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Ullswater Road, Penrith CA11 7EH, England
+44 1768 868680
08:00 - 17:00
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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great place to visit. The shopping area downstairs, and the café upstairs. Good choice also if you want takeaways, as we noticed workmen doing just that. There is something for everyone here. The café sold good basic fayre, and maybe more cost wise, but the portions match it. Bring a cool bag, you will be tempted.

Thank desmond_thomas1
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596 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 511 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the moment, from 3pm onwards, tea or coffee + a tray bake, scone or tea cake is £3. Now that's a bargain! Particularly as the scones and toasted tea cakes are excellent. I've commented before about the slow service here but it was quiet today and service was quick. Worth stopping in on a long journey on the motorway.... More 

Thank fmck49
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cranston's is well known through out the area and is renown for its quality meats and food products. Thought we try the cafe but where very disappointed with the choices we made. Even though we left a good amount on our plates at no time did any waiter give us a second look or see if everything was OK. Even... More 

Thank Phil B
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the cajun chicken salad from the specials menu with a tea for lunch. Cranstons is a brand synonymous with high quality & this place doesn't fail. Excellent service too. Highly recommended.

Thank mrandmrsh2
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for food and ordered scrambled egg with sourdough bread and an Englush breakfast, waited nearly 30 mins then our drinks came out, drank them and still no sign of food, eventually came out, my partner couldn't fault his breakfast to be honest, my scrambled eggs were quite watery, it was really busy though and I have been previously... More 

Thank Michele B
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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561 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for our breakfast one day during the week. The café is light, modern and airy. We both chose the breakfast deal which was £8 I think (Full cooked breakfast with a drink). We couldn’t fault it as it was excellent. We will visit again soon.

Thank acs1984
Cockermouth Cumbria
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Visited today for lunch, the food and service were outstanding. Lovely cafe surroundings, plenty of parking and delicious food, well done

Thank Pauline C
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We came in as a small group. Out order was taken quickly and drinks arrived soon after. We had three of the all day breakfasts which were absolutely delicious. Would definitely return

Thank 516lollipop
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Came here late on a Sunday afternoon with four of my children after a day trailing the fells around Shap. Cafe was pretty quiet and we were seated and had our orders taken quickly by pleasant staff, who were knowledgeable and amiable. Kids meals were of good size, and of decent variety costing around £4 each. I had soup of... More 

Thank princekie
Gosforth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

An enjoyable lunch, burger and lulled pork sandwich were delicious, washed down with hot chocolate and a coffee. A nice addition to this visit was the shop downstairs.

Thank Phillip E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ullswater Road, Penrith CA11 7EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 868680
Cafe Oswald's serves up a Cumbrian inspired menu of Breakfasts and lunches using quality produce from Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?