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“Cold or Hot Stopover...”

The Potting Shed Cafe
Ranked #16 of 46 Restaurants in Grasmere
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary, British, Healthy
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Cold or Hot Stopover...”
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Great views from the outside seating area. Close to local attractions and a nice break to sip cold beer or hot drinks en route to those tiring walks.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Berkshire, UK
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Unexpected jewel”
Reviewed 21 July 2013

You'd never expect that one of the nicest places for lunch in this part of the Lakes would be a garden centre cafe but it is. Forget the masses of average pubs with average food. This is the place to come.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank iasbam
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West Kirby, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
242 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Lovely food”
Reviewed 10 July 2013 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal - great food, good value , excellent service . You can sit inside or out on the terrace - check out the specials board.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Mary R
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Preston, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
338 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
“VERY POPULAR AND I CAN SEE WHY”
Reviewed 8 July 2013

In my book, the catering facilities at this garden centre far outweigh the shopping experience and you could see how popular it was with locals and tourists alike. There was a wide range of food on offer from snacks to main meals and at 12.30 pm, it was all going quite fast. It was a beautiful day so all the outdoor seats were taken on the terrace and there were any number of well behaved dogs at the tables too.

The plant area almost seemed to be playing third fiddle (not even second) to the cafe and the non-horticultural area of the garden centre. Whilst there was some very pleasing stuff in the non-horticultural area, it was the kind of thing you could find almost anywhere.

Visited July 2013
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Thank lillibet12309
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Sheffield
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent meal and service”
Reviewed 27 June 2013

What a lovely place to stop for a bite to eat. Food was excellent and and the staff helpful and friendly. Go there!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank J S
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