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Mae's Tea Room & Gallery

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Uldale €€ - €€€ Cafe, British
The Old School | The Old School Uldale, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
+44 16973 71369
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (20 reviews)
“tray bakes” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British
€€ - €€€
The Old School | The Old School Uldale, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in mid Sunday afternoon. Missed Sunday lunch, which was OK as we were not hungry enough for a full meal. We had pulled pork and Chicken sandwiches in doorstep bread slices. Ice cream to follow. Excellent value. NOTE - not easy to find,...More

2  Thank travelling-man38
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Carlisle and Mae's is perfect for refreshments either on our way into the Lakes or on our way home. The service is always friendly and welcoming. The scones and cakes are delicious. Very reasonably priced. We love to visit and try to...More

3  Thank kimmills
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only called in whilst passing for a look at the gallery and to have an ice cream.The tea roo is located in the old village school. The tea room does a decent range of light meals, and cakes etc, but as we had lunch...More

3  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Pre booked for sunday lunch...have called in previously for coffee and scones and bacon/sausage butties. The whole experience was first class. The ambiance is great the food tasted fantastic. I had the lamb while my other half had beef. I must admit I am really...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We are a group of 10 cyclists from West Cumbria who used the cafe today. We had booked ahead and found the table all ready for us on arrival. The service was quick and friendly. We were all happy with what we had. Refills of...More

2  Thank dianne482017
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Hadn't been to Uldale for many years but had heard about Mae's so decided to have a ride up for lunch, we weren't disappointed. The old school building has had time and love spent on it and the result is so fit for purpose. We...More

3  Thank Joan G
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Had a lovely lunch here during the week, delicious home-made soups and beautiful rustic sarnies, nothing too much bother for Mark and we had our Daughter in her wheelchai, space was made and she loved it too! Top man and top scran!!

3  Thank Monkey_Hanger65
Reviewed 12 April 2017

On our weeks holiday in a cottage very near the tearoom we visited 3 times ,once for coffee and cake and twice for a meal . Each time the food,service and atmosphere were first class and excellent value for money. my family and I agree...More

1  Thank Johnc174
Reviewed 12 April 2017

what a lovely tea room this is and saw they also do evening meals and Sunday dinner. The building of the old school reminded my husband of his own village school he went to. Lovely food and friendly people - highly recommend

3  Thank 22Linda
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable stop after day on local fells. Dog welcomed as were our muddy boots (washed in a steam to try and clean). Range of local crafts to buy. Nice selection of cakes and decent tea.

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Claire M
When do you do evening meals?
12 November 2015|
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Response from pburgess2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes brilliant place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old School | The Old School Uldale, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Uldale
  • Phone Number: +44 16973 71369
  • E-mail
With everything from teas, coffees, snacks, crafts and evening meals, to wines, beers, gifts and delicious Sunday lunch, this restored Victorian School is must for visitors to the Lake District
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