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The Chalet Tearooms and Restaurant

The Chalet, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
+44 17687 72757
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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The Chalet, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great breakfast, two full English which I’m assured were delicious, and one Chalet Austrian which was also delicious. Just the thing to set you up for the day in the Lake District.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LizaDurham999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on 9/01/19. Lovely lunch and friendly staff. The place is dog friendly. I myself had my dog with me too and my dog managed to sit quietly. The table next to us however had 2 very yappy dogs. We presumed they were going to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Lakelandwalker32
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Keswick for New Year week and walked along to Portinscale on our last morning for breakfast. Two of us had the full Cumbrian and the other had the Austrian. All thoroughly enjoyed our food and agreed that it was good value. We often...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Val T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This excellent tea room is suitable for muddy walkers or drivers in smart clothes looking for a cuppa. We called in for tea and cake after a day on the hills and thoroughly enjoyed them. Others were tucking into more substantial meals that looked rather...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Kouyanet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great breakfast yesterday, this cafe caters for all tastes, is lovely atmosphere plus they welcome dogs. We will be back

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 188jes49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very decent food, fresh homemade scones and cakes. Incredible and fresh pizza. Staff relationship with customers is very friendly, also dogs is welcome.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank zounit3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called here enroute from Keswick on a 12 mile walk around Derwent water lake. Only had a coffee and cake although other customers main meals looked delicious.

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank E7083QYchristinet
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Pit stop mid walk on a cold December day. We had an enjoyable and tasty lunch, served by friendly and pleasant staff. Regular visitors to this lovely, cozy restaurant. We will be back soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Maggie T
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Great service and excellent food,its such a gem of a venue so well planned and designed 👌🏽friendly and helpful staff

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank andarg2017
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on the way to Ambleside and so pleased we did.. The full English breakfast was lovely all fresh produce and lovely staff too.. love the fact dogs are allowed inside even though we sat out as it was a sunny day, blankets are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank jsouthward
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Questions & Answers
29 May 2016|
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Response from MirfieldMan |
We were advised now only open day time as its not in busy Keswick. Nice place but understand not much evening trade.
17 April 2016|
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Response from Bramble22 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most definitely
Sue M
29 July 2015|
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Response from LDS5355 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Open every day until 5 pm as tearooms. Open also as a really good restaurant in the evenings from 6.30 pm except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We love it in the evenings - food is excellent .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chalet, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Portinscale
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72757
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Tearooms and Restauran, serving high quality food and wine in a stunning location near the shores of derwent water..
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