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Cafe Treff

4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
+44 15394 31027
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ginger cake” (26 reviews)
“cakes” (155 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walking past and decided to give it a try. Interior is a bit basic, but food and service very good. Not too expensive either.

Thank jambelt
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is becoming out go-to cafe in Ambleside. The sandwiches are fresh and tasty and they serve good coffee (and chocolate shakes)

Thank JohnT1954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious lunch in Treff. Goats cheese and cranberry on a toasted muffin was to die for. Other winners were the homemade parsnip and chilli soup, ciabatta toasted with quality ham and cheese and vegetable chilli and baked potato. They offer a range...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returning to Ambleside, mid afternoon, from a lovely day’s walking in the Langdale Valley were decided, my wife and I, to seek out a good cafe where we could have tea and scones to keep us going until dinner. We chose Treff because looking through...More

Thank Leon194z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit this café whenever we go to the Lakes, no matter where we are. The service is excellent and the owner in particular very friendly and hospitable. The reason we visit - apart from the welcoming atmosphere, the hotter hot chocolate is to die...More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us had a lunch here and it was delightful. Then four of us followed it up three days later. Great staff. simple and tasty food well prepared and served with a can do attitude. We had all sorts from toasties to scones with...More

Thank nickmBedford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Ambleside for lunch at Cafe Treff last week. We were a little late for the breakfast menu so staff were flexible with the food order we placed, as they know I have food allergies. Whenever we eat at Cafe Treff the staff...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here with my mother. Great food, lovely coffee, friendly and accommodating service. Highly recommended.

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my family called in for a cuppa and a bite to eat. The food was lovely and fresh and the tea was fantastic. The staff were very helpful. As to the food i had the parsnip and red chilli soup and it was...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The food here is very good. On this occasion I had a couple of muffins with goats cheese and cranberry on, delicious. The waitress was a tad stern. I don't think it was personal just her manner.

Thank thelight2
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 31027
We fell in love with café culture whilst visiting Switzerland and were inspired by the Swiss obsession for quality produce and service. We serve the highest quality coffee and tea alongside our favourite cakes and light lunches.
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