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Cafe Impromptu

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14 Church Street, Ashbourne DE6 1AE, England
+44 7733 242255
09:00 - 17:30
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed having a coffee in this well located and nice cafe with excellent service. My husband always has decaffeinated coffee which often is very weak but both his decaf and my 'normal' americano were very good, hot and strong. Plenty of choice in cakes, we had a scone and marshmallow, both very nice.

Thank marmarhen
Rugeley, United Kingdom
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338 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food was delicious and most of the staff were delightful apart from the young waitress who seemed to be not happy and that reflected on the service she gave

Thank sue j
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I and my friends eat regularly at Cafe Impromptu whether it be for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Quite simply this is literally 'un bijou' befitting it's French name. The food is always superbly cooked and presented be it a snack or main meal. I've paid much more and dined out at considerable disappointment at top restaurants whereas Impromptu never lets... More 

Thank lesley w
Scotland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had bit of lunch here - soup, paninis, etc. It was really busy when we arrived but they advised that someone was about to leave, so we waited only a few minutes before being seated. Food was delicious, the staff were so friendly and nice and the place had a lovely atmosphere. We all really enjoyed our lunch here and... More 

Thank SnickertKnees
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In our party of four only one had an acceptable drink, being an American. Our two lattes were awfully weak and wish-washy, and the hot chocolate too sweet. Friendly little place and well positioned, and the prices were quite low, less than £10 for the four drinks.

Thank Tim G
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfectly pleasant atmosphere and staff. We only came for coffee & a hot choc and latter was no problem. However have rarely tasted such weak lattes & very disappointed. If you shut your eyes it would be hard to identify the drink. Not on for the price

Thank Dinah G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We were in our way to Bakewell for the weekend but fancied lunch. So glad we stopped here. The food was lovely and you got so much! The atmosphere was great, staff were friendly and very welcoming. I had the salmon platter and my boyfriend a tuna sandwich.... We were stuffed afterwards

Thank startsky07
Derby, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Went here after looking up cafes in Ashbourne and this had been voted the best so had to try it. The food is a tad overpriced for cafe food in my opinion but for the size of the portions and the quality of ingredients, when our food arrived, I could see the attention to detail. Even the side salads have... More 

Thank derbygirl1985
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We popped in for an afternoon coffee and a piece of cake. The cake was amazing and a very large portion. We shared it amongst the three of us. The place was quite unassuming from the outside but very pleasant inside. A couple of points to note for those visiting. They only take cash, which was a little frustrating as... More 

Thank Daren K
Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Really nice place with amazing food. Staff we very friendly and we great meeting my dietary requirements. Will definitely come again when I'm Ashbourne.

Thank bex2808

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Church Street, Ashbourne DE6 1AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 7733 242255

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