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“Cracking Breakfast!!!”
Review of Cafe Altitude

Cafe Altitude
Ranked #4 of 5 Dessert in Ambleside
Price range: $1 - $11
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: You can find us on the 2nd floor at Adventure Peaks above the Ambleside Climbing Wall where you can enjoy wonderful rooftop views towards the mountains, or relax on the sofas and watch climbers on the indoor wall. Our menu is available from 9am-5.Pm. Delicious Lavazza coffees, teas and speciality teas, all day breakfast, cumberland sausage buns, soups, home - made cakes and sandwiches. Everyone including dogs and muddy boots are welcome here at Altitude!
Reviewed September 26, 2012

Popped into the shop to look at the walking and climbing gear and decided to head up to the cafe for breakfast...what a decision! Outstanding quality and for a good price too! The sausages and bacon were clearly not cheap fillers from a cash and carry as they were really tasty and after asking the staff found they were locally sourced. A real find!

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1  Thank coxyclimberboy
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

We popped in for a quick lunch and a cake when i was in Ambleside. I had the sausage and egg bap which was simple but delicious. Followed up with the lemon polenta cake.

Not a huge place but plenty of good seats for either watching the climbers or looking out towards Fairfield Horseshoe. The food was great, nicer than a cafe and not too fancy so it was a relaxing hour.

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Reviewed August 2, 2012

very pleased to have climbed the three floors up to Cafe Altitude inside the Climbing wall and outdoor gear store on the outskirts of Ambleside's shopping area... lovely clean and modern
I noticed a 5 star hygiene rating certificate on the wall ( I am fussy - perhaps a bit OCD with cleanliness where I eat... so good to see the open kitchen area in the middle of the cafe - really up-to-date and clean !) young chap with fab sense of humour served us, a climber himself ... sort of a climbing club cafe atmosphere... best cappuccino I have had in ages - properly made !
Had the full English (11 am !!) set me up for the day, crisp toast and hot baked beans... made a difference from the one I had at another cafe the week before. Fun to watch a group of kids climbing the wall through the glass wall. Liked the views to Fairfield Horseshoe too, although a bigger window would've made it even better at that end of the cafe. My friend had a home made brownie cake, he bought a second to take home to his brother who is training as a pastry chef... as he said it was the best he had ever eaten. Good to find interesting cafe's to visit... as it rains so much here we need them !!! Positiveme x

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Thank positiveme
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

A good little cafe in the middle of Ambleside with great views. The coffee was some of the best I've had in the area and I would recommend the Chocolate brownie which was incredible! Nice to have a view of climbing wall as well as the surrounding fells and old slate roofs too.

1  Thank CakeOnToast
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Reviewed May 2, 2012

Re-visited this cafe recently to find it has changed hands. The furniture and view are the same - an average cafe but with great views over Ambleside to the fells beyond as well as viewing windows to the climbing wall. Much reduced menu - just a cafe now, opening daytime only - no Alpine specialities or evening opening.

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1  Thank Basil1954
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