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The Potting Shed Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
Grasmere Garden Village | Church Stile, Grasmere, England
+44 15394 35255
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (44 reviews)
“soup” (31 reviews)
“granary bread” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Grasmere Garden Village | Church Stile, Grasmere, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came off the hills after a particularly wet walk dripping. Thankfully the place seems set up for dripping humans (and dogs that I noticed). Food was fine-we had big bowl of soup and meat platter shareread. Prices a bit high but looking around Grasmere. ..they...More

Thank Hells72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sorry but I am unable to put a positive comment, we had the beef burger with chunky chips, my burger was only just cooked and my wife’s was still blood red in the middle, I sent my wife’s back only for it to come back...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we go here for lunch, when out walking around grasmere. great food options and even a play area for the kids. plenty of room for prams and a baby change area. It can be noisy when busy, but you are eating in a garden center,...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great little cafe in the Grasmere Garden centre. Highly recommended either for coffee or lunch. Quiet today, but can be very busy.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We visit the Lakes most years, and walk Grasmere each time. More than once we have sought sustenance, or refuge, in this restaurant. Simple. Good toilets. Basic menu. Fits the bill.

Thank Barrie L
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This cafe has two levels. Upstairs you get an outside view, downstairs you are on the same level as the garden centre looking out on to the clothing shop. There was plenty of space and everywhere was clean. We had three hot chocolates, which were...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Called in on arriving at Grasmere to grab a quick lunch before our walk. I had a great salmon and prawn sandwich.

Thank Ericsson
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Have to say that the food looks great but the management need to respond to whether its acceptable to have to queue 20 minutes for two coffees. No criticism of the staff but only two staff serving at servery on busy saturday afternoon is poor....More

Thank tiddlypom12345
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

On the outskirts of Grasmere. The cafe is attached to a shop . The menu covers Breakfast to 11.30am, coffee and cakes and light meals. All hot food is prepared to order. Two soups of the day available. Plenty of seating and staff very pleasant....More

Thank John P
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Called into cafe this morning after walking into grasmere Two teas, two coffees a piece of carrot cake, one scone and a piece of shortbresd approx £16 Nice enough But 4 stars as butter for scone frozen solid and so so service

Thank happytimes23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grasmere Garden Village | Church Stile, Grasmere, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 35255
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