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£3 - £12
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Cafe, Asian, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second time at the Graze. The food is so wholesome and everything is prepared freshly. The food is high quality.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place by accident what a great find ! Beautiful food , music and best japanese drinks , will be back next time we are in the lakes !

Date of visit: February 2024
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 13 January 2024 via mobile

Found by chance with a quick Trip Advisor Search! Lovely healthy, great tasting food. We had the chicken special rice bowl and udon soup! Beautiful freshly prepared food for a lovely light lunch. Made to order. The chef/owner explained how each dish was made and...took the time to run through the dishes with us! Would definitely recommend for some healthy balanced food! Big thank you - we’ll definitely be back when we are in the lakes - Steph & Mike 👍🏼More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2024

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Reviewed 1 January 2024 via mobile

Lovely, quiet, clean place run by polite staff with high quality, delicious food. Small, yet cleverly designed and space efficient. Dog friendly too.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2024

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Reviewed 27 December 2023

Fabulous food, fresh and tasty. Great service. Udon Noodles and pecan short bread delicious. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2024

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Reviewed 10 August 2023

Wonderful, clean food prepared with love. After a delicious meal, our family left feeling satisfied and energetic - a sign of a nutritious meal. Thank you!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2023

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Reviewed 30 July 2023

Looking for a healthy alternative and found it here. The waiter was very pleasant and he talked us through the menu options. We settled on the rice bowl and beef, it was delicious. We will definitely return again.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2023

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Reviewed 29 July 2023

Terrible food terrible service horrible meal food was cold bland and inedible coffee was scoldedMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2023

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We genuinely value our customers' feedback and we searched our sale records for 29 July 2023 but couldn't locate a receipt for a solo customer with a main dish and a coffee. To assist...More

Reviewed 15 July 2023 via mobile

Visited with my wife we had a hot chocolate and a cup of tea both were excellent ! Food menu also looked and smelt very appetising.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2023

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Reviewed 14 July 2023

We had a fabulous lunch cooked by a friendly, hardworking couple in this tiny place in Bowness. The menu is short - udon soup, Japanese curry, and Healthy Rice Bowls, all available as meat, fish and veggie options. We had Japanese tofu curry snd salmon...teriyaki healthy bowl, both light snd delicious, and including kimchi and pickled Japanese radishes. They also have 'fun marble' Japanese soft drinks in glass bottles with marble stoppers, and tea, coffee and cakes. A great stop for a light lunch and completely different from the norm round here. A couple of outdoor tables as well as a handful inside.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2023

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Reviewed 14 July 2023

We had the most delicious meals here that we have had on our whole visit to the Lake District. The food was fresh, delicious and beautifully presented. They even made plain chicken and rice for a fussy 9 year old. Thank you so much.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2023

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Reviewed 5 July 2023

What a change from the norm of panini, rolls, sandwiches, we came across this place by accident, but it was a good call, even our daughter who’s 12, she can be fussy, but she really enjoyed her BBQ pork belly rice bowl, the service was...great and you can even by Japanese authentic fizzy drinks which our girls enjoyed, one of them was Melon, the other Strawberry, they serve really nice coffees too, would recommend, great tasting food and service.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2023

Thank you for taking your time to leave a review for us !

Reviewed 3 July 2023 via mobile

We first visited this cafe a year ago on holiday to Bowness; we decided to try it based on all the great reviews. A year later I had a day trip back up to Bowness, and had to stop off at Graze again as I...enjoyed it so much the previous visit. This time I was dining alone for lunch with my 6 week old baby and the owner was so lovely and accommodating; helping make space for the pram and even offering to turn the music down a little as she was sleeping (the music wasn't loud, so this wasn't needed... in fact I really liked the music and should have asked what was playing!). As a new mum, little gestures to help make a big difference, and enabled me to enjoy my first trip out solo with my baby where it could have potential been stressful. Anyway; the food was once again perfection. I couldn't decide what to get and opted for the sweet BBQ pork belly rice bowl on the staff's recommendation, and it was delicious! I loved the Japanese bottled drink also- a real treat. The food looks amazing and tastes so fresh and authentic. It's filling without making you feel too full; perfect for lunch. I didn't have time to sample the cakes, but there was a great variety and they all sounded yum. I'll definitely be returning again soon- thank you!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2023

Thank you and we are glad to see that you enjoyed your time with us !

Reviewed 1 July 2023

stayed in the lakes for a week and had the best food of my entire stay here! most delicious food with amazing views. Staff was really lovely and helpful enjoyed getting to hear how things were made. if you love Japanese food and in need...of something fresh and clean I'd highly recommend here. had some amazing cakes too with lovely tea. i cannot praise this place enough.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Justin N, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2023

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Reviewed 1 July 2023

It was my first time trying Japanese curry and it was fantastic! The portion of the dishes and mix with vegetables made for a satisfying yet light brunch.

Date of visit: June 2023
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CartersCamera73
2 August 2019|
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Response from Deborah B | Property representative |
Hi, our menu is on our facebook page (graze.bowness), the key is in the bottom right hand corner and anything with a V can be made vegan but you need to notify us prior to ordering. Regards, Graze
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If you take a look at our menu which is on our facebook page (trip advisor have no facility to upload a copy) then you can see all the dishes we offer gluten free - it's pretty much all of the menu. Regards, Graze
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We are on the corner of Crag Brow and Helm Road in Bowness. Windermere is about a mile and a half from Bowness. Regards Graze
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Graze is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5