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Esquires Coffee House

14 Market Cross | Ambleside LA22 9BT, Ambleside LA22 9BT, England
+44 15394 32182
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“cakes” (30 reviews)
“great coffee” (31 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
14 Market Cross | Ambleside LA22 9BT, Ambleside LA22 9BT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Coffee and a great selection of cakes. The service was quick and friendly and the coffee was very nice. It was also nice that they had decaf as this has been a problem in some other places that we visited.

Thank Elizi_Elizi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good coffee, great tea and excellent food. A comfortable sit and no pressure to leave, just sit, chat and enjoy.

Thank Corin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Esquires is a licenced cafe/coffee shop. It sells amazing panini, sandwiches and flatbread. The piri piri melt is excellent. Nice pot of tea and great coffee. For value and choice if a snack is required this is the place. Free WiFi and clean loos very...More

Thank Bev P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food and service - large cups of tea and tasty cakes. Free WiFi, coffee shop atmosphere. Very accessible

Thank Jazzy057
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hot chocolate I ordered looked amazing but unfortunately did not taste at all good. The muffin I had was similarly grim. However, the café offered warm shelter from the rain and the staff were friendly enough. I also needed to charge my phone and...More

1  Thank TrudyJames
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a cold wet January day it was a gem of a find. Nice friendly staff, nice food & great hot chocolate. Yes maybe not the cheapest place in the area but it looks like it’s owned by an independent person which is far better...More

Thank LouNottm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So tried again after our disappointing visit last September but sadly no improvement so will not be back as there are so many other good places to get coffee and cake. Apple pie was warmed and handed over followed slowly by toasted tea cake........drinks took...More

2  Thank janetheo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean enviroment and very spacious comfortable seating, welcoming jolly staff, nice food which is very well presented.

Thank RoylandsNeil
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We had a good time. The coffee was good, the service was very friendly and the atmosphere was welcoming. They let the pooches in. Not all cafes are open this time of year but this one is in full swing. Having been to nearly all...More

1  Thank Graeme F
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

After bring ignored at ‘The Apple Pie’ (see my review) we thought we would try this place. So glad we did! We were welcomed on arrival and thanked as we exited. The staff were friendly and helpful. My partner had the Ploughman’s at £7.95. Tad...More

1  Thank By_She_Travel_
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Market Cross | Ambleside LA22 9BT, Ambleside LA22 9BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32182
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