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Central Buildings, Ambleside LA22 9BS, England
015394 31027
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Ranked #6 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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
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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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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242 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
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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14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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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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Retford, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Decided to shun the corporates and support a local independent business. Coffee was good and caramel slice (Topped with Belgian chocolate) even better. Owner was very personable and welcoming. Will definitely be returning. Thank you Cafe Treff for making a wet afternoon memorable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Came here after a rainy walk up loughrig. Big selection of coffee's and teas, sandwiches cakes and hot options. Deffinatley recommend having a scone!

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Deal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We looked at several cafes before we decided on Cafe Treff. Good choice! My wife ordered a cappuccino, which was very good, and I had a raspberry milkshake, which was even better. Service was fast and friendly. Cafe Treff is a very good alternative to the ubiquitous chain cafes.

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Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Called in just for a quick cuppa. Tempted by the hot chocolate. Glad we indulged. Will call back in next time in area

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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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