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“Good meeting place”
Review of Wilf's Cafe - CLOSED

Wilf's Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Montefrio, Spain
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Good meeting place”
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Been here before as it's a half way place for us and some friends.

Easy parking, relaxed atmosphere and the food is good. Today we went for the full english which was well presented, cooked well and tasted great.

Usually Wilf's is clean and tidy but I have to say that the toilets were not at their best today which was a shame - otherwise a great place to meet with friends and chill over a coffee and food.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank ianread
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English first
Preston, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Lovely cakes!”
Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

Stopped here for some welcome refreshment on our way back into Grasmere after a climb up Silver How....had the afternoon tea which was a scone with jam and cream plus a tea or coffee...the scone was beautiful and pretty large and they didn't skimp on the jam and cream either!! Our daughter had a chocolate brownie which was also very yummy.
On both occasions we have been in the cafe has been pretty quiet - I imagine once there are a few tables occupied the atmosphere would become quite bustley.
Worth a visit :)

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Julie L
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Marbella, Spain
Level 6 Contributor
200 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“A great lunch spot”
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Wilf's is a favourite among the locals for a good reason; the food is delicious! It's true that the outside is rather bland, but the food is well-seasoned, and nicely presented. The soups we had were delicious and HOT; the veggie burger was a hit; and the salads were fresh and crisp. The car park is close by and know that the restaurant will refund part of your fee if you give show them receipt when placing your order at the counter. The service is fast and the servers are friendly!
Make note that the location is great as before or after lunch you are just a block away from Dove House and the Wordsworth museum.
[Even if you have to wait I recommend eating breakfast or lunch here rather than risking attitude, high prices and poor service at the restaurant across the street at the beautifully refurbished Daffodil as they need a bit more time getting their kitchen and waitstaff up to the point where it matches the rest of the project.]
Enjoy!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Lynnclaire D
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strathclyde
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“WILF'S CAFE GRASMERE”
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The outside is very unprepossessing but step inside and its a different matter. Its bright with art for sale on the walls. There is plenty of seating and it offers a varied menu and reasonable prices. As we only wanted a snack we both had toasted teacakes with butter and jam. Together with a pot of tea and a cafetiere of good coffee this came to just over £7. The teacakes were huge and this was excellent value. The staff were efficient and we were served quickly. I would not hesitate to recommend. The front entrance may be a bit tricky if you are disabled but there is a level disabled access round the corner.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank thetwowanderers
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Wales, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“don't let the outside put you off!”
Reviewed 26 July 2013

From the outside of this cafe we didn't think there would be much to commend it but we were wrong! We had a cold drink and a sandwich (which included crisps and salad) in very pleasant surroundings after looking round Dove Cottage. There should be a 'good' category because this was better than average but not quite 'very good'. I understand about the comments relating to the staff, the person who served us was business like rather than friendly but hey, all we wanted was some light refreshment which was served promptly and well.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank tobi58
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