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Poppi Red

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
+44 15394 36434
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“cake” (92 reviews)
“paninis” (15 reviews)
“tiffin” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee was served way to hot and assistant hardly acknowledged us and continued to have a loud conversation with her colleague throughout our visit. Not a relaxing visit after a morning of walking!

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today after a walk round Rydal in the rain! What a lovely village and a lovely cafe and shop. With 3 muddy dogs there was ample seating outside under a big umbrella to keep us dry. We ordered off the specials board, absolutely delicious...More

Thank SusieSueCarlisle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to see cafe open when others had closed up for the season. Lovely slices of cake, good portion sizes. Can recommend the chocolate with ginger tiffin.

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunny but very cold day, too cold to sit outside so the little café was full to capacity. Poppi Red is a Café and a gift shop or sorts. It is extremely well stocked, but not enough room for more café customers, especially when they...More

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffees and hot chocolates. Cakes looked good. Kids had them and enjoyed them,so always a good sign. Dogs are welcome outside. Cosy blankets provided for the human members of the party in this situation. The gift section of this place is lovely. Could do...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice of home made food. Enjoyed goats cheese salad and chilli bowl with delicious cakes as well. Recommend hot chocolate with cream and marshmallows!

Thank Ann Marie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on our walk round the West shore for something fresh. Arrived at the start of lunchtime and easily found a table before it became too busy. We both had soup which was homemade and traditional as well as a homemade sausage roll. Really...More

Thank Barnstormer141
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived about 2pm when it was around half full. Waited at the counter for several minutes before any of the 4 staff decided to serve us. We asked for 2 coffees and were told that it would be a 20min wait. Another member of staff,...More

1  Thank whinaem
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Great choice of panini and Wonderful homemade soup. They had a huge choice of very tasty cakes, so many to choose from. Service was good on what was a busy day.

Thank Fiona D
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Me and my boyfriend visited here while we were on our holiday.out of all the cafes in hawkshead this was my choice,it was my style,quirky and pretty. It has a fashion and accessories shop in it. The staff were lovely and the cafe was pretty....More

Thank BennyAlgoKarli
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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