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Cafe Bar 26

) #15 of 93 Restaurants in Keswick €€ - €€€ , Cafe, European
26 Lake Road | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
+44 17687 80863
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (200 reviews)
“flatbread” (65 reviews)
“paella” (11 reviews)
Open Now
08:45 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Cafe, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
26 Lake Road | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
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1 - 10 of 776 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night last year, liked it so much we came back for 2 nights this time. Great price includes a lovely breakfast, with clean comfortable rooms in the middle of Keswick. Park in the central car park just behind the Cafe bar,...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came across this tapas bar quite by chance and have to say that it was a good find. The food was excellent and it was a pleasant change to be able to get something different. Good menu selection, friendly staff. Will return.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great find in Keswick, food with a difference. Loved the decor and friendly staff. Would go back any time.

Thank saysiqwa
Reviewed 6 days ago

Been to this tapas bar many times with friends. Disappointed on our visit tonight that most of the veggie options have disappeared from the menu. No potato dishes at all - used to love the patatas bravas here, no mushrooms, etc. Was told "people want...More

Thank jem901
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I took part in the Macmillan Mighty Hike Challenge and needed somewhere calming, cosy and with good food to eat in on Friday evening. I don't eat meat, but there was still plenty for me to choose from, especially the goat's cheese...More

Thank Froglet68
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've walked past here many times, so we thought it time for a visit, and I'm glad we did. On the Wednesday (14 June) I had a paella with tiger prawns and a glass of Rioja. On Thursday (15 June) I tried the fish stew...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a light bite after a walk by Derwent water. Good ambience. Good choice of tapas served hot and fresh. Goats cheese very good. Nadia the waitress knowledgable. Clean premises and good value for money

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely relaxing modern restaurant. Friendly staff. A good selection of tapas. The food was good. They do breakfasts and lunch and have 4 rooms.

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a busy bar also B&B, The tapas are really lovely Great to sit and sip a cocktail or chilled wine in the summer months while sitting in the window watching the Keswick life go by. Very clean with a lovely menu choice enjoy..

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Modern and busy Great coffee and good food. Service good. Pancakes and strawberries recommended. Bigger than it looks with sunny conservatory on the back

Thank LeShout
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Amy R
Do you offer any gluten free options?
19 July 2016|
Response from AJOK | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, best ask the owners
Do you take reservations at evening?
22 March 2015|
Response from NorthCoffeebeans | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for your enquiry. I am afraid we do not take bookings in the evenings unless it is for a party of more than 6. We usually do not have a problem with this though as tables tend to turn around fairly quickly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
08:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Lake Road | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 80863
  • E-mail
Located on a bustling pedestrian street in the heart of Keswick, close to the busy market square and shores of Lake Derwentwater, Cafe Bar 26 is a relaxed Mediterranean style cafe bistro by day and a vibrant wine and cocktail bar in the evening with a unique atmosphere. Feeling peckish? We serve tasty cooked breakfasts every morning 8.45Am - 11.30Am, brunch and lunch from Midday until 3.00Pm and tapas and Italian style flatbreads 5.30Pm - 8.30Pm. We also serve great illy coffee, interesting wines, continental beers, cocktails and champagne all day long! Perfect after a day on the fells or simply a stroll around the shops. There is also Live Music every Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00Pm.
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