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The Elephant and Camel - CLOSED

4 Windermere Bank Lake Road | Bowness on Windermere, Windermere LA23 2JJ, England
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
18 Jun 2014
“Re: Another fruitless journey...:(”
14 Sep 2013
“Just what a rambler needs”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
4 Windermere Bank Lake Road | Bowness on Windermere, Windermere LA23 2JJ, England
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Like the previous review for The Lakeland Peddlar....I'll cut straight to the point. This place is also closed too! Here is another example of poor or non-existent communication and perhaps a bit of explaining to do on the owner's part here. We (2 adults and...More

Thank Mutuality
Reviewed 14 September 2013

Good size portions even though the cakes looked great i couldn't fit one in.Really wholesome food full of flavour

Thank chris c
Reviewed 24 August 2013

We visited in August but our visit wasn't a good one at all. The service was very slow and there was only one other couple in. We asked the lady for a menu, and she looked confused by this, don't know why because usually in...More

2  Thank kimbi15
Reviewed 3 August 2013

I was so happy when I stumbled across a cafe serving what promised to be excellent vegan and vegetarian found. How disappointing! £3.00 for a plain salad wrap for my children and then there was the tiny portion of salad that came with my over...More

Thank Rosie S
Reviewed 18 May 2013

I would have driven past unless having looked it up before visiting as an internet cafe. Although the opening times say 9am I found the lady owner there with the door open just after 8am so settled down to my laptop with a delicious latte....More

Thank Edmond_Jackson
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The Elephant & Camel takes a bit of finding but if you're veggie/vegan/gluten intol/picky then it's a great choice against the other eateries in Bowness. My particular foible is dairy and the quaint tearooms of England offer plenty of homemade lovelies...made lovingly with butter (why...More

Thank legrant
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Delicious vegetarian and vegan food, all made fresh. Excellent cakes too. But, the place really needs a clean, the floor needs sweeping and the glasses were grubby. Owner really helpful with information about the local area, which was much appreciated.

Thank Tiggia
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Delicious vegan chocolate brownies and ginger slices (not just for vegans!) and other cakes. Good range of Fairtrade teas and coffees. Tasty fillings including Moroccan mushrooms, falafel, hummus, and spinach and nut pate. All vegetarian so very tasty, ethical and healthy. Friendly owner who gave...More

1  Thank 187063James92
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Friendly, delicious cakes and a warm welcome. A peaceful cafe to enjoy a sit down, chat and rest. Home made cakes. Hard working owner who enjoys running this cafe for visitors. Well done. We'll be back.

Thank SPI5
Reviewed 6 June 2012

Having spent some time trying to park on Bank Holiday Monday we realised we were close to this cafe and decided to try it again. Coffee good and flapjacks moist and moreish. Sat in the sunshine and watched other poor souls queuing to get into...More

Thank CarolynElizabeth
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Windermere Bank Lake Road | Bowness on Windermere, Windermere LA23 2JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
LA23 2JJ Used to be the Purple Chilli
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