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Flock Inn cafe & tea shop

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Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Keswick CA12 5XB, England
+44 17687 77675
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“stew” (20 reviews)
“cakes” (22 reviews)
“pastry” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Keswick CA12 5XB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always stop off here mid walk in Borrowdale. My favourite is the lamb stew....very tasty. Plenty of seating too. Staff are friendly and professional. Best view from a cafe :)

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for a bite to eat before checking in to our hotel for the weekend. You get a warm and friendly greeting from the ladies behind the counter as well as from fellow walkers. You can order lite bites, sandwiches, cakes or a good...More

Thank nickthepod
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch after a long walk, we had some delicious home made soup and a pasty made with local lamb that was the best I’ve ever eaten! Everything home made and very tasty. We had to sit outside because we had the dog,...More

Thank Gwyneth C
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Called in for warm up drink after walking Castle Crag and falling in a bog! As always great welcome hot coffee and one of the best hideaway views in the Lakes.

Thank M155EEL
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We stopped for coffee and scones as a sort of lunch break on a circular walk. Big mugs of tea and excellent toasted cheese and chive scones. Cappuccino was OKbut not outstanding. Staff extremely friendly and outside seating in the garden including coveted areas -...More

1  Thank Eaton-Bsmith34
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This tea shop in Rosthwaite is the best for a proper cuppa, cake and view after a long walk. The ladies who run this place are gems.

1  Thank Janeytiff
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

These places are rare but great to find a cafe in such a small village but ideal to top up the tea level before taking on the fells

Thank Simonjf63
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We called in here for ice creams ! Yummy!!!! all flavours and home made our kids loved them great place to have a bite to eat to , scones , quiche , cakes , coffee a great little place .

1  Thank shirl98
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Really nice cup of tea, lots of choice of homemade cakes, nice to sit out and enjoy the views and good weather.

2  Thank Vicki F
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite places in the lake district to stop off at for coffee....and more...before setting off on a river walk or up to Castle Crag. Lovely staff and magnificent view.

1  Thank Jo M
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Simon D
20 October 2016|
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Response from Topman4 | Reviewed this property |
I think it may be 9.00. I know it closes at 5.00. It may have different winter hours.
Simon D
20 October 2016|
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Response from frigate | Reviewed this property |
sorry for delay. I really don't know, only that we were there just after lunch...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Keswick CA12 5XB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Borrowdale  >  Rosthwaite
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 77675
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