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Fourpence Cafe & Shoppe

16 King Street, Ulverston LA12 7DZ, England
+44 1229 583131
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (9 reviews)
“soups” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
16 King Street, Ulverston LA12 7DZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful, characterful little place. Good honest quality food and friendly staff. Well worth a visit not only for the food but also the amazing decor.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Fourpence cafe and shoppe by accident. Crammed full of antiques and cute tables. Thank goodness, no "pie n' chips" or "chips n'chips' great home cooked goodies instead. I had the Fourpence Rarebit with bacon on the top. It came with a side salad...More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely freshly made soup- blended Celeriac, sweet potato & vegetables. Generous portion, served really hot. Loads of interesting items for sale around the shoppe whilst waiting.

Thank DeeDianaCosford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside you may not at first glance realise it is a cafe. Lots of antiquities etc on show. upon entering there is an old world charm. The owners are very friendly and make you welcome. Reasonable menu and reasonable prices. Well worth a...More

Thank Joanhiggins
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Looking for lunch in Ulverston and happened upon this café, what a find! Quirky indeed but really tasty food and it was fascinating to look around. Prompt personal service and just what we were seeking. Well worth a visit.

Thank FulwoodPR2
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

First visit to Ulveston and lucky to come across the Fourpence Cafe,two of us choose Pasta soup with spicy lamb and black pudding meat balls,unique to say the least but very tasty and filling,the other choosing their signature fish chowder,which was declared to be delicious...More

Thank Carole W
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Always genuinely homemade meals & desserts with freshly prepared ingredients, locally sourced where possible excepting the lovely Olive oils & genuine spices! A "must try" when available is the Ice Cream Cake with white chocolate topping & more than a tiny bit of alcohol in...More

Thank DeeDianaCosford
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely lunch of hearty smoked fish soup followed by bread pudding. We were made to feel most welcome in this cosy little cafe shop where it seems everything is for sale. I loved the cuckoo clocks!

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A real quirky off beat atmospheric cafe ( and shoppe) . Jane and Sam made visitors very welcome. Good food and good humour..... Thoroughly enjoyable. Even the toilet was an experience.... A real find . Has to be one of the most curious cafes in...More

Thank Nik L
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband visit for the haddock chowder which is delicious, lots of chunks of fish served with large warmed seeded buns and butter. The selection of homemade puddings has never disappointed either. Note if you have a little one- they do not have...More

Thank Blakeycakes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 King Street, Ulverston LA12 7DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ulverston
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 583131
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