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The Bakewell Tart Shop & Coffee House

18 Matlock Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EE, England
+44 1629 814692
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“bakewell tart” (111 reviews)
“tarts” (26 reviews)
“pudding” (22 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
18 Matlock Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Passing through the area and we were very excited to be going to the Bakewell Tart Shop, but was a little disappointed at the poor presentation of the pies and would not hesitate to say that they were nothing like they should be. This is...More

Thank happytravellers01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful tarts, wonderful setting and service. Can;t leave Bakewell without a visit to this great coffee house

Thank James D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered pie, chips gravy and peas and a coke. about £17 for 2 meals. The coffee shop is slightly cramped but does give it character. Pros The pie was amazing, crusty top, full filling and moist bottom. Chips also very good. fluffy inside and...More

1  Thank Gav W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having walked to Bakewell our reward was to try it's famous tart. Having many tea rooms to choose from in Bakewell, this little place looked the most appealing due to its window display of sweet and savoury items. We shared a sausage roll and huntsman...More

Thank 808susie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to try the Bakewell tart. It was ok but nothing particularly special in my opinion but worth trying. We satin a small courtyard area around the back as the front section where the food is displayed and sold was absolutely packed. It...More

Thank MrsElfa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with my 95 yrs old mother. She had a nice scone and I had a baked potato with Chilli, Cheese and salad. My meal was very nice and a generous portion. We had a pot of tea for two. It came to £12 odd....More

Thank 186377Paul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm just glad I don't live near this lovely oldd shop and cafe. Unfortunately, due to the time we had available, we didn't have time to stay for coffee, but we took away a Bakewell Tart, and a HUNTERS PIE. I could get seriously big...More

Thank gotthetshirtExeterUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the first time today. We had dogs with us so sat outside and although the weather wasn't great the waitress was very efficient in drying the table/chairs and she gave us some blankets to use! There is plenty to choose from on the...More

Thank daviesre
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cafe is expensive, the coffee is terrible and we had to ask them to wipe our table which had something sticky on it. We ordered a Bakewell Tart, which cost £4.95It came with aerosol cream and a slice of orange. Why wouldn't they use...More

Thank petonegirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Somewhat disappointed with this place. Service very slow and very overpriced. Sad to say, I would not return.

Thank Liz H
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Angela P
Why do you persist in selling tarts as original .Bakewell is known for its puddings .Not tarts
9 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Matlock Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 814692
  • E-mail
Cosy Cafe/Tea rooms, a family owned buisness famous for the Traditional Bakewell Tart. Great menu including breakfasts, lunches, cream teas, snacks and lite bites and delicious cakes.Retail shop open for freshly baked bread and confectionery.Teas, Coffees, cold drinks, freshly made sandwiches, toasties and jacket potatoes to take-away. OPEN 7 DAYS PER WEEK FROM 8.30 A.M. OUTDOOR SEATING AVAILABLE FROM MARCH TO SEPTEMBER.