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Cafe Treff

4 Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
+44 15394 31027
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (158 reviews)
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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 2 days ago

Cafe Treff is a lovely little cafe with lots of choice for food and drink. The orange hot chocolate is a must! Staff are so friendly and are happy to accommodate your wants and needs. The decor is a little outdated, however which I think...More

Thank appletree281
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastically friendly staff!! Fab milkshakes/smoothies and cakes are absolutely gorgeous!! Definitely worth a visit!!

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great cafe , the sandwiches were lovely with plenty of fillings , the service was very quick even though the cafe was very busy , the range of specialty teas and coffees was wonderful , it's so nice to visit a cafe where...More

Thank Artful D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a cup of tea, food looked really good, daughter had the chocolate orange cake which was gorgeous. Staff are really friendly and helpful.

Thank George T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cafe in the middle of Ambleside. Serves excellent tea, coffee and cakes as well as a variety of eats all day.It is not huge inside, and is always popular so you may have to look in a couple of times to get a seat.

Thank Mrs Jackie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must say I was very impressed with this cafe. Lovely cake - Apple and blackberry cake and the tea is served in a glass teapot not a teabag in sight ... delighted ! Friendly staff too.

Thank nufcfansHandT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a wet lunchtime in the Lake District, this place is a godsend. The sandwiches are adventurous and the soups homely and comforting. The coffee is surprising on target for a small place a long way from Milan! But above all the service is friendly...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this cafe several times in recent years. The coffee is always nice and there is a wide range of tasty cakes, paninis, sandwiches etc. The staff are friendly and owners Dave and Bernie continue to provide an excellent service to all customers.

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a morning of torrential rain, this cafe was a great rest place. Great selection of teas, cakes and coffee aswell as a hot food menu. Great staff, making sure you can get you a table, really clean, fast and friendly service but no rush...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're on our second visit to Café Treff in a week. It's wonderful! Simple but very high quality, savoury food, delicious, imaginative cakes, a wide range of speciality coffees and teas, and efficient but friendly service. We love it!

Thank JohnTripAdvising
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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We fell in love with café culture whilst visiting Switzerland and were inspired by the Swiss obsession for quality produce and service. We are very passionate and proud of our bespoke blend espresso as well as single origin coffees from around the world. We work closely with our Tea and Coffee merchants wko have over 40 years experience of blending and roasting coffee in small batches to produce fresh coffee at its best.
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