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Cafe Treff

4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
+44 15394 31027
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ginger cake” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (137 reviews)
“blt” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 17:00 Hours
European, Cafe, British, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed hot white chocolate and shared the ginger and lemon cake - delicious! We’ll be back to try the coffee and the chai latte before we go home on Sunday.

Thank Alibali226
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic coffee, expertly made. Super friendly owner and staff. Good selection of locally baked cakes.

Thank FifiCH H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We popped in here for a coffee and a wee break after watching the Tour of Britain go through the village. The premises weren't anything too special but the staff were very friendly and welcoming and the zucchini and avocado cake was to die for!!...More

Thank SueHR51
Reviewed 5 days ago

Called in by chance and we were met by a delightful lady, we were told to order our food and drinks at the counter which we did. My wife isn't keen on coffee or tea and she drinks hot water instead, when I ordered the...More

Thank JOHNTY49
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's easy to serve a sandwich, a toasted teacake and a pot of tea, but at Treff it all becomes a speciality! Quality is the key word here teamed up with the extra mile. Tasty food, friendly service and the best quality loose tea ever...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited cafe Treff many times and it doesn't matter if you want breakfast, lunch, tea or just a drink the welcome is always first class! They have a huge choice of teas and coffees and also do the most fantastic variety of hot...More

1  Thank Rowenarich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a bit of a coffee snob and very hard to please. I won't even go in a cafe that serves Atkinson's, although it is my local (far too bitter) O M G What coffee!!!! It was fantastic. I was told they blend their...More

Thank CJS50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice friendly cafe with a good menu choice of high quality food and coffee. Fast service and very clean. Perfect after a long walk. We had the homemade soup which was really tasty. Coffee was great and served with chocolate

Thank Masartnd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in early on a Thursday morning, had the posh bacon sandwich and the best hot chocolate ever. I will be back. Lovely little café with an excellent choice of home made food.

Thank Gillian E
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This was a lovely place to stop for a pot of tea and cake in the afternoon. Loose leaf tea and a nice Raspberry Bakewell Slice. The staff were friendly and the surrounding nice. It was quite around 3pm which might have helped as it...More

Thank PaulD3953
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$9
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
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
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Bespoke "Cafe Treff" blend espresso as well as single origin coffees from around the world. We work closely with our Tea and Coffee merchants who have over 40 years experience of blending and roasting coffee in small batches to produce fresh coffee at its best. Breakfast and Lunch available and cakes that will amaze you.
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