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Daisys Cafe

Rydal Rd | Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
+44 7545 673819
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (50 reviews)
“hash browns” (11 reviews)
“scones” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Rydal Rd | Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Busy as usual today, but well worth a visit to Daisys Cafe, Central Buildings. Very tasty meals, freshly prepared, excellent customer care by friendly and efficient staff. The homemade cakes and scones are delicious, wide choice of snacks, salads and soups - all reasonably priced.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KathTeasdale
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walking around on a very cold day, just had to stop for a hot drink. It was lovely and warm , ordered right away and got lovely coffees. Friendly staff and customers.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are efficient and friendly and the other customers are usually friendly too. It's a bustling little place and the quality never waivers. If it's ever-so-slightly dearer than other options, it's worth it – you get what you pay for! If it's a day...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank martinKreviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off here whilst having a little walk round, liked the look from the outside and inside was quite quirky too. They take dogs and are just a simple coffee shop offering a decent choice for snacks and lunches and some pretty awesome cakes! Just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank P00hBear1978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming to Daisys for over 20 years now, never fails. Had a great breakfast as usual. Staff very pleasant and quick service. Daisys please never go.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ian G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived and place was packed which we saw as a good sign food was good. Sadly service lacking we waited to be served as table service only. Couple came in after and were served pretty much immediately and none of the staff seemed to notice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank bmanandsmudge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our way home from a trip to the Lakes we called into Ambleside and we found Daisys cafe located pretty much in the centre of town. We had a choice of several tables. The cafe was quite busy and the food being served looked...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Laughingbear
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Always try to end one of my walks at Daisy’s. Lovely friendly staff, really good fresh & hot food and the best soups in Ambleside (Tomato & Chorizo a personal favourite) If you run out of room for cake you can always have it as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank andy269
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Called in today for a snack. Had soups of the day which were Mushroom soup and Leek and Potato soup. Both piping hot, delicious and home made. Accompanied by ham sandwiches made with lovely soft fresh bread. Wonderful. This little cafe is well worth a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank geoffd420
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here. Our toasties were yummy & the service was excellent! We had chicken, bacon, mayo & cheese toasties - reccomend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank clare1890
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rydal Rd | Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 7545 673819
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