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Cafe Treff

Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
015394 31027
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Ranked #7 of 94 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $11
Cuisines: European, English, Healthy, Soups
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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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
Cumbria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

I always come to Cafe Treff whenever I am in Ambleside. The staff are always very friendly and the food is superb which is always freshly made to order. Their coffee exceptional and they have a wide selection of cakes. Its so nice to find a cafe that is so passionate.

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Visited for lunch, place virtually empty. Had to go to the counter to place your order, and pay up front. The food came in a reasonable time, it looked appetizing and fresh, and proved to be very tasty. It was also reasonably priced. As the café was so quiet the staff just stood around the counter chatting, and as their... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Didn't have much choice - as seems to be the case with a number of Lakes cafes - and we thought it was a little expensive for what we got. But the food was tasty enough.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We took time out to grab a cup of tea mid-morning and every so glad we did. The tea (breakfast leaves), was superb, refreshingly wonderful and a great scone and jam/cream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Nice little place good food and wonderfull tea. No tea bags !! they use broad leaf tea. you can buy foil bags of tea and the teapot to go with it.

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Thank you so much to the owner and staff of this fabulous cafe that we visited on Thursday whilst on holiday. Totally recommend. We had a fantastic lunch there with fabulous teas, coffees and cakes. Well worth a visit.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great little place to have a break from walking around in the rain. Shame they'd sold out of what I wanted but still enjoyed the alternative.

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Haydock, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Always a favourite when in Ambleside. If you don't want generic tea and coffee head for Cafe Treff and their cakes are glorious too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Amazing fresh food, my bacon and brie toasted sandwich was divine and my sons milk shake tasted of actual strawberrys. Great food, great service, great place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Went here a couple of time with the family. Great selection of cakes and a really good range of drinks for the kids and an even better range of coffee for the adults. Highly recommend after a good walk.

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