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We stopped in for a coffee, some incredible cakes and treats on offer. The atmosphere is gorgeous and the cafe feels light and bright. Delicious coffee and lovely scones! Was lovely to be able to browse the gallery and shop too.
There is a pleasant ambience here as the paintings provide a stimulating backdrop.
The waitress seemed bored and we weren’t pleasantly received. I asked for a glass of water and was told to help myself from a nearby table. I don’t object to this, but...More
We called in after a morning's walking and enjoyed a very nice decaf latte each (good decaf is by no means a given) plus a yummy cheese scone for me and a massive piece of flapjack that nearly beat my sugar-loving husband! If you're looking...More
Forget gingerbread. It’s all about Grasmere’s Danish buns. Mathilde’s is chic designed addition to the gallery founded by and displaying the work of local artist William Heaton Cooper. It celebrates the Norwegian wife of the artist (and aims to cash in on the fashion for...More
We visited this cafe on Sunday the 27th of January at around 3.30pm as a party of 4.
The place was clean and as we had just spent 6 hours on the hills we were really looking forward to something nice and warm as it...More
Mathildes is my current favourite cafe to visit in the whole of the Lakes, more of a casual restaurant than a cafe. My absolute favourite is the mackerel pate, and the coffee is good, like really good. Well worth a speical trip just for lunch.
Had a fabulous walk up Helm Crag today with my partner and two friends. On our return to Grasmere we called in to Mathildes for a coffee and cake. As we had two dogs we sat outside which was fine. The premises really well presented...More
Very nice cafe with a Swedish slant ideally positioned in the village. However despite having high chairs there was no menu for children so we had to pack up and go elsewhere. Fingers crossed this changes - until then there are better options nearby for...More
Nice to find a place to eat that has a slice of history to tell as well as the cake on offer. The cafe is an extension of the Heaton Cooper Art Gallery next door which is another reason to visit. The Mathilde in question...More