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Greens Cafe & Bistro

College Street, Grasmere LA22 9SZ, England
+44 15394 35790
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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College Street, Grasmere LA22 9SZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here a few times whilst staying in Grasmere. Highlights were the Bakewell Tart (so good!) and their Leek & Potato soup with warm bread - super yummy! Always friendly service. A bit less good was the carrot cake (dry) and coffee, just ok. Definitely...More

Thank DarrenM2908
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second visit to Greens, the first being a couple of years ago. They have an interesting menu with many gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options. Athough it was lunch time and because i had none of those preferences i went for the...More

Thank bluetunney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Homemade soup and homemade scones and jam excellent. Staff friendly and did not have to wait long to be served. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Trish H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for breakfast on Sunday 9th September. Tasty bacon buttie with lovely brown bread and a good cup of tea. Reasonably priced.

Thank warren w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stop for lunch and a visit of Grasmere. Had a bowl of soup for lunch at Greens. Hot and delicious. Others had sandwiches etc and all reports were that the food was excellent. Prices good and service was quick as well. Gold Stars all...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Ambleside the night before and were looking for vegan breakfast options and came across this lovely cafe in Grasmere. Lovely vegetarian and vegan breakfast, even included scrambled tofu. Will definitely go back.

Thank Marie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw a review before we went and so this was a destination lunch spot for us on a hike from Rydal to Grasmere. Well worth the research. Everyone loved their lunch. And they were kind enough to make a vegan cake for our daughter's...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant place,fast and efficient service they quickly offered a high chair and children's menu and colouring in sheets to keep the kids busy.Food was delicious and was presented beautifully,the child's toad in the hole was served like a face so appealing to my 5...More

Thank sareda20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Following an amazing walk around Grasmere, called in for sandwiches and cakes. Excellent menu, dog friendly, very welcoming staff and delicious food. Fantastic for coeliacs, vegans and other dietary needs. GF bakewell was delish 😋...

Thank Gemma S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This popular venue is an ideal location for either lunch or a mid afternoon cake with tea/coffee. The staff are friendly and quietly efficient. Visited several times over many years and never been disappointed. My wife considers their sausage rolls the best - great for...More

Thank Pensioner123
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Emma B
9 May 2018|
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Response from big-blue-eyes | Reviewed this property |
You would be better asking the cafe directly. A quick phone call would answer your question I’m sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: College Street, Grasmere LA22 9SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 35790
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Friendly local cafe and bistro specialising in home cooked meals and home baked cakes. Wide range of special diets catered for including gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan and meat lovers too!
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