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Charlie's of Windermere

7 Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1EN, England
+44 15394 46584
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“coffee bar” (17 reviews)
“nice cakes” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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7 Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1EN, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me my wife and our friend visited Charlie's for lunch yesterday. It is small but the welcome was big. The owners could not have been more helpful or friendly. The service was excellent the food was well presented and very tasty.More

Thank Rob E
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Really pleased you left a review, we try to give it a100% in customer service, we are a local family and there is nothing we don't know about the area from the best walks to the best drives, as far as the food is concerned...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Needed to get out the house for a bit so I thought I'd wander out and grab a coffee and read for a bit. My partner only lives up the road so I thought I'd pop in. Latte was lovely, perfect temperature! Scone was equally...More

Thank Dansmum1
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Call whenever you want!!! Always nice to see the locals return

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been to this eatery over 2yrs ago when last in the area and as we had really enjoyed our food decided to stop for lunch again at what is now called Charlie's having changed hands some 18 months ago We both really fancied...More

Thank Christine M
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

It was the time were we change the menu from summer to winter, we now have soup crusty bread ,jacket spuds as well as pasta burgers and paninis, hopefully next tme you'll be spoilt for choice, thanks for the review

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A very basic cafe but friendly owners, good coffee and fresh cakes. Needs a bit of updating to give it kerb appeal.

Thank David M
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We took over a very basic cafe 18 mths ago and have started to reverb, unfortunately we ran out of tine with parts of it but hope to finish it all off in the winter, thanks for the review

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Called in here for coffee and cake. The carrot cake and the caramel slice we had were nice. Coffee OK. Staff very friendly and chatty, made us feel very welcome.

Thank louiseholistic
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review.... We've now changed brand of coffee beans we thought we were not quit right

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We keep returning here due to the great food and friendly welcome. This this time we had lunch and can highly recommend the burgers and panninis. Another great meal.

Thank Anne N
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Nice to see returning trade .. All the holiday people from GRANARY NOOK Are always welcome, thanks for the review

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch as we were able to take our dog in with us, we were made to feel very welcome. The owner was friendly and very helpful. I ordered a veggie lasagna which was tasty and home made which makes a nice...More

Thank karenRW
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thankyou for the review, dogs are apart of the family and are very welcome, we try to home make most of our meals we are so pleased you enjoyed

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick snack and drink with my daughter whilst on holiday. She said that the milkshake was the best ever so a few days later we returned (which on holiday we never do as like to try different places) Everybody was very...More

Thank Jacqui M
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

It's a shame you never got back!! Megan we are really pleased you enjoyed that shake, thanks for calling in, we're working on some new shakes so next time it might be slightly different but equally as nice, cheers for the review

Reviewed 16 July 2017

I cannot fault this place at all.....both owners are so pleasant and will always find the time to chat........now the good stuff.......the breakfast is the best breakfast in Windermere by far. Never tasted bacon as nice as theirs, also the black pudding is superb !!!!

Thank Julie221970
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

We agree with you the top breakfast in windermere, the proof is by the repeat trade. We do a few!! The bacon is from our local butcher as is the sausage, hopefully it kept you going for most of the day! Thanks for the review

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little cafe with cosy seating and a great atmosphere. It's been tastefully decorated and you instantly feel at home when you walk in. We visited for breakfast which was spot on, although a little disappointing that the cooked breakfast didn't come...More

Thank ArabianMouse1
manjid2016, Manager at Charlie's of Windermere, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thanks for calling in. We used to do the breakfast with toast but most of it came back either half eaten or not touched so we decided to remove it all together.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 04:00
Monday
09:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 05:00
Thursday
09:00 - 05:00
Friday
09:00 - 05:00
Saturday
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Oak Street, Windermere LA23 1EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46584
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Description
We open at 9am for breakfast .11.30 we change to a lunch menu. 3pm another menu change afternoon teas! Then booking only for an evening meal
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