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“A gem of a find” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Treff

Cafe Treff
Ranked #6 of 117 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$11
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Soups, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We fell in love with café culture whilst visiting Switzerland and were inspired by the Swiss obsession for quality produce and service. We serve the highest quality coffee and tea alongside our favourite cakes and light lunches.
Llandudno
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A gem of a find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

Found this little place a while ago but never really left a review. What a little gem!!! My husband and I decided on toasted sandwiches made from freshly cut bread. No packet sliced bread here - thank goodness!!! There was a good range of items on the menu. Tea was made from loose leafed tea and served in great teapots. The cakes were delicious as well!!! The service was excellant and we were well looked after. A brilliant place to visit and you can even takout as well and the teapots were so good we even bought one!!!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Skipton, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Leaf tea”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Great leaf tea and Americans.
Friendly service.
Swiss alpine posters.
...all very pleasant on a rainy Saturday afternoon in August.

Will definitely visit again when in Ambleside.

Visited August 2014
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
1 review
“The best sandwiches, great coffee, and friendly service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2014

I can't say a bad word about this place.....it was absolutely superb!
The roast ham sandwich was honestly the best thing I've tasted for a long time, and I'm not even a coffee drinker (I usually find it too bitter) but the mocha was to die for! Our fondness for the place was shown in the fact that we didn't even consider going anywhere else the next day, resulting in 2 out of 2 of our lunches on our short trip being at Cafe Treff.
The staff and owner are really friendly and helpful. It was so nice to see in this day and age that everything was done to ensure customer satisfaction.
I'd recommend it to anyone visiting the area as a must, and will definitely be back on our next visit!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank s1conlin
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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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“Simplicity with real food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2014

Great quality food very gluten free friendly. Hearty stylish food that had a real healthy homemade overtone.High quality presentation and friendly professional staff

Visited June 2014
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London
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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“Lovely Tea, Tasty Sarnies, Lakes Prices”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

I have to say that after a week in the Lakes I have got used to things being £2-3 more than anywhere else that is not a tourist hotspot. It's understandable but never welcome, so two albeit tasty sandwiches and one pot of tea here costs the same as two main meals, 2 pints and a juice when eating just outside The Lake District. That is not to say this place is overly pricey, but just a point that if I am paying more for a product, I expect it to be pretty good to justify the tourist price, happily the food and service at Cafe Treff is pretty good. The tea comes in a coffee style carafe with lots of lovely big tea leaves floating about - no bags here. Sandwiches were substantial and served with a side salad - the option of having them toasted is great as often in the lakes you don't want a big meal, but you do want something warm. We had a BLT and a Tomato and Mozzarella- both well made with tasty seed bread. There is a huge choice of coffee to choose from, something to meet every taste. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming and there was plenty of people coming and going. I would have loved to see a take away option as it was quite a pleasant day when were were visiting and to be able to have a tasty bite to eat in the fantastic scenery would have been fabulous - maybe a service that might come in the future.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank GingerCmg
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