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Main St., Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
+44 15394 36434
09:30 - 17:30
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Cary, North Carolina
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274 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

After Beatrix Potter home we stopped for lunch here. Wasn't sure what to get when man said get the cheese scone. I did, with a wonderful cheese and jam - delicious! Good coffee as well. Daughter had sandwich - also great. Good variety of lunch foods.

Thank 24lorraineS
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here for lunch and I ordered ham terrain with salad but when it arrived it was a ham sandwich with salad. I said to my cousin this was not what I was expecting but she got what she ordered so we started to eat. The ladies serving then had a conversation to discover that two couples had ordered... More 

Thank Greystones23
London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cafe in Hawkshead with a very broad menu - sandwiches, cakes, salads and breakfasts. The shop has nice items in too and the outside seating area is a relaxing post walk place to sit. Shame it closed at 4pm but suspect that may be for the time of year.

Thank Jane A
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love poppi red. The cakes are really nice. Hot chocolate or coffee. They have a smashing gift shop too.

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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place and had one of the best gluten free cakes I've had. Made locally as well. Will be back soon.

Thank Howard C
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in for a light lunch. It was lovely and clean and welcoming with small tables and lots of lovely items to buy. I had the pate, which was a huge portion and very delicious. It came with a wonderful, slightly sweet dark bread, salad & a farmhouse relish. I had a liqueur coffee too. Glasses of wine were... More 

Thank DiddlyDot
Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here sat out in the spring sunshine. The chicken and Brie panini was delicious,made with proper chicken not the plastic stuff you often get. Great selection of cakes served on old vintage china. Visiting hawkshead an fancy a quick lunch call in here, if you can get a table.

Thank Ivan E
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had no idea what to find in Hawkshead, but when I saw this little cafe I begged to eat here. I believe this is a family owned restaurant and was recommended to us by a small locally produced grocery store nearby (I forgot the name sorry). We all ordered paninis - salmon and cream cheese or ham and cheese.... More 

Thank Teresa L
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a lovely little cafe in Hawkshead... Everything seems to be fresh and home made. The last time we had delicious sausage rolls, and most recently we stopped off for the excellent cream tea. Unexpected sunshine allowed us to sit on their super cute terrace, overlooking a corner of the village. A nice spot for writing your postcards if you... More 

Thank Glasgow76
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as well as being completely bowled over at Hawkshead in general. we thoroughly enjoyed our snack at Poppi Red, great Coffee and outstanding homemade sausage rolls all served with a smile a lovely experience well worth a visit just a word of caution the road from newby Bridge into Hawkshead is a bit tight to say the least,, I suggest... More 

Thank Paul M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St., Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?