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“Disappointing”
Review of The Sedbergh Cafe - CLOSED

The Sedbergh Cafe
Price range: US$5 - US$22
Cuisines: Cafe
Description: Award winning Tea Rooms located in the picturesque market town of Sedbergh, also England’s official Book Town (England’s equivalent of Hay-on-Wye), located in the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park, only a few miles from the M6 motorway at Junction 37.We pride ourselves on our afternoon tea and in serving good, healthy home made cakes and food, baked and cooked in-house. We always bake our scones fresh at the tea room daily.The Sedbergh Café seats 58 people, welcomes cyclists, walkers, coach parties and is fully licensed. Free wireless Internet access is also provided, along with full disabled facilities.
Restaurant details
Description: Award winning Tea Rooms located in the picturesque market town of Sedbergh, also England’s official Book Town (England’s equivalent of Hay-on-Wye), located in the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park, only a few miles from the M6 motorway at Junction 37.We pride ourselves on our afternoon tea and in serving good, healthy home made cakes and food, baked and cooked in-house. We always bake our scones fresh at the tea room daily.The Sedbergh Café seats 58 people, welcomes cyclists, walkers, coach parties and is fully licensed. Free wireless Internet access is also provided, along with full disabled facilities.
Preston, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
210 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Called in for lunch after the cafe we usually use was closed. Very disappointing. The service was slow even though it was pratically empty. The carpet looked filthy but then who puts a cream carpet in cafe in a town frequented by walkers in muddy boots. We ordered toasted sandwiches which were straight out of a breville which makes them more fried than toasted. These were accompanied by an excuse for a salad garnish and very overpriced at £6 each.

Visited January 2013
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3 Thank Col123-123
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“clean & friendly”
Reviewed 8 November 2012

Lovely hot choccy drinks on a cold day x we didnt eat but we saw waht was served & it smelled lovely!

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank jobomiddletonbotox
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Madrid
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Rácano (Mean, very mean)”
Reviewed 20 September 2012

From outside it seems very nice and cosy. The menu is rather simple (& pricy) but nevertheless attractive. However, the portions are terribly small. I ordered a soup and got half a bowl with a tiny mini roll of bread. To drink I had dandelion & burdock and it also came in half a glass. As for the set menus they offered, I have never seen sandwiches with so little in them! Maybe they should be less bothered about where their custumers are from and be more concerned about how to make them come back.

  • Visited August 2012
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2 Thank Masdecincuenta
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Esigodini, Zimbabwe
Level 6 Contributor
84 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Light lunch”
Reviewed 2 September 2012

I didn't think this was the best cafe I have ever been to but it was fine. The three of us eating all had jacket potatoes which were reasonably priced though the salad accompaniment was probably not the largest or most original. I thought mine was pretty tasty, one companion said it was fine and the other found it a little dry so take your pick!

What struck me is that there were a number of local people in there which I would judge to be a recommendation and would imply to me decent food at a reasonable price. I didn't try to eat out anywhere else in Sedbergh town and whilst I might try somewhere else next time, I would not be unhappy to return.

It looks out onto the main street with the old church opposite. Some people might feel they are on view to the public; alternatively you can enjoy watching what is going on.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Richard H
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Nice, Pricey and closed on second visit!”
Reviewed 23 June 2012

With little choice of cafes in this area we chose to eat here. Nice menu selection with nice food but pricey so if you are with a family could be a costly snack!
Pleasant view from window seats and quite nice service.
Unfortunately last Sunday we went here and it was shut, although open later in the day.

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1 Thank Audimadmike
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