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Cafe, British, Deli, Contemporary, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for breakfast as a family, with kids of different ages, vegetarians and non-veggies, everybody was catered for. Would definitely recommend if you’re in the area - the coffee was one of the best we’d had during our stay in the Lakes. Would definitely...recommend if you’re in the area, we didn’t stay for lunch but the menu looked great!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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The Abbey Kitchen, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your lovely review, Naomi. We so enjoyed serving all of you and hope to see you again in the future 😊

Reviewed 25 December 2023

Been to Abbey Kitchen many times. Our regular meeting place for Cumbrian friends. Friendly service, tasty and varied food, realistically priced. Cannot recommend it highly enough.

Date of visit: December 2023
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The Abbey Kitchen, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

A belated thanks for your lovely review - always appreciated 😊 We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 30 November 2023

Decided to call on our way home. Very welcoming bubbly waitress food spot on. Prices also very reasonable. Will definitely be back

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 18 November 2023

Excellent breakfast and lunch. Lovely food and great service. Great place to eat along the Coast to Coast.

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Abbey Kitchen, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2023

Thanks so much for the 5 🟢 review. Glad you enjoyed your stop and we look forward to seeing you again in the future 😊

Reviewed 10 November 2023

Really lovely, well set out and welcoming. Lots of vegan options and aware of dietry needs. Thanks well be back one day!

Date of visit: November 2023
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The Abbey Kitchen, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2023

Thanks so much for the lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you again 😊

Reviewed 14 October 2023

Afternoon tea, amazing value & quality lovely decor & setting delicious food & friendly helpful staff

Date of visit: October 2023
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The Abbey Kitchen, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2023

Thanks so much for the lovely review. We always enjoy presenting our Afternoon Tea for 2 😊 we look to seeing you again

Reviewed 16 September 2023 via mobile

Travelling down from Scotland. Looked up nice place to stop on route down M6. Did not disappoint and only a tenner for a lovely Breakfast. This was only 5 mins off the M6. Service Station Vs this cafe.....no brainer. Thank you

Date of visit: September 2023
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The Abbey Kitchen, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2023

A belated thanks for your generous review. So glad you enjoyed your stop - hopefully see you again 😊

Reviewed 23 July 2023 via mobile

Lovely, clean wee cafe with good menu and tasty food. Dog friendly. Good choice if breakfasts, lunches and cakes at good prices.

Date of visit: July 2023
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The Abbey Kitchen, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2023

A belated thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 4 June 2023 via mobile

Called in on our way up to a holiday in Scotland. Enjoyed two beautifully cooked breakfasts with very good coffee. Glasses of water provided and staff were very obliging. Nicely decorated cafe with items of local information to browse. Delightful place to visit.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Richard Lendon, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2023

Thanks so much for the 5⭐️ review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit & look forward to seeing you again 😊

Reviewed 4 June 2023

Grate service and food, lovely atmosphere and the gift shop is a real treat if your waiting for a take out! We will defiantly be back

Date of visit: June 2023
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Richard Lendon, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2023

Thanks so much for the 5⭐️ review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit & browsing our gifts 😊

Reviewed 10 May 2023 via mobile

Awesome service and coffee, excellent variety on menu. Roasted vegetables and pesto on Panini delicious. Vegan ice cream in three flavours. Absolutely top notch and gorgeous

Date of visit: May 2023
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Richard Lendon, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2023

Thanks so much for the lovely review - we’re glad you enjoyed your visit. Good luck with the rest of your walk and hopefully see you again.

Reviewed 7 May 2023 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on a sunny Sunday. A friendly welcome and good selection on the menu. The food was nice and good quality. Enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Would return if in the area again.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Richard Lendon, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2023

Thanks so much for the 5⭐️ review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit & look forward to seeing you again if you're in the area again 😊

Reviewed 28 April 2023

Great stop off the motorway. Fresh food and homemade soup etc Lovely service. Well worth the slight detour off the M6. Definitely will go again

Date of visit: April 2023
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Richard Lendon, Owner at The Abbey Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2023

Thanks for the great review. So glad you enjoyed your stop and appreciated the service. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 27 April 2023

Great scones and friendly service. The bacon butties looked tasty so we will definitely be calling here again before too long.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 10 April 2023 via mobile

Visited on Easter Sunday with my family. They were happy and able and happy to seat the 6 of us. Quiet little cafe which also does takeaway food and sells locally produced items. A small menu but as you would expect for a small cafe...making everything themselves. Colouring books and toys to keep my son entertained while we waited. Very friendly and attentive staff. They could not do enough for us and were very happy to cater to my son’s food choices! I cannot comment on the wait as I wasn’t paying attention due to enjoying the company and atmosphere, but it seemed to be fairly short. The food was lovely, I recommend the sandwiches and my son had the biggest sausage roll which looked lovely. He could only eat half so we took the rest home. Very reasonable prices too. Only thing I was disappointed in was that someone else in my party took the last slice of the cake I fancied! Lovely experience here and will definitely visit again. It would be a shame if you were in the area and did not pop in to this little cafe.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Yes, The Abbey Kitchen offers takeaway services.

The Abbey Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5