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Bryson's Tea Room & Craft Bakery

42 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
+44 17687 72257
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“plum bread” (24 reviews)
“cakes” (153 reviews)
“rarebit” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The downstairs is basically a cake shop with a few scattered tables and the main restaurant/tea room is upstairs. This is a large soul-less room which could do with a bit of effort made. The staff could do with making a bit of an effort...More

Thank dianaen
Reviewed 5 days ago

I come here for the lovely Plumb Bread. However today I felt very sorry for a harmless couple who were also buying Plumb Bread. The older lady serving them was either stressed or unsuited to a customer facing role, as she was really quite rude...More

Thank HonestOpinions2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in here for a late breakfast and were not disappointed. All the food was very tasty and the lady serving us was polite and professional (there were other staff there that seemed a little less friendly)... While we were waiting for our food...More

Thank jessyr00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived in Keswick and sought out a coffee. A wide selection of cakes and drinks available in this bakers with an impressive counter. However, the staff are a little lack lustre in their service, but were friendly, and the price is on the high side....More

Thank Juechap
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the upstairs tea room. Well presented food. They try with the service but it needs more waiters and more edge to make this a real destination place. With more effort this establishment could clean up in effort.

Thank David461
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for a cup of tea and slice of cake early Tuesday afternoon. Little choice and nothing spectacular. The tray bakes we had were ok and the tea was fine but the whole place was badly in need of a bit of organisation and...More

Thank AMW1970
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for the famous florentines, to be told they'd not had them in all week.... surely they bake them... Had a look at the selection of rolls etc available for lunch, was just before 2pm and was dissatisfied with the choice. Grabbed a few cakes...More

Thank Campbell B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fancied a cup of tea and a cake upon arriving in the Lakes. Whilst the cheese scones were tasty we could of made the pot of tea and drink it in our own home the time it took for the queue to be served and...More

Thank RDAW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good introduction to the cafes around Keswick . A nice lunch with good service . The food was pretty filling but there was a nice selection of breads to choose from and the desserts looked like decent portions although we didn't try them as...More

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While traveling, I'd seen Bryson's bakes at several places and was excited to try the original in Keswick. When We got there I was surprised that most of the treats were packaged. There were only a few fresh things. Alas the lemon cake was delicious!

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Debra R
20 January 2017|
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Response from DebraT910 | Property representative |
Evening Debra, I'm really sorry to hear this. Do you recall how much you paid so I can follow it up with the coffee bar staff? Am I correct in assuming you were at Keswick? Look forward to hearing from you kind regards... More
25 August 2015|
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Response from Debra T | Property representative |
Dear Reviewer, I am sorry that you were not happy with your visit today but I do thank you for bringing this to my attention. Please be assured that I will look into this immediately! Kind regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72257
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