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The Bean and Bag

Water Lane, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EU, England
+44 1629 812999
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (30 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Water Lane, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EU, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here on a midweek morning with high hopes for coffee and fruit toast. The café was spacious with a pleasant ambience and table service. Service was fine though I had to wait for cinnamon toast as the morning delivery was still awaited at 9.30.The...More

Thank traveldoc65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our favourite café during our stay in Bakewell due to its friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. The food was always tasty and the cakes were delicious.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An impromptu stop during a flying visit of Bakewell with two friends. The weather was nice, so we chose to enjoy it! The Bean and Bag was our choice for food, the place looking very inviting from the outside. Upon first entering we were told...More

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We ate breakfast here on a Sunday morning before cycling the Monsal Trail. Food was delicious and plentiful, and service was polite and friendly. Would recommend to others

Thank madmazCheshire
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Right in the heart of it all. Staff always friendly. Goats cheese, walnut and grape bap for me, plus tea; Brie and cranberry panini and cappuccino o for the other half. Good food, good value..and there’s full English breakfasts for the traditionalists. Really like the...More

Thank Roland C
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Bakewell today, what a lovely town, so beautiful really wanted a nice afternoon tea. Stopped at the Bean and Bag a lovely airy bright tea room. Ordered an afternoon tea and what a treat the biggest problem was eating it all. Delightful sandwiches and...More

Thank Lorraine D
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Just right for something more than a snack but not a full meal. Beautiful sandwiches and wraps. Probably about 8 tables so quite cosy. We called and it wasn't busy fortunately. Great service . Reasonable prices, again which is what we wanted. Would call again....More

Thank david j
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We have been to this cafe a few times when we have been in Bakewell. The staff are friendly and the service quick .The food is good and reasonably priced.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Allways try and visit this little cafe when out walking round Bakewell for my sausage cob and pot of tea...Great value and tasty too! The staff are really lovely and allways find time for a quick chat. Comfy little place and highly recommended!

Thank Fellwalker63
Reviewed 22 May 2018

called in this cafe ask if they did toasties they said not on menu but we can do them i ordered cheese and tommato one my partner had chicken and cheese one we also ordered milk shakes when we got our meals was very disappointed...More

Thank 697cupcake
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Questions & Answers
27 January 2018|
Response from SheffieldPip | Reviewed this property |
They certainly have a full English and toast etc.
30 October 2017|
Response from Natalie B | Property representative |
Unfortunately not, sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Lane, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 812999
Family run cafe in the heart of bakewell offering locally sourced freshly prepared meals, cakes and scones
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