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All 13 Hawkshead Restaurants

The Sun Tea Rooms

High Street | next to the Sun Pub, Hawkshead LA22 0NT, England
01539 436123
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Ranked #4 of 13 Restaurants in Hawkshead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Cakes was amazing so large and so many different varieties and the beef sandwiches were lovely........tea was tea leaves like stepping back in time very friendly would recommend

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Just back from a ride to the Lakes and we found this little gem. Its only very small inside but this makes it a nice atmosphere and the staff are excellent. I had the fish and chips which actually came on a plate but wrapped in newspaper as well and it tasted delicious. My husband had the home made pie... More 

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Baslow, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

We were enticed in by the amazing array of huge cakes in the window and were not disappointed. Home made soup with home made bread - delicious. Chicken & mango sandwich on home made bread - brilliant all washed down with a nice pot of tea. Couldn't manage a slice of cake but maybe next time! First class service and... More 

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England
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We recently visited Hawkshead with family for the Christmas market and made the Sun tea rooms our number one choice purely by the display of amazing cakes in the window. Can something taste as good as it looks ? In this case a big YES. The food is just about the best you will find anywhere not only in the... More 

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Workington, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We live about 25 miles away from Hawkshead but came today as the village had its Christmas fair. It was a nightmare to find a car parking space in the public car park and as the weather was particularly cold this was a lovely oasis to visit. We had a fab couple of coffees and my oh loved his cake... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Quaint tea room, with the largest gateaux's that we have ever seen. Friendly staff and lovelly atomsphere. The Gateaux's are huge as are the portions, 1 slice did two of us. Was quite funny to watch passers by stop and do a double take at the Gateaux's in the window. Highly Recommend a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I had Sun Tearooms recommend to me by a friend who said that the cakes were out of this world! They don't often seem to be open that often but when they are go in, you won't be disappointed. The cakes displayed in the window taste as amazing as they look, not only that but everything else including the tea/coffee,... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I don't leave negative reviews just for the sake of haing a moan, but our visit to The Sun Cafe was quite disappointing for reasons that could easily be resolved. I went with my mum, young sister and husband, and we were drawn in by the amazing looking cakes in the window. First impressions were not brilliant. Two of our... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

what a place! The food was amazing - looked beautiful and tasted better. The staff are really friendly and the cafe is smartly decorated and inviting. What more do you want? I'll be back soon!

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

The gigantic cakes in the window certainly do the job for this teeny restaurant. They had 4 different ones on display and they drew us in like bees to honey! The inside is very small, so you may be lucky to get a table straight away, but on a rainy day we were in for early lunch. The soup was... More 

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Address: High Street | next to the Sun Pub, Hawkshead LA22 0NT, England
Phone Number: 01539 436123
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