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The Giggling Goose Cafe

The Old Mill North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
+44 15394 33370
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“scones” (53 reviews)
“cake” (60 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
The Old Mill North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely lunch by creek. Delightful server who made us laugh over the weather. Good food, interesting old building.

Thank damasa785
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Popped in for a hot chocolate to warm us up on a freezing cold winter day. We weren’t disappointed they were very good. Took a piece of cake away with us and that was very good too. Will definitely call in again next time we’re...More

Thank BROWNSCoDurham
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Found this place by chance, but pleasantly surprised.The drinks and cake were very nice,and reasonably priced,staff were friendly and very professional.the only downside were the filthy floors

1  Thank andyw29
Reviewed 21 November 2017

There is a really nice atmosphere in this cafe. The coffee was really great and the selection of cakes was amazing; oh so difficult to choose when they all look soo good. So. . . . four people in our party and four different cakes...More

Thank SFrances C
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Friendly staff, and very tasty homemade scones. There was a great selection of cakes on offer, we just had cheese scones but would be happy to return another day to try something else!

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is one of the first cafes you come across after leaving the main car park in Ambleside. Its location next to a white water river/stream with tables outside attracted us to take a seat. The guy who we ordered from (with the strong N.Ireland...More

Thank MudHut007
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Well I can confirm this place was great for a cream tea. Homemade scones were massive teamed with jame and craven just amazing. All staff were lovely

Thank Julie N
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a cream tea, the guy serving was polite and friendly, but when ordering I have never been asked what I want to talk about rather than what I wanted to order!! There were only 2 people serving and the layout of the cafe...More

Thank TJ P
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After a look round Ambleside and a game of crazy golf it was time for refreshment The Giggling Goose was just the ticket, Set at the side of the mill stream and back from the traffic it was great to sit and relax, A coffee...More

Thank APH0363
Reviewed 7 October 2017

No frills but to sit outdoors in such a setting on an autumn day was just the ticket. Coffee was great and the scones exceptional. They also get the fact that one small square of butter isn't enough for giant pastries (apologies, just my hang...More

Thank julieandtonyhardy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Mill North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 33370
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