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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

No prices displayed but as we were only having a snack we weren’t expecting a high cost . Two mugs of hot chocolate and two sausage rolls came to an eye watering £18 ! No handles on the mugs so difficult to drink and no...serviettes provided . Won’t be going back at those prices . Pure greedMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful cafe after a rainy walk round Buttermere. Staff very friendly and welcoming upon arrival and efficient service. Great selection of drinks, cakes and food. The Yorkshire pudding wraps were delicious. Will certainly be back upon our next visit to Buttermere.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a walk around Buttermere Lake we landed on the Syke Farm Tearoom. Great selection of traditional local food on offer, we chose the carrot, ginger and lentil soup as well as scone and coffee. All very tasty and served by friendly staff.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find a lovely, friendly and welcoming space. Modern, clean and attractive interior. Most importantly great food. Cakes OMG! One of my sons and I found it hard to choose from the amazing selection, the quality was excellent. Two members of my family went...for pies and said they were delicious. Worth a visit and beautiful walks in the area too.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully appointed tea room in working farm yard Lovely food, very friendly attentive staff Team room is rustic but really lovely Beautiful location Will drop by again

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 13 March 2024

We had been for a walk around Buttermere in beautiful bright sunshine, but very cool. We really needed a drink so called into Sykes Farm Tea Room. We are so pleased we did. We were a bit early for lunch but when told they had...home-made lamb stew with dumplings we decided to eat early. DELICIOUS. The portion side was just right and the coffee was good too. My husband had mint sauce with him portion, but to be quite honest it wasn't really needed it was so tasty and there was mintiness in the dumplings I think. The staff were so welcoming and friendly. We did like the look of the amazing cakes but were too full for that. It can get busy, especially with people buying takeaways to eat whilst on their various walks so just be prepared for that. There is limited seating downstairs, but there is some upstairs and on a nice day there are lovely seats outside. If I go to that area again I will most certainly call in here. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 March 2024 via mobile

I might of said this a couple of times, but honestly this place is a true hidden gem, Come across it after 9 mile hike with my wife around the local area. Staff were very friendly and welcoming, venue was very clean well finished. Plenty...of food options and could honestly say 10/10.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 7 March 2024 via mobile

We had a snack lunch here with friends and family. We also had 4 dogs between us, but that wasn’t a problem. We sat upstairs. The food arrived quickly, mainly bowls of soup which were all delicious. I didn’t have a coffee as they only...had full fat milk. A good walkers retreat. Cosy and warm on a cold day too.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 5 March 2024 via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee before walking around the Lake, and have been here for breakfasts and snacks in the past. Really cute cafe with nice decor and free WiFi.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 16 February 2024 via mobile

Popped in here for a late lunch after a hike up to Whiteless Pike. The cafe is so much more than a cafe. The meals are superb and as you order you can even see the lovely chef preparing the food and looking out smiling...at people. I had the vegetable soup with a cheese scone which so so divine I could have eaten it again if I wasn’t so full. My husband had the Scotch egg which came with a lovely salad. Hot chocolate with marshmallows & a slab of chocolate was also to die for. Lovely happy cheery staff made the visit even better. Thankyou ladies for a great lunch xMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 11 February 2024 via mobile

Lovely little tea room. But very meagre portions. Cappuccino in a very small cup. Half a bowl of soup in-fact out of the 2 bowls purchased one didn’t even have half !! Tasty but disappointed with value for money. Probably go to the other cafe...in the village next timeMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 8 February 2024

This has got the be the best tea room I have ever been to !! The staff were extremely friendly even give my dog a homemade doggy cheese scone , the pies were exceptional just what we needed after a chilly walk around the lake...not to forget the vegan and gluten free options for cakes which were just heaven !!! Keep up the good work guysMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 21 January 2024 via mobile

We visited Sykes for escape from torrential rain & winds, hoping for a quick sit-down to dry off and a coffee. Myself and my boyfriend live in London and are no strangers to cake & coffee shops - but Sykes’ cakes were unparalleled over those...we’ve sampled in London. We had the coffee cake and the vegan apple and cinnamon. Both were absolutely sublime, and the apple & cinnamon was the best, most exquisite vegan cake I’ve ever tasted. If I could’ve purchased a repeat delivery subscription for that cake alone, let me tell you I’d have paid a fortune for it. Thanks for surpassing all expectations!!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 19 January 2024 via mobile

Fabulous Tea Room with wonderfully friendly staff, and the most divine vegetarian pie I’ve ever had! I have to admit that I really wasn’t keen on the idea of a Curried Cauliflower Pie - but I was hungry and thought if I don’t like it...at least I’ll have mashed potatoes to line my stomach. But I couldn’t have been more wrong - everything from presentation to taste and texture was superb! My son and daughter-in-law also enjoyed their food options too. We did eye the cakes (which looked amazing) but there was literally no room for any more food! Highly recommended and definitely worth visiting.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 16 January 2024

Once again, another delightful coffee, yummy homemade cake, and lovely friendly staff! It's not my first visit and certainly not the last 😋

Date of visit: January 2024
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Stephen M
2 August 2023|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - however there is plenty of outside seating
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Tristan W
10 June 2023|
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Response from DelandSuzy | Reviewed this property |
No i dont think so..... theres is a lovely cafe ie cooked food rathjer than a shop.. They do pre cooked pies and sausagerolls, cakes...... Cooked breakfast.....
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
We were there in good autumn weather and everyone was sitting outside. I can't imagine that dods would be refused outside...!!! I'm not sure about inside - there must be seats for bad weather. probably best to ask them... More
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Yes, Syke Farm Tearoom offers takeaway services.

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Syke Farm Tearoom is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5