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“Worth a visit”

Brief Encounter Refreshment Room
Ranked #12 of 48 Restaurants in Carnforth
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Visitor Centre, Carnforth Station. A film, Brief Encounter, was filmed here in 1945 and the part of the station used in the film has been refurbished and there is a museum, attracting not only film but train buffs. Visitors flock to the refreshment room where, in the film, most of the action took place.
Reviewed May 30, 2013

Lovely visitor centre and cafe, definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. Clean cafe and friendly staff

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Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

A return visit to the Refreshment Room was worth our visit from Essex. A cup of tea, a piece of cake, wonderfully selected music from the days of Brief Encounter followed by a beer or two. The owner made it clear we were welcome to stay beyond 4pm while we took in the atmosphere. Must make the pilgrimage again!

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Thank Paula J
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

They have made the refreshment room here lovely. The food was so delicious we went twice!! Everything is freshly made and homemade, and tastes lovely, and all at a fare price too.

Thank MarsdenStaffs
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

We stopped here on a journey north to Scotland. The Tea Rooms were atmospheric, a very warm welcome, was asked how strong we liked our tea before it was made in the pot and sampled some scones (which were delicious). We'd definitely stop here again as it is very close to the motorway (and quite romantic too....).

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Thank TMRDavies
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Reviewed May 25, 2013

Didn't know about this place but really enjoyed it. Can't wait to go back. A lovely cup of tea. Staff very helpful allowed you take photos. There is bakery next door as well as a museum.

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Thank malandbri
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