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Byways

Water Lane, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EU, England
+44 1629 812807
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Water Lane, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EU, England
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1 - 10 of 302 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Byways for a full England breakfast with my son, overall the breakfast was pretty decent. Service was pretty good, although could have been quicker for initial order. (Another customer there couldn't be bothered waiting and left, and there was only 5 customers in the...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been twice now to this tearoom, and have been impressed both times. They do a lovely variety of different Welsh Rabits and they are very good. This time I had the cob special, which was either bacon, or sausage with tea or coffe, and...More

Thank Susan H
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review it is very much appreciated, we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like to leave honest reviews and praise where praise is due, but I'm sorry: Byways is not somewhere I can recommend. If I could give zero marks I would. We arrived at the end of a busy lunchtime, around 13:15, but there were still...More

Thank giraffeonastick
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We visited and ordered our food it came quite quick but my nan ordered some cheese scones which she wrote down then everyone's food and stuff came but not the cheese scones, so we waited for a while and but if we didn't ask where...More

Thank Rowan P
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

As walking around decided to have a meal The Wife and I had Fish and Chips very big fish 🐠 and the sister in law had the meat and potatoe pie she really enjoyed it as we enjoyed ours, good service and good food so...More

Thank bahiggs
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you very much for your positive review it is very much appreciated

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Whilst wondering around Bakewell yesterday we came across a sign for Byways saying they did gluten free food, we were a bit peckish so in we went. A good selection of gluten free on the menu and my wife opted for sweet potato curry and...More

Thank Partick H
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thank you very much for your positive feedback it is very much appreciated, we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here over bank hol,for breakfast 🍳, was seated quickly, cold drinks arrived but were not chilled fully,enjoyed both a full English, and veg breakfast, gave me brown toast when asked for white, only two of us,so could be chefs fault, my partners bacon was...More

Thank tillietots123
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A very quaint atmosphere and on our visit a very popular restaurant. We had the vegetarian breakfast and poached eggs on gluten free bread both breakfasts were delicious. When ordering I forgot to mention that I do not have butter on my toast, the staff...More

Thank Ean R
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you very much for your positive review it is very much appreciated, we hope to see you again

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Having visited Byways previously and enjoyed good food and service we were sadly disappointed this time. Our order was taken reasonably quickly but after nearly half an hour there was no sign of our lunch, just how long does it take to make a sandwich!...More

Thank Lesley L
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

I apologise for your disappointing visit all i can say is the staff will be told with immediate effect, sincere apologies

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Absolute disgrace!! After having a cold breakfast we were appalled to see the young man in chef whites on the phone outside smoking a cigarette talking about taking drugs rather loudly! WOULDNT VISIT!!!More

Thank willmathews2017
Kelly B, General Manager at Byways, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Iam sorry about your disappointing visit & suprised at your comment about cold breakfast as it is our best seller here. as for the chef i apologise but with having 2 chefs on that day i dont know which one your refering to, ( their...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Lane, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 812807
Description
Cafe serving homecooked homely food.
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