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Cafe Bar 26

26 Lake Road | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
+44 17687 80863
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Cafe, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Lake Road | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went in here on a cold drizzly day for lunch and oh boy how they delivered just what we needed. A couple of side plates of Japanese dumplings (must try!) Sweet potato fries topped with Mediterranean vegetables, Goan stew and meatballs with macaroni. All...More

Thank jos710
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We just stopped by for coffee and soup and a scone. All were home made, excellent and great value for money. That we were welcomed with our dog was a real bonus . Well worth a visit

Thank MoretonBoy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for years, always a great ambience and the food is delicious. We had chorizo hash, spicy Spanish meatballs, tamarind prawns, smoked salmon and dill, fries with alioli, Parma ham & melon. All delicious. The only downside is the place is so popular...More

Thank LizaDurham999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a mother’s day lunch before our walk Although they were very busy the food and service where outstanding. If your a local or visiting the lakes this is by far the best place in Keswick to pop in for food or just...More

Thank Stanleycgardiner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loverly looking place and always popular. This visit was way better than the last and ithe young lady who seemed to be in charge was doing a great job. Lovely wine

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely cafe serving fresh, home made food in a cool venue close to Derwent Water. Great atmosphere and service. Loved it!

Thank Dianne F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for ‘lunch’ today. Illy coffee absolutely perfect - best coffee we have had all week (in a variety of places!) I had a bacon brioche - really good and lovely delicate freshness of brioche really complemented delicious bacon! My wife had ‘smashed avocado...More

Thank Nigel W
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Love this place when visiting Keswick and always take friends and family. Sadly this time underwhelmed by food and service and last over charged which didn't get resolved. Told there would be a forty minute wait but turned into over an hour and a couple...More

Thank Tower4dog
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Called in essentially for morning coffee and cake - party of six and none of us disappointed - there are many competing cafe/bars within the immediate area but I thoroughly recommend this one.

Thank louiedebounce
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Great staff and fab food. Very enjoyable. Only niggle was that we asked for a side order of chunky chips and got skinny fries but still nice x

Thank Janewuk
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Amy R
19 July 2016|
Response from AJOK | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, best ask the owners
22 March 2015|
Response from NorthCoffeebeans | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for your enquiry. I am afraid we do not take bookings in the evenings unless it is for a party of more than 6. We usually do not have a problem with this though as tables tend to turn around fairly quickly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Lake Road | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 80863
  • E-mail
Located on a bustling pedestrian street in the heart of Keswick, close to the busy market square and shores of Lake Derwentwater, Cafe Bar 26 is a relaxed Mediterranean style cafe bistro by day and a vibrant wine and cocktail bar in the evening with a unique atmosphere. Feeling peckish? We serve brunch and lunch Tuesday - Sunday 10.00am - 4pm and tapas 4pm - 9.00pm. We also serve great illy coffee, interesting wines, continental beers, cocktails and champagne all day long! Perfect after a day on the fells or simply a stroll around the shops. There is also open mic night every Wednesday from 9.00pm. We are closed Mondays.
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