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Bryson's Tea Room & Craft Bakery

42 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
+44 17687 72257
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“plum bread” (24 reviews)
“cakes” (104 reviews)
“scone” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
42 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
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1 - 10 of 489 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of staff walking around with little interest in asking you anything like "how can we help?" or "do you need service?". Eventually we placed our order for 2 teas with lemon drizzle cake and lemon cream-topped cake. Both cakes were dry and tasteless. Shops...More

Thank OldButNew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited tea room mid morning for cake and drinks enjoyed it so much we decided to return for lunch,both times it was excellent both food and staff could not be faulted.

1  Thank _david2carter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the cheese scone with chill jam and a wedge of cheese. Husband had carrot and cranberry soup which was also very good.

1  Thank Margeryreade
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to Bryson's anticipating a delicious lunch - disappointed. Upstairs cafe was crowded and service slow. Vegetable soup was good and wholesome - see photo - but the 'signature sandwich' very disappointing - it is just not acceptable to have 'processed cheese' slices! And the...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Keswick,means we MUST visit Brysons!!!! Breakfast is a joy!!! Great bacon,eggs,sausage,beans,mushrooms and toast-with OJ and coffee-the only way to start the day!!! Great food,sered by fantastic staff!!! Well done Brysons!!!! See you soon!!!

1  Thank Chriss52
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Had a homemade pasty and tea / coffee outside. Purchased at counter so no waiting for service. Excellent quick lunch. Only room for one in Gents toilet - given size of upstairs tea room not sufficient as had to wait.

1  Thank Pentlander
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Visited recently with my husband for a quick bite to eat and drink whilst visiting the town centre. Ordered a cheese scone and milkshake and it was nothing to rave about considering how amazing all the cakes and pastries looked on the counter. I found...More

Thank hollyadele
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Thought we would pop in for afternoon tea and a wee scone for the little one. Very slow service, we had to ask at one point if we can get served. The main guy upstairs had a total attitude problem and finally took our order...More

2  Thank David34eyes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Called in this morning before a meeting. Woman behind the counter didn't make eye contact. Then the tills wouldn't work and they couldn't even give me the correct change as the money was in the tills...so poor service and short-changed. Won't be back.

2  Thank markgY3733KN
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Our group of 4 all had different items from the extensive menu. All the food was so fresh. We had our meal upstairs in the restaurant which was a little more expensive but worth every penny. A great selection of pastries and cream cakes.

Thank MARYANNT45
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Debra R
Hello. My hubby and I stopped for a brew and sat outside with our pooch. When my husband came out with the coffee's, I was surprised to see how small my cup of decaf was - it had to be the smallest cup of coffee I have had in the Lake District. Can you clarify whether your drinks are served as regular and large as if this is in fact the case, then the customer is being short changed. Thanks, Deb
20 January 2017|
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Response from DebraT910 | Property representative |
Evening Debra, I'm really sorry to hear this. Do you recall how much you paid so I can follow it up with the coffee bar staff? Am I correct in assuming you were at Keswick? Look forward to hearing from you kind regards... More
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Debra R
Hello. My hubby and I stopped for a brew and sat outside with our pooch. When my husband came out with the coffee's, I was surprised to see how small my cup of decaf was - it had to be the smallest cup of coffee I have had in the Lake District. Can you clarify whether your drinks are served as regular and large as if this is in fact the case, then the customer is being short changed. Thanks, Deb
20 January 2017|
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skibugCheshire
Have you not noticed how many people comment that they were grunted at. As were we today. Your male middle aged server ( maybe the manager? ) is rude and in different at best. You are in a prime position in Keswick and your level of customer service is truly shocking. I am truly amazed you are still trading. Whilst ordering my sandwich which never materialised I too could see dirty dishes stacked up in clear view of customers. Get your act together for goodness sake.
25 August 2015|
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Response from Debra T | Property representative |
Dear Reviewer, I am sorry that you were not happy with your visit today but I do thank you for bringing this to my attention. Please be assured that I will look into this immediately! Kind regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72257