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Flock Inn cafe & tea shop

Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
+44 17687 77675
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“stews” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (27 reviews)
“herdwick lamb” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this new little cafe! So cute and brilliantly placed for many walks in the area. Well stocked with tasty cakes etc and has a sitting out area. Shame no dogs allowed inside when the area is generally very dog friendly (and let's be honest,...More

Thank helzbelz96
Reviewed 12 June 2017

nice old fashioned friendly cafe using home produce. food looked very homely and filling and certain cater for the walkers etc

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

After a busy day getting lost in the Lakes, a boat trip on Ullswater, and a short wander - a cup of tea sounded awesome! As we were lost we obviously didn't know where to search, but luckily came across a sign offering cafe and...More

Thank Simon A
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Found this by chance and it was the perfect stop for lunch. You have to try the Herdy Pasty the are delicious.

Thank FET186487
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Stopped for a quick coffee break after a walk over from Watlendeth, friendly staff and a lovely little garden to sit in the sunshine.

Thank Woollylakes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Good cup of tea welcome at end of walk. Friendly and interesting staff. Better than the local hostelries for cost.

Thank Bugs1947
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We stopped here for morning tea when we were half way through a walk. Wasn't very busy. We sat around the back looking out over a paddock. We had a pint of tea each

Thank MrsElfa
Reviewed 11 December 2016

On Sunday 11th December my wife and I intended to walk in Borrowdale and visit the Flock Inn for lunch, as we have in the past, rather than carry a packed lunch on our walk in Borrowdale. Being a quiet period in the Lakes we...More

3  Thank Paulus30
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Nestled in the beautiful hill side this is a great no nonsense cafe, which mainly caters for walkers. Simple menu of wonderful home cooked soup, stew, pasties and sandwiches.

Thank purpleTerry
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot recommended to us by a local, as with the repair being made to rotheswaite bridge you wouldn't think you could cross the River Derwent to get to the cafe, you can just 400yds beyond the bridge. A must is the garden which has...More

Thank shepski_11
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Simon D
21 October 2016|
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Response from Topman4 | Reviewed this property |
I think it may be 9.00. I know it closes at 5.00. It may have different winter hours.
Simon D
21 October 2016|
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Response from frigate | Reviewed this property |
sorry for delay. I really don't know, only that we were there just after lunch...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Borrowdale  >  Rosthwaite
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 77675
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