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Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden

Poplin Dub, Penrith CA11 0UT, England
+44 17684 80613
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (9 reviews)
“cake” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Poplin Dub, Penrith CA11 0UT, England
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Quirky Workshops, part of The Cyclist Cafe, hold their courses in a converted barn so I expected the usual “bake off” layout. But no. The bread making course is done round the old farm house kitchen table with all the clutter of a homely, lived...More

Thank GeoMh
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Here for a two day silver jewellery workshop which was great. Annie and her team took great care of us serving home made biscuits, cake, soup and desserts. Really enjoyed the friendliness of everyone involved. Will pop by next summer when the cafe is open...!!More

Thank zillion50
CycleCafe1, Owner at Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this kind review, it really is much appreciated and good to know that people enjoy all that we offer. Next time you visit hopefully it will be warmer! Perhaps currently hard to believe but you'll...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Lovely tea garden with good food and friendly staff. Would highly recommend. Also plenty of room for parking your bike.

Thank ice962
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We joined one of the Quirky Workshops for the day- wood whittling with Dave. What a brilliant day we had. A great instructor who gave us confidence with the wood whittling, even though we'd never tried it before. Good group size (about eight of us)-...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 21 July 2017

what a lovely day I had - great tutor who made it all so easy - friendly, helpful staff and delicious food - the scones and homemade jam were the best I have ever had - thanks for a wonderful time and the new hare...More

Thank esramsden
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Called in on CtoC route, had tea coffee and a scone each which were Ok but a smile would have been nice. Very little customer interaction, will we call again ? There's a nice pub down the road.More

Thank coraddo
CycleCafe1, Owner at Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for your feedback, if you felt we weren't friendly enough I can only apologise. We always try our hardest to offer a cheery hello; in fact our warm welcome is frequently commented upon by the many who visit. Nevertheless, I have passed on...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is absolutely the perfect spot for a break on your cycle ride. The cakes are lovely, the garden is fabulous and the staff are really knowledgeable and happy to help.

Thank FellsideH
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Enjoyable, educational and satisfying making and firing my longbow. Good who!esome home made lunch and snacks. Highly recommend the workshop and cafe

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Despite having some serious building work going on I was met with a wonderful reception and superb cream tea. I was cycling a large chunk of the C2C and had heard of the reputation of this place, It didn't disappoint. Much thought and effort has...More

Thank Elfit
CycleCafe1, Owner at Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear Mr Woolly Pedlar thank you so much for your kind review- very pleased that you enjoyed your stop and hope you made it all the way home ok! Also hoping Mrs WP had a very successful Woolfest! See you again sometime soon :)

Reviewed 19 March 2017

I have just spent a lovely day brushing up on my baking skills with Gillian on the bread and scone workshop. The voucher was a gift from my daughter and the day was as good as I'd hoped. I parked in Greystoke village as suggested...More

Thank Lynne B
CycleCafe1, Owner at Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Dear Lynne, Thank you for taking your time to write this lovely review. We're so glad you had a lovely day. We've forwarded your comments to Gill too. Hope you enjoyed Aira Force and the rest of your visit to the area, in all its...More

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Questions & Answers
Margaret R
11 December 2017|
Response from CycleCafe1 | Property representative |
Hello - sorry our name causes confusion - we are just a Tea Garden only open June July August and with limited hours even then . You d be rather cold outside at the moment!
Jax A
27 August 2017|
Response from CycleCafe1 | Property representative |
Hello - well behaved dogs on leads are welcome. Please see our opening hours as shortly we are closing for the season - thank you
16 May 2015|
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Response from CycleCafe1 | Property representative |
Hello Vicky - I think you must have sent a message to the wrong place- we're a cycle cafe tea garden near Penrithin Cumbria and are no where near any shows or meal deals I'm afraid! Hope you find the right place Annie... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poplin Dub, Penrith CA11 0UT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 17684 80613
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A pretty and tranquil walled Tea Garden with seasonal opening and unusual hours, depending on your mode of arrival. Open to walkers Fridays 12-6 Sat Sun & Bank Holidays 10-5pm in summer - June July & August. No parking on site, please use village car park 300 yds away & walk here - or park carefully 150 yds away -away from the corner towards the village. We are open to those arriving on bicycles every day June July 10am to 5pm. In the event we are unable to serve you (at certain times) those arriving in bicycles can use the Cyclists barn. Strictly this facility is not open to walkers. As a simple walled Tea Garden we have gazebos for shelter, an unheated barn & blankets. We're beyond the village green in Greystoke (dir. Blencowe) with a fine view of Greystoke Castle estate, friendly free range hens and soft cats. We welcome all well behaved children & their parents and dogs on leads. Light lunches, mostly veggie, cream teas, Aga baking, soups, pasta, tarts, Gluten free options.
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