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Bosuns Locker Cafe

41 Piel Street | Roa Island, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0QL, England
+44 1229 434171
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
41 Piel Street | Roa Island, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0QL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When we're out and about we always call in at the Bosuns Locker for an ice cream. This time we called we had lunch and we were not disappointed. Excellent choice, food arrive quickly all freshly made.

Thank Sunshine1477
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have just been for lunch today for the first time, and was pleasantly surprised. Amazing value for money, and amazing portion sizes. I had the cheese and onion homemade pie, and it was delicious. We booked a table, and judging by how busy it was,...More

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe is lovely and is at end of road where you can look across to Piel Island. We were able to take our dog in which was a bonus as it was a hot day and the cafe was cool. Good choice of food...More

Thank curlystuff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best to book as usually busy because of its great reputation. Good varied menu, home cooked quality food and served with a smile. We visit regularly in the year with friends or family.

Thank Norman P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little cafe on the Main Street of this small island is not much to look at from the outside but the menu and food are really good. They have tables outside on the street but also have small courtyard with tables and comfy chairs,...More

Thank Carole A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been to Bosuns locker a few times even though small and compact staff are always friendly and accommodating the food is always excellent and plentiful

Thank cumbriat0wny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely coastal cafe, excellent food and icecream for those hot summer days. Well worth a visit to anyone staying in the area.

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bosuns Locker is a small family run cafe not far from the Lifeboat station at Roa Island. The food is always good and the staff are friendly. Today I had as a starter Devilled Kidneys on Toast. Normally it comes in a bowl with the...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Down to earth, no-fuss restaurant with great food. Staff is friendly, prices are very reasonable, portion sizes are large. If I lived in the area I would be there every day for lunch!!

Thank Xamen-Ha
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Staff looked relaxed to the point of rudeness. Pity I hadn't read reviews before visiting as I would have tried elsewhere. The menu looks good, a nice mix of starters, mains and sweets at very fair prices. I would say this is a no frills...More

1  Thank Hogi77
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you do afternoon tea and how much is it?
1 April 2017|
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Response from chadd2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea but everything I've ever had there has been very good and reasonably priced !
Do you have any gluten free options on the menu?
30 September 2016|
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Response from Philip G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure you would need to contact Bosuns Locker direct
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Piel Street | Roa Island, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 0QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Barrow-in-Furness
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 434171
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