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Bosuns Locker Cafe

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41 Piel Street | Roa Island, Barrow-in-Furness, England
+44 1229 434171
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Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Roa Island in mid January and spotted the Bosun's Locker. Considering it was a weekday it was very busy over lunch time. A look at the varied menu and the prices its popularity was understandable. Bosun's Locker is a small, intimate café/bistro situated by the lifeboat station with a wonderful view of Piel Island and its stunning castle.... More 

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic little place and recommend. Busy but worth it and wen not in a rush there is no problem! Definitely go back again!

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Thank BusinesstravellerF01
Kendal, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have recently moved into the area, and this cafe was recommended to us by one of the locals. Do not be put off by how it looks, but go inside and meet the friendly staff and eat the good wholesome food at reasonable prices. We were very pleased with this find and will certainly go back again. It says... More 

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Thank lakeslady2015
Coniston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of us booked a table for Saturday lunch. I had liver and onions which came with a separate bowl of vegetables. This was delicious, and very filling. Other members of the group enjoyed their various choices. The meals arrived promptly and were fantastic value for money. Will be going again!

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Thank Michael L
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and staff are polite. The afternoon tea is amazing you get so much food and great value for money. Great place to go on a hot day you can eat then go for a lovely walk and get an ice cream.

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Cumbria
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181 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have eaten here many times previously and always been entirely satisfied with our visit, usually an excellent service with lovely flavoursome food. However on this occasion we visited for a late lunch after a visit to Piel Island. The food looked and tasted good, however on eating my salad I discovered a dead flea in it, and therefore left... More 

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Thank CumbriaChevalier
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Food is absolutley amazing...staff are pleasant and friendly would recommend to anyone i know. And the afternoon tea :)

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Thank Danielle C
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Was looking for someone to have lunch while we were out, nice little cafe, great location, friendly staff and food that tastes home cooked beautiful and satisfying. Cafe feels welcoming and comfortable.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Does not look much from the outside ....and can get very busy ! though you can book a table .... very varied menu with a decent list of specials on the blackboard Not fancy dining , but good fresh food , large potions , good selection of modest priced deserts too :)

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Thank miichael
ipwich
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Lunch of pea and ham soup with warm fresh rolls....delicious. Very satisfying on a cold November day and price very reasonable. Will definitely eat there again next time we visit the Lake District.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Piel Street | Roa Island, Barrow-in-Furness, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Barrow-in-Furness
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 434171

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?