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The Chalet Tearooms and Restaurant

The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
+44 17687 72757
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped as we were walking past for a cuppa, and a bit of cake.. Nice tea room, and they do a lot more food as well. Nice selection of cakes and traybakes. Large and airy inside, nice decor, and also tables to sit outside. Service...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You will not be disappointed - excellent selection of tasty food, swiftly served and good portions. Dog friendly

Thank Binny67
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stumbled across this restaurant by chance, then later was advised too visit as it is 'best place around' had duck flatbread absolutely fabulous drinks all good great range also, really lovely decor, staff super can't do enough, and sorry it's so far away I would...More

Thank meadowspete
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in the area and hadn't been here before, but I suspect we will now become frequent visitors! My pizza (one of the daily specials - parma ham with artichoke) has got to be the tastiest I've ever had. Lovely decor, excellent service, dogs...More

Thank 123WTBB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this little gem whilst staying at the nearby hotel. We ended up going in every day. Sometimes more than once. The staff were amazing so friendly and chatty. The Wednesday of our stay was to say the least very wet, raining all day....More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice - firstly for coffee and cake secondly for breakfast. Both occasions were really enjoyable. Cakes amazing and full cumbrian breakfast tasty and filling. Staff were lovely and courteous.

Thank whiteboar13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch. The food and drinks were great and the service was excellent. In the past we have stopped here after a walk round Derwentwater for a well earned drink. Today we drove there for lunch before visiting Keswick and their crowded carparks....More

Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a cycling trip in the Lake District and this cafe is on the C2C route. It is ideal. Plenty of space inside and outside. A suitable menu covering salads, soups, sandwiches, pizzas etc. Plenty of drinks, hot and cold are available. Friendly...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. Couldn't ask for more. Service was great, food was great. Home made red pepper soup to die for! Although my visit here was fairly quiet, I bet you can't move in summer. I highly recommend this cafe.

Thank Diane N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a trip to the Castlerigg Stone Circle, we were in need of a coffee and some cake! After a quick search on TripAdvisor, The Chalet Tearooms was up there, so off we went. What a lovely find it was. We had a scone each,...More

Thank Simon S
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Questions & Answers
29 May 2016|
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Response from MirfieldMan |
We were advised now only open day time as its not in busy Keswick. Nice place but understand not much evening trade.
18 April 2016|
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Response from packhorse123 | Property representative |
Dogs are always welcome inside and out, dog treats and towels available.
Sue M
30 July 2015|
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Response from LDS5355 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Open every day until 5 pm as tearooms. Open also as a really good restaurant in the evenings from 6.30 pm except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We love it in the evenings - food is excellent .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Portinscale
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72757
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Tearooms and Restauran, serving high quality food and wine in a stunning location near the shores of derwent water..
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