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The Chalet Tearooms and Restaurant

The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
+44 17687 72757
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Walked past after walking round Derwent water. Had a lovely scone and cup of tea. Really nice and clean. Dogs welcome inside which is a bonus for us. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Sonya S
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

After a day out, we stopped off here for a drink and a light bite. The place was lovely, the menu was simple and looks lovely, I had the tea cake and my gf had a homemade Cherry n Almond slice, which was really delicious...More

Thank Yuen L
Reviewed February 26, 2018

This tearooms is in the centre of Portinscale well sited for those visiting Derwentwater. The menu ranges from various breakfasts through light lunches (with one or two "specials" to coffee and cakes. (I believe there is also an evening menu but am not in a...More

Thank Hezekiah312
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with this place, excellent breakfast which is good value for money. Very clean and well done out, looks like it’s very popular with all visitors. Had a breakfast which was tasty and well presented, don’t think my pic does it justice!! The decor...More

Thank Andy1005
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

We have visited The Chalet a couple of times now. We love that it is dog friendly and that the food and drink is good quality and very reasonably priced which can be hard to find in this part of the world. Also love the...More

Thank theweekendishere
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Called in for breakfast for four. The place is spotless and has a nice atmosphere. The breakfasts were beautiful and great value for money. Thoroughly enjoyed the coffee and took some gorgeous cakes away with us for our walk. We'll be back!

Thank Steven G
Reviewed February 21, 2018

I didn't want to go to this cafe/tearoom, but we had promised out daughter, so in we went - and I am very glad we did. Great mini-meals, we had baked potato and toasted sarnies between us, they came with plenty of salad, coleslaw and...More

Thank Pete_from_Oxford
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my wife had a cappuccino which was very nice. I didn't try the food but the couple next to us both had cooked breakfasts which looked fantastic. The prices on the menu were very reasonable (I think it was £7.50 for a full...More

Thank Martin T
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here whilst on a walk around derwentwater, the café was beautifully clean and we had an excellent cappuccino. The staff were very nice, and the cakes looked really nice.

Thank waswashnowash
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

I left my handbag in The Chalet. They kept it safe for me overnight, offered to let me in early to come and get it, and handed it back with a smile. One of those “restores your faith in human kindness” moments. Lovely food too,...More

Thank claire g
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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 nettyjam | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately yes. Dogs are allowed in here. I think there should be a separate part for dog lovers and non dog lovers to eat. I don't want to hear dogs yelping and begging for food when I have my breakfast. Won't be... More
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
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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