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Greens Cafe & Bistro

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British, Bistro
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College Street, Grasmere LA22 9SY, England
015394 35790
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Today
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
9:45 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Fri - Wed 9:45 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Friendly local cafe and bistro specialising in home cooked meals and home...
Friendly local cafe and bistro specialising in home cooked meals and home baked cakes. Wide range of special diets catered for including gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan and meat lovers too!
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    Very good
  • 21
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great coffee!!!

Stopped at this cafe for coffee and was quickly tempted by the delicious looking cakes on view. Decided on the carrot cake which was homemade and tasted as good as it looked. The coffee we had was also delicious and was the best coffee we had while on our short stay in the Lakes. The service was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
george s
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Stopped at this cafe for coffee and was quickly tempted by the delicious looking cakes on view. Decided on the carrot cake which was homemade and tasted as good as it looked. The coffee we had was also delicious and was the best coffee we had while on our short stay in the Lakes. The service was excellent with friendly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

A good range of vegetarian and gluten free food is available here in the day and in the eve ( Thursday, Friday and Saturday). We ate here in the eve and at lunch time and all the meals were inventive, tasty and beautifully presented...The cafe/bistro interior is rather utility but the staff were very friendly and helpful, the terrace would... More 

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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I have been an occasional visitor to Greens for several years now. While the staff have changed, the food has remained of a consistently high standard. On my last visit I enjoyed an interesting interpretation of a traditional brunch – from the specials board. The café/bistro is spotlessly clean and bright, and the service is very good. If you are... More 

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Having walked around Grasmere, and also been recommended Green's cafe, we stopped for some lunch. The food was excellent (cumberland sausage baguette was excellent) with very friendly service, and with the wonderful weather we were even able to sit outside in the sun. A varied menu and all was served piping hot! Next time we will pop in for dinner... More 

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London
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39 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Ten of us stopped here and the orders came very quickly with a smile. Very good choice of menu and reasonable prices for the area.

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Melrose, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is a great little bistro either for lunch or evening dinner. We tried both and it delivered on both occasions. Lovely food, friendly service, good vibe and decent prices (which is no small thing in pricey Grasmere). And, here's the unique element of Greens, an extensive gluten free menu that's every bit as tasty as the 'normal' menu and... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Great service from the friendliest owners and staff . We always call in when in Grasmere and are never disappointed. On our latest visit we missed the pea and ham soup by one day but the owner, and chef, on hearing of our disappointment, provided us with some that had been frozen the previous day so that we could take... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The food at Greens is excellent, the prices are reasonable. We eat at the tables on the terrace as we have dogs and the staff could not be any more pleasant or attentive

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London, United Kingdom
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210 restaurant reviews
361 helpful votes 361 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Grasmere has something of the Chelsea / Boden "in the Fells" feel to it and Greens nicely fits in to that serving delicious food just off the village square. I had a superb cumberland sausage baguette, served by highly efficient ladies in black and with the friendly local crow close at hand to get anything I threw him. London prices......!!

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Stoke-on-Trent
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Having got married at Greens at Gretna we couldn't not stop at Greens at Grasmere. Staff were lovely and friendly and the Ornage hot chocolate was just wow. We didnt dine here but certainly will on our return, the menu looked fabulous.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: College Street, Grasmere LA22 9SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
  • Phone Number: 015394 35790

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 16
  • Cuisine: British, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

Friendly local cafe and bistro specialising in home cooked meals and home baked cakes. Wide range of special diets catered for including gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan and meat lovers too!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:45 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
9:45 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
9:45 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:45 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:45 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Saturday
9:45 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?