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The Green Housekeeper Cafe

16 Yewdale Road, Coniston LA21 8DU, England
+44 15394 41925
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (38 reviews)
“bread” (37 reviews)
“scones” (29 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
16 Yewdale Road, Coniston LA21 8DU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast and we were totally blown away food was amazing and plentiful and as for the toast the doorsteps were lovely 👍would definitely be back if in the area

3  Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cheerful, bright café serves a large range of excellent hot and cold lunchtime meals. Portions are very generous - bread, for example, comes in doorsteps not slivers - and there are some innovative choices like treacle bread with cheese. I had a rarebit which...More

2  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast on Sunday morning before heading to Cathedral Caves. Great coffee, good selection on the breakfast menu. Food was tasty and freshly prepared. Would definitely visit again.

2  Thank JulieLouShore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this by chance - as menu seemed to suit us ( on a slimming world diet). It was great - wonderful home made soup followed by egg and beans on toast. Perfect for what we wanted. Helpings huge - we over ordered. Freshly cooked...More

2  Thank stewpot444
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place after walking up Coniston. Brilliant service and a brilliant menu with lots of variety including vegetarian and vegan. The staff were lovely and service was fast. The food and coffee we had was lovely. Will definitely be returning and definitely recommend.

3  Thank cleoearley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looked this cafe out as we were in the locality and had read the reviews. What a gem, lovely friendly greeting. We both ordered soup, Broccoli and Cheddar, Sweet potato and Red Lentil, came with chunks off different breads, at £4.90 each, delicious. Wish they...More

3  Thank SteveD007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We choose this cafe because of the TripAdvisor recommendations and we weren't disappointed. We all had the same. Fruit bread with cheese and Apple. The portions were large and delicious. Gallons of tea too. Would recommend.

2  Thank anightingale21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a coffee break on Sunday morning. Very busy and did wait a bit for service and table to be cleaned. Staff very pleasant and lots choice on menu...all looked great. Coffee good size and yum!

2  Thank maggie1966
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Stopped off here for lunch during a long bike ride and was really impressed by...everything! The quality value and service were all excellent, and I will definitely be back next time I am in the Lakes.

3  Thank DubVanCamper
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I have been here with my partner and I cannot praise this place enough. It is a tiny cafe with just 6 tables, with friendly staff and a homely atmosphere. My parter has some specific dietary requirements and the staff here was more than happy...More

3  Thank Patricia T
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Response from Nigel T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we we're just passing through so have no idea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Yewdale Road, Coniston LA21 8DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Coniston
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 41925
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