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Dodd Wood A691 | Mirehouse & Gardens, Keswick CA12 4QE, England
+44 17687 74317
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (30 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Dodd Wood A691 | Mirehouse & Gardens, Keswick CA12 4QE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good selection of hot and cold foods, great selection of cakes and scones. Pleasant surroundings, friendly staff and they took time to answer queries about walks in the area too. Recommend.

Thank lakesue
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a walk round Dodd Wood we popped in to The Old Sawmill for a drink. There are tables both outside and inside where the ambience is comfortable and warm. We only went in for a drink but after seeing the food we had homemade...More

Thank WonkyWabbit
Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't a huge cafe so in peak times I imagine it won't be able to accommodate demand but fortunately we got a table. I was attracted by the welsh rarebit muffin. Although nice, in hindsight £6.50 for a posh cheese on toast (albeit with...More

Thank ECBSheffield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location, nice staff, nice coffee but spoilt by ridiculously small portion of blackcurrant crumble slice - just one thin 1 1/2” square for £2.50! Grossly overpriced.

1  Thank KJW_Danbury
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been coming here for years as part of our Lakes holiday trip to Dodd. Always reliable for lunch and afternoon tea. Lovely place in all weathers. Nice selection of cakes. Friendly staff. And a great pit-stop after a long trail to Dodd summit.

Thank Climber359602
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Popped in after a visit to Dodd Wood and Mirehouse, mainly to placate the children and slake a thirst due to the hot weather, so I don't think we did it justice - would love to return for a full meal. What we did have...More

Thank PeteCriddle
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This little cafe, situated just at the start/finish of a lovely walk through Dodd wood and to the osprey viewing point, is perfect for those seeking a rest and a bit of refuelling after their exertions. Serving a tasty range of food, snacks an drinks,...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Located just by the Mirehouse and in the car park for the Dodds Wood osprey project, this was a great place to stop for coffee and cake - we did so twice during our week in the lakes. The cakes and other food were excellent,...More

Thank Huntingdon1701
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Being on crutches seemed to rule out a visit to the osprey viewing area so we went for a walk in the Mirehouse gardens opposite the teashop. The Lakeside walk was rather challenging but the teashop was the "carrot". There are tables inside and out...More

Thank nadders1
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

On a cold day we went for a lovely walk up to the summit of Dodd, via the two Osprey viewing areas. On our return we called into the Old Sawmill Tea Room for a tea and coffee to warm us up and weren’t disappointed....More

Thank NickAtko
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dodd Wood A691 | Mirehouse & Gardens, Keswick CA12 4QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 74317
Opposite "The Mirehouse" in Car Park at entrance to woodland walks and Birdlife Observation area called "Dodds Wood".
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