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Cafe Treff

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4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
+44 15394 31027
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Seaham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Called in with a group of friends on Sunday for a quick bite to eat while visiting Ambleside. The food and coffee were great and the service couldn't have been more friendly! Will definitely be back next time we visit the lakes!!

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Thank Nick B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Local cafe with excellent coffee/teas and homemade cakes . As well great light bites sandwiches / toasteis . Above all the service was excellent !!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to cafe Treff before and had great coffee there so we decided to visit them for lunch and we were not disappointed. We had a pot of tea each and a jacket potato mine with cheese and bacon which was very well loaded and delicious and his with vegetarian chilli which smelt fabulous

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Thank Rovingrabbits
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some 'lightly toasted' Brie and Cranberry sandwiches here plus coffees. The coffee is extremely good, probably better than anywhere else in Ambleside. We really enjoyed the sandwiches, and actually found them to be the best lunch we had all week. A personal tiny improvement for me personally would be for them to be toasted a little more

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Thank thelight2
Crookham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This a 'must visit' for us every time we go to Ambleside. Love their speciality hot chocolates, and the cakes are so good we buy one each to eat and one to take away. Really friendly service too.

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Thank Jackie504041
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped into Cafe Treff for 'coffee and cake' but the menu choices were mouthwatering. We had a honey roasted ham and cheese ciabatta and a deliciously tasty cranberry and Brie ciabatta. Warm and melting cheese and cranberry served with a lightly dressed side salad. Scrumptious! Couldn't leave without trying the cake which was melt in the mouth moist ginger... More 

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Thank Sue E
Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely lunch with generous portions and great homemade food. The proprietor was very friendly ,yet professional at the same time. Everywhere was spotlessly clean. Our first visit and already looking forward to a return! Thank you .

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Thank Maria B
newcastle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous cafe serving scrumptious cakes and loose leaf tea that my husband loved so much he bought some to take home and the best bacon sandwich he'd ever had. We will definitely be back.

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Thank mamatwo
Ripon, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went in on a rainy day. Helped quickly and the freshly made food was lovely. The soup went well with the weather. So, worth a visit.

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Thank Dennis M
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some cafe's were closed when I visited Ambleside on the 18 January. I was very pleasantly surprised to find high standard of coffee, cleanliness and service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?