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The Filling Station

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Crosthwaite Road, Keswick CA12 5PP, England
+44 17687 72103
09:00 - 15:00
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A well themed biker caff/diner serving a wide range of food from all day breakfasts to salads and burgers (it's also licenced ;-). We visited in Easter week for lunch and it was packed inside so we had to wait a few mins but the food was worth it, went back later in the week for breakfast.

1 Thank 4_Wandering_Walkers
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Called in for lunch today couldn't be bothered going into keswick so this place is great. Cheese burger as usual was ace 😃 wouldn't hesitate to recommend commend this little cafe. Friendly staff and all very helpful. Hope it won't be too long till my next visit....Keep up the good work folks

3 Thank 120Buttons
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Popped in for Breakfast and it was really, really busy! Service was quick and friendly and food was great. Have been before and will keep coming. Enough said!

2 Thank Mje C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in for lunch today and glad we did. Pancake stack was lovely and the bacon was fab. Blues burger was well cooked and loads of Stilton and the bookmaker sub was equally as good. Lady that served us was very friendly and other staff were walking round chatting to customers as well as working. A lovely little gem of... More 

4 Thank cumbriame79
Carlisle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Return visit was even better than the last. Dog friendly with a great choice of food for vegetarians.

2 Thank Poppie99
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited over an hour for breakfast. Arrived at 11.45am and at 1pm asked when our food might arrive. We were told that they were going to cook the order for another table first and ours would be STARTED next. The waitress used a cloth that was stinking of bacteria to wipe down our table. The whole table was left reeking!... More 

Thank Mel H
Durham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travel from Durham to eat at this superb cafe it's that good, it's always my first choice when in the Lake District with great veggie options and a "cool" vibe about the place, not to mention a motorcycle mounted on the wall! Recommended 👍🏍 🍰🍔☕️🍽

2 Thank ianmacphotos
Bingley, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called here last Sunday on a lovely sunny day so could sit outside. Lots of bikers here already but managed to get bike parked and a seat in the sun. Ordered the bacon sub with 2 lattes and a piece of Maple Choc slice for me. Sandwiches were lovely served in a brown sub and a good mug of Latte,... More 

2 Thank Marsdengirls
Workington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've heard so much hype about this place. Wasn't impressed at all. Pretty basic food and quite pricey.

Thank mrhoskin
Kendal, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each and every time we visit we are never disappointed - from a brew and cake to breakfast or pancakes to burger it's just perfect and never fails to disappoint.

1 Thank Hannah S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crosthwaite Road, Keswick CA12 5PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72103
Family friendly 60's themed cafe diner on the outskirts of Keswick, just 150yds from the A66 with off road private parking and outside seating. 'Highly Commended' by Cumbria Life Magazine in the 2013 Food & Drink Awards and finalists again in 2015. We offer freshly ground coffees and an extensive menu including all-day breakfasts, a wide range of Lakeland Steakburgers and sweet or savoury American Buttermilk pancake stacks in addition to a wide range of vegetarian dishes.

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