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The Narrowbar Cafe

13 Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SR, England
+44 1768 891417
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
13 Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a Saturday morning cooked breakfast, staff very friendly, good selection on the menu and all cooked to a very high standard. Asked for something which wasn't on the menu for our daughter and it was no hassle. They also have a selection...More

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK it's a little dated but very friendly staff and it's dog friendly too. Lunch was nice so worth a visit

Thank stephen f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Narrowbar Cafe is warm, welcoming and full of good food. We stumbled across it a few days ago and had their excellent spinach and coconut soup so back again today this time for something different. And that’s what we got. The smashed avocado with...More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The waether ouside was bitter the welcombe inside was warming. Table service, staff could not have better.Snacks of a wide range at reasonable prices.Far better than chain outlet around the corner

2  Thank 941douglasb
Reviewed 5 December 2017

If only all independent cafes were as good as the Narrowbar, I would never go to another chain place. I've just spent a few days in Penrith. My landlady suggested the Narrowbar and I had coffee, coffee and cake (I must try and make their...More

3  Thank Rosie D
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Visited the cafe for something different. Getting fed up of ‘chain’ cafes. The lunch menu had a great selection, my husband and I tried two different wraps - which came with a lovely salad and coleslaw. Very tasty. Will definitely pop in again when we’re...More

1  Thank Pearlie22
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is just a small cafe but good value and service. We had coffees and snacks at very reasonable cost.

1  Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I had lunch here today with my daughter and we both went for the jacket potatoes, mine was with home made chilli and my daughter had beans, both came with a lovely salad and was really filling. The service was really good and quick also.

1  Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Very good breakfast with two rounds of toast white or granary plenty of food on the plate that was well cooked. The coffee was very pleasing. Staff were helpful and pleasant. This restaurant is very central in Penrith out of either door to shops. It...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We had lunch at this café, the food was wholesome and freshly prepared. Staff very friendly and helpful and the café also caters for anyone who has a diet restriction. If ever in the area again we would be returning to this café.

Thank gwraig66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 891417
Delicious home cooked meals using locally sourced quality ingredients, daily changing specials, all day breakfasts, fresh home-baked scones, cakes and teacakes, sweet treats, milkshakes, fruit smoothies, and the very best Lavazza coffee.
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