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The Chalet Tearooms and Restaurant

The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
+44 17687 72757
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (43 reviews)
“mussels” (18 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve eaten at the chalet several times and wandered around the small village of Portinscale. The food is decent and the Austrian breakfast is worth a try. On my most recent visit I was asked to move my vehicle after eating. The staff member was...More

Thank MrVertigo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely tea room, with delicious cakes. Friendly staff, good service. In spite of all the muddy boots, the place was spotless.

1  Thank JanF50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the chalets with the family for breakfast. Lots of choice for adults and children and great value for money.

Thank Kez L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are very friendly and helpful. The food is very nice, from cakes to scones to sandwiches to a full cooked meal. Highly recommend this little gem.

Thank Mort04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at the Chalet after a walk over Cat Bells. On the special menu they had an option which was Duck and Damson Burger. Sounds strange but was one of the best tasking burger i have ever had (and i have had a few!) Great...More

Thank beefylugs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great find with an extensive menu and plenty for everyone with lots of sweet and savoury choices plus a good value afternoon tea. Delicious pizza and fast and friendly service.

Thank cat1872
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place, clean, good service and good value. Menu looked varied and appeared, based on price, to be reasonable value. We only had a pot of tea (for one - plenty of it) and a hot chocolate (my wife likes it very hot and didn't...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Chalet for lunch with friends who had been before. The tea room was busy when we arrived around 2.30 but we managed to get a table by the log burner. The tea room is dog friendly and welcomes families and muddy boots...More

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped as we were walking past for a cuppa, and a bit of cake.. Nice tea room, and they do a lot more food as well. Nice selection of cakes and traybakes. Large and airy inside, nice decor, and also tables to sit outside. Service...More

1  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You will not be disappointed - excellent selection of tasty food, swiftly served and good portions. Dog friendly

Thank Binny67
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Questions & Answers
29 May 2016|
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Response from MirfieldMan |
We were advised now only open day time as its not in busy Keswick. Nice place but understand not much evening trade.
18 April 2016|
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Response from packhorse123 | Property representative |
Dogs are always welcome inside and out, dog treats and towels available.
Sue M
30 July 2015|
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Response from LDS5355 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Open every day until 5 pm as tearooms. Open also as a really good restaurant in the evenings from 6.30 pm except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We love it in the evenings - food is excellent .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chalet | Keswick, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick  >  Portinscale
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 72757
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Tearooms and Restauran, serving high quality food and wine in a stunning location near the shores of derwent water..
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