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Cafe Treff

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4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
+44 15394 31027
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Cafe, British, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Early lunch in Ambleside picked at random because the menu looked more interesting than other places on the street. My daughter had veg chilli baked potato crammed full of beans her idea of heaven I had soup and bread which was delicious the smoothie was...More

Thank Familyofthreeee
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I over heat very easily but this place was doors wide open fresh. Smartly dressed smiley faced staff. My wife could not face another full english and I fancied a change myself . . .and this place was perfect for it. We had the Tune...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, great drinks, great snacks! Worth the visit any day of the year! If you are in or around Ambleside pay a visit here!

Thank Kit W
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is our favourite cafe in Ambleside - we reckon it has the best coffee in town. Good selection of cakes - and lovely toasted tea cakes. It doesn't look anything special from the outside but we've whiled away many a happy time here before...More

Thank Chris217
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Called in with friends, great bread and very interesting range of teas. Friendly staff and good service. Will call again.

Thank Missing_1ink
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Many thanks to Cafe Treff for providing lunch to myself and my 2 fussy boys on 4 occasions. We thoroughly enjoyed the friendly welcome, delicious grub and the fab selection of drinks on offer. Would definitely recommend as a pit stop in Ambleside!

Thank SuperSniper B
Reviewed 11 August 2016

There are many cafes in Ambleside but Café Treff is, in my view, the nicest. Centrally located, it's just the place to go when you're wandering around town and decide there's a coffee and cake sized gap in your life. The service is friendly and...More

Thank Phil of England
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Popped in for a cuppa and a quick snack and it was excellent. I had zucchini and lime cake - well you had to - it was superb as was the tea which was real leaves and very tasty indeed, full of flavour.

Thank TJD744
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Whilst on our recent trip to Ambleside we once again visited Cafe Treff and yet again we weren't disappointed. As usual we were greeted with smiles and pleasantries as well as a spotlessly clean cafe. We ordered sandwiches, from the Gourmet menu.. Chicken, bacon and...More

1  Thank Littleone11
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Cafe treff is our Ambleside treat everytime we visit and it never disappoints Home made lentil soup was on the menu today and it wasn't really my 1st choice of soups generally but never been disappointed before here so why not, and with my choice...More

3  Thank Radar-uk-2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$9
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 31027
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Bespoke "Cafe Treff" blend espresso as well as single origin coffees from around the world. We work closely with our Tea and Coffee merchants who have over 40 years experience of blending and roasting coffee in small batches to produce fresh coffee at its best. Breakfast and Lunch available and cakes that will amaze you.
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