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“Visit to Lakeland Motor Museum”
Review of Cafe Ambio

Cafe Ambio
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Ashford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Visit to Lakeland Motor Museum”
Reviewed August 11, 2013

You cannot visit the car museum without having lunch at Cafe Ambio - lovely food, well-presented, very tasty, good service, reasonable prices.

  • Visited August 2013
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Cumbria
Level 6 Contributor
153 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
Reviewed July 25, 2013

Been here twice now just for the café. One of these days we'll take a look in the museum too. Scones are freshly made, tasty and big. Sandwiches are very good. Café is fairly new, bright and clean and on a good day you can sit outside and watch the river. Service is fast, even on a busy day and prices very fair.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Fred_Simons
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Northants, England
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“If I lived locally would use this a lot”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

My husband and son visited the motor museum and my daughter and I had coffee at Cafe Ambio next door. We were lucky enough to find the perfect table outside, with shade and a brilliant view of the river, and occasional steam trains puffing by.
We then had lunch together when they returned.
The food was good, as was the service and the location is lovely. Shame it is so far from home.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank agentgibbs
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hull
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Food with a view”
Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We visited the Lakeside Motor Museum last week and Cafe Ambio was next door. We initially had a a coffee & cake which was delicious then went back to the museum. A little later we returned as the food looked so good. My husband ordered Sunday roast & I had vegetable soup (was a little too hot in mid afternoon for me!!) neither of us were disappointed. The food was all fresh and tasted delicious. The service was quick and staff friendly. The main meals are reasonable although cakes weren't cheap but when your on holiday who cares!! Thoroughly enjoyed & will return when we go back next year.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank katieandmark
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Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great food in a wonderful setting”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We visited the cafe today, which with its riverside location is very picturesque. The inside is fitted out very nice and is light and airy. We sat outside on the balcony to enjoy the sun and ordered our drinks and food. The service was excellent, prices good and food - burgers, grilled chicken and prawn and salmon terrine, were all very tasty. A hidden local gem!

Visited July 2013
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Thank Roy B
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