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The Lingholm Kitchen & Walled Garden

Lingholm Kitchen, The Lingholm Estate | Portinscale, Keswick, CA12 5TZ, Portinscale, Keswick, England
+44 17687 71206
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“cakes” (63 reviews)
“bread” (34 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lingholm Kitchen, The Lingholm Estate | Portinscale, Keswick, CA12 5TZ, Portinscale, Keswick, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As a rule I don’t give negative reviews but in this case I have done. I have been a few times now over the last year and must admit the food is good my gripe is the stealth charge that I got caught up in...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped here for a late lunch while walking around Derwentwater. Popular cafe that does sandwiches, hot meals and cakes. Lovely views out of the large folding doors and plenty of seating. Great find.

Thank CaledonianCalling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for a coffee , lovely settings and dogs allowed we opted for the custard tart and the lemon meringue tart both tasty and reasonably priced , the birds are also really tame here and like the cakes.

Thank debste14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a number of snacks and breakfasts here over our 3 day stay in Braithwaite Appreciated the free carafes of water... everywhere should do this! Generous portions and good selection of food with delicious cakes... a must! Attentive and very smiley staff Great find

Thank RAINBOWDurham
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lingholm Estate is beautiful and we are so pleased that we booked onto their afternoon tea event to learn about the history of the house. It was our first time to the estate and all of the staff were friendly, helpful and made everyone...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to this cafe twice now and its a holiday highlight. The food is great with a good selection, and I can recommend both the porridge and eggs royale. It's a lovely treat to eat in the open air with views of the beautiful...More

Thank CatTopsy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on Saturday! Beautiful gardens and the cakes were amazing! Bakewell cake is recommended! Coffee was great as well!

Thank Suziep666
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic experience! Had an afternoon tea here today for a group of 11 (special birthday celebration!) and it was one of the best experiences I've had in a long time. The presentation, the time and care taken over the food (including a gluten...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I asked to order gluten free French Toast with smoked bacon and maple syrup. I was told they couldn't as its brioche bread. (Actually you can buy a sliced brioche gluten free loaf in Sainsburys locally) I asked the lady on the till to please...More

Thank Melanie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited August 2017 was a wet day seemed a lovely place so when we went to Keswick again in April the weather was better so decided to visit again. But it will be the last time. Just received a parking fine for £100 as we...More

2  Thank Helenleigh
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19 September 2017|
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Response from Craig P | Reviewed this property |
Don't post... "I don't know", "maybe", "try giving them a call" or any other such ridiculous comment! If you know for a fact, one way or the other, the answer to the question then post an answer otherwise, shut up!
Diane B
27 August 2017|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
No you don't its always open
Anne C
16 August 2017|
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Response from Katebw | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant provides both vegetation and vegan meals, but I believe the menu for these is reasonably limited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lingholm Kitchen, The Lingholm Estate | Portinscale, Keswick, CA12 5TZ, Portinscale, Keswick, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Portinscale
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 71206
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