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“Great customer service” 4 of 5 stars
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Lakeland Cafe
Lakeland Ltd, Windermere, England
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Ranked #31 of 67 Restaurants in Windermere
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Great customer service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

The cuztomer service could not be faulted, and the prices were ok. The cafe was nice, airy and modern, with great views. I would have no concerns about going back whatsoever.

Visited June 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Cumbria
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60 reviews 60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Nice Breakfast - definitely function over form here though.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

Had an enjoyable if not terribly exciting breakfast at Lakeland this morning. Lovely bacon, sausage and egg in a soft muffin accompanied by a delicious glass of freshly squeezed orange juice.

The service was very efficient if a little robotic akin with the rather sterile environment of the cafe. I'm sure it gets incredibly busy so the entire set up is based on function rather than form but it does all feel a little bit 'service station'.

Quick comment on the coffee...although I didn't have one my partner did and unfortunately it was as uninspiring as the atmosphere. Yet another cafe serving bitter espresso and scalded milk - such a shame as they've got one of the best espresso machines in the world behind the counter.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good food, generous portions, lovely views, great pager system to let you explore the shop until your table is ready.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

This is our second visit to this restaurant. I enjoyed my very generous portion of whitebait lunchtime special while others had sausages or a great and huge bowl of seafood pasta.
Staff although busy were kind and attentive.
There are plenty of great restaurants close by but if you have decided to explore the shop downstairs, do pay a visit to the restaurant upstairs.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Gorgeous cafe - fantastic shop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

I love the shop, I spend far too much whenever I visit. This time my brother was with me - he used the 'man creche'. IE they have computers / internet access / newspapers / books for those men who cannot stand shopping. Then they can treat the ladies to a lovely coffee / cake or even very nice meals in the cafe - when the ladies in question are weary from comparing cake tins / cake tin liners / ironing boards etc.
The teabread was very good - but rather thickly sliced. Orange polenta cake also very good.
We had no issues with speed of service.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Winsford, England, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“lunch time specials”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

A brief sojourn during a busy day led us to try the cafe at lakeland, Windermere. The service was quick and cheerful, friendly but not obtrusive. We only wanted a quick lunch and it was brough to our table very quickly. The food was good and god value. Plenty of choices and all carefully prepared.

  • Visited April 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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