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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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Open Now
09:00 - 17:00 Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Chalet, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have stopped off here, whilst walking run the lake, many times. It never fails to please. Beautiful food and I can recommend the hot chocolate too. Our dogs always made to feel welcome too. I love it!

Thank jennifer_harris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really impressed by this place. All the dishes we had were excellent, really friendly staff with great service, and reasonable prices. Salads and flatbreads were particularly good. Also stopped for coffee and cakes, which were also good. Wholeheartedly recommended!

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really tasty food served quickly. Ideal for a quick lunch, breakfast or a snack. I particularly enjoyed the New York burger on my last visit - just thinking about it now makes me want one....

Thank Eskbank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited several times during our weeks stay and sampled much of the food on offer. We had three teenagers and 2 dogs and everyone was satisfied. The hot chocolate is excellent.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was excellent, staff efficient and very courteous. We were a party of four and all had different dishes and our party all rated the food highly.

1  Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be our favourite eating place when visiting Keswick. Dog friendly (during the daytime). Friendly staff, excellent quality food, well presented, sensibly priced. I like the fact the kitchen is open-plan meaning the process of your meal being prepared can be seen. The...More

Thank alwayshopePerthshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family Cheerful staff, dog friendly with cakes that were delicious. Scones cream and jam also went down a treat.

Thank Margaret E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over the last couple of years we have been here many times. It is consistently excellent. We normally get the full Cumbrian breakfast and highly recommend it. Dog friendly during the day

Thank James D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast 3 times this week lovely food and excellent service. We also ordered take away sandwiches which were very tasty and really filling Will always recommend this place.

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

As expected, everything was first class. Lovelt full Cumbrian breakfast and helpful, polite staff....still the best breakfast in the area by a country mile.

Thank julian r
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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 nettyjam | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately yes. Dogs are allowed in here. I think there should be a separate part for dog lovers and non dog lovers to eat. I don't want to hear dogs yelping and begging for food when I have my breakfast. Won't be... More
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, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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