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The Bluebell Cafe at Barrowmore

Barnhouse Lane, Great Barrow, Chester CH3 7JA, England
+44 1829 742633
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Barnhouse Lane, Great Barrow, Chester CH3 7JA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a small coffee shop/restaurant amidst the most beautiful countryside. I use it as a regular coffee shop and to take my King Charles Spaniel for a safe walk along a choice of footpaths.. The lovely staff are, I think, all volunteers, but they...More

1  Thank brian e
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is just a small cafe but has now got quite a name in the area for the home cooked food. Need to book a table. As notice in cafe explains, service is rather slow due to being freshly prepared

1  Thank crhargreaves1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up with a couple of friends we had met recently in South Africa and needed to catch up. This cafe was the same distance from both of us. We had heard how good it was and we were not disappointed.Plenty of choice, all freshly...More

1  Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a spur of the moment adventure with the partner. He really enjoyed it, and do did I. Lovley staff and ok prices.

1  Thank JohnD643b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A true find en route from Liverpool to Tenby. Beautiful country setting and great home cooking! Thank you

2  Thank Tanya Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this restaurant on Tripadvisor and we're so glad we did. It was absolutely marvellous. Beautifully presented, freshly prepared, food and service second to none from the friendly staff. My serrano ham, goats cheese and fig salad even came with a selection of home made...More

1  Thank DevaBob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our lunch today when we called in on the spur of the moment. Food was freshly made and tasty. Carrot cake was lovely. We sat outside because it was very busy and all the tables inside were taken or reserved. The grounds are pleasant...More

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Positives Run by volunteers for a charity Excellent food and ambiance Clean toilets Childrens play park on site No negatives!

1  Thank Fraser B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for somewhere to take my Mum for lunch on her birthday and found this little gem on Tripadvisor. The end of April was perfect for Bluebells this year, so we were able to have a little walk in the beautiful woods before...More

1  Thank AngleseyKev
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I've now been to the Bluebell about 3 times for breakfast and never been disappointed! The food is prepared by volunteers and they do a grand job... we had poached egg on toast and also a full English. Eggs are amazing! Can't fault it. will...More

1  Thank 1970Ali
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How far outside Chester is this place? We are arriving by train so no car this weekend - Wd it be a short taxi ride away?
11 March 2017|
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Response from Mcravenus | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately it's about 6 miles. Worth it though
What time is breakfast served please? Many thanks Carol
3 October 2016|
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Response from Charles B | Reviewed this property |
Hello Carol. Sue L has it right - give them a ring. Always the best idea. Charles.
Are they dog friendly?
29 March 2015|
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Response from kath c | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not sure. They do have a couple of picnic benches outside tho if the weather good. I wld suggest phoning Leonie to check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barnhouse Lane, Great Barrow, Chester CH3 7JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester  >  Great Barrow
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 742633
Bluebell cafe is a small friendly place to relax in a lovely setting, sourcing local produce and producing freshly cooked foods.
All profits go back into our charity which supports people with learning difficulties.