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“Cake to fall off!”

The Potting Shed Cafe
Ranked #16 of 48 Restaurants in Grasmere
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary, British, Healthy
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed April 17, 2013

This is a great stop over following a walk around the lake, or is perfect for those who cannot walk far. The car can be parked right outside, and there is a disabled toilet on the ground level. I have visited here several times, as bring somebody new each time! The staff are always polite, the drinks hot and good quality, however the star is the cakes. Fantastic quality, fresh, tasty and good sized portions - much needed after a walk. The scone with jam and cream is highly recommended. Home made scones with clotted creams and their own jam which is served in the garden centre. Well worth a visit

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Thank Sarah L
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

One of our walking days in the lake district finds us walking from Ambleside to Grasmere hed is our halfway house and as they let dogs in is perfect for us. Food is excellent, and we will use this again and again. Thoroughly recommended.

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Thank Brian P
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Reviewed April 6, 2013

Sitting outside in the sun enjoying good coffee and cake. Perfect. Service was good, overall a very good experience,

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Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

We often walk into grasmere wen in lakes just to say we have earned one of this places beautiful scones!!
This time the missus was fasting for Kent so she had the soup, very tasty and lovely wedge of bread served with it, I had a sandwich then a scone with jam and clotted cream! Beautiful as ever love to visit wen over in the lakes keep up the hard work, only negative is you allow dogs which is great as we take our chocy lab in each time but the way sine customers looked at us and tutted as if we weren't allowed is slightly off putting, maybe mAke it clearer you allow dogs so people understand! At the end of the day it's the lakes and lots if people take their dogs and people need to accept this!
Overall love thid cafe tho!

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Thank jimmy_dacqua85
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

A lovely couple of hour browsing and really enjoyed their hot soup and bread wedge which recharged our batteries

Thank Julia C
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