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The Chalet Tearooms and Restaurant

The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
+44 17687 72757
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We called by fairly late one afternoon and the staff were very welcoming and efficient. The choice of cakes is extensive and tempting but, perhaps because it was later in the day, our choices were slightly dry which was disappointing. I would definitely give the...More

Thank CamBird
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for coffee and delicious scones. Plenty of outside seating and it was lovely to sit outside in the sunshine. We got a clockwise trip round the lake, got off at Nicholl End, called for coffee here and then walked back into keswick. Would...More

Thank Jane506
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After leaving the disappointing nearby Nichol End Marina cafe because they couldn't find a chef, we found our way to The Chalet. Here we found 3 chefs! We ordered full breakfasts. They were quickly served and absolutely lovely. Good quality ingredients and very well prepared....More

1  Thank taylorrevelator
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had afternoon tea & cakes, Breakfast, Coffee & cakes. All on different days. We were not disappointed at all. Also very dog friendly. Had heard of The Chalet prior to our holiday and it was as good if not better than we anticipated. Staff...More

Thank 61MaPa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had several cakes in different cafés after long walks and this was the best! Lemon and lavender- don't be put off. But best of all, despite being the last slice, it was still fresh. My husband had cream scone with proper strawberry jam! Lovely...More

Thank SarahNott
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time at the Chalet and what a place. We had a some lunch and the food was excellent. I had soup and sandwiches and my partner had the jacket potato. Both meals were delicious and value for money. The potions were...More

Thank Gerallt74
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely little tea room with traditional sandwiches (thick slices with real ham for example), delightful tray bakes and the most delicious scones. Very busy, but fast, efficient service. Both adults and children enjoyed the afternoon tea!

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real find! Salad bowl was amazing and so were the toasties and beans on toast. Will definitely be back!

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is always outstanding, the staff are welcoming and attentive, the food and cakes are delicious, beautifuly presented and fresh. They also do breakfasts and brunch too. Highly recommended

Thank JJMck25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and excellent service. Toasted ham and cheese sandwich with thickly sliced succulent ham with a side salad, very filling. Parking is difficult as not much available, but we were lucky to arrive during a quieter period. Popular spot for tourists and locals. Clean...More

Thank Andrea P
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Questions & Answers
May 29, 2016|
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Response from MirfieldMan |
We were advised now only open day time as its not in busy Keswick. Nice place but understand not much evening trade.
April 17, 2016|
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Response from packhorse123 | Property representative |
Dogs are always welcome inside and out, dog treats and towels available.
Sue M
July 29, 2015|
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Response from LDS5355 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Open every day until 5 pm as tearooms. Open also as a really good restaurant in the evenings from 6.30 pm except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We love it in the evenings - food is excellent .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Portinscale
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72757
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Tearooms and Restauran, serving high quality food and wine in a stunning location near the shores of derwent water..
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