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“Lovely friendly cafe”
Review of The Apple Pie

The Apple Pie
Ranked #1 of 1 Bakeries in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $16
Cuisines: Soups, Cafe, British
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: We are independent craft bakers with a cafe and rooms. Established in 1975 we are a family business situated in the heart of Ambleside serving hearty breakfasts, delicious espresso based coffees, wholesome lunches and indulgent afternoon teas as well as all the esentials for a packed lunch on the fells or by the lake. Everything baked on site daily. We use locally sourced ingredients where possible - local butcher & milkman and free range eggs as well as flour from a Cumbrian miller and tea from Farrers in Kendal. Our best sellers are Apple Pie (spiced or plain) and bath buns.'Baking at its best in Lakeland'
Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lovely friendly cafe”
Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

What a lovely cafe this is. My daughter and I were in need of something light following a spa visit on Sunday and were not holding out much hope of finding anywhere as time was getting on. We stopped in Ambleside and found The Apple Pie Cafe which from the outside looks quite small, so didn't think we would get a table. It is like a tardis inside and very homely and welcoming, staff were polite and efficient and our orders were taken quickly. There is a good selection to choose from including a specials board. Our food arrived quickly and it was lovely. We ordered the spiced apple pie between us, but wish we had ordered one each as it was absolutely delicious and thoroughly deserves it's reputation.
A lovely place to eat and relax.

Visited November 2013
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“Apple Pie has the best bath buns. Pork pies are excellent too!”
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Apple Pie has the best bath buns. They are highly recommended if you are in Ambleside and fancy a snack. Pork pies are excellent too!

  • Visited September 2013
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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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“If you're visiting Ambleside- make sure to call.”
Reviewed November 5, 2013

Lovely bakery food served in their cafe. The warmed Eccles cake was lovely and the bath buns were (as always) scrumptious.
We all also purchased from the bakery shop before we left too, bath buns for breakfast- shhhhh ;)

  • Visited November 2013
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“We love this place!”
Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

We return here every time we visit the lakes, whether it be for lunch, coffee and cake or a packed lunch for our walk. The food is always amazing but be prepared to wait for a table if you're sitting in.

  • Visited November 2013
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“Bath buns!!!!!!!”
Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

We've eaten here countless times and will always visit when we are in the Lakes. Great food, great service and lovely setting. What more would you want?

  • Visited November 2013
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