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The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

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Church Cottage, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
+44 15394 35428
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always pick up some every time we visit the Lakes. Is it a biscuit or cake?, who cares it is lovely. The staff are always friendly.

Thank H7146EZandream
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not only do the Grasmere Gingerbread shop sell great gingerbread but also they sell the crumbs for £3, giving a pound to the charity. The ginger crumbs are ideal mixed with flour or oats for a tasty topping.

Thank Gordon E
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small old shop with loads of atmosphere - the main product being sold is the unique gingerbread created by Sarah Nelson to a secret recipe. Helpful friendly staff who will advise how to rejuvenate the gingerbread if not eaten within six days ! Plenty...More

Thank swhamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were queues to enter a very small shop. The gingerbread was out of this world ... I wish I had bought larger pack - delicious

Thank sharry2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What more is there to say. Lovely gingerbread from a lovely little shop in a lovely village. Also to liquorice and ginger gummies were delicious.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visit this gorgeous little (tiny) shop every time we go to Grasmere. The staff are so friendly, knowledgeable about the history of the shop, area and gingerbread, and are just truly wonderful. The gingerbread is second to none. The best you’ll...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love Grasmere Gingerbread...a real treat if you visit Grasmere you should definitely try it....like the best ginger biscuit ever

Thank Trek113245
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tiny shop but friendly and well stocked. You can buy single pieces of gingerbread as well. Delicious. We have loads home for friends. Yum.

Thank GabsL1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit every time we go to the lakes, gingerbread and other items are all excellent and staff are always extremely helpful

Thank BandM0903
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost just a counter that takes payment rather than a shop as such but we both said the best ginger bread we've ever had. Not much more to say really.

Thank Edd H
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27 March 2018|
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Response from CigarCharlie | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours are 9:15 - 5:30 Monday to Saturday and 12:30 - 5:30 on Sunday. If you need bank holiday opening hours or would like to double check call the shop on 015394 35428.
Andrea S
8 January 2018|
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Response from 988helen | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know how many calories are in it but if you’re worried about your calorie intake then maybe this gingerbread isn’t for you 🤣
Heather L
12 September 2017|
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Response from Sb70brotton | Reviewed this property |
it's a tiny shop you can only get a couple of people in it at a time and there was a biggish queue to get in when we were there so I would probably say no to been dog friendly