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“Delightful coffee shop.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Java Coffee Shop

Java Coffee Shop
Ranked #1 of 16 Coffee & Tea in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: An independent quirky coffee shop. Specializing in Coffee and Cakes.. It is also dog friendly. We have outside seating situated in the market square for those warm sunny days.. We also have upstairs seating with large comfy sofas perfect for those cold winter days.. We have a 4 tier chocolate fountain perfect for a little treat or even to keep the kids occupied while you sit back and relax with a perfect cup of coffee... Need we say more!!
Penrith, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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“Delightful coffee shop.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Continuously lovely food and drink at Java (especially the hot chocolate if you're a chocolate lover). Delicious milkshakes too. Staff are consistently excellent, lovely friendly manner from all. Pleasure to visit.

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lauras1991, Owner at Java Coffee Shop, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Wow thank you for all your compliments,my girls especially love you for that compliment,and i also agree with you on the hot chocolate and milkshake comment too.We hope to see you soon ,many thanks for your review,and thanks from all of us here at Java.
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Bentham, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic coffee house the the English Lakes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Four of us found this place by chance at the weekend. Its a quirky, small establishment but with a lovely character to it and a good atmosphere. The coffee we had (3 capuccinos and a flat white) was the best we've had for ages, far better than we have had from any of the multiple coffee chains that have colonised the town centres.

Service was prompt and very friendly. The range of drinks avaialbel was impressive and the cakes looked very tempting, but we managed to resist.

Will recommend anyone to eschew the hordes of Ambleside and Bowness and carry on for 15 miles north of Windermere - slower pace, fewer tourists yet fabulous scenery.

  • Visited June 2014
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lauras1991, Owner at Java Coffee Shop, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Hello there from all of us at Java,thank you for the compliments on our coffee....we can give any large coffee chain a run for there money.We hope you pop back if you are ever in keswick,and thank you for making time to write a review for us.

Many thanks

Java Coffee Shop
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Keswick, United Kingdom
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“great place to have a relaxing study”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

did a lot of work on my MA dissertation here. Chilled out music and must say some good coffee. The trivia cards are also a nice touch. Also in summer I recommend some of their smoothies.

  • Visited September 2013
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lauras1991, Owner at Java Coffee Shop, responded to this review, 3 July 2014
thank you for your review,we did notice you liked your little spot on the sofa next to the window,good luck with your dissertation and we might see you back here for a smoothie or Frappe in the summer.Many thanks from all of us here at Java.
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Wigton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Chocolate heaven”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

If you like chocolate then this is the place. The mochas are divine as they use the melted chocolate from the fountain. Try the strawberries dipped in the same chocolate as that does still mean you have had 1 of your 5 a day! Wheelchair access to outside seating area in good weather & ground floor. Toilets not disabled accessible but some are close by. Free wifi. Clean & cosy. Frequent user card available. Trivial pursuit cards on every table providing healthy debate. Don't miss the letter on the wall outside the toilet!

  • Visited April 2014
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lauras1991, Owner at Java Coffee Shop, responded to this review, 3 July 2014
thank you for taking the time to write such an informative review for Java, and yes the letter downstairs is hilarious,we just had to frame it.we look forward to seeing you again,and many thanks from all of us here at Java.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Good coffee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

Went to this place for a espresso it tasted good and it had a laid back vibe and good value for money and the staff were nice a friendly

  • Visited May 2014
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lauras1991, Owner at Java Coffee Shop, responded to this review, 3 July 2014
thanks for your review,very pleased to hear you enjoyed our coffee and we also appreciate your friendly staff comment the girls will certainly get a gold star for this. Many thanks from all of us at Java.
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