made food and very reasonably priced unlike most of the Lakes. Dog friendly too. Highly recommended 👍

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A hidden gem, far better than I expected, modern,clean great food and drinks, friendly staff and child and dog friendly, plenty of parking and a beautiful spot overlooking Coniston water. Also very reasonable pricing

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cream scone and hot chocolate/coffee after a lovely old man of coniston walk. Dog friendly with free dog biscuits

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 14 January 2024 via mobile

We enjoyed some fabulous cakes here and the best hot chocolate and milk shakes. We will visit for lunch next time. Beautiful setting and lovely friendly staff would highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 11 January 2024 via mobile

Lovely cafe with such scenery, you can’t go wrong! Food was excellent and plenty of choice. Nice, clean and welcoming cafe.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 7 January 2024 via mobile

Excellent all round- views, ambience, food, portion sizes just right, not too expensive and tasty- will definitely be back!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 8 December 2023 via mobile

Visited coniston & popped into the bluebird cafe for a cuppa to warm up! Served by the lovely Ben, so friendly & happy. Will definitely visit again if ever in the area!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 8 November 2023 via mobile

Really lovely place with beautiful views over Coniston Water, glad we stumbled across it. Staff very friendly and good service. Hot drinks all good (including non-dairy options). Good selection of cakes and very generous portions, with vegan and gluten free options. Indoor and outdoor seating...with access to toilets too. Would definitely be back if in the area!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 8 November 2023

No exaggeration folks, this is the greatest cafe in the world. Food is all excellent, staff are wonderfully friendly and even look after all the lake birds too. Every time we’re here it’s amazing how it’s always so good. Lakeside views aren’t bad either.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 19 October 2023

Lovely spot on the edge of the lake. Great food, friendly staff. Coffee and walnut cake highly recommended!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 18 October 2023 via mobile

Stopped for lunch with very low expectations but was more than pleasantly surprised. Staff were so friendly, service was super speedy and the food was so yummy. A visit to Bluebird Cafe rounded the day off perfectly! Thank you team

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 12 October 2023 via mobile

Had 2 special chicken wrap consisting of horrible tasting bits of breast and slaw and salmon salad consisting of iceberg lettuce and cucumber and some broke up up salmon. Worst much I have had. Milkshake was ice bits and not great. Service was good. Would...avoid in future.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 1 October 2023

Not a place I would be happy to recommend to you, the staff are not really interested in customers, tables dirty etc.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 21 September 2023

We stopped here for lunch. We had some cheesy chips and the chicken mozzarella and pesto toastie. My husband had the banana shake and I had a cappucino. It was all lovely we really enjoyed it and everything came out quite quickly. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Yes but chargeable, we have parked on the road If there's a space
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THE BLUEBIRD CAFE, Coniston - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu & Prices - Tripadvisor

Frequently Asked Questions about The Bluebird Cafe

Yes, The Bluebird Cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Bluebird Cafe is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Bluebird Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5