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Poppi Red

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Main St., Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
441539436434
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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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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent sunny spot for an afternoon cup of tea and a little piece of cake. We popped in for brunch one morning too, great for toast/scones/pancakes/crumpets/granola and similar, but not the place if you're looking for a full english fry up. It's a shame the patio doesn't get the morning sunshine, but by the afternoon it's a fantastic sun trap.... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Poppi Red provided much more than shelter from the rain! An excellent, varied lunch menu supported by terrific cakes and pastries to follow. If the weather allows you can sit outside, though be warned if not, it is relatively small inside so you may have to fight for a table. A charming shop can distract you whilst you wait for... More 

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Thank Peter B
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting village gift shop/cafe. Good snacks and coffee. Lovely spot when the sun is out. Well worth a visit when in Hawkshead

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit annually and always seem to gravitate to this coffee shop. Friendly staff, good cake, and a lovely new coffee. Shop part all a bit of everything & maybe better getting rid of the 'stuff' and making a better and bigger first class one stop coffee shop - just a thought. Lovely owner - deserves to do well.

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Thank sue c
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe is in the pretty village of Hawkshead. Worth a look in the cafe at the products they sell as well,pretty household items and gifts but it's the cakes people come for. Also got a lovely outdoor seated area in the heart of the village with water proof canopies if it rains as it was when we went but... More 

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Thank Karen B
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a cake and coffee. Very dog friendly and quick service despite being very busy. Amazing cakes and lovely gift shop too. What a gem 😁

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Thank joanneloz
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here whilst we were staying at Bowness on holiday from Scotland. Charming little cafe come gift shop that has a shabby chic feel. Ordered a Diet Coke, tea and two scones. Scones were freshly baked and so yummy. Nicely presented on a plate with jam, butter and cream. Service was cheery and efficient. Chose to sit outside which was... More 

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Thank Cairis91
Snodland, Uk
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful spot for tea and cake, plus its a unique shop too. Superbly quaint and shabby chic, it's relaxing, cheerful, and revitalising. Highly recommended. Little touches like blankets for comfort on outdoor terrace seating, make for it's warmth and character.

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Thank cazjackson
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in to Poppi Red after a walk to Laterbarrow, and were pleased that it met the recommendations of both fellow travellers and the information booklet in our holiday cottage. The sandwiches were very nice (good quality bacon!), as were the scone and brownie (which we took out). The young staff were very attentive, even offering to provide a... More 

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Thank Kat Y
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is small but full of lovely things! They have a lovely selection of cakes and scones! The young staff are an absolute credit to the owners too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St., Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: 441539436434

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