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Cafe Ambio

Old Blue Mill | Lakeland Motor Museum, Backbarrow, England
+44 15395 30448
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Old Blue Mill | Lakeland Motor Museum, Backbarrow, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A really good restaurant to meet up with friends for coffee. A good mix of seating and tables. Efficient and friendly staff. Added bonus you can check up on items to be auctioned in a few days time.

Thank lakelover908
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food and friendly staff. Even though it was busy the food was served quickly. Lovely atmosphere. Dogs were welcome - although we chose to leave ours in the car why we ate. Would definitely recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe ambio is a regular favourite of ours and we love to go there for lunch. There is a good varied menu and the specials are always really good. Can get very busy because it's very popular. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Chris8866
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean, nice staff, good food, lovely views, pricing reasonable.We noted there were dog bowls for those visiting with their dogs, highchairs for children.accessability for the museum-Toilets were clean and again accessible from both the museum or the cafe.

Thank oap1947
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for a quick coffee whilst researching the adjacent car museum. Stayed for 2 coffees and 2 lots of cake. Very impressed with the cleanliness, the range of food on offer and finally the view across the river

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my husband i ordered a ploughman's lunch, we weren't expecting anything special and we were completely take aback by the high standard of food and presentation. all other food we saw also looked really good .

Thank Brenda O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous visit today at cafe ambio I had the sandwich of the day which was bbq pulled pork. My two family members who I went with needed it gluten free and they had no problem doing this. Great cafe lovely atmosphere ! Highly recommend!

Thank Beth F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to wait for the bus plus it's literally next door to the motor museum. Lovely food and unusual cakes. Great view of the lake, if you can get a table near the window. Very clean and busy. Going through a renovation at the...More

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good menu, great soup and good sandwiches at this large cafe. We enjoyed lunch at a quiet time and we're eased with our food and drinks. Service was good and the place was comfortable and welcoming. Plenty of free parking

Thank tempo21
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Nice lunch Burger in Brioche bun lovely.Duck pate or potted duck very cold when served but lovely and tasty when it warmed up.Food great service pleasant seats are a disaster. If you weigh 100 kg or more they offer no support and as you sink...More

Thank blackarrowthree
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Blue Mill | Lakeland Motor Museum, Backbarrow, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Backbarrow
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 30448
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