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Cafe Impromptu

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14 Church Street, Ashbourne DE6 1AE, England
+44 7733 242255
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great friendly staff Beautiful cake Dog friendly outside Although busy service was fast and really friendly.

Thank Diane c
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was very nice. I reserved a table but didn't really need to. We had a good selection across the board and very good coffee. The decaf coffee was a bit limp though. They seemed to be spinning their laundry upstairs as it sounded like a helicopter was landing on the roof. Over all the cafe is very... More 

Thank Bubbs1965
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent coffee and crossaints.staff very friendly and helpful.one of the best places to go in Ashbourne

Thank gmit062
Peak District, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We regularly visit this coffee shop when visiting Ashbourne. Staff are so welcoming and always happy to help with any special requirements. They always do a food special and everything we have eaten has been superby cooked and tasty. If you visit Ashbourne you must give it a try. It is situated on the road towards St Oswalds Church in... More 

Thank PammyPeakDistrict
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a busy cafe, with food all freshly prepped. My parents go weekly but I hadn't been before. We stopped for a cake and coffee at around 1045 and it was lovely. We did wait. While (say 15) mins from sitting down, to receiving our cake. It was lovely though, carrot cake was full of flavour and light with... More 

Thank Mum22boys
Norwich, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We enjoyed having a coffee in this well located and nice cafe with excellent service. My husband always has decaffeinated coffee which often is very weak but both his decaf and my 'normal' americano were very good, hot and strong. Plenty of choice in cakes, we had a scone and marshmallow, both very nice.

Thank marmarhen
Rugeley, United Kingdom
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347 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Food was delicious and most of the staff were delightful apart from the young waitress who seemed to be not happy and that reflected on the service she gave

1 Thank sue j
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I and my friends eat regularly at Cafe Impromptu whether it be for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Quite simply this is literally 'un bijou' befitting it's French name. The food is always superbly cooked and presented be it a snack or main meal. I've paid much more and dined out at considerable disappointment at top restaurants whereas Impromptu never lets... More 

Thank lesley w
Scotland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Had bit of lunch here - soup, paninis, etc. It was really busy when we arrived but they advised that someone was about to leave, so we waited only a few minutes before being seated. Food was delicious, the staff were so friendly and nice and the place had a lovely atmosphere. We all really enjoyed our lunch here and... More 

Thank SnickertKnees
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

In our party of four only one had an acceptable drink, being an American. Our two lattes were awfully weak and wish-washy, and the hot chocolate too sweet. Friendly little place and well positioned, and the prices were quite low, less than £10 for the four drinks.

Thank Tim G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Church Street, Ashbourne DE6 1AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 7733 242255

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?