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The Wild Strawberry

52-54, Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JT, England
+44 17687 74399
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (70 reviews)
“cake” (38 reviews)
“sandwich” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
52-54, Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JT, England
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1 - 10 of 467 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

If I had reviewed this cafe just 2 days earlier then my rating would have been much higher. We visited here on Monday and the young man that served us was friendly and helpful and the food was good. Unfortunately by Wednesday the older man...More

1  Thank marie1936
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not been here before and could not fault the speed or quality of service. My wife called in for a light lunch and took the home made mushroom soup. Boy was it good and piping hot right to the last spoonful. There were large chunks...More

Thank Papadapa
Reviewed 1 week ago

After finding a table upstairs a member of staff cleared the table, wiped all the crumbs straight onto the floor, dropped a menu on the table then disappeared without saying a word. It was clearly indicated that staff would take orders at the table. Staff...More

2  Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very very slow service and the staff were not on the ball. What a shame as good and coffees good! Order was wrong and took 40 minutes to order and get our coffee and cakes. We had a child with us and she was served...More

1  Thank janeychal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a friend here on Saturday at lunch time after many people had recommended this to me. It was busy. We found a table. after a few minutes a man walked around the counter picked to two clipboards with menus on them and threw...More

4  Thank Olli3owl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this cafe on a Saturday afternoon. My husband and I were treating our in laws to a cafe lunch on a rainy Cumbrian afternoon. We arrived at the beautifully decorated and quaint little cafe just off the Main Street and were delighted we...More

1  Thank AEH_2216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited 40 mins then had to ask if someone could take our order. We then waited another 10 mins. The coffees arrived lukewarm, order was confused, brought one extra coffee and 2 small coffees which were ordered large. 7 of us were present. The...More

1  Thank Alison F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not for the better; staff pleasant enough, but I had to send my square crumpets back because they were raw! Decided to have a toasted tea cake instead; it was thin and burnt! We used to come here every day when in Keswick, what a...More

1  Thank Jackie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped into the cafe for the first time after many visits to Keswick and its a traditional English cafe serving traditional English food with service straight out of Victoria Woods "Two Soups" sketch. 3 hot chocolates and a bowl of chips took 50 minutes to...More

1  Thank Dr3w66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quick visit for a drink with my hubby. The service was very friendly and super quick. I tried one of the Hot Chocolates and it was gorgeous......loads of cream and marshmallows too.....mmmmmmmm. The meals on other tables looked lovely......huge burgers. Defo try next time!...More

Thank Cassie E
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Questions & Answers
23 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from wildstrawb | Property representative |
We do gift vouchers , we 'only' do afternoon tea for two - £29.50 x
17 January 2017|
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Response from GaryatHB | Property representative |
We are now open
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52-54, Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JT, England (Formerly The Wild Strawberry Coffee Shop)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 74399
Small Local Family run coffee shop and restaurant offering light lunches,Homemade Soups,Scones,Cakes and vintage Afternoon teas ...Renowned for its full Cumbrian Breakfasts
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