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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 13 May 2012

We chose to have our lunch at the Elephant and Camel as it is vegetarian and it looked interesting and quirky from the outside and it was on the inside too! Very small and personal, lots of bits and pieces to capture your interest around...More

Thank Rups41
Reviewed 28 November 2011

This is a cafe with a friendly atmosphere situated in a quiet location on the Windermere road just above the shops. The fayre is varied but the home made cake was delicious and the coffee excellent. Think this is one of the best cafes in...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 20 June 2011

my partner and i liked that this was a fairtrade cafe and if your a vegetarian then this cafe may appeal more than it did for us. We ordered carrot cake and caramel shortcake and were a little disappointeed with them, The carrot cake was...More

Thank MontysGirl84
Reviewed 3 August 2010

My partner and I had walked past this place a few time and decided to go in on a Sunday for a light lunch. The restaurant is light and airy with a simple and imaginative vegetarian menu. Although it could be set out clearer. I...More

Thank Gnixon
Reviewed 22 March 2010

Went into this cafe recently I remember it used to be the Purple Chilli cafe. it's at the top of the shopping street I had a great coffee and cake . Thers's ineternet access if that's helpful and lots of other stuff on the menu

Thank FalmouthLucy
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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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