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Original Bakewell Pudding Shop

The Square, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1BT, England
+44 1629 812193
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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The Square, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1BT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Atmosphere was slightly frosty and lady serving seemed to have better things to do. I went there for a couple of genuine Bakewell Tarts for friends which I understand were nice, I cannot eat wheat so don't know. Perhaps it was because I was the...More

Thank suzyq171
Reviewed 3 days ago

Called in for two coffees when we were passing through, but have to say I'm ashamed that holidaymakers will call into this place, and be put off by the lack of care and attention paid to the customer experience. The lady in front of us...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well what can I say, at one time we thought we were in an episode of Fawlty Towers! The service was extremely slow and several people around us complained and walked out. Staff polite but terrible at their job! Thank goodness the Bakewell Tart was...More

Thank Jayne F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Forget Mr Kipling, this is the real deal. A nice atmosphere, make sure save some space for dessert. Enjoy!

Thank uklon1976
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was lovely and staff very nice the cream tea was very disappointing two halfs small brown cobs load of stagy cakes not even China plates and tea pots no cloths on table my friend paid for it as a birthday gift would not...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paid a recent visit to Bakewell. Had to try a tart and a pudding - delicious! Bakewell is charming. We went on a Friday, imagine weekends are very busy!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bakewell is a really delightful town with interesting shops and very friendly people. The only problem is the very heavy traffic. We had to try the local delicacy so we had one pudding and one tart and shared them. They were both delicious, couldn't really...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bakewell the village certainly milks the pudding/tart fame! We saw at least four places selling Bakewell tarts and having a claim to being the original etc. We chose this place as it looks so pretty and while we were too late to take tea in...More

Thank wwsinging
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a group of cyclists, we arrived at opening time (9am). As it wasn't busy, the staff kindly secured our bikes and showed us upstairs to the restaurant area. The breakfast options were varied and all of good quality. We sampled the Bakewell pudding and...More

Thank Matt S
JessicaReay, Manager at Original Bakewell Pudding Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for visiting gents its great to read that you've enjoyed yourself. I think what you say about visiting early in the morning or outside of peak times is very savvy as we're a very popular place. Great to read that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been promising the fiancée I would take her for the last 5 years as she calls them tarts and I call them puddings lol Anyway got there on a really busy afternoon struggled to find anywhere to park but managed to find somewhere Had...More

Thank Saltyboy1972
JessicaReay, Manager at Original Bakewell Pudding Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for visiting and leaving such a charming review. We're glad you have educated your fiancee about the difference between a pudding and a tart! We're all really glad you enjoyed yourself and we hope you had a lovely time in Bakewell.

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January 27, 2017|
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Response from Ste_C1985 | Property representative |
Yes we serve coffee and all other drinks in our restaurants upstairs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $16
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 812193
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