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Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
015394 31027
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Ranked #5 of 91 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $11
Cuisines: European, English, Healthy, Soups
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: We fell in love with café culture whilst visiting Switzerland and were inspired by the Swiss obsession for quality produce and service. We serve the highest quality coffee and tea alongside our favourite cakes and light lunches.
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This Cafe is a really clean place the staff are friendly and the food is good,, A nice place to dally a while and enjoy the food which is tasty and freshly done

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Paphos, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

When I am in UK and visit Ambleside my first stop is Cafe Treff As usual the food, service and atmosphere were great. Look forward to my next visit

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The place is very friendly, clean and the staff are most helpful and funny, good sense of Humour, Premises could do with some more Xmas cheer and the music in English please !!!

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Lancashire
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8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Beautiful day here in Ambleside and having lunch in this warm and friendly cafe. Always good food and drink and the staff are always very helpful. Thank you : ) Kenny & Tina

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I visited the cafe today and I can only think that previous reviewer on the 10 th Nov had blinkers on.The drinks we ordered were hot and excellent. The staff could not have been nicer, the cafe and restrooms were spotless.The choice of food and drinks were also excellent.If I am ever in Ambleside again, I would certainly visit them... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

called in for a late lunch, quality of food was good, the tomato soup and tuna sandwich was presented well and tasted even better. The coffee was great but the tea, I'm a tea drinker, was really good. Loose leaf tea served in a glass cafeteria meant that you good decide on how strong you wanted your drink, find it... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Called in for a quick snack on our way home from Ambleside. Service was good and the food was exscellent quality. The coffe and cakes were also excellent. Would recommend.

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were in Ambleside today on a busy post-school holiday Sunday, and called in to Cafe Treff for the first time ever. It was a great experience from start to finish in this great little cafe. The cafe is lovely inside, very light and airy with well-spaced tables. The toilets were spotlessly clean. We found a table, then placed our... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a lovely café for light lunches and the portions are good. We have been here before and enjoyed it very much and weren't disappointed this time. The soup was unusual - carrot, ginger and lime - but was extremely tasty and the flavours really worked well together. Staff were very friendly and the food is reasonably priced. They... More 

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huddersfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Thank-you for friendly service and delicious coffee! The cakes looked delicious, but I resisted temptation!

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Additional Information about Cafe Treff

Address: Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
Phone Number: 015394 31027
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
Average Prices: USD 8 - 11
Cuisine: European, English, Healthy, Soups

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