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Tebay Services

Old Tebay | Westmorland Place Orton, Tebay CA10 3SB, England
+44 15396 24511
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (92 reviews)
“haggis” (18 reviews)
“bread” (56 reviews)
Open Now
00:01 - 23:59 Hours
Cafe, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Old Tebay | Westmorland Place Orton, Tebay CA10 3SB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

These are possibly the best services in the UK. Food of the highest standards but sadly also the highest prices. Efficient staff and would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jogibbo
Reviewed 3 days ago

The shop layout is perfect, so too is the choice of food available. The girl who served us in the takeaway was very friendly and helpful. Sausage rolls and empire biscuits were really tasty. Disappointed with the girl who served us at the checkout in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here by chance, now we stop here every time. The gifts/ snacks/ food are all amazing but the butchery is second to none. The quality and traceability of all their products is impressive. ( I’m a chef not a butcher and I don’t...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Darren M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, fantastic shop with butcher's. We make a point of stopping. Only criticism is they could be more dog friendly as no inside facility for eating with dog.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gordonm186
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I use this place a lot and the last few times the service in the north bound restaurant has been terrible! Just one server on duty, waiting for food, have to pay and go back to collect it by which time hot drinks cold! This...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

at a motorway services. yes and with excellent produce from their farm just 1 mile away, good prices and choice of unusual cuts like goat, rabbit, game birds etc

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chris c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just love when I am on the road stopping at Tebay Services. The food is fresh with vegetarian options available. Would be great if Dogs were allowed in too please Tebay make my wish come true allow dogs in

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank seamuscorry1969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for a break and to grab a bite to eat. Got back to my car and opened my breakfast barm. The bread was like concrete, the filling was cold and to be honest the whole thing was pretty disgusting. Couldn't even eat the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Southy50
Reviewed 6 November 2018

except that they do not permit dogs inside, this is the best motorway stop. The sausage rolls are the best!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank David M
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to Tebay since I was knee high to a grasshopper back in the eighties and I still come today on my way to the lakes. It’s modernized with the times and like a fine wine it’s got better with age. It’s farm...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank TheDrunkenWhey
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Gill M
19 July 2016|
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Response from djinbury | Reviewed this property |
You can park up with a caravan but sorry don't know if you can stay overnight Perhaps if you check with them first?
24 September 2015|
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Response from WestmorlandFamily | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do offer skimmed milk and also soya milk for our coffees. Thank you, The Tebay Services team
26 July 2015|
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Response from WestmorlandFamily | Property representative |
Hello, Our Kitchen and play areas are open until 9.00pm each day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
00:01 - 23:59
00:01 - 23:59
00:01 - 23:59
00:01 - 23:59
00:01 - 23:59
00:01 - 23:59
00:01 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Tebay | Westmorland Place Orton, Tebay CA10 3SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Tebay
  • Phone Number: +44 15396 24511
  • E-mail
Our story began in 1972 when John and Barbara Dunning, local farmers, set up Tebay Services in partnership with local bakers when the new M6 cut through the Tebay Gorge. It was the first and is still the only family run motorway service station on the UK road network - a small 30 seat cafe serving home cooked, locally sourced food. Forty years on and we are still here, still family owned, still farming and still with a fierce passion for, and a pride in, our landscape, our people, our environment and its products.
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