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19 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BS, England
+44 17687 75973
08:30 - 16:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thirty minutes for a soup from a soup kettle after reminding of my existence. Five people in cafe, two staff members on and the excuse of being single handed given. Lack of professionalism. If this establishment didn't have a rotating clientele I can imaging that it wouldn't exist very long. Not a terrible product at the end but soured by... More 

Thank dildo h
Leicester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We always make for this small coffee house, which has excellent selection of snack meals. Cakes are great too, and the choice of sandwich fillings is extensive. Good coffee too.

Thank silebymgordon
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Called in for a quick bite after our walk around derwent water. The wife had a sandwich which was served with a generous side salad I had the vegetable soup which was nice but a little too peppery for my taste. Good food good price

Thank Paul J
Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

service slow and food ran out - the latter cannot be helped. However my friend ordered a full special - quiche, potatoes and salad, and chips for her child. Eventually a plate arrived with a quiche and chips. She was surprised as paid and ordered the special so girl went down to get the rest of the meal, we thought.... More 

Thank owl50
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Visited at on Saturday 09:05. Staff were just setting up but agreed to serve. We sat upstairs which was a nice room but overnight had got cold. Breafast arrived quickly and was good ingredients, nicely cooked. Only crticism was due to the ambient temperature it went cold quickly.

Thank Ian G
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Sat upstairs in a very comfortable lounge area. Called late afternoon for coffee and sandwiches. Sandwiches were jam packed with filling and very tasty with a small side salad. Good coffee, prices reasonable and friendly staff.

Thank DeeJAdvisor
Manchester, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Went in for a coffee on two occasions - both time was under impressed (always try and give a second chance) but made worse on the second visit when I had to point out to the guy behind the counter that there were a number of cakes covered in green mould. They'd clearly been like that a while.... Convenient for... More 

Thank bluemonster
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Dropped in for coffee and cakes on a wet morning. Good coffee and cakes on offer, and friendly staff. Comfortable seats upstairs and free wifi if you have to be connected. So much better than the chains!

Thank edm1887
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Really comfortable sofas upstairs, very cosy, also tables and chairs if you prefer. Coffee and tea was really good and the food was outstandingly good and very good value. Service was quick which is always a positive in my book. Could do with a large sign to say that there is seating upstairs as it looks like it is a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in for an afternoon snack of coffee and cake both were fantastic and service and staff were helpful and polite despite being very busy at the time will defo be going back : )

Thank Ryan L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 75973
The Pumpkin has new owners, so new things happening, call in and see Chris and look out for all his new ideas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?