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“Frinedly service and delicious cakes”
Review of The Bean and Bag

The Bean and Bag
Ranked #14 of 91 Restaurants in Bakewell
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 3 - USD 8
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Family run cafe in the heart of bakewell offering locally sourced freshly prepared meals, cakes and scones
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This was our favourite café during our stay in Bakewell due to its friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. The food was always tasty and the cakes were delicious.

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Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

An impromptu stop during a flying visit of Bakewell with two friends. The weather was nice, so we chose to enjoy it!

The Bean and Bag was our choice for food, the place looking very inviting from the outside. Upon first entering we were told there was more seating upstairs (the space to the rear looking quite full,) so off we went. After seizing an empty table, we realised we were one chair short. I asked one of the waitresses passing, and received an extremely hostile and unwarranted response; the picture of passive-aggression. I can certainly recognise an establishment might be busy, and the staff stretched (especially on sunny days,) though such unprovoked rudeness is unpardonable. I can only hope the young lady who caused the offence doesn't make a habit of it.

That aside, we then went downstairs where we found an empty table. I had the full English, my friends ordering the cinnamon toast and coffee. The meal was excellent, and very reasonably priced. The service was quick, and the lady who served us very amenable.

Would have been five stars were it not for the initial disappointment...

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Thank christopherrB6715DW
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

We ate breakfast here on a Sunday morning before cycling the Monsal Trail. Food was delicious and plentiful, and service was polite and friendly. Would recommend to others

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Thank madmazCheshire
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Right in the heart of it all. Staff always friendly. Goats cheese, walnut and grape bap for me, plus tea; Brie and cranberry panini and cappuccino o for the other half. Good food, good value..and there’s full English breakfasts for the traditionalists. Really like the spirit of the ladies at this wee bistro. We popped back for a Bakewell pudding later...top notch.

Thank Roland C
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Bakewell today, what a lovely town, so beautiful really wanted a nice afternoon tea. Stopped at the Bean and Bag a lovely airy bright tea room. Ordered an afternoon tea and what a treat the biggest problem was eating it all. Delightful sandwiches and salad, fabulous cake, scummy scones and of courses delicious Bakewell tart. Highly recommend

Thank Lorraine D
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