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The Giggling Goose Cafe

The Old Mill North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
+44 15394 33370
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“scones” (52 reviews)
“cake” (59 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
The Old Mill North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Found this place by chance, but pleasantly surprised.The drinks and cake were very nice,and reasonably priced,staff were friendly and very professional.the only downside were the filthy floors

Thank andyw29
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is a really nice atmosphere in this cafe. The coffee was really great and the selection of cakes was amazing; oh so difficult to choose when they all look soo good. So. . . . four people in our party and four different cakes...More

Thank SFrances C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly staff, and very tasty homemade scones. There was a great selection of cakes on offer, we just had cheese scones but would be happy to return another day to try something else!

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is one of the first cafes you come across after leaving the main car park in Ambleside. Its location next to a white water river/stream with tables outside attracted us to take a seat. The guy who we ordered from (with the strong N.Ireland...More

Thank MudHut007
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Well I can confirm this place was great for a cream tea. Homemade scones were massive teamed with jame and craven just amazing. All staff were lovely

Thank Julie N
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a cream tea, the guy serving was polite and friendly, but when ordering I have never been asked what I want to talk about rather than what I wanted to order!! There were only 2 people serving and the layout of the cafe...More

Thank TJ P
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After a look round Ambleside and a game of crazy golf it was time for refreshment The Giggling Goose was just the ticket, Set at the side of the mill stream and back from the traffic it was great to sit and relax, A coffee...More

Thank APH0363
Reviewed 7 October 2017

No frills but to sit outdoors in such a setting on an autumn day was just the ticket. Coffee was great and the scones exceptional. They also get the fact that one small square of butter isn't enough for giant pastries (apologies, just my hang...More

Thank julieandtonyhardy
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We decided to stop off here after a long walk for refreshments..First impression were good,nice view outside over the rambling brook perfect..sadly we were disappointed from there..The guy taking orders was impatient and a bit rude but we got our numbered apple and sat down...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We came here after reading the reviews on trip advisor. Coffee and cake was needed after a fair walk. It was too hot to sit inside so we sat outside with a lovely view. My lemon cake was very nice and hubby had some fruit...More

Thank NicandDarren
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Mill North Road, Ambleside LA22 9DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 33370
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