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Naturally Hawkshead Cafe

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Main Street | LA22 0NT, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We popped in again for a naughty slice of passion cake and a cheeky scone , all homemade and delicious!!! Then bought a new coat each in the shop that they have as well !!! Love the lakes.

Thank sunchase67
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice love the lakes been going for last 30 years x x😀 & will carry on going it's quiet friendly lovely for solo or couples family as well once there your hooked on boughy so nice & bouts & trains all over near by Paul payton England x x

Thank Paul P
Kendal, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Visited a few times, first time stail cakes thought we would give it a second try to only get cold coffee, never again!!!

Thank ema159
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We dropped in here straight off the bus after a long journey up from the South East. Only a few others around so we did not experience any of the issues mentioned regarding slow service. We were served with a smile and able to find something for everyone (including one member of the party who is Gluten Free). Food was... More 

Thank totallyluna
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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836 reviews
660 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

On our recent visit to Hawkshead on a walking holiday, we paid two visits to 'Naturally Hawkshead' on the same day. It is attached to the large clothing store there, but feels separate enough to make it an enjoyable place to visit. On the first visit we had breakfast there. I had a full Cumbrian cooked breakfast, and it was... More 

Thank Steve W
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

It was a freezing November day. My wife, our dog and myself decided to drop in for a coffee and cake to warm up. As soon as we entered, we were asked if our dog wanted a bowl of water by a friendly waitress. The food and hot drinks were fine, and our dog enjoyed her dog treat. We will... More 

Thank VeggieGeoff
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Great ice cream.... however staff are very slow and never look happy. They seem to just stand about and talk between themselves. We waited once 20 minutes for somebody to serve us. Think the staff need a talking to as this is no good for a place that gets busy. If there was somewhere else for ice cream Id go... More 

Thank Sarah W
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The wait for food was incredibly long, with only one person serving and it wasn't even busy. It was expensive for what you got and I wouldn't recommend.

Thank lauradmull
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A group of 12 called in for a coffee after a walk. There was one young lady serving who coped as well as she could. Another person, who had been behind the counter went off for a break instead of helping for a few minutes. Some people visited the toilet and said it was dirty and no toilet paper. Service... More 

Thank westy7777
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

good food, friendly staff and dog friendly - we ate breakfast here a few times whilst staying at the camp site across the road

Thank fryd683

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | LA22 0NT, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead

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