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The Filling Station Cafe

Crosthwaite Road, Keswick CA12 5PR, England
+44 17687 72103
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Ranked #10 of 112 Restaurants in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $18
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Diner, Steakhouse, Vegetarian, Café
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Family friendly 60's themed cafe diner on the outskirts of Keswick, just 150yds from the A66 with off road private parking and outside seating. 'Highly Commended' by Cumbria Life Magazine in the 2013 Food & Drink Awards we offer freshly ground roasted coffees and an extensive menu including all-day breakfasts, a wide range of steak burgers and sweet or savoury American Buttermilk pancake stacks.
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English first
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

We called at the Filling Station on Saturday morning when we visited Keswick, it's easy to find easy to park and the place is on fire with atmosphere, treating ourselves to Salmon and Steak Benedick was a winner and I can highly recomend it, I am sure we will be back again very very soon Thank you

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I've been to this cafe about six times now, it's a firm favourite when I'm near Keswick. The food is excellent, especially the pancakes with bacon. Even just popping in on a rainy day for a hot chocolate or a coffee is very pleasurable. My one gripe would be that on a recent visit the great selection if homemade cakes... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Took the wife out round the lakes on the bike and we stopped here for refreshments, what a brilliant little place. Good atmosphere, nice people, lovely place and the best part was lots of bikes and cool old cars. It was well worth the trip. Brilliant

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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109 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We are so glad we just happened to be passing here on the way to Borrowdale and stopped off for a late breakfast. A big fry up was required and everything about the cafe was just right. A great retro feel in the place with old biking posters, big comfortable booths, friendly service and a free juke box. Most importantly,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

We had breakfast here this morning, arriving at 09.30 the place was already getting busy, which is always a good sign. Service was friendly and we didn't have to wait long for a delicious Full English Breakfast and a stack of pancakes with bacon and maple syrup. Both meals contained good quality ingredients, cooked well. So filling we didn't need... More

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Have been a few times over the time they have been open, today was the best so far fast service and service with a smile always goes along way will definitely be returning to try more from from new menu !!! :-)

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cumbria, england
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have visited here quite a few times and always thoroughly enjoyed it. It was one of our favourite places to eat in Keswick, however yesterday we waited 1 hour 20 mins for our food. Nobody came over to explain what the hold up was and it wasn't until another couple got fed up of waiting and cancelled their order... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place is well worth a visit, just off the A66 in Keswick. The food is simply amazing and service is 2nd to none. This is a place you should arrange your trip around, I know I will be doing in future. Keep up the cracking work you lot and don't change :) happy days :) @glocky9 (Lake District Fells)

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Burnopfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I always call here first when visiting the Lakes, whether on my bike or in the car, it's "everyone" friendly. The food is much better than the usual cafe fare, I always look forward to calling.

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Workington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went for a mid week lunch with my daughter. All the inside tables were taken so sat at the bar which was fine even for a 4 year old. Was offered a table when they became free but daughter had become quite settled at the bar! Great menu choice for adults an children, the burger was one of the best... More

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