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The Narrowbar Cafe

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13 Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SR, England
441768891417
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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1 Thank littlenanaCumbria
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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
Dursley, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for lunch on Monday for the first time. We were impressed immediately by table service - something that is sadly dying out in the English cafe. I tried the special mezze and my wife had the falafels. Both were brilliant. A great cafe with good atmosphere.

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1 Thank chaffp
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great little break in this narrow little cafe which seemed full of youngsters hanging out and chatting. Great selection of drinks, and good choice of gluten free cakes

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1 Thank Binks0045
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cafe with great service, didn't just looked after us but also our lil boy (6month old, shar pei), amazing coffee (one of the best) and delicious club sandwich...highly recommended!

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1 Thank Surya G
Brigg, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The name presumably comes from the shape of the place. It offers coffees, teas as well as light snacks. We enjoyed a mocha and an earl grey tea as well as a date slice. The atmosphere was informal and the staff were friendly.

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Thank John P
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off on the way to Scotland. This was a real find. Sitting in the sunshine enjoying the club sandwich was a great experience. The homemade scones were a triumph too! Beware huge portions !! Friendly staff would return happily.

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1 Thank Bill W
Sunderland, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This Cafe was just the job for a hearty breakfast! Staff were awesome and food was great. I would definitely recommend... The coffee was definitely the best in town!

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1 Thank B19ken
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

This really is a fab little cafe in the heart of Penrith. We stopped by for some lunch and ordered jacket potato with chilli and cheese which came with a side salad and coleslaw. The potato was huge and cooked perfectly, the chilli was homemade, very tasty and a huge portion and the salad was very fresh. Lovely friendly staff,... More 

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1 Thank PaulaRay73
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

We (2 adults, 2 seniors, 2 kids and a very spoiled cockerpoo) visited The Narrowbar cafe for a mid morning coffee and cake stop. The tea, latte and vanilla milkshake went down a treat. However, the cake...... Wow. What do I say about the cake?! Made on site, we had a very delicious carrot and orange cake and a lemon... More 

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1 Thank Linz H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $13
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
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  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: 441768891417
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?