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“Small but perfectly formed.”

The Filling Station
Ranked #29 of 153 Restaurants in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $11
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Grill
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Family friendly cafe diner on the outskirts of Keswick, just 150yds from the A66 with off road private parking and plenty of outside seating. 'Highly Commended' by Cumbria Life Magazine in the 2013 Food & Drink Awards and finalists again in 2015. We offer local freshly ground coffee from John Watt & Sons and a menu focusing on fresh local produce including all-day breakfasts, Brunch, Lakeland Steakburgers, Eggs Benedict, sweet or savoury American pancakes , Homemade chips and a selection of vegitarian dishes including our delicious portobello mushroom and halloumi burger!
Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

A real find!! Tucked away on the edges of keswick is this American diner. It's small...only a few tables and if you don't want to share you have to stand. There milkshakes are also powdered which is Shame but the food more than makes up for it. One of the best burgers I've had by far...big, tasty and well made....coupled with the sweet potato chips it was a real winner. If only they had more space and sorted the milkshakes out this would have got a 5!!

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Reviewed July 1, 2013

We choose here for lunch based on other reviews that we had read & we weren't disappointed. I had the A66 classic burger & my husband had the BBQ burger. Both were tasty & delicious. The fries were crisp & we had plenty of them. Will definitely bring the kids next time we are up in Keswick & it was great value.

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Reviewed June 28, 2013

Have just finished sleeping off a fantastic lunch at The Filling Station Cafe. Made the effort to go here based on other reviews and we did not regret it. Food and service was first class.

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Reviewed June 27, 2013

Wow.
Menu, choice, quality, atmosphere, staff, ambiance, location are all spot on. 14 of us ate there and everyone genuinely said it was the best burger they had ever had. I personally had the Stilton burger which ticked all the boxes. Plenty of dressed side salad with a home made coleslaw, more than enough french fries and the burger, well, it had a huge slice of Stilton on the top, the burger was clearly home made and not bought in, seasoned to perfection and cooked the way I asked for. The cake fridge,,, oh the cake fridge,, spoilt for choice and more than generous sized portions. All with a local feel too. Finish that off with proper coffee and you have the perfect way to spend an hour over lunch.
Clean, effecient, friendly and something very different for not only Keswick, but the Lakes in General. I wish it was a franchise. Its not often I write a review about food as everyone has different views, but I can't praise this place enough.

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Thank Jason L
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

The food was delicious. The staff were very friendly. It is a very cosy little place iwth a lovely atmosphere. We would definitely go back. The only downside is that there are only four large booths and approximately four counter seats if the weather doens't allow you to sit outside.

Thank kgarth
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