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The Alpine

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1 Grosvenor Terrace, Windermere LA23 3BS, England
+44 15394 42884
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Grosvenor Terrace, Windermere LA23 3BS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I revisited the alpine whilst on holiday, my first visit was pleasant so I thought I would go again. Upon return it was clear that improvements to the decor had been made and after speaking to a waitress I learned that it was under new...More

Thank Hannah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for lunch with a friend and our 3 young children. Our server (a young lady called Ellie) was very helpfull, she was informative about the food, and reccomended options to my very fussy daughter, even changing a few things especially for her. When...More

Thank Selina W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is testament to how busy Bowness is. They don’t have to try hard for customers, they just get passing trade which must keep them ticking over. The decor is so dated and so bad it is almost offensive. The owners clearly can’t be...More

1  Thank stevienickers
Ellie C, Public Relations Manager at The Alpine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Stevie, Thank you very much for the feedback. The Alpine is now under new management and is currently under ongoing improvements. I am sorry to hear you were not satisfied with the food but I invite you to discuss this matter further via email:...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Alpine is our go to place for a feel good breakfast. I’m a fussy eater so like to pick and choose from the menu rather than order the set breakfast. The girls have no issue with me doing this and have patience with my...More

1  Thank purplehaze3
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Came here in March for lunch on the way home after a weekend in Bowness, lovely traditional cafe serving good food and really pleasant staff, will return when in Bowness.

1  Thank Fay S
Ellie C, Public Relations Manager at The Alpine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Fay, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a positive review. We’re really happy that you loved our traditional feel and can’t wait to see you again All the best, Andy and the team.

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

If you want tea and crumpets/tea cakes, then this is the place to go in Bowness. Decor is in need of a bit of an update, but this in no way detracts from the tasty food. Please try it. Prices are cheaper than anywhere else...More

Thank LHBerk
Ellie C, Public Relations Manager at The Alpine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed our yummy crumpets and teacakes. We're in the middle of getting the decor updated so we hope to see you soon so you can see what we've changed. Thank you so much for your lovely review. From Andy and...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Have been coming to this little gem of a cafe for years because of the excellent food and great service. Granted, the decor is a little old fashioned but if you can look past that, you'll not be disappointed. I'm a fussy eater and always...More

Thank Lizla
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Very good heard its going to be updated in decor etc but that doesn't effect the service n food the prices are reasonable n get a lot for your money

Thank fiona b
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We make a return visit year on year, and always have been greeted with a smiling welcome from Sue, Andy and Team at the Alpine. In addition, the vegatarian breakfast is the best and at a reasonable price and not overwhelming however, consistent, very tasty,...More

1  Thank LeeH844
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We came here last weekend and we couldn’t fault the place, the food was delicious and well priced not to expensive and good sized portions. also the people who run the place were so lovely and cheerful we have two little ones and they offered...More

1  Thank rebecca w
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29 April 2018|
Response from LeeH844 | Reviewed this property |
Give them a ring and speak to Andy the new owner. Very helpful and open most days, however not sure of opening times.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Grosvenor Terrace, Windermere LA23 3BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 42884
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