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“Great little coffee shop” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Esquires Coffee House

Esquires Coffee House
14 Market Cross | Ambleside LA22 9BT, Ambleside, England
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Ranked #41 of 91 Restaurants in Ambleside
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Scotland
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111 reviews 111 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Great little coffee shop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

This was the first thing we saw in a main street of Ambleside after walking along the 'coffin route' from Grasmere, so we were always going to go in for a coffee and to rest our legs. But it was more than just adequate - really great atmosphere, friendly and efficient staff, and most important of all, great coffee and snacks. What's not to like?

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Cumbria
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Probably the best mocha in the world!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Great coffee. Relaxing and pleasant ambience. Cheerful staff! Centrally situated. Perfect for a breather after a day on the fells.

Visited February 2013
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Good coffee, good surroundings”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

Visited as a family this afternoon. Good coffee and treats in nice surroundings. Downstairs was packed but we almost had upstairs to ourselves.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Durham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Fab coffee shop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Brill place, fab teas and coffee, and the most amazing cakes. We spend every new year in Ambleside and Esquires is the first port if call after a long walk for a hot cuppa and slice of cake. Mmmmm

Visited December 2012
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London, England
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Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Best local coffee shop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Doesn't really need reviews as it's always packed, but it's great. Does nice filter coffee and has lots of free papers and Internet.

Visited December 2012
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