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The Filling Station

Crosthwaite Road, Keswick CA12 5PR, England
+44 17687 72103
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (143 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (36 reviews)
“pancake stack” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Crosthwaite Road, Keswick CA12 5PR, England
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1 - 10 of 689 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good menu choices. The children had lots to choose from. Very good all day breakfast. Service was a little slow but it's freshly cooked to order and they were busy.

1  Thank Swin1981
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for brunch after ParkRun. Have had drinks before but never food. It was raining so limited to the inside seating and managed to nab a table as someone left. Could do with a second toilet as seems to be used by non-customers too.......More

1  Thank bluemonster
FSCafe, Owner at The Filling Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your kind review. We agree with you about the toilet, unfortunately when we applied for planning permission to open in 2011 the local authority refused us permission to split the rather large single WC into two, saying we were not allowed to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge choice of breakfast. Biker themed. Bacon butty was fab as was the proper big mug of coffee. Friendly and efficient service

1  Thank MrsM100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a brunch. x excellent value for money. Friendly staff and great service x bonus can take dogs inside x perfect for a wet day in the Lakes x highly recommend :)

1  Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice actually, once in May for eggs blackstone which was amazing & August for A66 burger and fries which was spectacular. Good prices, friendly staff, excellent music and gorgeous decor. Wish it was closer to home, will always make a point to visit if...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always try to pop into the Filling Station when I'm in Keswick, most recently on the August bank holiday Monday. On a number of visits I have always had a warm welcome, and the food is excellent - the pancakes are fantastic. It also...More

1  Thank Linders83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first time we came here we had a tasty breakfast. The 2nd time we went away hungry. Arriving at 9am we were told they wouldn't be taking orders until 9.30, which as the food is cooked to order meant we wouldn't eat until around...More

Thank MummaMedia
FSCafe, Owner at The Filling Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's a shame you've given this poor review in the circumstances. The reason, which our lone staff member was trying to explain to customers, was that there was a major RTC at Threlkeld on the A66 and our chef and KP were stuck a couple...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in today for a coffee. We discovered a new speciality was being prepared for tomorrow's menu and were offered a taster. It was described as a burger toastie and was more than nice. If I was passing tomorrow I would definitely buy one and...More

2  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic coffee, superb food and wonderful staff who couldn't be more helpful! Been twice now and many more to come! Thanks!

2  Thank Rickkles
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered a burger mine was cremated. I never send back food because I hate causing a fuss but that wasn't edible. Eventually got my burger while after my partner had finished his and it was still burnt. Please don't waste your time.

1  Thank ChelseaRiddoch
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Groovybrewster
19 February 2017|
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Response from FSCafe | Property representative |
Hi We do a wide range of vegetarian breakfasts including a vegetarian Full English, vegetarian pancake stacks, and Eggs Benedict with mushrooms or smoked Loch Fyne Kippers rather than meat. We also serve smoked Loch Fyne... More
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Kath T
31 May 2016|
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Response from FSCafe | Property representative |
Sorry Kath but our last delivery was Saturday morning and although we try our best to ensure we don't run out of key items but, with an exceptionally busy Bank Holiday weekend, it's not always possible to second guess what... More
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Sirobi
6 February 2015|
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Response from FSCafe | Property representative |
Hi, yes we're dog friendly inside, but only on the right hand side as you come in - that's 2 booths and 2 coffee counter areas. We also have a bowl should your pet need a drink too. Regards Kieron Graham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 9
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crosthwaite Road, Keswick CA12 5PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72103
  • E-mail
Description
Family friendly 60's themed cafe diner on the outskirts of Keswick, just 150yds from the A66 with off road private parking and plenty of outside seating. 'Highly Commended' by Cumbria Life Magazine in the 2013 Food & Drink Awards and finalists again in 2015. We offer local freshly ground coffee from John Watt & Sons and an extensive menu including all-day breakfasts, Brunch, a wide range of Lakeland Steakburgers, Eggs Benedict and sweet or savoury American Buttermilk pancake stacks and a wide range of vegetarian options.
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