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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 98
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great little interesting cafe right in the centre

Lovely boho chic little Cafe in a great location. Food was excellent and we sat outside on very comfortable padded chairs and enjoyed the view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Theresa B
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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

All the soft drinks come in syrup jars with lids and straws, lovely idea. Great coffee and great cakes. the staff were very nive too!

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Lovely boho chic little Cafe in a great location. Food was excellent and we sat outside on very comfortable padded chairs and enjoyed the view.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Been for a long gorgeous walk and were in need of refreshments. From outside the whole place is very inviting with lovely cushions and blankets on the seats. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. The brownie and white chocolate and raspberry tiffin were amazing with the great tea all served on vintage plates. Left to look round village... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Good food selection (BLT are really good and the cinnamon toast) .. really nice staff nothing is too much trouble.... all the cakes are home made and are divine.... attached to a shop selling all things nice from candles to home wear... nice to mooch

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Quirky cafe/shop. Very arty objects on sale alongside lovely cakes and niche teas and coffees. Family friendly but it gets very busy and crowded.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Come here every time we visit the Lakes. Its always busy. Excellent service and quality of food. The staff cope so well in small kitchen and service is excellent. Always find something interesting to buy in the shop. Look forward to next visit.

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Swindon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A lovely place to have tea and a fabulous strawberry cream cake......so yummy and well worth the stop. Link this to a lovely retro vintage style shop and pleasant atmosphere and the experience was complete. Do go and visit.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I had a hot chocolate at the cafe. It was hot but it was far too sweet. The service was speedy but a member of staff was rude when I asked where the bathroom was, simply saying why didn't I read the signs (which I hadn't spotted!).

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Baden, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We stopped here on tow different occasions when visiting Hawkshead. It is a charming tea room serving home-made cakes and other snacks with outdoor seating as well as indoors in the midst of a delightful gift shop. The staff were extremely friendly. The Poppi Red is in the centre of the village.

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

After a day out in Bowness we took the ferry to Hawkshead and stumbled across Poppi Red an unpretentious shop/ coffee shop with friendly staff willing to please. Although we arrived after they had stopped serving food the were still happy to provide snacks, cheese on toasted crumpets, toasted tea cakes etc and this was more than sufficient. The staff... More 

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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: Cafe
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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