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Poppi Red

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Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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  • 71
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  • 52
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A real delight !

Called in here for lunch as it looked so inviting. Quirky inside as it's shop and TShop, lovely ladies serving and preparing delicious food and cakes. We had a roll and lemon drizzle cake YUM. Such a nice atmosphere and afterwards you can browse round the lovely shop. Great place

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
YogaGirl10
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Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk. England
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk. England
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289 reviews 289 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Called in here for lunch as it looked so inviting. Quirky inside as it's shop and TShop, lovely ladies serving and preparing delicious food and cakes. We had a roll and lemon drizzle cake YUM. Such a nice atmosphere and afterwards you can browse round the lovely shop. Great place

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Durham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely "shabby chic" cafe which serves excellent quality food. The cake comes in nice big chunks and the service is quick, efficient and friendly. Quite an unusual place, definitely worth a visit.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I always like to visit Poppi Red whilst in Hawkshead. Not only is it an amazing place to relax and have a delicious lunch, but it is also a shop filled with gorgeous bits and pieces. Poppi's is a must for anyone visiting the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The best hot chocolate, ever! Gorgeously smooth hot chocolate, with thick cream on top and grated chocolate, made even more yummy by the addition of a slug of rum - perfect on a cold, sunny Spring day

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We popped into this cafe for afternoon tea. The food was good and the shop an interesting place to look around.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We popped in today for a hot drink as it was cold walking round Hawkshead. The cake selection looked great so we had ginger tiffin, chocolate cake and a teacake to go with the hot chocolates. Cakes were fantastic. Will definitely return.

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UK
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stopped in one snowy Sunday morning after a walk at Tarn Hows, the soup was gluten free and they offered gluten free crackers instead of bread. I had a non gluten free bacon sandwich which was huge and tasty. They also let our dog in the cafe and had treats in a jar for dogs. Very welcoming to us... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

we stopped for a quick coffee and had it with fruit scones with jam. Service was OK and it was very quiet, we were the only customers.

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inverness
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Great little tea room,fantastic cakes,lovely welcome from staff, lots of beautiful unusual gifts & DOG FRIENDLY...hope to come back soon - frank, teddy & Brigitte x

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Loved this quirky little café. Great cakes and snacks. Lovely little place to find unusual gifts and souvenirs. Staff very friendly and accommodating.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?