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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 yesterday via mobile

2nd visit, this time for breakfast. Recommend the Austrian breakfast as something different. Fast efficient service, dog friendly. Shame they don't do the Hoisin Duck flatbread anymore but they have replaced it with a pulled pork one. Also sad that they can't sustain an evening...More

Thank businesstraveller078
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tea for two and the dog came too. Good cuppa and fabulous nutty tart. Absolutely love the decor. Would definitely revisit when next in the Lakes.

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in to the Challet late one afternoon and were treated with a very warm welcome and had the most fantastic afternoon tea. The rest of the menu just as delicious!

Thank John T
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely place. We discovered we had booked a room only at the Derwentwater Hotel, highly overpriced. We had a lovely cooked breakfast in this restaurant. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Pat b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely full Cumbrian breakfast, as I knew it would be. Lovely staff and a long serving chef who is always in a good mood!

Thank julian r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked here from Keswick which is a short pleasant wander. Stopped for a quick coffee and had a bacon sandwich and cheese scone as well as coffees. Lovely clean and dogs welcome inside too. Furniture is very high quality and really enjoyed stopping off here....More

1  Thank murphy001965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in after a walk for lunch hadn't been for a couple of years. Lovely as usual, well presented, well worth a visit.

Thank amberpop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long walk it was the perfect find! the staff were friendly and welcoming. The menu had a great variety and catered well for vegetarians. unfortunately i had no room left for cake! Will make a point of calling in again when next in...More

Thank lisa m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped to this tearoom for lunch whilst out walking. We had read that this place is Dog friendly which it was. My husband loves soup and said that the red pepper soup was absolutely delicious my mozzarella and tomatoes salad was incredible too. The...More

Thank StephT193
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stopped here many times over the years as it is the perfect rest stop when walking around Derwent water or coming back from Catbells. A clean and modern restaurant with a good menu and fantastic food. Lovely pleasant service quick and efficient. Plenty...More

Thank RitchieGrange
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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