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The Narrowbar Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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13 Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SR, England
+44 1768 891417
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered a soup and sandwich and a chicken salad from the special board. Both were lovely and the soup combo was a large portion, definitely filling! Service was great and it was nice to see (well behaved) dogs there too. We didn't have our dog with us but we did have a baby and she enjoyed the food! We... More 

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Thank Bexd1987
Lagos, Portugal
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable cafe. Great food and drinks and friendly staff. The offering of the dog biscuits were a lovely touch.

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Thank helengrant2017
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely little coffee shop with a cosy little upstairs also. There is seating outside at the back in the paved area of the little shopping street. Plenty of choice on the menu also.

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Thank Trish B
Carlisle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

My Mam and I go most Saturdays from Carlisle as we find the food so tasty and good. If we visit other cafe's we always say nothing compares to the Narrow Bar Cafe. Really lovely staff and great food. We have been going for years. 5 stars!

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2 Thank shazzyCarlisle
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Me and my partner stopped in what seemed far too early of a morning to be greeted with friendly attentive staff, and a truly great fry up for him, and a yummy eggs benedict for me! We were tight for time, explained this on arrival and were seen to quickly but never felt rushed.

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1 Thank DemiHalman
cumbria
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

My wife & I have called here twice & found it very good on both occasions. The staff are very pleasant, the food (I think) must be freshly baked daily & is very good.

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1 Thank albyCumbria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We headed back to the Narrowbar for lunch when we were in Penrith. Once again a really good experience - the menu is extensive and varied and the specials board is always a good option. The staff are busy but unfailingly polite and helpful. We really enjoy eating here.

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1 Thank LowHall1540
Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Reasonable selection of light meals, scones and cakes. Home-made food, cakes are delicious, good choice of refreshments although a little pricey

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1 Thank Caloush
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Great little bar. We had breakfast at lunchtime which was the bestI have ever had. Sausages and bacon just as you would have at home. Very good quality. Staff very friendly and helpful. Inside and outside eating.

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2 Thank littlenanaCumbria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Yummy food. Good variety for vegetarians. Beautiful breakfasts. Cakes look divine, but haven't tried them yet.

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1 Thank Mrs-Megan-Coulthurst

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $12
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 891417
Description
Delicious home cooked lunches using locally sourced quality ingredients, daily changing specials, all day breakfasts, fresh home-baked scones, cakes and teacakes, sweet treats, milkshakes, fruit smoothies, and the very best Lavazza coffee.

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