The award winning Croft House Farm Café in Buttermere village is open every day from 10:00 until 17:00 but please do check our Facebook page for any last minute changes.

We have a a range of sandwiches, snacks and drinks for walkers to take with them, with hot food, cakes and drinks (including excellent coffee) for visitors and the tired returning from a hard day in the hills.

We also stock a basic range of items for walkers, campers and self caterers such as maps and guides, bread, bacon, emergency cagoules etc.

All this in a warm friendly atmosphere and even a free WiFi service. So you can drop in to grab supplies before your walk, if you’re feeling social you can gather round our long table and chat, or if you’re just in need of a quick pick-me-up then you can grab an espresso and a cake.

We are open all year and very much hope that you will visit us soon.

Whilst no longer mandatory or enforced we are politely asking all our customers if able to please continue to wear a face covering when entering and ordering in our Cafe, please use the hand sanitisers and please be mindful of social distance when and where you can. Thank you!

Google Reviews

Christian NørremarkChristian Nørremark
19:20 08 May 22
Amazing cafe. The staff was friendly and nice.... Great stop on the way. Food was delicious tooread more
Yasumy VYasumy V
17:02 23 Apr 22
Fantastic Café with excellent food and ice cream.... Loved it! Obviously a phenomenal view too. Top tip: Free parking at Cafe while dining there. So move your car from the parking spot to here while eating to save on parking.read more
sophie Hughessophie Hughes
08:14 05 Apr 22
Lovely clean place with plenty of seating after a... long walk. Selection of ice cream and hot drinks to choose from.read more
Karen WatsonKaren Watson
09:22 24 Mar 22
Lovely coffee shop, staff very friendly and the... home made scones were devineread more
Sara NSara N
00:15 13 Mar 22
Lovely vibes, coffee was nice and there were a... few milk alternatives thankfully! The tray bakes were also good and seemed fresh, and there are even some light lunch options such as paninis, salads, etc. The views are beautiful and it’s less than a 10 minute walk from the lake and waterfalls!read more
Celyn GlazCelyn Glaz
14:48 18 Feb 22
Great stop for a quick bite in this cafe. Prices... were reasonable and the food itself was really good. I had a tuna panini and my husband had the soup of the day. Staff were great at helping us with heating our baby's food too. Would recommend for anyone coming by this area.read more
Emma MurkinEmma Murkin
12:40 13 Jan 22
Lovely cafe to visit after a wet and windy walk.... Clean and socially distanced. Great prices! Gluten Free, Vegetarian and dog friendly tooread more
jennifer williamsjennifer williams
19:33 04 Jan 22
Lovely tea rooms, fresh soup and lovely... sandwiches with quality ingredients. Definitely recommend stopping in here, if in the area. Lovely staff and spacious and modern insideread more
Scott NivenScott Niven
16:29 02 Jan 22
Good coffee, cakes and bacon bap for reasonable... prices. Nicely set up with entry well spaced indoor and outdoor seating. Staff friendly and efficient, even with lunchtime rush building and cheeky customers trying to jump the queue for seats!!read more
Eugene LambertEugene Lambert
13:54 01 Jan 22
Mad busy here today, New Year's Day, but still a... pleasure to lunch here (as always). Never have I seen staff work harder yet remain so good humoured. Unlike some eejit customers, who would try the patience of a saint ...read more
Claire LouiseClaire Louise
05:24 28 Dec 21
For me the best place in Buttermere.Great... coffee lovely cakes, perfect little place to refresh after a great walk.Highly recommend.read more
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