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With a choice of five seating areas the Apple Pie can cater for most of our customer’s needs. With tables in the window to watch the world go by, by the fire to warm up in winter, bench seating for big groups and cosy corners for more intimate dining while our courtyard provides a lovely location to relax whether it’s hot or cold (blankets are on hand just ask).

Highchairs for toddlers and bowls for thirsty dogs are available along with access for wheelchair and pram users via the side entrance.

Our ever evolving lunch time menu and specials boards include homemade soups, Baked potatoes, steak sandwiches, open toasties, crisp salads and Lakeland stews as well as luxury cakes, specialty drinks, freshly ground coffee, cool beers, wines and pots of tea to share.

Cafe Menu

Cold Drinks

  • Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
  • Freshly prepared from our own juicing machine
  • Cawston’s Cloudy Apple Juice - From 100% pure pressed apples (Additional flavours available, see our specials boards)
  • Homemade Lemonade
  • Robinsons Squash
    (Orange, Apple & Blackcurrant, Summer Fruits)
  • Coke, Diet Coke, Schweppes & Fanta
  • Glass of Cold Milk
  • Willow Sparkling Mineral Water
  • Willow Still Mineral Water
  • Fentiman’s Ginger Beer

Thick Ice Cream Milk Shakes

  • Choose from Strawberry, Chocolate, Raspberry, Banana or Vanilla flavour
  • Baileys Milkshake (25ml)
  • Mocha Milkshake
  • Shot of espresso & Chocolate syrup


  • Pot of Locally Blended Tea
  • Served with milk or lemon
  • Pot of Lakeland loose leaf tea
  • Served with milk or lemon
  • Pot of Earl Grey tea
  • Served with milk or lemon
  • Peppermint Tea
  • Green Tea
  • Speciality Tea’s - Various flavours available. Please ask a member of staff.


  • Black Americano - Served with hot or cold milk
  • Cappuccino - An espresso finished with steamed milk and topped off with a fine micro foam
  • Flat White - A double espresso topped with fine foamed milk
  • Latte - A single shot of espresso topped up with textured milk
  • Mocha - A single shot of espresso topped up with our homemade hot chocolate
  • Gingerbread Latte - Topped with cream and a dusting of ginger sugar
  • Amaretto Latte - Topped with cream and finished with nibbed almonds
  • Espresso - (single/double shot)
  • Macchiato - (single/double shot)
  • Add an extra shot of coffee or a flavoured syrup - caramel, hazelnut, gingerbread or amaretto

Hot Chocolate

  • Homemade Hot Chocolate
    Add cream
    Add marshmallows
  • Baileys Hot Chocolate - Topped with whipped cream (25ml Baileys)
  • Orange Hot Chocolate
  • Topped with cream and sprinkled with
  • Terry’s Chocolate Orange

Local Ales & Lager

  • Old School Pale Ale 50cl - 3.9% Vol
  • Hawskhead Red Ale 50cl - 4.4% Vol
  • Lakeland Lager 330ml - 5.0% Vol
  • Peroni 330ml - 5.1% Vol
  • Magners Cider 568ml - 4.5% Vol
  • Magners Pear Cider 568ml - 4.5% Vol


  • Shiraz 187ml - 13% Vol
  • Chardonnay 187ml - 12% Vol
  • Zinfandel Rose 187ml - 10.5% Vol

Our Famous Apple Pie - (Dairy Free)

  • Firstly choose either Plain or Mixed Spice with sultanas . . .
  • . . . then choose Hot or Cold
  • With freshly whipped cream
  • With Ice-Cream

Apple Pie Ice Cream Sundae

With cream, ice cream and toffee sauce, sprinkled with Belgian Chocolate

Cakes & Cream Cakes

  • Sticky Apple & Ginger Cake - With luxurious toffee sauce & ice cream
  • Warm Chocolate Cake - With chocolate fudge icing and ice cream
  • Carrot Cake
  • Butter Cream Cup Cake
  • Chocolate éclair
  • Egg Custard Portion
  • Fruit Scone & Butter
  • Homemade Jam & Clotted Cream Scone
  • Caramel Doughnut - Filled with vanilla custard cream, topped with caramel fudge icing
  • Jam Doughnut
  • Vanilla Slice

