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Wilf's Cafe

Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane | Back Lane, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
+44 1539 822329
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, British, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane | Back Lane, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
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Reviewed September 7, 2015

A cafe with the most amazing weir at the back, Hawkshead brewery at the side, all in all a fabulous location. Food wise it is reasonably prices, has an extensive menu, super service, friendly staff, all in all we are going back in a few...More

Thank daviesConwy
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We'd had a very busy morning so stopped off at Wilf's on the way back to where we were staying. It offers plenty of parking and a wide selection of food and drink. I liked the fact there was an area specifically for adults without...More

Thank Mogster22
Reviewed September 1, 2015

I visit Wilf's frequently, it never fails to give good service and whether for breakfast, morning coffee, lunch or afternoon cakes, the standard is always superb. Friends frequently visit us and go there for breakfast muffins! Very good value for money. Lots of interest in...More

Thank Lorna P
Reviewed August 29, 2015

We had breakfast at Wilfs before we left, and wished we had tried them earlier in our stay! Good pot of tea, lovely granary toast, and crispy bacon. It doesn't get much better. Great way to fuel you up the hills!

Thank Anna B
Reviewed August 28, 2015

This is a great cafe that I really like going to. Friendly staff and a fascinating building. I particularly like the meaty breakfast, the jam shortbread and a pot of Darjeeling. Good value and a great place to start walks from or end up in...More

Thank neddyb1
Reviewed August 21, 2015

Superb Cafe which is tucked away in the Mill Yard in Staveley (next to the Hawkshead Brewery). They do good coffee's and speciality teas, great breakfasts (bacon & baps are my fav') cakes, bakes etc...

Thank Darren B
Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is a great spot. Indoor & outdoor seating. My husband is very keen on the spicy bean burger and the vegetarian chilli suits both my palate & dietary requirements. Nice gluten free bread. The accompanying salad was very miserable on this occasion but it...More

Thank GFCaro
Reviewed August 6, 2015

Be prepared to wait a while here - it is very popular with visitors and locals and therefore very busy. However it is definitely worth the wait. Breakfast is wonderful and leisurely. They serve a wide variety of daily specials and the chef's salad accompaniments...More

Thank DTNThornton
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Café within the mill yard in Staveley, only stayed for tea and cakes which were very good. Plenty to see within the Mill Yard

Thank partiLancashire
Reviewed August 2, 2015

Good place for a hearty lunch or simple snack if you are in Staveley for the super bike shop in the same estate, or the local butchers across the road.

Thank HappyWondering
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
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: Staveley Mill Yard Back Lane | Back Lane, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal  >  Staveley
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 822329
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Our Cafe is tricky to find at the back of The Mill Yard by the river, but deserves to be found for all sorts of reasons.... Based in the old Bobbin Loft with some of the old line workings still in place, we have traditional seating plus a cozy sofa area inside plus decking over looking the river Kent for warmer days.
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