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“Easter 2018”
Review of The Apple Pie Cafe

The Apple Pie Cafe
Ranked #3 of 11 Coffee & Tea in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$21
Cuisines: British, Cafe
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: We are independent cafe with a craft bakery and guest 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 treats. 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'
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I first visited this wonderful bakery as a teenager in the mid 1970s. Most food tastes better in your memory than in reality. But not with these guys! The hot cross buns are amazing! My Latvian daughter-in-law had never tasted such delicious ones and was very impressed. The gorgeous, melt in the mouth flapjacks really hit the spot after climbing at Honister Slate Mines in the snow! Thanks for being part of my special Lake District memories for 40+ years!

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Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely dog friendly place, food is great. It is very welcoming. We visited this cafe 10 years ago and back in the lakes again looked for the apple pie right away, service still excellent.

Thank Gary C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Called in on our annual trip to the Lakes. We normally call in at least once during our stay, it was busy as usual. Great menu, goats cheese, avocado and poached eggs yummy. Staff friendly and helpful. Take out cakes lovely.

Thank appletoncroft5
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We came across this gem quite by accident but were attracted by the gluten free options on the menu. We arrived just at the right time as a queue then began to form behind us and the place proved very popular.

Special mention should be made about the wonderful coffee roasted locally, also the gluten free bread and apple pie.

We are coming back!

Thank Hackneyed16
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Our third or fourth visit to this wonderful cafe. As always the service and food was exceptional. We ordered two steak sandwiches and chips which came very quickly considering how busy they were.

If you come during a busy period then expect to queue but it's worth the wait!

Thank Alexander F
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