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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake” (22 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
“soup” (7 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 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked away from the main streets a lovely little cafe serving home tasting food . Really welcome on these dark winter nights . Friendly helpful service and lots to choose from ranging from simple snacks to main meals . Fantastic.

Thank Soulman450
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only popped in because we'd had such poor service elsewhere in the town and I was I need of a drink. As they couldn't guarantee that their Tea would taste any better than the last place as the waitress admitted people had mentioned that...More

Thank 28Tracy67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for a drink and a quick snack. It was quite busy but we managed to get a table. We had scones, butter and jam which were fresh. My only reason for not giving 5 stars was that the tea was not red...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in initially for a coffee. Feeling peckish we had the homemade carrot and coriander soup came with a choice of sandwiches for just under £6 Good value for money. The food was excellent nice coffee. Good and friendly service what more would you want.

Thank JoandDave69
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Firstly, I have to agree withtraveldoc65 that the filter coffee is very weak, could hardly taste the coffee at all. We live nearby and have been using this cafe for quite a long time and it seems to me that it keeps changing hands, as...More

Thank SheffieldPip
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting Oak cakes, which us must to experience but beware be hungry. Would recommend. Excellent and friendly service.

Thank N1229ODchrisl
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Just driving through the Peak District, and we parked in Bakewell to get a bite to eat. We found this place, tried it, and thoroughly enjoyed a snack. Initially we rejected other places as, we didn't want to sit outside on a cold October lunchtime,...More

Thank Thowdmon
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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 20 September 2018

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 17 September 2018

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 christopherrB6715DW
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
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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