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Rattle Ghyll Cafe

2 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU, England
+44 15394 31321
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (52 reviews)
“cake” (110 reviews)
“tasting plate” (20 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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2 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I went with a friend for coffee and cake to celebrate her birthday. We had a cake taster menu what a lovely treat . Such kind and happy staff, lovely surroundings and wonderful food , if you can get a seat you will love it!

Thank Sarahbird77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect in every possible way- lovely atmosphere, great service and delicious food! It's a very small place with only six tables and nowhere to wait but that doesn't matter because the place is so lovely! Will definitely return as we were so impressed, keep up...More

Thank TheREALrealgonekid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love everything about this place, great food, a great welcome, amazing cakes and good prices. Rattle Ghyll is always our first (2nd, 3rd & 4th) port of call when we arrive in Ambleside.

Thank AlfSamElla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here to get out of the rain. Had the best lemon drizzle cake ever! Also ordered the cheese scone with onion relish, heaven! Scone served warm and amazing relish. The coffee was great too. A really cost, dog friendly place. The environment is...More

Thank Bev P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the cosy atmosphere and ultra friendly staff, wonderfully nutritious food, fairtrade tea/coffee and amazing dedication to being environmentally friendly, Rattle Ghyll Cafe gets it just right. We loved the unhurried atmosphere, where we felt we could enjoy our lunch without feeling chased out, which...More

1  Thank lisacr0sby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended by a friend and it didn't disappoint. Lovely little cafe with some great Gluten Free options (the salads of the day were delicious!). Also love my free tote bag!

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little coffee shop. We popped in for a quick coffee while in Ambleside and were met with a warm welcome. The cafe has a great atmosphere and a super location by the river. I had a coffee and a delicious flapjack and my wife...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful little café with a river view. Cosy decor and is very warm. The chocolate milkshake I had was delicious and the cakes that we ordered were very tasty. Thoroughly recommend.

1  Thank TrudyJames
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in after looking on Trip Advisor. Only small but great food and great service. Young couple running it were very pleasant. We had nachos with black beans and homemade soup, all good x

1  Thank Janewuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tiny café is definitely worth a visit - fabulous home cooked food, before you order make sure you look through the menu properly as there are loads of fabulous ideas such as homemade beans on toast which you can miss when looking at the...More

1  Thank MagicSpoon
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1SlandGirl66
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Response from Athena002 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I remember they had both vegetarian and vegan food on offer
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aniharding
10 September 2016|
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Response from Jonny-Northerner | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You could try getting in touch with them via their website. Best Wishes, Jonathan
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Suhan S
1 June 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 31321
Description
We open our doors at 10am and serve homemade food. We stop serving savoury hot food at 3.30pm to allow us time to prep for the following day. We do still serve teas, coffees and cakes until 4.00pm. Please do come and visit and fill your hungry tummies!
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