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Dodd Wood A691 | Mirehouse & Gardens, Keswick CA12 4QE, England
+44 17687 74317
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (28 reviews)
“mars bar cake” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dodd Wood A691 | Mirehouse & Gardens, Keswick CA12 4QE, England
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

A welcome sight after climbing dodd mountain. Or just to visit. Great tea and latte and snacks including a fantastic pear and peach flan!

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We called in for a bite to eat before visiting Mirehouse.. We were too early for lunch, so just had bacon sandwiches... Pleasant and very friendly service, decent enough food. Free top up on your cup of filter coffee.. They also do a nice lunchtime...More

1  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Had a nice lunch today at the tea shop. Food and serve good. Selection of cakes particularly good today. Would be nice if you could take dogs inside, however there is seating outside if it's a fair day. If you are in the area in...More

1  Thank Marc S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Very friendly - even gave us change for the parking meter. Excellent home made scones and a great chess and bacon breakfast - a brilliant location and seat to tip up when wet to stop you getting a wet bottom. What's not to like

Thank manstondrive
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This teashop offers a cosy, tasty relax at the foot of skiddaw. A great place to fuel before climbing, and also a perfect chill after a hard day on the hills. Very tasty food, and a good selection of drinks!

Thank sophie c
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our stop here - small but welcoming shop. Good food. Great variety to serve both children and adults. Perfect if you're visiting Mirehouse and/or hiking the trail to see the osprey nest.

Thank KaraJoy
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the charming gardens at Mirehouse, then stopped for lunch at The Old Sawmill. Excellent sweet potato soup with a cheese scone. Coffee and cakes also had to be tested. Friendly service.

Thank Ruth N
Reviewed 26 July 2017

After completing the Dodd walk what a lovely place to come and have a well earned creme tea very tasty. The young girl and chap serving were so pleasant and chatty even though it was busy nice touch.Would recommend you stop here.

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Popped in to the Old Sawmill Cafe after a walk up to the two Osprey viewing points. We had a pleasent seat on one of the outside tables and had some well prepared sustenance from the cafe. The food was well cooked and well presented,...More

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We stopped hear for a drink on a very hot day. It was stuffy inside but there was no shade outside. However there was a good range of soft drinks and the gluten free brownie was lovely!

Thank fday2016
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dodd Wood A691 | Mirehouse & Gardens, Keswick CA12 4QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 74317
Opposite "The Mirehouse" in Car Park at entrance to woodland walks and Birdlife Observation area called "Dodds Wood".
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