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“Cake and Hot Chocolate - A Ramblers treat” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Greens Cafe & Bistro

Greens Cafe & Bistro
College Street, Grasmere LA22 9SY, England
015394 35790
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Ranked #4 of 36 Restaurants in Grasmere
Price range: $6 - $16
Cuisines: British, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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!
Belper, Derbyshire
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22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Cake and Hot Chocolate - A Ramblers treat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I think we were tempted by the home made cakes on the counter as a treat for our little ramble from Ambleside to Grasmere. The cafe looked clean and welcoming, in fact I can taste the coffee and walnut cake as I write this review!! A good sign surely? Good service and a hot chocolate to die for. Reasonable price too as it can be expensive to stop off for tea, hot choc and a piece of cake. We paid just over £7 so couldn't really complain.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Another fabulous vist!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Can't recommend this place enough! We have been visiting Greens as part of our annual trip to Cumbria for the last four years now, and we are never disappointed. Where many cafés treat us vegan types as too difficult to cater for, Greens embrace all dietary requirements, welcoming you with numerous choices for whatever you could wish for on a day out in the Lakes. The service is always warm and friendly and we only wish we had a Greens back home in Hertfordshire. We look forward to several more visits before we have to return home.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Fabulous gluten free menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Brilliant, I couldn't believe the choice of gluten free items on the menu, including home made scones, sandwiches, desserts & full meals, what a find! If you're not Coeliac, you won't realise what a treat it is to actually have a choice on a menu. Highly recommend

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Grasmere, United Kingdom
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“Delicious December lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Five women and a dog called in for lunch. The menu is varied and we ordered from every corner of it, and it was 100%, unanimously delicious. Friendly, helpful service. Gorgeous cakes. Great soundtrack. GO HERE!!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Good food, friendly service, gluten free heaven!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Having visited this delightful bistro a couple of years ago, we were keen to return again on our recent stay in Grasmere. In fact we ended up lunching there twice! There is plenty of choice and everything is beautifully presented and delicious.
One of our party is coeliac and was amazed at the gluten free fayre on offer. Service is very efficient and friendly.

Great for a quick break and refreshment after a long walk.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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