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Glebe Road | Glebe Rd, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England (Formerly Old Pump House)
+44 15394 47411
Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

granted we 5 mins before they opened. we were unaware of this. but told quite simply, tuff. so they missed out on £20+.

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1 Thank Kelly T
Llandudno, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for lunch before going on the boat looks lovely from the outside and very welcoming inside but I'm afraid that is were it ends for me. It serves sandwich and pannines but nothing for those of use who are gluten intolerant all that was on the menu was a palenta cake what is a matter with you... More 

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1 Thank pamelajackman
Kent
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169 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch, looked very nice from the outside but it was lacking atmosphere. The ladies serving were shouting so loud between themselves that it wasn't very relaxing. Sandwiches were very basic, could of done with some salad in the sandwich to make it more exciting. Overall an average experience, and I wished I had gone somewhere else.

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1 Thank treasure_ir3land
Preston, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

everytime we visit Bowness we always call in at the Old Pump House for a coffee and a little snack. The chhoice is very good the staff very friendly and the service cannot be faulted. Well worth a visit

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Thank Flampers
Merseyside
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We always visit the old pump house when in Bowness as my hubby loves the rum butter scones. The soup of the day was delicious ( beef goulash) and there is a deal where you pay £8 for soup & bread, a jam n cream scone and a pot of tea. The outside toilet is a bit of a pain... More 

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Thank Dibbs99
Abergele, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a quick Americano which was nice, wasn't really hot so had to drink it quite quick but didn't mind as it was only a pit stop.

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Thank pvcpro
Darwin, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Soup nice , rum scones hard!! must used stale scones trying to hide with rum sauce.. Not to return, plenty of other choices to eat in lovely Windermere..

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1 Thank CnK2014
Preston, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Visited here for the first time, on a busy weekday. Good food and coffee. No table service - one orders from the bar area. Service pretty prompt. A range of seating available both inside and out. Only real downside is one outside toilet for use by both sexes, which, at busy times, causes a queue.

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Thank David B
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Good quality food, drinks, home made cakes. Great bacon rolls. The service is very friendly and efficient. We use this lovely coffee shop for breakfast quite frequently.

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Thank Janz234567
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Called in here after walking round for hours. Thought we'd treat ourselves to a hot chocolate, but not overly impressed. Went to use the loo, but seriously, I just couldn't. It was dirty, absolutely stinking and obviously not been attended to all day. Came back in (loo is outside round the back of the cafe) and told a member of... More 

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2 Thank LandladyLou

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glebe Road | Glebe Rd, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England (Formerly Old Pump House)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 47411
Description
The Old Pump House is a small well established coffee shop, we specialise in good coffee, fantastic home made cakes, sandwiches etc. We also have fresh fruit frozen yoghurts, icecream, icecream milkshakes,smoothies and lots lots more. Come and see for yourself.

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