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Road Chef

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Killington Lake Motorway Service Area, Killington LA8 0NW, England
01539 620739
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Only stop here if you have too

ave had to stay at the Days Inn here for a couple of nights which itself isn't too bad. The Costa Coffee here is very expensive as is the McDonalds. BP here keeps uits fuel prices high (i understand it is a service station on the M6 but there are cheaper places on the M6 to by fuel). The one... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Mikey_P7
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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252 reviews 252 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We always try and stop here just for the view and eating at Costa. Travelling down fro South of Glasgow to London so a good place to stop. It was a Friday afternoon on the day of the eclipse. Pretty busy. Costa never disappoints. Even when the staff are busy, which they were, they are still very efficient & friendly.... More 

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Co Durham
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I wascompletely forgotten about and only managed to obtain my food after. some time and discussion. Even then it was obvious that IT had sat for some time and even then, without apology or explanation. A never to be repeated experience.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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114 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

ave had to stay at the Days Inn here for a couple of nights which itself isn't too bad. The Costa Coffee here is very expensive as is the McDonalds. BP here keeps uits fuel prices high (i understand it is a service station on the M6 but there are cheaper places on the M6 to by fuel). The one... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

COFFEE at COSTA - £14.36 for 4 large coffees on the M6, £12.36 for 4 small coffees - please explain Roadchef, how on earth can this be justified? McDonalds on the same site, same seating area and also your responsibility only £1.69 a cup (granted, not as nice, but a vast improvement these days). UNLESS WE PROTEST WITH OUR FEET... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

OK, so this is a Road Chef and the services are more or less what you would expect from that brand. However, there is one great redeeming feature: the location above Killington Lake and the spectacular views across the lake towards the fells and Tebay. Picnic tables are thoughtfully provided at raised viewpoints just off the car park to the... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stopped here in the way back from Scotland to the Midlands. For quickness we chose to get food at macdonalds. What a joke. We asked for a Big Mac meal and a quarter pounder meal with no cheese. Obviously as is normal we had to wait for the burger to be cooked. When it arrived despite saying no cheese... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

No hot food available, only a costa and WH smith Place like a building site-Whoopie Mcdonalds is coming. You are not informed there is no hot food when you turn off, and have the option of a warm pastie (+20%VAT) Avoid Killington at all costs try Shap

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

The place was clean and the staff were great at a very quiet time. The food was cheap cafe food at a rediculous price. That combined with our experience at the adjoining Days Inn makes this a place to be avoided. Thats a pity because it is a super setting.

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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We ate in the "Rest-Bite" restuarant after our stay at Killington Lake for our breakfast. As a couple we both had a standard breakfast (which consisted of 1 bacon, 1 sausage, spoon of beans, 1 hash brown and 1 egg) and 1 cup of tea -- all of which came up to over £16.. . I couldn't believe it! I... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

These services are conveniently located on the M6 Southbound near Kendal. They are set in beautiful surroundings with a superb view of Killington Lake with a range of boats and wildlife. However this is where the good times end. We had two cooked breakfasts and our bill came to £15.15. We would have been happy to pay this however the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Killington Lake Motorway Service Area, Killington LA8 0NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Killington
  • Phone Number: 01539 620739

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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