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Brambles Cafe

Langdale Co-op | Chapel Stile, Ambleside, England
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Ranked #56 of 91 Restaurants in Ambleside
Cuisines: English
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This café and shop were AMAZING!. I was stunned with the amount of stuff in there, lots of food, papers, stationary, pet food, frozen food, toilets, café, household items, toys, maps..................... it is endless. I would DEFINITELY RECOMEND THIS PLACE. It is a MUST!!!!!!

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North Yorkshire UK
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We have stopped here several times over recent years when walking in the area. It's nice enough in a bit of a dour and downcast way, but could do with a bit of a refurb and bringing up to date. Food has always been reasonable, but the coffee we had this week was less than memorable. A few less laminated... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Good home-made food, Illy coffee, excellent service and a pleasant friendly attitude. The cafe is well hidden above the Co-op shop in Chapel Stile village but is well worth finding.

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Chandlers Ford, UK
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I probably only get to Langdale once a year (or less) but this cafe has become a must visit location for me both before and after heading out on the hills. Food and coffee has always been of good quality and resonably priced. On my most recent wild-camping trip with my 14 year old son, making it back to here... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

been here several times now.the food is always to a very high standard.nice drinks in a lovely setting looking out onto the hills.friendly efficient staff and reasonably priced.highly recommend.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Brambles provided a welcome relief from the incessant downpour! Nice service and reasonably priced comfort-food.

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the lakes
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Called in after our walk around loughrigg and had the best feta quiche ever and for a very good price compared to other local cafe's

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104 reviews 104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Does what it prromises - its an upstairs cafe with good cafe menu in a vibrant local shop - a good alternative for a sandwich lunch to the pubs around. Great value and pleasant staff. I made a mistake with the cottage pie and carrots which was microwaved but family's sandwiches hit the mark.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Home made cakes, excellent coffee, very clean. This little cafe is located above the co-op in Chapel Stile and is run by local people. The staff are friendly, the food is good and the cake portions generous. Breakfast served until 1130 is a generous helping of traditional fare. Soup and a roll excellent on a cold day. Prices are very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012 via mobile

Popped in mid-walk along the river. Had a banana and apricot loaf; with a toasted tea cake; cup of tea & a hot chocolate - excellent taste & just what we needed. Clientale slightly older and/or fellow walkers, but a great tea room tucked upstairs above the friendliest Co-Op you'll ever find!! Well worth popping in, if passing (but maybe... More 

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Address: Langdale Co-op | Chapel Stile, Ambleside, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
Cuisine: English

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