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Potted Out Cafe

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Stock Lane, Grasmere LA22 9SJ, England
015394 35572
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a lovely lunch here. The sharing platter for 2 people was delicious. The atmosphere is lovely, and it is obviously a very popular place.

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Thank 468kat
Santa Eulalia del Rio, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited potted out a couple of weeks ago for a bite to eat whilst visiting grasmere. The cafe is in a lovely setting on the main road and had lots of good outdoor seating but unfortunately it turned out to be style over substance. The service was slow. We all waited ages to be served, then ages for our food... More 

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Thank Laura Y
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great location and excellent meals. The hake was perfect and the salmon risotto was very good. The hamburger was was lovely. Right in the heart of Grasmere.

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Thank Chris W
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful café in a picturesque setting, overlooking the river. What more could you want?! Great service, and great food I hear you say, well this place has both! After a long day exploring Grasmere and its surrounds my girlfriend and I decided to stop by here for an impromptu dinner, and we were both very glad we did! The... More 

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Thank willt977
London, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here our first night in Grasmere. Kids pizza was good and came quickly. I wouldn't recommend adding pancetta though as it was a bit too fatty/chewy for a child in my opinion. For the adults, we had the lasagna and smoked salmon risotto both were nice and came out hot! Only complaint about the lasagna was there wasn't... More 

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Thank Brockership
Durban, South Africa
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took shelter here yesterday during an absolute deluge. It had a very pretty outside eating area by the river which would be beautiful on a drier day. We sat inside to escape the downpours!! The large tomato & bacon soup was delicious, piping hot & came with some delicious ciabatta bread. The soup & sandwich option was also delicious and... More 

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Thank memories137
Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this cafe when it was raining a lot! It looked really appealing and turned out to be quite nice. The food was fantastic and they served Peroni on tap. The service was good and will definitely come again.

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Thank kpandya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited twice within a one week stay after long days walking with a family of 7. Brilliant food, really friendly and helpful staff, overall great meal and good value 👍

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Thank Tom E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here one evening and really enjoyed our food. We didn't have to wait long despite them being very busy. We sat on a table outside and it was a pleasant atmosphere. I had the homemade lasagne which was absolutely delicious, one of the best I've ever eaten. My Mum ate the chicken pappardelle and it was full of... More 

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Thank Claire-and-TomL
Corby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely meal was had by both of us. Very quick to come, hot and fresh. Very polite, courteous staff and decent value, not too expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, European, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 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?