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The Potting Shed Cafe

Grasmere Garden Village | Church Stile, Grasmere, England
+44 15394 35255
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“soup” (25 reviews)
“scones” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Grasmere Garden Village | Church Stile, Grasmere, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a drinks break. Ordered 2 "hot" chocolates and 1 tea and an earl grey. The chocolate was at best luke warm and we were only served 1 pot of tea with 2 bags in. No earl grey. Disappointing visit.

Thank paulc051
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Grasmere at lunch time and, being the Easter holidays, it seemed that all the little tea rooms and cafés in the village were bursting at the seams - the weather wasn't particularly good yet even all the outdoor seating areas were full....More

Thank JessieWelsh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Grasmere, park at the gardening centre (for free) and pop into the Potting shed which is just inside for a great burger and fries at good price.

Thank spwilliams13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the title said we had a nice drink after a long walk. We also had a flapjack. All was good and reasonable priced. The food that was being eaten by other dinners looked good. Quite a busy place and had to Waite a bit...More

Thank fernbank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have stopped here a few times and always been impressed with the food and cleanliness/ atmosphere. Cappuccino are good as is the scone with clotted cream which is massive. It can get busy but its a garden centre in the centre of Grasmere so you...More

Thank NickTime
Reviewed 15 April 2017

we spent a good fifteen minutes waiting whilst one young girl served and nobody else came to help. the other staff looked but didn't help her.left in the end to somewhere else.it looked grubby too.

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Always stop here on our way to Keswick had a lovely light lunch and coffee. Car park at the back is very useful. Also bought a plant

Thank susan w
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Gorgeous place especially after the weekend rush! There were the occasional ignorant few folks but they were from the big smoke so maybe that's how it is down there! Shame some people can't go with the flow and have to moan on about everything that...More

Thank dunnel47
Reviewed 2 April 2017

As we were looking round the garden centre we stopped for tea for two. Horendous queues and very expensive tea. There are better places to stop for drinks in Grasmere.

Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Good menu and nice feel, a little expensive but I think that's just the lake district norm. Very clean and tidy and relaxing atmosphere after a lovely walk.will be back

Thank sarah l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available
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Kids, Child-friendly, 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