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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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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

Third visit to this cafe, our absolute favourite in Ambleside. Friendly, pleasant staff who catered for my special diet. Food was excellent, freshly prepared and would highly recommended the oven baked potato with choice of filling! Followed by speciality green tea. Many thanks. Will be...More

Thank jokkv
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family of three pop in for a quick bite, and was shocked by what we received. The staff were extremely rude to us and other customers, moving tables around in an abrupt manner. It gets worse.... The waitress was swearing, f***ing and blinding at her...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With coffee beans roasted weekly, fresh locally made cakes and friendly service, you are guaranteed a great coffee, delicious cake and a warm welcome. We’ve been coming to Cafe Treff for the last 14 years and it doesn’t disappoint!

Thank FifiCH H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second trip to treff, first time I enjoyed afternoon tea which was possibly one of the finest cups of tea ever! So good I bought their teapot and loose tea to take home! Two years later and popped in to buy more...More

Thank jonnib71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2nd visit here, first one 15 months ago, still excellent. Staff very friendly and lovely atmosphere.

Thank jenn12342017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe in Ambleside Cumbria is clean, inviting with really friendly staff. We always use this cafe as the tea/ coffee is excellent. Food is of good quality at a great price. From light snacks to hearty meals,great cakes including food for G F sufferers....More

Thank Fran P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I discovered this cafe today and had a most enjoyable lunch. We were served high quality food and their Earl Grey tea one of the best I've ever tasted. The cafe is super clean and prices very reasonable given the aforementioned quality....More

Thank Pac M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have travelled all over the world,this is one of the best places iv been to for a bite to eat. Service excellent,great choices (would recomend the veg chilli superb) great coffee selection.Have been here many times this is the only place we go to for...More

Thank stu8082018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From entering this lovely little homely cafe, we were welcomed personally by the owner. She happily and amazingly worked with us to give us the best of service. Very well catered for with Gluten and dairy intolerant options and nothing was too much trouble. Thank...More

Thank shmclelland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe caught our eye as an independent local business set in the town centre. Well presented, clean and tidy. What a treasure, warm friendly welcome. The fair is top quality and caters for those with gluten and dairy allergies. This is a place I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$9
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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