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Graze

Crag House 4 Crag Brow | Lake Road / Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“flatbread” (45 reviews)
“flat bread” (16 reviews)
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Contemporary, Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Crag House 4 Crag Brow | Lake Road / Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little coffee shop is not only one of the cutest little places in town but it has the most amazing hot chocolate ever!! I enjoyed their amazing white hot chocolate along with a bagel (with poached eggs, spinach and creme fraiche) and a chocolate...More

Thank Taylor M
Deborah B, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed visiting us and I have to agree with you regarding the hot chocolate - I often drink it for breakfast (very naughty!). Many thanks for the review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here with our puppy for lunch whilst visiting the area. I am coeliac so was excited to see pretty much everything on the menu was gluten free! The staff were super friendly & helpful, & the food was absolutely delicious. They also sell...More

Thank Hayley D
Deborah B, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you found us as well! Really happy you liked the menu and many thanks for the review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lunch, exceptionally tasty, great coffee. Refreshing menu with lots of different flavours. The staff were the highlight - lovely husband and wife duo. Would definitely recommend.

Thank harrietg274
Deborah B, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review, it's not often we are the highlight of anything!!! Thanks for the recommendation.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled in this lovely cafe/restaurant on edge of the commercial centre of Bowness. Lovely staff and small but comfortable space inside. There are outside tables if you are lucky with the weather. We had 2 of the brunch dishes (spicy beans & flatbread with poached...More

Thank spinedoc100
Deborah B, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the recommendation, we are set back from the main road and not that easy to see but glad found us and enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting Thursday 18th Oct .... Bowness was very busy so finding somewhere to eat was proving hard ...then I came across Graze - lovely decor and great menu. I had the falafel flatbread and tomato and basil soup - definitely recommend both these...More

Thank Annelise W
Deborah B, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review glad you enjoyed the menu, hope to see you again when you visit the lakes.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for brunch two days in a row. There is a good range of options including some middle eastern and eastern flavoured dishes. I had a lightly spiced lentil dish topped with an onion bhaji the first day then beetroot pancakes filled with onion, spinach...More

Thank wiiheeph
Deborah B, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Really glad you enjoyed the food, we do offer a mixture of dishes with the aim of offering something a little bit different but they are all dishes we enjoy eating! Really glad you enjoyed my cakes as well!

Reviewed 12 October 2018

Very attentive staff and quality ingredients. We had a wonderful English breakfast and sandwiches to take for lunch. Everything was well done and sandwich fillings hearty and tasty. Definitely recommend.

Thank hisnibs2018
Deborah B, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Although we do have attentive staff and use quality ingredients I believe you have posted your review on the wrong business page as we do not offer an English breakfast!

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in as the reviews looked good and was not disappointed. Lovely choice of unusual, healthy, delicious light lunches. Had Middle Eastern flatbread with beetroot, chickpeas, hummus and leaves lovely smokey spicy flavour. Also had the soup and a halumi bap, also delicious and well...More

Thank JulieeA
Deborah B, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thanks for the review, we're really glad you enjoyed the food - as the smallest cafe in Bowness space is definitely at a premium, especially during busy periods and bad weather but we've worked hard on the layout and believe that the best things come...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Top marks for this place. The coffee was as good as it gets in the UK. The smashed avocado is brill.

Thank jasond110
Deborah B, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

I only wish I could take the credit for the coffee but it's all down to our coffee suppliers, Carvetii, who have their roastery at Keswick. Glad you enjoyed the food and many thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We have popped in here a couple of times during our stay in Bowness. It's a lovely cafe with good quality food and wonderful cakes. The owners are really friendly and helpful. The best cafe in Bowness :-)

Thank 876pamh
Deborah B, Owner at Graze, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

What a lovely review - it's always great to get such positive feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Martin G
9 September 2018|
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Response from Deborah B | Property representative |
We are on the corner of Crag Brow and Helm Road in Bowness. Windermere is about a mile and a half from Bowness. Regards Graze
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Rebecca W
12 May 2018|
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Response from Deborah B | Property representative |
Hi, a large percentage of the menu can be made vegan, unfortunately it is not possible to give details of all the dishes here but please feel free to pop in a take a look at the menu when you are in the area. For your... More
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Pinkesh S
16 April 2018|
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Response from Deborah B | Property representative |
Hi, your question is not very clear but our menu is not solely vegetarian, we do have meat dishes on the menu and a number of our dishes can be made vegan, gluten free or dairy free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:30
Thursday
10:00 - 15:30
Friday
10:00 - 15:30
Saturday
10:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crag House 4 Crag Brow | Lake Road / Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
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Description
We are one of the smallest independent coffee shops and cafes in Bowness and operate as a two-man team. All of our dishes are prepared on site to order and we pride ourselves on offering deliciously different dishes created with the highest quality products served in a relaxed environment. Please be aware that, due to our size, we have specifically designed our seating for smaller groups and couples and are unable to cater for larger groups. We stop serving food 30 minutes before closing time and during busy periods dishes may sell out. We are unable to take reservations.
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