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Potted Out Cafe

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Stock Lane, Grasmere LA22 9SJ, England
015394 35572
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic food wonderful hosts. What a super restaurant this is. The food and service is excellent can't wait to visit again

Thank tabitha22Wales
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely loved the atmosphere! Good background music, the devour was Really well thought out and the food was exquisite! Went there on the last eve of our honeymoon, had a gorgeous bottle of wine and a steak cooked to perfection with lovely sides! Well worth it!

Thank cyuchetel
London, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff, prompt service and a good choice of fresh food and drink. Reasonable prices and large portions served in a bright room. Quite a contrast from other places in the area where it was either very cramped or I was ignored!

Thank bestcornishcat
Fleet, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a nice meal here whilst staying in Grasmere - good pasta. Casual dining in a lovely town. Staff friendly

Thank bluehammer
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Potted Out is an attractive and efficient cafe. We had a tasty lunch: a Cumberland sausage sandwich and a panini. The service was prompt and the preparation of lunches was to a high standard. Excellently positioned as the first cafe that you meet from the car park.

Thank vh1102
Tenterden, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As part of a climbing trip, we stayed in Grasmere. Our hotel recommended the Potted Out Cafe, as a good Italian restaurant. We walked down and took a table, but were informed that we had to order quickly, which we did. The waiter then informed us that the chef refused to accept our order, as we were too late! It... More 

Thank KentishManofKent
Darlington, England
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here twice during our stay, once for lunch and once for drinks and cakes. The terrace is lovely and spacious and welcomes dogs. Both lunch and cakes were enjoyable and reasonably priced. We had no issues at all with the service. This is an order from the bar type of cafe and return with your own drinks. The... More 

Thank chuckthechimp
Ambleside, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited on an out of season weekend to support Grasmere following the floods. Very poor inefficient swervicde by students more intent on chatting and larking about than serving the small number of customers. Had a sandwich which made with cheap white bread.. could have done better at home! Plenty of other cafes to eat in

Thank 190791Helen
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to dine the food is superb I had the Cumberland pizza highly recommended and the rest of the family enjoyed what they had too staff very friendly and helpful what more can I say but thanks

Thank Andy S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Choosing a dining experience in Grasmere on a Monday night is not easy. Several places were closed and many that were open obviously catered for those on a substantially larger budget than us. Potted Out was very reasonably priced and the food was decent enough without being terribly interesting. Service was ok but language differences restricted helpfulness.

Thank Tim C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Cafe, European, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stock Lane, Grasmere LA22 9SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
  • Phone Number: 015394 35572

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