The tearoom is located on the waterfront at Talkin Tarn and offers beautiful views from the balcony out across the water to the Penning hills beyond. Come and enjoy the view from the waterfront, or for the rainy days why not enjoy the views from the cosy fireside sofas upstairs in the tearoom.
The tearoom is renowned for its home cooked Fair Trade food aswell as its welcoming staff.Hot and cold food is served seven days a week, and a takeaway service is also available. Try our delicious English Lakes ice cream in a variety of mouthwatering flavors.
The Talkin Tarn gift shop is open daily from 11am located in the downstairs tearoom.
We can cater for groups up to 50 people. Call the tearoom manager to arrange your menu. Christmas dinners are available each December for pre-booked groups of 2- 50 people lunchtimes and evenings available. (Evening minimum group size of 20).
Coach parties are welcome with prior arrangement.
Any queries or for bookings please contact the Tearoom Manager Tel: 016977 41050 or email Heather.Thomlinson@carlisle.gov.uk
Due to Covid-19 restrictions currently only the downstaris takeaway facility is operating. Opening hours are 11am - 3.30pm. Please remeber to wear your face covering when entering the take away.
Normal opening hours are:
Downstairs tearoom and Gift Shop
7 days a week 11.00am till 3.30pm
Upstairs Tearoom (currently closed)
Summer - Easter to October Half Term (inclusive) open daily 10.30am - 4.00pm
Winter - End of October half term to Easter Saturday & Sunday 10.30am - 3.30pm
Local school holidays open daily10.30am - 4.00pm