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The Potting Shed Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
Grasmere Garden Village | Church Stile, Grasmere, England
+44 15394 35255
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (31 reviews)
“scones” (40 reviews)
“granary bread” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Grasmere Garden Village | Church Stile, Grasmere, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great little cafe in the Grasmere Garden centre. Highly recommended either for coffee or lunch. Quiet today, but can be very busy.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit the Lakes most years, and walk Grasmere each time. More than once we have sought sustenance, or refuge, in this restaurant. Simple. Good toilets. Basic menu. Fits the bill.

Thank Barrie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe has two levels. Upstairs you get an outside view, downstairs you are on the same level as the garden centre looking out on to the clothing shop. There was plenty of space and everywhere was clean. We had three hot chocolates, which were...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Called in on arriving at Grasmere to grab a quick lunch before our walk. I had a great salmon and prawn sandwich.

Thank Ericsson
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Have to say that the food looks great but the management need to respond to whether its acceptable to have to queue 20 minutes for two coffees. No criticism of the staff but only two staff serving at servery on busy saturday afternoon is poor....More

Thank tiddlypom12345
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

On the outskirts of Grasmere. The cafe is attached to a shop . The menu covers Breakfast to 11.30am, coffee and cakes and light meals. All hot food is prepared to order. Two soups of the day available. Plenty of seating and staff very pleasant....More

Thank John P
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Called into cafe this morning after walking into grasmere Two teas, two coffees a piece of carrot cake, one scone and a piece of shortbresd approx £16 Nice enough But 4 stars as butter for scone frozen solid and so so service

Thank happytimes23
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic lunch as usual soup lovely service good clean .never disappointed here . Staff helpful .toilets clean

Thank adrianwatson65
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My husband and I went to Grasmere just for the weekend and on a Sunday afternoon, this place was the last place open where you could get anything. Well done to you for serving right up to 4.45 pm when all the other cafes were...More

Thank Ju38
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Stopped here at the end of our walk around the lakes from Ambleside. A friendly welcome awaited us with a good coffee and a piece of homemade cake to provide a suitable rest and reflection.on a good mornings walk.

Thank MarkandJulieDavis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grasmere Garden Village | Church Stile, Grasmere, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 35255
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