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The Terrace - Coffee House and Restaurant

Brantwood | East of Lake, Brantwood, Coniston LA21 8AD, England
+44 15394 49025
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (9 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brantwood | East of Lake, Brantwood, Coniston LA21 8AD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The cafe on the spacious terrace serves tasty and unusual light lunches that were enjoyed by all the family. Service was friendly and efficient and of course the views are magnificent. Highly recommended.

Thank LittleOllyTopCrew
Reviewed 5 days ago

We called in here for lunch during a trip to Coniston Water. The view is stunning, when sitting on the terrace. The service was good. I had the quiche with salad. The quiche was delicious, although there was a bit too much red cabbage in...More

Thank Kath00000007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called for lunch randomly on a day off as I had not been since the days of jumping jenny cafe. Every thing on the menu looked delish, I went for the white bait and they didn't disappoint, some chips and a sausage roll walked past...More

Thank rowan5000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 11 so I booked first with Fiona, who couldn't have been more helpful. We ordered our food in advance and it was all ready when we arrived. We had the whitebait, mezze and chicken, with various cakes to follow and...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and efficient staff make this a pleasant place to eat and drink. The choices should satisfy most needs and the location offers magical views of Coniston Water.

Thank Dick G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While staying at the very excellent Lodge at Brantwood (former home of Victorian art critic and philanthropist John Ruskin and now an arts museum), we were invited by the Director Howard Hull to the soft opening of the restaurant / cafe / bar in the...More

Thank Julian68205
Reviewed 30 April 2018

4 of us popped in for lunch at a peak time having just arrived to visit Brantwood and what a pleasant surprise. A good selection of home made fresh food - including large sausage rolls filled with either duck and ginger or pheasant and chilli...More

1  Thank GuisboroughJeff
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely incredible value, paid less than £10 for food that isn't far off what I've eaten in a few Michelin star restaurants.

1  Thank Theodore A
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with our little girl after looking around Brantwood. Enjoyed the sausage rolls (duck or wild boar) and the chips were delicious. Kids picnic box was full of nice things. Staff were lovely and friendly. The view over Coniston water made a...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Stunning location, great choice of refreshments, passionate staff......yes we spotted the little booties on the chair legs to reduce noise on wooden floors....great idea, superb to combat the average person too thoughtless to lift their chair 😉😉😉. Scones and flapjacks great as are sandwiches. Thank...More

Thank korky1967
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29 January 2018|
Response from Brackendaisy | Reviewed this property |
Sponsored? In what sentence does it appear ??
2 April 2016|
Response from BrantwoodConiston | Property representative |
By all means, well-behaved dogs are allowed inside and outside the cafe. Water bowls provided!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brantwood | East of Lake, Brantwood, Coniston LA21 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Coniston
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 49025
  • E-mail
The Terrace at Brantwood provides freshly cooked light meals and snacks, homemade cakes and scones. Our chef uses herbs and fruit grown in Brantwood's gardens to create delicious food for our visitors. The Terrace is licensed to sell wine, beer and lager as well as serving a wide range of soft drinks. Our terrace has spectacular views overlooking Coniston Water to the fells beyond whilst the interior features artworks from previous exhibitions held at Brantwood, the historic home of John Ruskin. Our cakes and drinks are served all day during opening hours and our main menu is served from 12pm until 3pm.
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