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19 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BS, England
+44 17687 75973
08:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 08:30 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

With 3 vegetarians a vegan and 2 meat eaters Pumpkin coped very well with our slightly off menu requests. We all enjoyed our food.

1 Thank Erni B
North Yorkshire, England
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We had takeaway baguettes a couple of days ago that we we very good. Even though the shop was pretty empty we had to wait 10 minutes to get them. Went again today and decided to eat in due to the rain. Again the baguettes were lovely but the wait was too long.

Thank Spitman
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This used to be one of our favourite cafes in Keswick but I assume it's been taken over. Service was friendly but incompetent. The burger was one of the worst things I've tasted in a long time. This used to be a really cool and different cafe. Now it's not even average, but the prices are high. Avoid until they... More 

Thank AliH888
Rhyl, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Not really good if your disabled as almost all seats are up stairs. Food is fine and reasonably priced, ok but just another sandwich bar really, worth dropping in.

Thank Steven W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Stopped in for lunch. Nice place but got order wrong. When we came to pay they had no idea what we had eaten or drunk! Feta cheese and pepper panini very good. No diet drinks disappointing

Thank Spencer B
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Just a few points for improvement: 1. Salad cream is not an acceptable replacement for hollandaise sauce. 2. Chai TEA latte does not contain coffee. 3. Meals should not only arrive together but individual meals should arrive complete rather than half the meal 10 minutes before the other half. 4. Avoid using honey as a cleaning product. 5. Prices need... More 

Thank Victoria S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Used to be our favourite cafe in Keswick. On two recent visits, the place was so pervaded with the strong smell of burnt chip fat, eating anything was a struggle. Today, we placed our order on entering (as usual) and waited at our table in the fat fumes for 15 minutes. On returning to the counter to ask about the... More 

Thank 3derek
Stamford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Came in here for a sandwich and a drink. Looked promising as sandwiches were made from the front area. Surprised the drinks were just - get it from there - a selection of bottles - no glasses. Sat upstairs where the tables were set on the run to the toilet. Sandwiches were more like doorstops, but the salad was tasty... More 

Thank cambio
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Popped in to get a couple of coffees to takeaway, stood at the counter with three staff members hanging around and got completely ignored for 2 minutes, not even an acknowledgement of our presence. Decided to take our business elsewhere. Try Java instead, great coffee and service.

Thank Paul T
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

The shop assistants appear to be quite dumb, you would think that you would know what the soup of the day was ( when it's the only soup on the menu) despite this the food including the soup potato and leek were surprisingly good served with a good helping of crusty bread and butter. The coffee is equally good, often... More 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Good for
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?