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Brief Encounter Coffee Shop & Restaurant - CLOSED

Langwathby Station, Langwathby, England
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible18%
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“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“lovely cafe” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Langwathby Station, Langwathby, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

This was a nice stop off for a hearty sandwich and a hot cuppa. A very comfortable cafe with friendly staff.

Thank lollybird
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Afternoon tea at this charming cafe on the station platform was lovely. Everything was home made and delicious. The Zabaglioni cake had so much alcohol in I had to think twice about driving! Staff are knowledgeable and attentive but not overly so. Dogs are welcome...More

Thank Mags456
Reviewed 16 August 2016

lovely cafe, cosy cushions and ambience enjoyed pots of tea complete with hot water to top-up (that we didn't have to request) delicious apricot slice and chocolate cake super spot to visit, just relax, enjoy the view, watch a train arrive and depart

Thank LoubyKittiwake
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Called on way to the Lakes from north east - mid afternoon after night shift so opted for the dry cured sweet bacon sandwich which hit the spot and washed down by an afternoon tea. My partner was in high tea mode so had the...More

Thank michael g
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Have visited this restaurant many times but its going down hill fast - quality of food was very average and for the area not that good value (my sandwich had one dry slice one moist slice and the soup was thin and tasteless) - atmosphere...More

1  Thank BWoodman
Reviewed 15 September 2013

I havent been here for some time and now wonder why it took so long to go back and enjoy a meal at this restaurant. we all had a great meal, good service and a really enjoyable crac with the owner Gordon. I had some...More

Thank MidlifeC
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Advertised on their website as being open from March to October between 9.00am and 5.00pm seven days a week. We turned up at 4.00pm on Wednesday 28th August to find it closed. They did offer to give us a carry out of fish and chips...More

1  Thank Gavin G
Reviewed 28 July 2013

The highest standards you can imagine. Such a pride in the appearance and service is rarely encountered. The toilets may be outside but they are superbly maintained and are a model of cleanliness. We noted that the business is up for sale - such a...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 6 July 2013

A surprisingly large menu for such a small venue. The food was excellent. The owners have clearly aimed at an Edwardian feel for this former railway station, giving an eccentric but wonderful charm. Reading an earlier comment about moldy toilets, this I found mystifying.

Thank Dead_Sheep
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Great cafe on the road from Penrith to Melmerby - highly recommended by a friend - glad I stopped by. Nice to have a traditional cup of tea and Kendal Mint Cake in a cafe of nostalgic, traditional ambience!! I would recommend anyone travelling by...More

Thank Elizabeth D
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  • Address: Langwathby Station, Langwathby, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Langwathby
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