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Cafe Treff

4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
+44 15394 31027
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Cafe, British, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always stop for coffee or hot chocolate,good quality product great choices ,small and friendly,very popular place,with locals and visitors alike

Thank anniebee51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice cafe,very attentive staff,clean and friendly. we ordered a soup and a baked potato which i thought was on the expensive side at over £6 for the chilli and potato and over ;£ 5 for the soup. Great location ,well worth your visiting.

Thank bigtruck61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unassuming cafe with delicious cakes and an amazing selection of coffees and teas. Brilliant service from the staff who were also very knowledgeable about their products. Always enjoy going.

Thank Bernie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been visiting Ambleside for many years and have tried many of the coffee shops and tea rooms in the village. Our favourite, by a Lakeland mile, is Cafe Treff. The sandwiches are consistently of a high standard as is the coffee. All sandwiches...More

Thank A7L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think of myself as a regular here and always have a very positive experience. Its generally for coffee, or more usually now, their excellent spicy hot chocolate drink. I dont eat through the day but plates i see in passing always look very good....More

Thank Frank1384
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very disappointing experience in Cafe Treff in Ambleside today. We had to wait far too long for our lunch to be served. It took a full 25 minutes to receive one cup of tea and 2 milkshakes. The food (3 toasted sandwiches)...More

Thank Geddes45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2 soya Cappuccinos and a Zucchini and Avocado cake! All very tasty and served with a smile. Will be back next time we are in Ambleside

Thank downward_smiley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Toasted ciabattas (bacon & brie, cranberry & brie) were much needed on our chilly day visit here. The waitress was chirpy and the food was excellent. The price is a touch expensive but it is to be expected in this town.

Thank MyOpinion22014
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Ordered too slices cake.very nice .nice surroundings.good service.but you have to have exactly what's menus says.a chap being served asked for something not to be in food .and we overheard answer .it's on menus that's what you get .not exactly same words .would have liked...More

Thank Gordon N
Reviewed 20 September 2018 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
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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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