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Syke Farm Tearoom

| Syke Farm, Buttermere, Cockermouth CA13 9XA, England
+44 17687 70277
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (77 reviews)
“cakes” (76 reviews)
“quiche” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
| Syke Farm, Buttermere, Cockermouth CA13 9XA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here again whilst motorbiking and enjoyed the tea and cakes. Lovely home made grub! Good service.

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank andymorri1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at Syke and my daughters fiancee was delighted with the choice of vegan food and the cakes were delicious. The staff were very friendly and dog friendly also.

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Davisthegreat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous place! Seven of us descended for breakfast which was amazing! Can't rate the veggie breakfast highly enough! The staff are friendly and helpful. We then went for a walk around Buttermere (can't recommend highly enough) and returned for homemade ice cream and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank hellieho
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Visited on a rainy Saturday. Parking on site. Friendly service. Food ordered at counter. Good choice of light lunches and cakes. Had the quiche of the day which was very tasty and served with salad. Loose leaf teas. Food served at table within 10 mins....More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank Trehwfa38
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Yummy cake. Accepts credit cards for everything except ice cream as that’s a separate business. Friendly, young staff. Good cuppa!! Dog friendly.

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank Carol D
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely little tea room just a few minutes walk from the village and 10 to 15 minutes walk to the lake Nice selection of hot drinks and hot and cold food Very pleasant and friendly staff, comfortable seating and customer toilets

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank Jeff61uk
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Place was busy with lots of options for cake and small bites (better than the other cafe we tried in buttermere). Staff were helpful and there was some limited free parking outside

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Second visit here and we were ready for some coffee and cake to set us up for our walk. There are tables upstairs and down and benches outside for the late sunshine. Friendly service and a good choice of cake and other produce. We all...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank RazzyBthefirst
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We chanced upon it while driving the Honister Pass into Buttermere. When we saw the sign about homemade ice cream, we knew we had to make a mandatory stop. Thankfully, there were a few parking spaces available. We decided to sit downstairs in front of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
5  Thank ann c
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

So glad we stopped here by chance. Fantastic displays of quiche, pies and cakes. Perfect place for morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. Really great decor, friendly staff and dog friendly too. The coffee was really good and our lunch super tasty and beautifully presented....More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Alison D
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Gillian H
30 September 2018|
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Response from karenway64 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the cafe is generally open.
23 July 2018|
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Response from JJMck25 |
Yes, there is a great selection of gf cakes and also a full gf menu. They also do gf afternoon teas aswell as vegan
7 January 2018|
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Response from SigneM117 | Reviewed this property |
Since you can bring your dog to most cafés in the Lake District..then i think you can.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
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09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Syke Farm, Buttermere, Cockermouth CA13 9XA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth  >  Buttermere
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 70277
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