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64 Market Street, Ulverston LA12 7LT, England
+44 1229 587564
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
64 Market Street, Ulverston LA12 7LT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped for coffee here twice, once in 2017 and then yesterday. The ambience is charming and the service likewise and prompt. The teabread very moist and flavoursome. The coffee cake was ok, a little dry perhaps, but ample. The coffee was a rather on the...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic find. Not the biggest place though and thus be aware if visiting at a busy period. Liked the great veggie and vegan options. Although a good menu I would recommend checking out the specials board which was lengthy. Opted for a deconstructed brie sandwich...More

Thank Northern_Baggie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very much looking forward to visiting Gillian’s, but unfortunately, I thought it was decidedly average. We all had soup which was a bit tasteless and disappointing. We didn’t like the coffee and upon reflection given their history, we should have had tea. On...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We chose to have lunch out in the sun in the garden and what a treat it was. The staff were lovely and the service excellent. And of course the food was good too. I have the sweet potato and sun-dried tomato pie with a...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Just the sort of place Ulverston should have; a place of utter charm. Think we were served by one of the owner's children and they did a great job. Lovely scones and tea. Nice little shop attached and worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Just happened across this unexpected little gem on a cold Saturday at Easter. Having wandered around Ulverston & in the need of somewhere to have a warm drink we wandered into this pavement appealing tea/coffee shop. A lovely choice of teas & coffees & I...More

Thank valw5
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent choice of light lunches, cakes & sandwiches for vegetarians & vegans. Great range of teas & coffees. Friendly efficient service. Nice place.

Thank exYorkie148
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Wonderful back in time Tea / Coffee shop, friendly helpful staff. I had a very good Latte, which i must say is the best one i have had up to now. You could actually taste the coffee which had a smooth taste and creamy milky...More

Thank Julie649
Reviewed 2 March 2018

This is a really nice place to go especially if you are a vegetarian the Loos are something else quite special. If you want to go there it's best to book like we did as it's popular with the locals. It's a bit like Tardis...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Very cosy and quaint tea room. Very nice menu and all food was lovely (6 of us visited) Large portions too!

Thank Alison D
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Melissa P
13 March 2017|
Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
We went and there was a Dog with some people at a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Market Street, Ulverston LA12 7LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ulverston
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 587564
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