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Because I Like It

Diamond Court Water Street | Derbyshire, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
+44 1629 813749
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (24 reviews)
“bakewell tart” (24 reviews)
“toasties” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 16:30 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
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LOCATION
Diamond Court Water Street | Derbyshire, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
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1 - 10 of 177 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A coeliac's dream. Amazing gluten free/gluten free options (pretty much the entire menu). Very friendly staff. Really nice spot.

Thank JonnyDC1
Nigel H, Owner at Because I Like It, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit to Because I Like It. Thanks also for your kind comments about our staff. Kind regards Nigel & Val

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place. I am 49 and I have never had such a nice Brie, cranberry and bacon toasted gluten free sandwich. The attention to detail when putting the sandwich together paved the way to perfection. My wife and I are going to eat...More

Thank sparky_boy63
Nigel H, Owner at Because I Like It, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your meal and cakes at Because I Like It and we look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in Bakewell. Kind regards Nigel & Val

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe offers a wide range of gluten and dairy free options as well as catering for vegetarian and/or vegans. The menu is extensive and the quality of the food is excellent. The staff were warm and welcoming and attentive. A very good venue for...More

Thank David S
Nigel H, Owner at Because I Like It, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit to Because I Like It and we look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in Bakewell. Kind regards Nigel & Val

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been looking for vegan afternoon tea for a while as I had two friends visiting from America who wanted the full English experience but due to dietary requirements made it very difficult to actually find somewhere that catered for Vegans. I came across...More

Thank Bianca S
Nigel H, Owner at Because I Like It, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We're so pleased you all enjoyed your afternoon tea at Because I Like It, and thank you for your kind comments about our staff. Kind regards Nigel & Val

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I visited here whilst on holiday. The food was excellent. Prepared where you can see them. A wide choice for vegans or those who don't want dairy or gluten. There were also choices for those without a special diet. The hummus was...More

Thank Chordot
Nigel H, Owner at Because I Like It, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit to Because I Like It. Kind regards Nigel & Val

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mellow vibe for a central cafe after a long day walking, lovely waitress, gorgeous outside seating area and decent vegan options

Thank Mercedes J
Nigel H, Owner at Because I Like It, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We're glad you enjoyed your visit to Because I Like It. Kind regards Nigel & Val

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’m on a couple of Facebook groups for coeliacs and after a quick search there to find out where was good to eat in Bakewell found this place recommended on several occasions. In fact it turns out Bakewell is full of lovely places to eat...More

Thank Glutenfreefam
Nigel H, Owner at Because I Like It, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit to Because I Like It. Kind regards Nigel & Val

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place came highly recommemded to us whilst in Bakewell. Went there around 10:45am with a friend and it was full and super busy, had to find a table for ourselves. Got a set of menus and theb found out food had to be ordered...More

Thank Oluwabukola O
Nigel H, Owner at Because I Like It, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. First of all we would like to apologise for the fact that your cutlery did not arrive with your breakfast. This should not have happened and we will reiterate procedures with our staff. With regard to your drinks, we will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this pool of tranquility on a busy Bank Holiday. The food was excellent and a particular mention for the bacon in a restaurant that provides so many vegetarian options. Highly recommended

Thank clotguy
Nigel H, Owner at Because I Like It, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review and comments. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Because I Like It and we look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in Bakewell. Kind regards Nigel & Val

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the cafe on a very wet & dreary Sunday morning. We’d spent the morning looking for somewhere in Bakewell which was a) dog friendly & b) open for breakfast on a Sunday. Much to our suppose we had great difficulty as not...More

Thank Piper_thecockapoo
Nigel H, Owner at Because I Like It, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review and lovely comments. We're so pleased you and Piper enjoyed your visit. Kind regards Nigel & Val

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Clareryall
11 November 2017|
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Response from Nigel H | Property representative |
Hi Clare, we get them from The Tapas Lunch Company who import them from Spain. The website is thetapaslunchcompany co uk. Hope this helps, kind regards Nigel & Val
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Pumpk
11 May 2016|
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Response from Nigel H | Property representative |
Yes we do offer a variety of breakfast options. We do a cooked breakfast of bacon, omelette and beans served with white, brown, of gluten free toast. We also offer Rarebit and Bacon Sandwiches. For lighter appetites, we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 16:00
Monday
09:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:30
Thursday
10:00 - 16:30
Friday
10:00 - 16:30
Saturday
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diamond Court Water Street | Derbyshire, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 813749
  • E-mail
Description
Because I Like It is a tearooms, with gluten-free,dairy-free and vegan options, as well as a gift shop and gallery in the centre of the beautiful Peak District town of Bakewell, Derbyshire.
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