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Poppi Red

Main St., Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
+44 15394 36434
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tiffin” (8 reviews)
“panini” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main St., Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here the day before we discovered the Sun Cottage.....it was clean, nice food, not rip-off prices - pretty decent (just not as good as the Sun Cottage).

Thank GrahameandHelen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay involved staying in Hawkshead so we had to have an afternoon cake and tea. The Poppi Red offer a lot more than this, however that’s all we wanted. We had the weekly special apple cake and cream with tea. Portion sizes, taste, were...More

Thank Duncan G
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Attended with our dog on a wet morning. Served with a smile and look after as we would wish to be treated. Had coffee and cake and stayed for a while and a second cup. Enjoyed the experience feeling very welcome. Well done to them.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It's always busy but it just feels too cramped inside so therefore we left. It has a shop inside which sells some nice things but yet again it just feels like too much cramped into one room

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Haven't eaten here before but have been in the shop. The cafe part has grown into more of the shop area. We sat indoors and both had the soup which was Mediterranean vegetable with granary rolls. Soup was nice, large bowl full and reasonably priced....More

Thank Rosiecat55
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely tea room in the centre of Hawkshead village We had breakfast here which was of a high standard The only con is that we didn't know it served breakfast until we asked, it could have been advertised a bit more

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Visited this cafe several times while camping in Hawkshead this August with my family. The cakes, scones, sausage rolls, teacakes and sandwiches, to name but a few were excellent and our lattes were always steaming hot despite the weather not being so! All the staff...More

Thank Donnycampers
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We popped in for lunch whilst in the area and we were very impressed. The service was excellent and the food we tried was all delicious! My mother in law is gluten and dairy free so she was extremely impressed to find that they even...More

Thank Pompey1980
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly cafe,catered for our group including a huge great dane who could not have been more in the way. Nice bacon sandwiches and my wife could not finish the Tuna melt. Great staff and atmosphere.

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Stopped and had a couple of rolls. Very nice and well presented. Thought we would have to wait a while but service was prompt and friendly.

Thank barbelbasher
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24 March 2017|
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Response from Kim M | Property representative |
Apologies for getting back to you late. We do have a range of gluten free cakes currently we have : * orange and rasberyy cake GF * giant macaroons DG GF * Cocunut and lime GF * Brownie Soup we allways have soup on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St., Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36434
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