Fruit Breads

  • Bath Bun - A rich sweet dough, loaded with fruits & cherries
  • Toasted Bath Bun - As before but better . . . .You decide!
  • Toasted Tea Cake
  • Toasted Fruit Tea Bread

Tray Bakes

  • Chorley Cake
  • Eccles Cake
  • Oat & Raisin Cookie
  • Chocolate Cookie
  • Raspberry & Almond slice
  • Caramel Shortbread
  • Fell Top Gingerbread
  • Flapjack
  • Chocolate Flapjack

Our Soup of the day

(All soups are gluten free with the exception of the vegetable mulligatawny. Please ask for our Gluten Free bread option if required)

Premium Pies

Choose from our delicious fillings, encased in our melt in the mouth, wholesome pastry and served with a dressed salad garnish.
Add our Homemade Chutney.

  • Cumberland Sausage Pie - Filled with carrots, celery, onions, potato, cider and mixed herbs
  • Chicken Pie - Filled with leeks, mushrooms, carrots, white wine, and tarragon
  • Broccoli, Mushroom and Stilton Pie - With sunflower seeds & onions
  • Handmade Mince Beef & Onion Pie - Served with mushy peas or baked beans


  • Traditional Pasties, direct from Cornwall served with a side salad
  • Cornish Pasty
  • Sausage Roll
  • Potato & Cheese Pasty
  • Pork Pie - served with homemade

Jacket Potatoes - Served with a side salad and your choice of filling

  • With Butter
  • Spicy Chicken
  • Mild Cheddar
  • Homemade Chilli
  • Heinz Beans
  • Tuna - Mixed with mayo vinegar, breadcrumbs & black pepper
Filled Rolls

Gluten Free Bread Available
Choose from a white, wholemeal, or malted-grain roll,
(rye & rosemary or sundried tomato roll when available), served with or without salad and one of our delicious fillings.

  • Roast Ham
  • Tuna Savoury
  • Chunks of tuna mixed with mayo, vinegar and breadcrumbs
  • Prawn Marie-Rose
  • Chicken - Seasoned with salt & pepper
  • Lemon Tarragon Chicken - With mayo
  • Spicy Chicken - Mayo blended with mango chutney, curry powder, spices, lemon Juice & cream
  • Egg & Cress
  • Brie & Mustard Mayo
  • Cheese Special - Celery, carrot, red onion, with salad cream and mayo
  • Homemade Hummus & Roasted Vegetables on a Sundried Tomato Roll - Served with side salad
  • Wensleydale Cheese served on a Rye & Rosemary Roll - With homemade chutney served on the side


Salad Bowl - served with any of the above fillings and our homemade dressing

Hot Butty’s

Gluten Free Bread Available
Available in a soft white, brown or malted grain finger roll

  • Breakfast Butty - Choose any combination of bacon / sausage / egg
  • Bacon & Brie
  • BLT with Mayo

Speciality Rolls

Gluten Free Bread Available
Handmade rolls, from our own craft bakery - indulge in our latest creations
or see our specials board for today’s choice!

  • Sizzling Steak - Served in a toasted ciabatta with caramelised onions, rocket & mustard mayonnaise
  • Cumberland Sausage Roll - Served in a white roll with rocket and our homemade hot & spicy tomato chutney
  • Add chips to the above to make a meal
  • Homemade Falafel Burger - Served in a sundried tomato roll with hummus, harrissa paste and crisp salad. Served with chips

Open Toasties

  • Bacon Toastie - Bread roll topped with garlic butter, tomatoes, herby mozzarella & bacon
  • Brie Toastie - Bread roll topped with smoked brie, caramelised onions, tomatoes, fresh basil & grated mozzarella
  • Mediterranean Toastie - Bread roll topped with pesto, oven roasted vegetables, goats cheese & mozzarella

Toast Gluten Free Bread Available

  • Toast - 2 slices of white or brown toast, served with either homemade strawberry or raspberry jam, or marmalade
  • Fried Eggs on Toast
  • Scrambled Eggs on Toast
  • Heinz Beans on Toast

Side Orders

  • Large Bowl of Twice Cooked Chips
  • Good for sharing!
  • Homemade Potato Wedges
  • With citrus mayo & sweet chilli dip
  • Small Bowl of Twice Cooked Chips
  • Bowl of Mixed Salad
  • With homemade dressing on the side


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The Apple Pie
Rydal Road, Ambleside
Cumbria, LA22 9AN

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