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Mainsgill Farm Tea Room

on A66 | East Layton, Richmond DL11 7PN, England
+44 1325 718860
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (116 reviews)
“beef” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
on A66 | East Layton, Richmond DL11 7PN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped off here on both our way to and from Keswick. A bustling, popular place. We just had coffee, scones and cake, all being tasty and fresh. The service is good, you place your order, take the table offered and your order is brought...More

Thank Couple10
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have stopped off at this place on the way to Centre Parcs at Penrith and also on the way back a couple of times. This time we stopped off for breakfast and I had Eggs Benedict which was absolutely delicious. Can get really busy...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent lunches, breakfasts , teas, and a huge selection of homemade cakes . quick service despite being busy, great gifts and local produce to buy, including butchery and bakery. Spoit for choice, really. Lovely well maintained grassy area for children to let off steam, complete...More

Thank Arty0357
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are only occasional visitors but had come out of our way to visit after enjoying our previous meal here. This time - breakfast as last - we were left disappointed with the quality of food - and indeed the stinginess of the tea serving....More

1  Thank Malcolm M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the restaurant within this farm shop with three friends while on the way back to Cambridge from the lakes. We always stop off here for breakfast which has been consistently good. Everything cooked to perfection and served rapidly at a good price.

Thank Dick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We raised a concern in the cafe & left it as resolved. However, as we exited the building and walked to our car a member of staff from the cafe ran over to us saying "had we forgotten to pay?" My husband's said 'no why?'...More

Thank FamilyAdventures2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the large numbers that call in, the service seems to cope remarkably well. We have visited several times and the food has always been good - as has the value for money

Thank An_Old_Burian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everytime we go the lakes we call here for breakfast. Even though it was very busy we got served very quickly. Food and drinks were good quality. Purchased carrot cake quiche and pies from the shop which were also good quality. Extensive amount of produce...More

Thank Sb70brotton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a cup of tea and chocolate cake and the total was £7. I would have been willing to pay this if the cake had been excellent but it was not. The cake had no flavour. The tea also was of a very poor...More

1  Thank pollyjones11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not use the restaurant but did a look around------bought one or two items ---two pork pies tried one for supper last night-----threw most of it away--and the other has been disposed of-----while some may like them I found the pastry tooth breaking and the...More

Thank madaca
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Colin B
July 18, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: on A66 | East Layton, Richmond DL11 7PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 718860
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This location is shown as an attraction, but it is also an important eating place on this highway.
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