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Fresher's Cafe

Unit 3 The Courtyard Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
+44 7969 578517
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“quiche” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Unit 3 The Courtyard Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had my first visit today, I'm looking for a regular coffee shop as my favourite has closed down. This place is lovely!, really nice cakes and great breakfasts. The staff are so lovely, very cheerful and nothing is to much trouble. I will definitely become...More

1  Thank 1penny506
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the place to go for beautiful food, excellent prices and friendly staff.The homemade quiches and cakes are to die for.You will not be disappointed.

1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here yesterday afternoon for a coffee and were warmly welcomed by the staff. Had a cup of tea & berry smoothie (delicious) sat in the sun. Will definitely return next time we are in the area.

1  Thank SamJS90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm and delicious. Nothing more to add, outdoors seating area in the warming sun, shared with the pie place.

Thank Huk_trip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for the second time. Lovely homemade food. The quiche is to die for. Nice soups and cakes too. Seems a family concern with wholesome tasty food. The only problem on the second visit was the service. We had drunk our drinks by the...More

Thank christine h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic gem of a place. Full english breakfast made with local sausages and lovely bacon fresh mushrooms beans and toast. All for less then £6. Brilliant. We shall be back.

2  Thank llamedos15
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat outside on a sunny day with our dog, although this cafe is dog friendly inside, too. I had an egg mayo sandwich and O. H. the quiche. The menu is small and the food plain. The salad accompanying the sandwich was bland -...More

1  Thank lanzafan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are all family, and they are the friendliest staff I have ever come across! The breakfast was perfect, and the surroundings are beautiful.

1  Thank Colleensbiz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered a ham and cheese sandwich and a coffee cake , took half an hour and still no food but found out they had sold the cake which we had bought, the cafe next door managed to make 3 helpings of pie and mash which...More

Thank Jake H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and family went for breakfast at this very friendly cafe. The food is well cooked (full English and a couple of sausage sandwiches) and just the right size before a long walk. The best part of this cafe is the friendliness of the staff,...More

1  Thank Neil A
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Annette C
29 July 2018|
Response from emeraldcassan | Reviewed this property |
Am I licensed?? Not that I know... Just a simple reviewer who likes a good breakfast which Freshers provides. Closed Mondays
5 April 2018|
Response from JacobGWilliams-93 | Property representative |
Hi there! We do have a few choices for vegans - we serve things like crumpets, tea cakes & toast for breakfast. We are able to rustle up a salad sandwich and we usually keep a pot of hummus to help give it a little more... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 3 The Courtyard Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 7969 578517
  • E-mail
Fresher's Cafe is the first & friendliest cafe in Ambleside. We serve excellent coffee, teas, cold drinks, light bites & homemade cakes. Feel free to eat-in or take-away - If you choose to stay we have both indoor & outdoor seating. If the weather is nice you can relax in the suntrap outdoor courtyard. There is some limited free customer parking just past the shop. Good dogs welcome!
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