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Laura in the Lakes

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The Mill House 43 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5DS, England
+44 17687 75050
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Grimsby
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We have been to this establishment a few times and always found them to have the best and BIGGEST scones in Keswick, a choice of 3 different scones, fruit, cherry or cheese. We had a scone each with jam & cream. Lovely !

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I sat outside - crowded and with too many dogs for the small table space, and not comfortable in general. Soup was poor, coffee average. Not impressed

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by after my husband had been up Helvellyn. Good tea, nice tuna sandwiches, good leek and potato soup, and blooming brilliant scones! Very nice people, very hard working. Nice to see locals calling in for cakes and pastries.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I have been to this cafe quite a few times over the years on our trips to Keswick. The food was and still is very good - the sausage rolls and scones are delicious. This visit was a little different. We called at 3.30 asking for soup and a sandwich both being on the quite extensive menu. We were told... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Just passing and called in for Afternoon Tea with Scones, Jam and Clotted Cream. The sign says possible the biggest scones in the lakes and they weren't joking. Not only are the Scones enormous but they are deliciously fresh. Choice of Plain, Fruit, Cherry or Cheese Scones. Freshly ground coffee. Extremely friendly and helpful staff with a very homely feel.... More 

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Australia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A cherry (and I think almond) scone with butter, jam and cream is enough to keep a person going for a week!! The scones were huge and very tasty. The staff are friendly too. A lovely little place to eat!

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Thank 12Kang12
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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318 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Popped in for a chicken and bacon with homemade coleslaw white baguette, it was delicious. There were plenty of cakes to choose form and my hubby enjoyed a home made warm sausage roll, which he thoroughly enjoyed it. It would be great to stay in or eat outside next time, only small but seems to have everything you could want... More 

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United Kingdom
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99 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Friendly staff, good service, good food. Excellent selection of food on display, makes for a difficult choice.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here today for lunch whilst in Keswick. Very friendly and attentive service. Both had soup and panini which was excellent at £5.75 each. The soup was a huge portion of homemade soup which tasted fantastic and filled you up even without the panini alongside. Will definitely visit again in the future. Many thanks Olivia and Steve

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Preston, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I am disabled and use a scooter and the owner of this tiny cafe very kindly helped me find somewhere to sit and somewhere to store my scooter while I ate. I had a latte and a beef lasagne with salad and garlic bread. The lasagne would rate as one of the best I have tasted! Excellent food and excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mill House 43 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 75050

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