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Cafe Treff

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European, British, Healthy, Soups
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Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
015394 31027
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: We fell in love with café culture whilst visiting Switzerland and were...
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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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cracking Cakes & Gluten Free!

We went into Café Treff for a welcome hot chocolate after a long walk on a wet day. The staff were welcoming. I opted for a slice of beetroot & white chocolate, somewhat foolhardy I thought at first, but it was delicious. They also have a good selection of gluten free products, including a very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We went into Café Treff for a welcome hot chocolate after a long walk on a wet day. The staff were welcoming. I opted for a slice of beetroot & white chocolate, somewhat foolhardy I thought at first, but it was delicious. They also have a good selection of gluten free products, including a very nice Victoria sponge, which according... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We were enticed in by the frappe adverts but I actually had a peanut butter milkshake, I know bizarre right, but seriously delicious if you're a peanut butter fan. Nth is was accompanied by the seriously ginger cake which I can sum up in a few short words TO DIE FOR! If nothing else you must try this cake.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Made to order sandwiches and lovely cakes. The BLT here is just great. Clean, welcoming cafe that is always busy. Staff are efficient and very friendly. Bonus for the clean toilets with pass code door for customers only.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Went today and was surprised on how good this place was! The staff were brilliant and very helpful. The soup tasted brilliant and the sandwiches were jam packed with fillings. Thank you we will be back.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

what a wonderful welcome at this cafe the owner was fab had time to speak to every customer on a personal note took time to ask where we came from and made us so welcome she made us feel speacial and not someone who had just crawled of the street we are from barnsley and we to are plesant people... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Wonderful fresh sandwiches and home made cakes washed down with a choice of coffees as you watch the buzz of holidaymakers and Trekkers in Ambleside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Myself and my wife were made most welcome when we called in for refreshments.the owner of the establishment was very curtiuos and was very helpful with local knowledge from the moment we entered the establishment to the time we left we felt relaxed and the cake was to die for.Thankyou from Chris and carole

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Just sitting here. Sunshine and the nicest teas we've had in a long time. Welcoming staff with broad smiles and real warmth .fully recommended

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

On entering Café Treff, we were greeted with a very warm welcome by Berni, the owner. After a lovely chat, we ordered lunch, a variety of sandwiches and cakes and of course a lovely pot of tea!! many varieties are available. Food was delicious. Sadly we didn't manage to return, but would certainly recommend it. All staff were very friendly.... More 

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Chalfont Saint Peter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

a repeat visit to our favourite little cafe in Ambleside. Ideal as a pick up after a walk with a great selection of 'proper' tea and some wonderful food. Thoroughly recommend the goats cheese and cranberry muffin and chocolate, fruit and nut slice. Just need walk it all off now!

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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, British, Healthy, Soups

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: 015394 31027

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 11
  • Cuisine: European, British, Healthy, Soups

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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