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Wilf's Cafe

Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane | Back Lane, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
+44 1539 822329
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (37 reviews)
“rarebit” (18 reviews)
“veggie chilli” (17 reviews)
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09:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane | Back Lane, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The jacket potato was alright but for customer service the worst place in the local area. When I checked the ingredients the service wasn't sure and didn't seem interested in checking. Wouldn't visit here again.

Thank Emma V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never had a bad lunch or breakfast here Great for vegetarians lots of options for them. Also meat on the menu. Always clean and well staffed. Great place to stop

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and good service. Love the chicken salad with lemon mayonnaise and the varying salads which go with each main meal.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Wilf’s. Great food and coffee after an MTB ride in the hills. Can get very busy during the tourist season and school half terms but always good service and excellent quality.

Thank Jenny E
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Really good flat white coffee by Helen ! Good atmosphere lovely place recommended by friends many thanks

Thank Kate J
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Best BLT ever! It was only a flying visit today but will definitely be back when we're in the area again. Highly recommended

Thank Lyn L
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Called for lunch on the way to 6 days in the Lakes. Excellent food, large portions and really helpful staff. Sometimes a problem parking due to it’s location in the busy yard but usually manage to find a spot.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Have visited Wilfs a couple of times a year for the past few years but have found customer service to be very poor on our last few visits. Food is nice, coffee is ok and the location is fantastic but some staff are not friendly...More

1  Thank Lynne T
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed vegetable chilli with pitta bread and salad. Lovely having an adult only area in a busy cafe. Food always tasty served with salads, a tomato salad, sweet corn and pasta salads were today's specials. Only downside was it was fairly cool indoors, this was...More

Thank Daisydreaming
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Came in here after buying artisan bread two doors away ! We wish we hadn't already eaten before we came as the food looked amazing ! We had a beverage tea and a hot chocolate - great for family's and couples they have a designated...More

Thank Joanbelle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane | Back Lane, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal  >  Staveley
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 822329
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Our Cafe is tricky to find at the back of The Mill Yard by the river, but deserves to be found for all sorts of reasons.... Based in the old Bobbin Loft with some of the old line workings still in place, we have traditional seating plus a cozy sofa area inside plus decking over looking the river Kent for warmer days.
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