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The Woodland's Licensed Bistro & Tea room

Santon Bridge, Santon Bridge CA19 1UY, England
+44 19467 26281
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (54 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Santon Bridge, Santon Bridge CA19 1UY, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch after spending time at Wast Water(well worth visiting). Decided to have the cream tea. This came with a round of sandwiches and scones. We chose prawn and beef sandwiches which were delicious. Scone with jam and clotted cream...More

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch as we have many times ....my husband had gammon which he said was slightly under cooked the eggs were over cooked and chips twice fried but he said it was ok .....I had quiche with coleslaw and salad . The quiche was...More

Thank Gillnewsome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped off with my two spaniels and received a truly warm welcome from the owners, absolutely lovely dog lovers. The surroundings, the gift shop, the coffee and the banoffee pie was heaven. And the dogs loved all the fuss and their treats too!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was daft enough to leave my bag at the cafe. I'd driven 2 hours away before realising, but when I called up, the staff had my bag and agreed to send my purse tracked to my workplace in London - absolute lifesavers! Made a...More

Thank Hannah S
nancy b, Owner at The Woodland's Licensed Bistro & Tea room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

No problem! So glad you got it safely!

Reviewed June 15, 2018

Excellent variety of cakes, no ice cream though. Lovely outside views. Only thing I can suggest is to swap out the hand cream in the bathroom - a friend and I tried and it has such a powerful odor we could not get it off...More

Thank bradziker1
nancy b, Owner at The Woodland's Licensed Bistro & Tea room, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Hi Thankyou for your review and kind note about our cakes etc. We do sell Hartley’s ice cream although it isn’t actually on the menu as most people ask for it, however, I will amend That Thankyou x Many thanks Nancy and all the staff

Reviewed June 6, 2018

We were out walking and came across the Woodland's Tea Room. It was nice to sit outside in the sun. The food was lovely. Unfortunately we didn't have room for cake but they did look scrummy. We will definitely be back when we're in the...More

Thank usuallyacamper
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Stayed right next door, which was great. The owners were really helpful & the food superb. They plated Sunday lunch for us to take next door & it was delicious. A really nice place - can totally recommend it.

Thank ceb346
nancy b, Owner at The Woodland's Licensed Bistro & Tea room, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thankyou very much for your lovely review, glad you had a nice holiday! Kind regards Nancy, Alan & all the staff

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

First time visit to Woodlands..we walked from the Church Stile Campsite...a nice 5/6 mile circular route. We ended up going back the very next day as we enjoyed it so much! The potato wedges were divine i would really love to know how they are...More

Thank Lindsey B
nancy b, Owner at The Woodland's Licensed Bistro & Tea room, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Thankyou very much for your kind review. All the staff work really hard to provide good, home-made, tasty food consistently using home-made bread, home-roasted slow cooked beef brisket etc. (we do slice it, however, we do sometimes have 'pulled beef' baguette on the specials menu)....More

Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

A lovely little tea room, seating inside and out, surounded by lovely woodland countryside. Have been here many times, often joined by beautiful little birds which come close to the tables when seated outside, its so nice to see such tame wildlife. The food is...More

Thank elaine732016
nancy b, Owner at The Woodland's Licensed Bistro & Tea room, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thankyou very much for your lovely review! We also allow dogs in our new coffee cabin too! Many thanks again Nancy, Alan and all the staff xx

Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Seven of us went to Woodland's tearoom for a birthday afternoon tea last Sunday. We had an absolutely wonderful couple of hours at a beautiful table in the new coffee cabin. A selection of traditional afternoon teas (including a vegetarian gluten free one) and afternoon...More

Thank rootie123
nancy b, Owner at The Woodland's Licensed Bistro & Tea room, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

wow! thankyou so much for your lovely review! See you soon! Kind regards Nancy, Alan & all the staff

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Leonie S
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Response from nancy b | Property representative |
Please give me a call on 019467 26281 to discuss this xx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santon Bridge, Santon Bridge CA19 1UY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Santon Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 19467 26281
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