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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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“ginger cake” (28 reviews)
“cakes” (136 reviews)
“blt” (8 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 yesterday

very clued up on gluten free everything made separate had a lovely toasted sandwich and a salad. Although was disappointed there was only a chocolate brownie for dessert, would have liked something different.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Myself, husband and son visited for their speciality hot chocolates. We opted for the “hot” chocolate with added chilli, cinnamon and cardemon. It doesn’t blow your head off it’s very subtle and warming but most of all -delicious!! My son got the white hot chocolate-...More

Thank Blakeycakes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit here everytime we pass through Ambleside on our way to Keswick. Great range of coffee and tea. I'm not a coffee drinker but my partner is so this place is perfect. Lovely range of sandwiches, we always go for the soup and Sandwich...More

Thank LadyLisa36
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic cafe! The “hotter chocolate” is out of this world. I’ve tried recreating it myself but to no avail so I just bought a bag off the very friendly woman and staff that run a brilliant cafe with amazing homemade cakes! Keep it up treff!!

Thank joeleoblake
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst on a visit with my wife and Grandson to Ambleside we popped in for lunch and,received a very warm welcome. The lady who took our order could not have been nicer and when a 12yr old boy comments on how nice the lady was,...More

Thank Frederick552016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for some light refreshments and we were spoiled for choice. The cafe has a very extensive menu! Service was quick and staff were very attentive- well worth a visit.

Thank m4r51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a nice cafe this is; clean, comfortable seats and a really delicious owners bespoke blend coffee. I wish it wouldn't close at 5, just when so many walkers are returing to the village after walking - we counted a dozen disappointed expressions outside at...More

1  Thank rod h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times now. About time I gave a review. Lovely friendly cafe. Great range of coffees and teas not usually available elsewhere. BLT is amazing. Always a regular stop for us when in Ambleside. Thoroughly recommend a visit.

Thank Peter c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent little café with great views of the local street scene. We ordered tea/latte and two cakes....dandelion and burdock and a gluten free brownie....both of which were fantastic. Re-rdered a latte and chatted to very friendly staff and customer.

Thank tetley62
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Wow, what a lovely cafe, I’m someone who comes to Ambleside regularly and have only just discovered how delicious the food is. Great veggie chilli and the cakes and fab. Will be back very soon.

Thank CowanHeader
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
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 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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