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Potted Out Cafe

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Stock Lane, Grasmere LA22 9SJ, England
+44 15394 35572
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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634 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The place was full today, and it's February. What must it be like in summer! Adequate menu, friendly staff, quick service. Nice soup. And not our first time here.

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1 Thank Barrie L
Tyne and Wear
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Popped in here after a wet walk around the lake, the staff were lovely, as was the soup! Perfect dish to help warm you up when cold and damp.

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1 Thank LauraMitford
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love this place normally as it offers great cakes, snacks and more substantial meals so was very surprised and disappointed to find it not open on Friday early evening during a recent few days break in Grasmere at February half term when there were plenty of families, couples and others visiting the village. Had to go into Ambleside to visit... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was generous, soup was very tasty and wholesome, service was friendly and excellent, and prices were very fair.

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1 Thank Shocked776
Leeds, Yorks
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224 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This a very nice quaint tea room who provide a good selection of food possibly on the dearer side but the massive scone is well worth a go

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Preston, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely lunch for two here. Tasty pannini's and delicious cakes 😍 Staff friendly and helpful. Spacious cafe with room for tables of 8.

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1 Thank andyandjennyf
Leeds, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here while waiting to check into the nearby hotel the daffodil , wide choice of menu. Sandwich was pleasant and welcome on a cold wet day Staff were polite

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2 Thank Gav J
Ceredigion, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They never had any scones left at 1:30PM??? Very disappointing considering it was still lunchtime and not even in the height of tourist season. The assistant was quite miserable (in our opinion) and seemed to be unphased when we complained. We most likely won't pop in there again.

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had very nice lunch here after a stroll around Grasmere. The owner was friendly and welcoming and the food was exactly what we needed. Potted Out has a good selection of light bites and main meals but we would recommend the lentil soup, cheese panini and fresh mint tea.

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1 Thank Chris P
UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in here for lunch on Wednesday 25th January, most of the eating places in Grasmere were closed. We sat at a table near the window and looked through the menu, it only took a few minutes to decide what we wanted. We then sat for at least ten minutes as the two girls serving chatted and cleared away... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stock Lane, Grasmere LA22 9SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 35572

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?