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Rattle Gill Cafe

2 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU, England
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Ranked #1 of 91 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegetarian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

We went here whilst visiting the lakes and were blown away by a remarkable cafe in an even more remarkable location! Alec and Claire ( the owners ) were so friendly, and with an awesome selection of cakes and a delightful cup of tea to wash it down with we were so happy! Would recommend this great place to anyone... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Lovely little coffee shop in the heart of Ambleside. Food and drinks were very nice with good service and friendly atmosphere. The decor is quirky and interesting, highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Quirky and very friendly staff in great location and the best flapjack ever. My wife had a wonderful date and coconut slice. Now it's our first choice in Ambleside.

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Buckland, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This place never disappoints - Alec and Claire are such a wonderful couple and deserve to be No 1 on Tripadvisor ! Their food is amazing and their service welcoming Our favourite place in Ambleside

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Just echoing everything that is always said about this lovely cafe. Just lovely! Excellent food, excellent service and an excellent atmosphere.

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oswestry, england
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149 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Every now and then we eat at a vegetarian restaurant, as my wife is vegetarian. When it's this good, I'm more than happy that there's no meat ! We shared a feta and onion toastie, a quiche and salad, and a bowl of chilli topped with cheese. Everything, especially the salad, was full of mouthwatering flavours, and we didn;'t leave... More 

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Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had a lovely lunch here, after a walk around the Lakes. A great menu to choose from, some hearty options with top quality products - prices reflex this slightly, But I prefer to pay slightly more than what I'd pay at a national store that is just ok! I had some great chilli on a JP, with the wife... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Best chocolate brownie ever and the date and cinnamon flapjack was amazing. The staff are very friendly. It was a welcome refuge ftom the snow.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We visit Ambleside at least once a year. Three times in 2014 and we always make time to visit Rattlegill. The food is packed with flavour and never disappoints! The service is great.The cake platter to share is a must! It's small and busy (not surprisingly) but if you spot an empty table or come in quieter times, grab a... More 

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Morecambe, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stumbled upon this eatery in the rain. Very cosy atmosphere felt like a little haven from the bad weather. Didn't realise it was vegetarian food until we saw the menu. I suspect lots of people know about this cafe for that reason alone, but we were just looking for anything tasty and hot. Chose chilli dishes with huge hunks... More 

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Address: 2 Bridge Street, Ambleside LA22 9DU, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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