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All 134 Penrith Restaurants

The Narrowbar Cafe

13 Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SR, England
01768 891417
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Ranked #17 of 134 Restaurants in Penrith
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $23
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Annan, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Went here for our lunch after visiting the pottery. Was really busy but managed to get a seat upstairs. The atmosphere was really relaxed the food was awesome and everything handmade We had the soup and sandwich and the falafel was lovely and cheap too.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

The food here was good. We had a panini and breakfast. There is little atmosphere despite the cafe being quite full. I'm pleased we didn't have our children with us as we wouldn't be able to relax. Despite being on a busy street once inside it is quite quiet. Staff were all friendly.

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Lancashire, UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Had a lovely snack in this café. Very comfortable. Food delicious. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend.

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Durham
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We regularly stop for coffee or a quick snack and have never been disappointed. Friendly staff, nice food and pleasant outside in the warm weather.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A friend and i went for brunch a couple of days ago and we both had one of the wraps we both though it was one of the best wraps we have had so we are very happy with the service and food

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Amazing food very good and fresh especially the chocolate brownie ice cream sundae and being a chef myself I know what to look for. Staff are really helpful and friendly providing excellent customer service. Nice relaxed atmosphere and child friendly my daughter loved being a little lady that lunches. Will definitely go again.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Well a wet and grim visit to Penrith on our way back from Glasgow needed some brightening up (and drying out!), and this place didn't disappoint. Coffee was the best we had all week and scones and carrot cake were lovely. Well done team, keep up the good work!

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Skelton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The food is lovely and up to date. All very modern but without the 'cheffiness' that can spoil some places. It is reasonably priced and the staff are friendly and helpful.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Today I ordered the tortilla wrap and I throughly enjoyed it. The menu had a good variety of choice. The tables were cleaned and the toilet had been cleaned. The staff seemed friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this cafe.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We happened upon this great cafe a few years ago and had a lovely lunch. We tend to go now for breakfast. The full English is always the choice of hubster and I have the eggs benedict. Our 7 year old is always happy with the toasted tea cake and a glass of milk. Service is very good, and food... More 

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Additional Information about The Narrowbar Cafe

Address: 13 Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SR, England
Phone Number: 01768 891417
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Penrith
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
Cuisine: Café

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