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Cafe Altitude

101 Lake Road | Overlooking Adventure Peaks climbing wall, Ambleside LA22 0DB, England
+44 7557 878558
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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101 Lake Road | Overlooking Adventure Peaks climbing wall, Ambleside LA22 0DB, England
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

We visited the cafe when it was very busy and as there were five of us had a bit of a wait for food. However it was well worth the wait, the food was excellent and freshly cooked and we had the pleasure of watching...More

Thank Hazel S
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We visited the cafe which is dog friendly, we ordered a cooked breakfast and a veggie breakfast both were freshly made, it was great to watch people on the climbing wall, excellent customer service.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I have visited this cafe three times.This however was the first time with family and to have a meal.It was busy when we arrived and when we placed our order we were told it would be 20 min wait for food.It took over an hour...More

Thank Mandolin1955
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Up 3 flights of stairs with no baby changing rooms. We waited over an hour and a half for food, which was poor when it was delivered. The eggs where fried to extinction, the nachos where completely undercooked. It says the cafe is under new...More

Thank Tomas C
Neil B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Altitude, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2016

We’re really sorry you had a bad experience and can only apologise for the delay, it was extremely busy but I believe all food was served within 50 minutes. I also believe 2 more fried eggs were cooked fresh as requested. The toilets are shared...More

Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Hayley and Helen have now taken on the cafe, a new menu and it's fantantic everything is freshly made and rearly tasty. If you want a friendly atmosphere and fresh homemade quality it's well worth a visit.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Great place to pop into for a delicious bite to eat for lunch or a coffee with a yummy homemade cake! The staff are always really friendly and good to chat too! Well worth a visit!

Thank Rosielakes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Although we used this restaurant to watch our children, it is open to the general public - if you can get a table! A lovely cafe offering breakfasts all day, lunch and an array of cakes! We stayed whilst our children wer climbing and loved...More

1  Thank Themorrisfamilyof4
Reviewed 28 October 2015

It was a very busy time, school holidays, yet the service was extremly good and the offerings were very tasty. Enjoyed immensely

1  Thank WILLIAM R
Reviewed 23 October 2015

After a trip on the windermere steamers we ended up in Ambleside , a drizzly day and dog in tow we wondered where to get lunch. We came across the cafe altitude tucked away inside an outdoor wear shop and the climbing wall. Not sure...More

Thank Kitchin2013
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Called here for coffee and a cake on a rather miserable day so the views were rather limited! Very well made coffees and millionaire shortbread was very nice too The cafe overlooks the climbing wall through glass partition so would be quite interesting place when...More

Thank Paul G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lake Road | Overlooking Adventure Peaks climbing wall, Ambleside LA22 0DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 7557 878558
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You can find us on the 2nd floor at Adventure Peaks above the Ambleside Climbing Wall where you can enjoy wonderful rooftop views towards the mountains, or relax on the sofas and watch climbers on the indoor wall. Our menu is available from 9am-5.Pm. Delicious Lavazza coffees, teas and speciality teas, all day breakfast, cumberland sausage buns, soups, home - made cakes and sandwiches. Everyone including dogs and muddy boots are welcome here at Altitude!
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