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The Garden Bistro

Crow Park Road | Greta Gardens, Keswick CA12 5EL, England
+44 17687 73437
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Crow Park Road | Greta Gardens, Keswick CA12 5EL, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

During our recent stay in Keswick we visited this establishment 4 times for various types of meals and snacks including Sunday Lunch which was excellent. On each occasion the staff could not have been more friendly or obliging. The food was excellent and the prices...More

Thank angusrace6
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We'd seen the signs for the Garden Bistro but it was a little difficult to find. I'm glad we persevered. We had a very tasty, reasonably priced breakfast. The staff were very welcoming and it appeared to be spotlessly clean.

1  Thank MrsTish2017
Reviewed 14 October 2017

What a great find. I think because it is out of the way we hadn't found it before, but it turns out it has been open for 3 years! The service was excellent and the seating was very comfortable. The coffee was really good. I...More

Thank 165Becky
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Booked Sunday lunch arrived half hour early greeted with a friendly smile by waiting staff it was no problem invited to a table ordered too course soup and a beef dinner it was served by two young girls who were polite and friendly staff there...More

Thank David P
goosewell, Owner at The Garden Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review - it is always nice to hear that my Staff, of whom I am very proud of, are serving our customers with a smile and a cheery disposition, and that we are providing a very relaxed atmosphere in which...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

My sister and I always enjoy a meal at the Garden Bistro when we visit Keswick. The staff are friendly and helpful, the food is consistently good and it’s a relaxing place to be. In summer it’s lovely to be able to sit out, but...More

Thank 178barbara
goosewell, Owner at The Garden Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a lovely review - it is very much appreciated - hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic birthday lunch for my cousins 30th x there was 8 of us and we had a selection from daily specials and the everyday menu x everything was top class fresh vegetables on the specials which makes all the difference !! The staff...More

Thank Carol T
goosewell, Owner at The Garden Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely review - so happy all was good for you

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Jackie and all her staff are all very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble , I regularly eat breakfast and lunch and the gorgeous bistro, the food is amazing , soups homemade and the best ive had , all the food is home made...More

1  Thank sharonhS3344LX
goosewell, Owner at The Garden Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you for your very kind review - It continues to make us all happy that we are offering such good all round service and food at The Garden Bistro - we all look forward to welcoming you again soon

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Visited in September for a light lunch, soup and a sausage barm. Excellent food at a reasonable price. Spotlessly clean and comfortable surroundings. Friendly and very helpful staff. Nice garden to sit out in, unfortunately it was wet so we were unable to enjoy the...More

Thank IAN C
goosewell, Owner at The Garden Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review it is encouraging to see that people do see other things - like the surroundings and the quality of staff as well as the quality and value we offer for food - many thanks and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Previous visit for breakfast was good. This time lunch - food appeared very processed and frankly poor quality in my view. Fish pie - bland. The "vegetables" straight from a tin of peas. Potatoes looked and tasted like "packet mash" and the fish was unappetising....More

1  Thank James T
goosewell, Owner at The Garden Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Hi there, so sorry to hear you did not enjoy your meal with us - we take all our reviews seriously and try to learn from them - the fish pie on this occassion was actually made by myself and was made using fresh monkfish,...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Mary and I came here for afternoon tea on her birthday and it was 1st. Class. Everything from the venue to the tea and not forgetting the staff was brilliant.

1  Thank MartLakeDistrict
goosewell, Owner at The Garden Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you so much for your favourable review - it is nice to have your appreciation and we hope to see you again soon

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Chinty T
10 February 2017|
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Thanks Jackie
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hamburg_8
7 March 2016|
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Response from goosewell | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, sorry we do not allow dogs in the Bistro, but they are welcome on to the Patio, weather permitting !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crow Park Road | Greta Gardens, Keswick CA12 5EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 73437
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Description
Bistro with large outdoor garden seated area - open 10 til 3 - also available for private functions and private dining in the evenings - serves a traditional Sunday lunch every week for which booking is advisable - unfortunately we do not allow dogs in the bistro but they are welcome in the seated garden area
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