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Flock Inn cafe & tea shop

Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Keswick CA12 5XB, England
+44 17687 77675
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“stew” (20 reviews)
“cakes” (21 reviews)
“herdwick lamb” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Keswick CA12 5XB, England
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This tea shop in Rosthwaite is the best for a proper cuppa, cake and view after a long walk. The ladies who run this place are gems.

Thank Janeytiff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These places are rare but great to find a cafe in such a small village but ideal to top up the tea level before taking on the fells

Thank Simonjf63
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We called in here for ice creams ! Yummy!!!! all flavours and home made our kids loved them great place to have a bite to eat to , scones , quiche , cakes , coffee a great little place .

1  Thank shirl98
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Really nice cup of tea, lots of choice of homemade cakes, nice to sit out and enjoy the views and good weather.

1  Thank Vicki F
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite places in the lake district to stop off at for coffee....and more...before setting off on a river walk or up to Castle Crag. Lovely staff and magnificent view.

1  Thank Jo M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I came across this tea room on a walk from Grange in Borrowdale, via Castle Crags, up to Watendlath and back to Grange via the Lodore Falls. It is perfectly located at the mid point of the walk, and offers well made...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I arrived just as the cafe was closing. The service was warm, welcoming, friendly and delivered with a smile, even at the end of what must have been a long and hot summer's day. I can recommend the homemade cheese scones!

1  Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Love this new little cafe! So cute and brilliantly placed for many walks in the area. Well stocked with tasty cakes etc and has a sitting out area. Shame no dogs allowed inside when the area is generally very dog friendly (and let's be honest,...More

1  Thank helzbelz96
Reviewed 12 June 2017

nice old fashioned friendly cafe using home produce. food looked very homely and filling and certain cater for the walkers etc

1  Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

After a busy day getting lost in the Lakes, a boat trip on Ullswater, and a short wander - a cup of tea sounded awesome! As we were lost we obviously didn't know where to search, but luckily came across a sign offering cafe and...More

1  Thank Simon A
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Questions & Answers
Simon D
21 October 2016|
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Response from Topman4 | Reviewed this property |
I think it may be 9.00. I know it closes at 5.00. It may have different winter hours.
Simon D
21 October 2016|
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Response from frigate | Reviewed this property |
sorry for delay. I really don't know, only that we were there just after lunch...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Keswick CA12 5XB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Borrowdale  >  Rosthwaite
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 77675
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