DO you prefer tea or coffee?

Here are some of the best cafes and coffee shops in Barrow, Kendal, Grange and Ambleside.

  • The Last Resort Coffee Shop

Cavendish Street's popular coffee shop is well known to the area and has been praised by the locals for their service.

One reviewer said: "Great atmosphere,I had a lovely jacket potato with salad and my Mum had the one with hummus.both really tasty. Had local ice-cream to finish and it was so tasty and lots of flavours to choose from. Went back the next day and has sticky Toffee pudding and ice-cream and this was stunning."

  • Freshers Cafe

Ambleside's popular cafe has served many tasty meals and provided an ideal spot for people to relax.

It is also known for it's local cuisine, cafe, British food, soups, vegetarian and vegan options.

Paul R said: "Eating out has attained so high a general standard in today's Britain that I find myself handing out 4 and 5 stars very regularly. Then I experience something like Freshers and realise I need to recalibrate, because the richly deserved sixth star isn't available for me to award."

  • Yew Tree Barn

Known for its delicious home cooked food, as well as its Architectural Antiques, Salvage & Reclamation, Art & Craft Galleries, this space has so much to offer.

Lucy said: "We ordered chowder, it came in a large bowl with bread. It was absolutely Devine. Then, of course, there is all the antiques to look at."

  • Sweet Pepper Cafe

The Dalton Road cafe is known for its American, Asian, British, Cafe, International food, and is Vegetarian friendly.

Murray said: "Visited here on a Monday night as rated the best in Barrow-in-Furness by Trip Adviser. We were the only ones in as Monday night is very quiet. Food was good and not expensive. Only comment was that there was little choice of gluten free dishes and the one we had was not great."

  • 2 Sisters Cafe at Plumgarths

Unit 2 Lakeland Food Park's popular cafe is well known for its service and hospitality.

Helen said: "Always a must go to for coffee and cake. Spotlessly clean as always, friendly service and the most amazing choice of cakes."