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19 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BS, England
+44 17687 75973
08:30 - 16:00
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York, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here for a quick coffee and cake during a rainy day in Keswick. The smell of chip fat hung in the air. We ordered at the counter downstairs and took a window seat upstairs. There are sofas and comfy chairs along with standard tables and chairs. The sofas were losing their covers. A little pricey for a small... More 

Thank Christine C
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used to visit this place regularly for breakfasts, they did a superb Haggis, Black Pudding and poached egg on sourdough. No longer. Since changing hands, the breakfast is 'adequate' at best. Overcooked and hard fired eggs, burned bacon...I'll stop there. The staff are friendly but appear less than competent. However, the sandwiches to take away are OK as they... More 

Thank Multiplexrc
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

this is a cafe almost wholly upstairs, with ordering at ground level where one is tempted by amazing bakery, Delicious cakes and paninis and so on. Good coffee. Upstairs there isn't a lot of room but a lovely relaxed atmosphere with books and magazines. Great and made by the cexcellent

Thank cumbrianomad
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Good butties, good LOCAL staff who took time to take my order, talk to me, prepared well and delicious sandwich

Thank D M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Thirty minutes for a soup from a soup kettle after reminding of my existence. Five people in cafe, two staff members on and the excuse of being single handed given. Lack of professionalism. If this establishment didn't have a rotating clientele I can imaging that it wouldn't exist very long. Not a terrible product at the end but soured by... More 

1 Thank dildo h
Leicester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We always make for this small coffee house, which has excellent selection of snack meals. Cakes are great too, and the choice of sandwich fillings is extensive. Good coffee too.

Thank silebymgordon
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Called in for a quick bite after our walk around derwent water. The wife had a sandwich which was served with a generous side salad I had the vegetable soup which was nice but a little too peppery for my taste. Good food good price

Thank Paul J
Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 2016

service slow and food ran out - the latter cannot be helped. However my friend ordered a full special - quiche, potatoes and salad, and chips for her child. Eventually a plate arrived with a quiche and chips. She was surprised as paid and ordered the special so girl went down to get the rest of the meal, we thought.... More 

1 Thank owl50
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Visited at on Saturday 09:05. Staff were just setting up but agreed to serve. We sat upstairs which was a nice room but overnight had got cold. Breafast arrived quickly and was good ingredients, nicely cooked. Only crticism was due to the ambient temperature it went cold quickly.

Thank Ian G
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Sat upstairs in a very comfortable lounge area. Called late afternoon for coffee and sandwiches. Sandwiches were jam packed with filling and very tasty with a small side salad. Good coffee, prices reasonable and friendly staff.

Thank DeeJAdvisor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 75973
The Pumpkin has new owners, so new things happening, call in and see Chris and look out for all his new ideas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?