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Laura in the Lakes

The Mill House 43 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5DS, England
+44 17687 75050
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tiffin” (28 reviews)
“scones” (115 reviews)
“cake” (48 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Mill House 43 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5DS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went in fairly late in the day and long after lunch but there was still plenty of good foot to choose from. I had a really lovely quiche and my husband had a sausage roll. Great coffee too - very happy!

Thank WonkyWabbit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious cherry almond scones. They are huge and taste so good with the jam and clotted cream. Definitely my fav scones i have had!

Thank GabbyDurrin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have got to try the cherry and almond scones, they are gorgeous - properly shaped scones, not like the rock-cakey things you get in most tea shops. Good quality clotted cream and jam too. Our cream was over-chilled and hard - not worth losing...More

Thank Tsuyoiko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had travelled to the Lake District for the day from Whitby and had decided to have breakfast in Keswick when we arrived. We paid for 2 hours parking to give ourselves plenty of time and Laura in the Lakes looked like...More

Thank Emma P
ShepherdessKeswick, Owner at Laura in the Lakes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to wrote this review. It was indeed a very busy breakfast on Saturday morning. Our menus state that we offer complimentary refills of your teapot, its a shame you didn't see this. We also explain on our menus that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favourite place for breakfast in Keswick. Open at 8am. Wide range of food prepared quickly and served by attentive cheerful staff. Seating both outside (+/- canopy) or indoors. Scrambled egg on brown toast always hits the mark.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hot chocolate was alright. But I was really looking forward to maple syrup and bacon pancakes, they are a very American thing and should therefore be made with crispy/streaky bacon, not the weird tasting English bacon, it's just weird and wrong. The bacon was also...More

Thank Lois W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for breakfast on the last morning of our holiday ahead of a long drive home. The full English was just the ticket - nicely cooked fresh ingredients and reasonably priced. Nice location, though the cramped table arrangement outside is awkward for people trying...More

Thank Climber359602
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in the lakes we visited Keswick for the day. The town was lovely and plenty to see and look round. While here we stopped for some lunch and sat inside for some food. The staff were very friendly smiling all the time and bought...More

Thank 1bungle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in a busy spot on the main pedestrianised route through Keswick this is a small but bustling littel cafe. It serves a range of teas, coffees and cakes along with more robust meals. We had a lunch here as well as a breakfast and...More

Thank michael186311
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for tea and cakes after a trip around the lake. A good sized pot of tea each and excellent cakes. We left something behind which was rather important to us and called the cafe next day. They had found it and as we...More

Thank Jerry W
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15 May 2015|
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Response from jqr2015 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Charlie, you will also see from many other reviews that there was no welcome, or an unfriendly one. These occur regularly, so there is something not quite right amongst the mix of staff you have. It may be worth your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mill House 43 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 75050
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