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Braithwaite General Store

The General Store, Main Street, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5ST, England
+44 17687 78157
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Angels in the lake district

My lorry broke down and I had the good fortune to find these ladies in this shop who allowed me to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen M
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Durham, United Kingdom
The Village Shop with everything

One of the best and most welcoming village shops you will find. And in it you will find a wide... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
waysider
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Glasgow, Scotland
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The General Store, Main Street, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5ST, England
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+44 17687 78157
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"staying locally"
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"freshly baked bread"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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

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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
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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

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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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Reviewed 5 August 2017

So helpful in the store, lots of local fresh produce. Staf always have a smile on their face, very friendly and helpful.

Thank Migm0g
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Called every day for newspaper and anything that we were short of. Excellent friendly service. Great to sit outside the shop and have one of their delicious ice creams,lots of different flavours to try.

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely little shop has all the essentials as well as serving lovely fresh sandwiches and hot rolls and cakes. Hard to park near the shop but no where is far to walk within Braithwate

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We use the Village Store for all our essentials when staying in Braithwaite. Daily papers. Great eggs! Bacon sandwiches sold. Lovely ice cream.

1  Thank Bryan S
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Every time my partner and I stay in Braithwaite we always visit this village shop. A good supply of morning papers, good food and friendy service. Freshly baked bread is made and all requirements for a walk are available. The choice is amazing for a...More

3  Thank Topman4
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