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“Excellent cafe” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Charlie's of Windermere

Charlie's of Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We open at 9am for breakfast .11.30 we change to a lunch menu. 3pm another menu change afternoon teas! Then booking only for an evening meal
Glasgow
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014 via mobile

A great cafe, tucked away just off the main street. Spacious and comfortable with happy, friendly staff. They were able to accommodate my diet restrictions (vegan and gluten free) with ease and just made me something off menu.

Visited February 2014
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2 Thank Simon C
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Can't be faulted- perfect on a cold, windy, rainy day...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2014

Absolutely fantastic. The people working there couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful and it was a lovely atmosphere, I felt really at home. Breakfast was very tasty and my friend's complicated dietary requirements were accommodated with ease and good humour. Really liked the trivial pursuit cards on the tables, too- a very nice touch. We ended up staying for hours. Very highly recommended!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Kate C
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England
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A lovely little coffee shop!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

We visited here a couple times on our recent holiday and it's a wonderful to stop for a coffee and cake (very nice cakes)!!
The added bonus with this coffee shop is how dog friendly they are!! It is really nice to see!
All the staff are really helpful and provide great service.
Many thanks for a lovely visit and the tasty cake!

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1 Thank chris2uk36
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Windermere, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very friendly and one of the best coffees around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

This cafe is very deceptive, from the outside it looks like a small box but inside there are steps up to a much larger area that offers sofas to relax in, great magazines, local artwork and chilled music playing, The manager, Kerry, is very friendly and local. They offer great tasting coffee and a wide arrange of snacks and light meals at extremely good value, i think the coffee may be the cheapest in Windermere. I highly recommend this coffee shop, don't be put off by it looking as though it's a kiosk in a park, it a tardis and a great place to enjoy a cuppa.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank IFB1972
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great ambiance, friendly staff, OK coffee, fast wifi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

The latte I had was about on par with Costa coffee - nothing special. The espresso was burned, the milk scalded, pretty much what you expect from someone who has not been trained to use an espresso machine properly. However, the staff was extremely friendly and the wide selection of baked good all looked delicious. There is free wifi and plenty of comfortable seating. In a test with only 1 other person in the shop the broadband measured 12 down and 1 up, well above typical free wifi. If you want a place to relax, read a book, or do some work on your laptop this is your place. If you want a perfectly pulled shot of espresso with milk steamed to drinking temperature, look elsewhere.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Hannah M
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