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Poppi Red

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
+44 15394 36434
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (90 reviews)
“paninis” (14 reviews)
“tiffin” (8 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 17:30 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place for a drink and snack, surrounded by brilliant gift ideas. Lots of unusual things to eat and buy. Sadly it closes very early and we missed out on having hot food at 4.30 in the afternoon. After an afternoon of...More

Thank _deborahjoyharrison
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Could not use this due to steps with been in a wheelchair so disappointing it looked lovely from the bottom of steps

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been using this place on and off for years, it is in a great business position and has been good in the past . Recent visit, Sept 2018, it had run out of scones by 1330! Rather unbelievable but true. When we queried this we...More

Thank c d r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super find! Poppi Red has such a super selection of cakes and bakes, it's hard to choose! Good coffee too. We found the service good, and enjoyed looking round the shop too.

Thank LizRPoole
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good range of cakes, snacks and meals. Great coffee. Friendly staff and a great range of clothes and gifts. Dog friendly.

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely looking cafe but very slow service (took over 30 minutes for 3 sandwiches) and the cafe was not full by disinterested looking staff and expensive for what you get. If you do visit this place I would stay away from the paninis they are...More

Thank JLM71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever my wife and I visit the Lake District we always make a point of planning a walk that will take us into Hawkshead so that we can enjoy a brew, scone, jam and cream in a tea room. On this particular April afternoon we...More

Thank saw61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When it finally arrived, we enjoyed the freshly prepared food. Panini’s were on the small side but very tasty with a nice fresh salad of leaves and pulses. Unfortunately we had to ask twice for one of our meals which only arrived when everyone else...More

Thank topfoder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The shop itself is a fun one with boho chic items, great for gifts and browsing, The cafe has tables outside and inside on the right there are about half a dozen tables. It is a little cramped, and chairs get moved around and if...More

Thank RSC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had tea here three times with family with small children. Lovely ambience - 1950's Cath Kidson style. Good service and tasty cakes. Large pots of tea with extra hot water - good old fashioned style. Do sit outside if the weather is clement and watch...More

Thank PGNM
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Kim M | Property representative |
Apologies for getting back to you late. We do have a range of gluten free cakes currently we have : * orange and rasberyy cake GF * giant macaroons DG GF * Cocunut and lime GF * Brownie Soup we allways have soup on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36434
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