Ubuntu Cafe Bar

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5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Service
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Value
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
£6.00 – £20.00
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, British, Street Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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About
We are a friendly, family-run cafe bar & bistro slightly off the beaten track in Bowness-on-Windermere. So if you want to relax & get away from the crowds for a while come pay us a visit! We serve amazing coffee, cakes, brunch, lunch, bottled & tap beers, wines & cocktails Thursday-Tuesday with late night opening on Saturdays, where we serve a tapas menu and have occasional live music. We also serve some mouth watering seafood specials. We run a mindfulness group every Thursday between 6-7pm, where you can enjoy coffee/tea & cake in great company after some guided meditation. We also love interesting artwork, which you will see not only on our walls but also on our chairs and tables! So if you are a local artist looking to display your work please come and say hello. Well behaved dogs are always welcome and there are free treats at the bar for our four-legged customers although sausages are also popular :)
PRICE RANGE
£6.00 – £20.00
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, British, Street Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music, Dog Friendly, Family style
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5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles13 reviews
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babykong
London1223 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
I loved this colourful little café, but unfortunately I had to mark them down as I think something must have been burnt shortly before we arrived, and my eyes are so sensitive that within a few minutes my eyes were stinging and streaming. I had a fabulous hot chocolate, and my son really enjoyed his burger. I would have liked to have stayed longer but my eyes were so sore (and it was too cold to sit outside) that I just wanted to leave. Staff were fantastic, and I feel terrible that I couldn’t give them the 5 stars that they deserve.
Written 23 January 2024
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User K
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 family
We found this on an off chance up an alley on our day trip to Windermere. We found the service was amazing, start to finish. The staff were so lovely! We loved the breakfast served on the slate plates too! Lovely tasting food for great value!! The toilet upstairs was kept spotless and included extra toiletries if needed!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ P.s. we absolutely loved the Harry styles playlist that was playing on the Thursday that we visited 🫶🏻 Thank you!
Written 7 August 2023
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Emma Macfarlane
Thank you Katie for your lovely review! We glad you enjoyed the cafe and hope to see you again some time. 🙂
Written 13 August 2023
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Bizzybee99
Liverpool18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 family
A real treat of a restaurant. The warmest of welcomes, a great menu and a delicious meal. We had the Smoked Haddock Rarebit, huge portion, so tasty and beautifully presented. Very reasonable prices and plenty of seating in and outside. Dogs welcome.
Written 27 August 2023
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Emma Macfarlane
Thank you so much for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed the rarebit 😊 Hope to see you again some time!
Written 28 August 2023
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Belinda j
Peterborough4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 couples
This cafe was a regular stop during our 2 weeks .Great service ,quality pot of tea and delicious coffee. Dog friendly:-) Just of the busy roads so relaxed place playing good music. Will definitely be back next year Not to be missed.
Written 29 June 2023
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Emma Macfarlane
Hi Belinda. Thanks so much for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed the cafe bar and hope to see you again in the future
Written 2 July 2023
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Lynda M
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 friends
We spent a great couple of hours here today. Lovely friendly staff serving great food, snacks and drinks and what a treat as there was a local guy (Richard) playing the piano and everyone singing along. Great atmosphere. Would highly recommend. 😁❤
Written 23 December 2023
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Emma Macfarlane
Thanks Lynda :) Hope to see you again soon!
Written 3 January 2024
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Joesph
Windermere5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 solo
Great new café in bowness on Windermere, lovely vibe and great food. My go to local place to have lunch in-between work. love the beans on toast. Nice art on the walls as well. :)
Written 17 January 2024
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chris
London16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 couples
Absolutely outstanding food and an amazing vibe. This place is right up my street. Very relaxed with exceptional food. I'm fortunate enough to have eaten in some very nice restaurants in my time. For a "Cafe Bar" this ranks amongst the best.
Written 18 August 2023
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Emma Macfarlane
Thanks so much for your lovely review! We're really glad you enjoyed the food and hope to see you again some time 🙂
Written 19 August 2023
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John Douglas
Liverpool76 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 business
Lovely café, great food and nice staff, dog friendly but clean and it has a great atmosphere. the in house piano helps.. I would recommend for breakfast/lunch. Great coffee.
Written 15 January 2024
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Emma Macfarlane
Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again soon.
Written 17 January 2024
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Ashleigh Reid
St. Albans65 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 family
We spend the morning on the water and all we wanted was a warm coffee, we were delighted when we spotted this small coffee shop, the coffee, food and service was absolutely amazing ! Nothing was too much trouble and we were happy to support a small business ☕️
Written 31 December 2023
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Emma Macfarlane
Thanks so much for your review Ashleigh!
Written 3 January 2024
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Kelly P
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 friends
The food was amazing with friendly, cheery service. The latte was simply delicious. The place has such character. Definitely not a place to walk by and not pop in! Highly recommend 😍
Written 18 September 2023
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Emma Macfarlane
Thank you so much Kelly! Hopefully we will see you again soon 🙂
Written 20 September 2023
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sophie c
Brisbane39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 solo
I just popped in for a coffee and sandwich after a bike ride before catching the ferry. The staff were very friendly and the sandwich exceeded expectations. Oat latte also good but served a bit hot
Written 5 September 2023
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Emma Macfarlane
Hi Sophie, thanks for your lovely review 😊Also noted about the latte...really useful feedback so thank you.
Written 20 September 2023
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OnTheRoadAgain7826
Bury154 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 family
This place is a hidden gem in what is a bustling Bowness. Set on a side street but well signposted from the main road. It was the signage that caught my eye, and ever keen to eat without the crowds we followed them in hope. We weren’t let down, there was literally no one else in when we arrived just after 12 on a sunny Sunday in July. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the food was amazing. The menu is cheaply printed and out together so you would be forgiven for walking by but the food outshines the menu in every way. I ordered a chicken and bacon club sandwich (£9) with fries on the side (£2), and my daughter had the kids burger and fries (£6.50). I’ve added a pic of the club, it was huge! The sandwich itself was well made and had all the right things for a good club sandwich. On the side was a tasty fresh salad and a pot of creamy coleslaw. The kids burger was also huge, I’d have been happy having it as a lunch myself. Overall very happy customers who plan to return soon! PS there’s free super fast Wi-Fi
Written 9 July 2023
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Emma Macfarlane
Thanks so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed the food and hope to see you again soon 🙂
Written 11 July 2023
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pmeasures
21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 family
Very nice food: jacket potatoes with plenty of fillings & lovely presentation plus a lovely home-made burger; we were expecting a light lunch, so, were surprised at the large portions; lovely pots of Earl Grey, too & very nice staff.
Written 20 June 2023
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Emma Macfarlane
Thank you so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed the food...hope to see you again some time :)
Written 22 June 2023
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