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Abraham's Cafe

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2 Borrowdale Road | George Fisher Store, Keswick CA12 5DA, England
+44 17687 72178
10:00 - 17:00
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have lost count of how many times I have eaten in Abraham's Cafe, it is quite a few over the years! Today we both had the Chicken Broth which was up to its usual high standard. As with everything on the menu, the broth is made on the premises, and the chicken is really tender, with a good variety... More 

Thank Rosiecat55
Dundee, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a late morning snack. The cafe is cosy and inviting and we were served by a friendly and efficient waitress. We ordered tea for 1, a soft drink, a scone and plum bread. The pot of tea arrived with extra hot water, an extra tea bag and two tasty biscuits. We are only sorry that we... More 

Thank UKTouristScotland
AbrahamsCafe, Marketing Manager at Abraham's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you back soon when you're a bit more hungry :-) Victoria More 

Chester Le Street
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167 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been visiting Abraham's cafe for many years now on our regular trips to Keswick. The food is consistently excellent although we particularly enjoy the scones (look out for the speciality scone of the day on the blackboard) after a long walk.

Thank MFC17
AbrahamsCafe, Marketing Manager at Abraham's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving us a review! The scones are very tasty, I like the cheese ones. Victoria More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Abraham's Cafe for lunch. The organic, homemade breads were AMAZING! Definitely the best part of the meal. The "salmon salad" was basically salmon with the exact same amount of leaves that was on everyone's plate, so not the thing to go for if you actually want a big salad. But, the cold salmon was nicely cooked. Best... More 

Thank jamss22
AbrahamsCafe, Marketing Manager at Abraham's Cafe, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review, I'll pass your comments onto the kitchen, I would agree the chicken broth is very tasty! Many thanks, Victoria More 

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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864 reviews
682 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We went back to Abraham's tea room above George Fisher's outdoor shop last week on our latest trip to Keswick. We found a table under the skylights and took our seat. The table lay-out here in general is way too cramped. I realise the owners want to maximise the number of paying guests in what is a small venue, but... More 

1 Thank Steve W
AbrahamsCafe, Marketing Manager at Abraham's Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Steve, thank you for leaving us a review, I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your food and drink, the carrot cake is my favourite! We do get very busy and having the number of tables we do, means we can try and accommodate all the customers wishing to dine with us. As you will see from other reviews the... More 

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stopped here for tea and cake which was lovely. A really generous slice of chocolate cake for me and a cheese and chive scone for my husband. Both very nice and with plenty of tea to was it down. Will certainly be back if we visit Keswick again. Wished that I had bought the recipe book.

Thank SallyM1969
AbrahamsCafe, Marketing Manager at Abraham's Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Sally, thank you for your lovely review, glad to her you enjoyed your visit! Our recipe book is available on our website if you can't wait till your next visit. Many thanks, Victoria More 

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

When ever we are in Keswick we always spend time in Abraham's, it's a must do for excellent food , very friendly staff and very good value. We have been there many many times and can never find fault. Such a really lovely restaurant that is without compare. Do not walk past it !

Thank Davej S
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here over winter with family, including a young child, as my mother raves about the food - her favourite being the rarebit. The staff were extremely friendly and the service was swift. The food was tasty and plentiful, and I was assured that it often tastes even better! The menu is fantastic and this is definitely a good place... More 

1 Thank Niall56
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I visited over Christmas with a friend. I ordered the Lakeland cheddar sandwich with homemade chutney. Oddly I got two small round slices of bread side by side on the plate with no butter or chutney on and about an entire block of grated cheddar just dumped on top. This made it very difficult to eat and I resorted to... More 

1 Thank roxykef
AbrahamsCafe, Marketing Manager at Abraham's Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Thanks for leaving a review. Sorry your sandwich wasn't quite what you were expecting, sounds like you got a bit more cheese than was required on your open sandwich, but the bread should definitely have been buttered. I've passed on your comments to the kitchen and cafe. Victoria More 

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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We visit Keswick at least once every year, and this cafe is always top of the list for lunch. Consistently excellent food, service and ambiance. Walker and family friendly the only minor downside is that sometimes you have to wait for a table - testimony to its excellence! The wait is never too long.

Thank Alihalimh
AbrahamsCafe, Marketing Manager at Abraham's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, we love to hear from customers who come back year on year! Happy New Year! Victoria More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Borrowdale Road | George Fisher Store, Keswick CA12 5DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72178

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?