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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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“bread” (39 reviews)
“soup” (40 reviews)
“cakes” (39 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

Lovely little cafe with a wide and tasty menu Everything is homemade and portions are very generous We had large bowls of soup and a large plate of home bread -Excellent

1  Thank L7511EXrogerb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosy cafe with a good choice of food. Several home made soups to choose from (and the portions are huge!) - Great bread & sandwiches - definitely recommend - particularly if you have a good appetite :)

1  Thank Jrmeaden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a lovely cafe with friendly staff. I had soup and bread which was really delicious and an amazing size portion and my husband had a full English breakfast which was also really good. We will definitely re-visit if we are in the area again.

1  Thank natsz2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch and enjoyed soup and bread. The tomato soup was probably the best I've ever had and my partner loved the bacon and lentil soup. We were given a variety of different homemade breads that were delicious (including marmite bread!). The scones...More

1  Thank 1peacefrog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called into Coniston after a few days camping on the coast and fell upon The Green Housekeeper Cafe. What a delight, a sublime choice from home made soups and a breakfast to die for. The best cafe we have visited for a long time....More

1  Thank Montylikesbeer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on Saturday after a rainy walk up the Old Man. The place is cosy and the staff are really friendly and are obviously passionate about the food they serve. As they should be because it's delicious, freshly made and home made. Everything...More

2  Thank Emma H
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this wonderful little cafe! It’s only small but the food however is not. We stopped here for breakfast the other morning and were shocked at the size of the breakfast and doorstop toast we received alongside. Even got extra hot water with pot...More

3  Thank Louise M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Popped in here mid-afternoon for a quick bite to eat. The soup with a selection of breads was easily the best I have had and love that they have a selection of soups to choose from rather than just one each day. By the time...More

3  Thank ChickWithBrains88
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this hidden gem in Coniston. They were very accommodating to our party of 9 and everything was perfect from the lovely waitress to the delicious food. Highly reccomended!

2  Thank RuchnaPatel1991
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Cannot recommend enough. The homemade scones are amazing, loved the little tea cosys too. Staff are very friendly and service is fab. Will return on our next visit to Coniston 😀

2  Thank Clairelh74
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19 September 2018|
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Response from Gillian H | Property representative |
Hello, I’m sorry we do not allow dogs (other than service dogs). It isn’t that we dislike dogs but we have such a tiny space for seating we feel it unfair on the dog - surrounded by the smells of home cooking and we have... More
6 July 2015|
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Response from Andy A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we were there for lunch while passing through
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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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