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Flock Inn cafe & tea shop

Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
+44 17687 77675
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite places in the lake district to stop off at for coffee....and more...before setting off on a river walk or up to Castle Crag. Lovely staff and magnificent view.

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I came across this tea room on a walk from Grange in Borrowdale, via Castle Crags, up to Watendlath and back to Grange via the Lodore Falls. It is perfectly located at the mid point of the walk, and offers well made...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived just as the cafe was closing. The service was warm, welcoming, friendly and delivered with a smile, even at the end of what must have been a long and hot summer's day. I can recommend the homemade cheese scones!

Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Love this new little cafe! So cute and brilliantly placed for many walks in the area. Well stocked with tasty cakes etc and has a sitting out area. Shame no dogs allowed inside when the area is generally very dog friendly (and let's be honest,...More

Thank helzbelz96
Reviewed 12 June 2017

nice old fashioned friendly cafe using home produce. food looked very homely and filling and certain cater for the walkers etc

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

After a busy day getting lost in the Lakes, a boat trip on Ullswater, and a short wander - a cup of tea sounded awesome! As we were lost we obviously didn't know where to search, but luckily came across a sign offering cafe and...More

Thank Simon A
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Found this by chance and it was the perfect stop for lunch. You have to try the Herdy Pasty the are delicious.

Thank FET186487
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Stopped for a quick coffee break after a walk over from Watlendeth, friendly staff and a lovely little garden to sit in the sunshine.

Thank Woollylakes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Good cup of tea welcome at end of walk. Friendly and interesting staff. Better than the local hostelries for cost.

Thank Bugs1947
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We stopped here for morning tea when we were half way through a walk. Wasn't very busy. We sat around the back looking out over a paddock. We had a pint of tea each

Thank MrsElfa
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Simon D
21 October 2016|
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Response from Topman4 | Reviewed this property |
I think it may be 9.00. I know it closes at 5.00. It may have different winter hours.
Simon D
21 October 2016|
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Response from frigate | Reviewed this property |
sorry for delay. I really don't know, only that we were there just after lunch...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Borrowdale  >  Rosthwaite
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 77675
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