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“Disappointing” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of The First Floor Cafe at Lakeland

The First Floor Cafe at Lakeland
Ranked #22 of 73 Restaurants in Windermere
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Kendal, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2013

Been here many times before always enjoyed. However today things had changed- nothing special at all. Re heated jacket potato. Cheese in a bowl on the side and below average salad. Used to enjoy lovely baked potatoes with leeks and cheese sauce. Feels like they've made a very easy menu to rush through the covers and now lacks substance. Could get better at Greggs
Would expect better food quality and ideas from a Stephen Dougherty kitchen.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
newcastle upon tyne
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154 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Lunch while shopping”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

Went to restaurant for lunch while shopping, had to wait approx thirty minutes for table, menu limited, prices acceptable, food was good and hot, I would use again

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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Pleasant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

Lovely rest and food after a shop, queued for 5mins, food and drinks arrived quickly even though they were very busy! Will defo go again. Recommend

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Kirkham, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“100% Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2013

Visited Lakeland in Windermere today and decided to go and have something to eat in the cafe, noticed that the cafe was upstairs and that there was a 20 minute waiting time for a table.Went over to Customer Services and booked a table, they give you a hand held device similar to a mobile phone and it vibrates when your table is ready, we went up in the lift and were taken to a table for 2 and that accommodated my mum in a wheelchair .
The service and the food was wonderful and i could not find fault at all. I had the kipper with brown shrimps, gorgeous, came with a smoky tomato relish new potatoes also courgettes, broccoli and carrots ....very well presented, very delicious, Mum Had Pea and ham soup and chicken sandwich served with a beautiful salad and sun blush tomato relish , she is nearly 80 and eat it all.
I would 100%recommend this place for a fab lunch, food and service .......it was the business
It is also licenced, has a huge variety of cakes and sweets and lovely ambience.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Not great for vegetarians BUT good for children.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

Called in today for an early lunch. I had delicious venison stew but my veggie friend struggled to find anything without bread - either goats cheese salad or Thai veg curry - nothing middle of the road. Her one year old 'chose' salmon, mash & veg for only £4.95 - good value & tasty.
It's a busy place so service isn't great but very friendly.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Horsek
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