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Very accommodating

Popped in here needing dog food , even though shop was closed , owner had nipped in so helped up... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
via mobile
Delicious pasties and ice creams

A great little shop to stock up on before heading up into the hills, and an ice cream reward when... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Neil I
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The General Store, Main Street, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5ST, England
+44 17687 78157
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Popped in here needing dog food , even though shop was closed , owner had nipped in so helped up with purchasing some meat for our 3 dogs , very helpful and nice lady , would recommend .

Thank Shauni97
Reviewed 7 September 2018

A great little shop to stock up on before heading up into the hills, and an ice cream reward when coming back down.

Thank Neil I
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Love this shop because it opens so late. You can pretty much get what you need and the prices aren’t crazy high. Always use this shop when camping near by. Staff are always super friendly too.

Thank LesleyDavies34
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Located in the centre of braithwaite offering a selection of food and other bits and bobs plus the option for home made rolls, made to order. Good selection of ice cream and really friendly staff

Thank booby1961
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is the best shop I have been too. The owners are so welcoming. They do hot and cold food you can order and pick up later and the Cornish pasty is to die for. If it’s not in the shop you don’t need it....More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 20 May 2018

My lorry broke down and I had the good fortune to find these ladies in this shop who allowed me to charge my phone free of charge and even made me a cup of tea without asking. What fantastic hospitality from these ladies who didnt...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

One of the best and most welcoming village shops you will find. And in it you will find a wide range of things to buy including some very tasty cakes and ice creams. It caters for both the local market and the visitor and you...More

Thank waysider
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Get your bits and pieces here - a great little shop. love the croissants and the aroma from the bakery.

Thank martingduke
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I went here most days for old things! Bread, milk, pies, gravy, Cornish pasties. It was literally 15 paces from our rental cottage. The staff were very friendly and helpful, particularly the lady owner who lent me a round 7” cake 🍰 tin. This shop...More

Thank PaulBr00ks
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We went in to the store on the first day of our holiday and throughout because of the friendly welcome my family recieved. The ladies in the store were helpful, they even offered to order in some dairy free products for my daughter as we...More

Thank Tony O
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