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Mae's Tea Room & Gallery

The Old School | The Old School Uldale, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
+44 16973 71369
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (26 reviews)
“cake” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Old School | The Old School Uldale, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A Rare Gem of a find, the staff at maes are a rareity, polite pleasant and nothing is too much trouble for them, I have gluten intolerance and they had an alternative to the normal run of the mill bread that tasted fresh and not...More

1  Thank disgusted-cumbrian
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visit this tea room every time we are in the lakes. This is a beautiful area and the tea rooms compliment it perfectly. The atmosphere is relaxed with outstanding service. A family run business with home-made and local produce, very friendly and welcoming. The...More

1  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Who doesn't enjoy a good Sunday Lunch? A delight to stumble across this delightful cafe/bistro in the old school house. It was part of a day out for my Mum and we were all looking forward to a good lunch. We were pleased with the...More

1  Thank 5006CJP
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopping off from my walk with the dog, and just what I needed. Beautifully served with the classic signature strawberry slice, I tucked in to a delicious toasted teacake and decaf latte by the warm stove. Quality food and drink, friendly service, tranquil music and...More

3  Thank ftp2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped into this cafe located in an old school room by accident , late afternoon as the pub (Snooty Fox) where we were staying did not start to sell beer until 630pm. Nice conversion of the school to a cafe/gallery gives a warm spacious...More

1  Thank Graham H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We rang before the tearooms opened to check that they would be open and then struggled through 4.5 miles of drifting snow to get there...on foot. The fire and the coffee were worth it!

2  Thank Julia G
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I had the Coronation Chicken Baked Potato and it was delicious and freshly cooked. To follow I had Victoria sponge which also was very tasty. It was busy, but service was good and quick in the circumstances. I will go again.

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely tea/ gallery; warm host, good food on a beautiful winters day. The old school room adds charm to the meal.

1  Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Great choice of lovely food (and plenty of it), great service, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. if you missed it, look out for the next one. Highly recommended.

2  Thank ftp2018
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Really nice place. Perfect for tea and scones on a cold winter's day! Highly recommended. Uldale is a nice spot, off the beaten track and perfect for the lonely hills of the Northern Lake District. Highly recommended.

2  Thank RetiredAndHappier
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Claire M
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old School | The Old School Uldale, Uldale CA7 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Uldale
  • Phone Number: +44 16973 71369
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With everything from teas, coffees, snacks, crafts and evening meals, to wines, beers, gifts and delicious Sunday lunch, this restored Victorian School is must for visitors to the Lake District
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