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The Giggling Goose Cafe

The Old Mill North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
+44 15394 33370
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“scones” (57 reviews)
“cake” (63 reviews)
“bread” (27 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Old Mill North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us and our dog called in for a coffee and the cake and sandwiches were so tempting we decided to eat here. Only a really small place and due to the weather the seating area outside wasn't available (high winds) so it was...More

Thank stellaj0hns0n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lady very kindly let us order just as she was closing. We had two delicious pieces of cake and refreshing tea overlooking the river with our four legged friend. It was lovely.

Thank Turnwood2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here , lovely food great services would highly recommend calling in dog friendly which always helps.

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for break , the river side sitting is too relaxing , Nice setup, just in front of the Bridge house .

Thank aditya k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to stop off for a brew! Lovely little place with quirky areas to dine, you can can sit outside and watch the fast moving stream, or go upstairs into the cafe area. Had some lovely carrot cake! Friendly welcoming staff, would visit here...More

Thank Alison3333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is lovely. Place your order inside, then find a table outside. There are two areas to choose from, one further down the path and one right beside the river/brook. We chose by the river, as the scenery is spectacular and very peaceful. We...More

Thank Mauilover_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up for lunch here during a day trip to the lake district. Waited a long time for service and then found out you had to order for yourself at the bar :D. The terrace location of the cafe is beautiful and the food was...More

Thank Sanne v
Reviewed 7 September 2018

My wife and I ate here for the first time recently. My wife had a cheese and tomato panini, which came with salad, and I had a plan scone. Firstly, great to find a place that does plan scones, (not sure why they are so...More

Thank SLeeH
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Called in here for a brew a d a slice of cake went and sat outside until they brought my brew and cake to us it was lovely really enjoyed it

Thank Ste C
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great location out of the way of the busy streets. Very friendly staff. Lunch was delicious, we ordered paninis. We sat outside to enjoy the view of the river. Quirky building, order inside up on the top floor.

Thank AyrshireAyrshireLass
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Mill North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 33370
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