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Poppi Red

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
+44 15394 36434
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This place has a lovely quaint interior. It was very busy this Sunday lunchtime but our food came out quickly. I had soup a nd then tea and cake. My husband a cheese scone. I found the staff very friendly. They all made a fuss...More

1  Thank Jasper448
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

We went here for lunch and were really disappointed. The food was very expensive and we live in London! It was nice food, but nothing to rave about. We had two very small children with us, and the staff thought it necessary to tell us...More

Thank MissJoRoW
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

My Hubby and I visited this week and ordered drinks. We decided to share a piece of cake. I happily tucked in until I noticed the Staff behind the counter were handling all the cakes WITHOUT GLOVES. I was quite shocked to see 1 lady...More

Thank socket52
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

My fiance and I visited Poppi Red after a walk to Tarn Hows. Food and drinks were delicious. Amazing cake (can highly recommend the orange cake). An absolute must visit if you are nearby! We liked it so much we went back the next day!!

1  Thank Matthew A
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

A must say we actually enjoyed our food at Poppy Red. We stopped for lunch with our extended family all 7 of us and really pleased we could get a table! Which we found one outside. We ordered and a mixture of foods hot &...More

2  Thank MCrich2012
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Having been to Hawkshead many times, it is not unusual for us to stop here for a drink and/or snack. Plenty of choice, dog friendly inside and out and friendly polite staff, of which some are youngsters.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed December 22, 2017

What an interesting shop. We had lunch and was served one of the best soups I ever tasted. Then we bought some unique christmas presents from the gift shop. A real happy place to go to on a dull day.

Thank TimandDeniseHardy
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff (think the previous unhappy reviewers were in a parallel universe!). My mum has to have GF, so she had their Gluten Free chocolate Orange cake. It had a thick bit of extremely yummy orange butter icing (I know, as I had to...More

Thank Cooks1824
Reviewed December 4, 2017

Visited with family on Saturday and yes it was busy being Christmas Fair Weekend but that does not merit the attitude of the rude and ignorant staff when I enquired why had they served part of our order when there was a wait of 45mins...More

1  Thank cathy m
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Just call in for a drink and snack cafe combined with a shop or vice versa food good drink enjoyable staff friendly and efficient what more did we need (nothing).

Thank Bill J
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March 24, 2017|
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Response from Kim M | Property representative |
Apologies for getting back to you late. We do have a range of gluten free cakes currently we have : * orange and rasberyy cake GF * giant macaroons DG GF * Cocunut and lime GF * Brownie Soup we allways have soup on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36434
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