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Cafe Impromptu

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14 Church Street, Ashbourne DE6 1AE, England
+44 7733 242255
09:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've just had another couple of good meals at Cafe Impromptu, nearly three years after our first visit. This time we had Prawn & Avocado salad and Portabello Mushroom, Goats' Cheese & Walnut salad one day and Aberdeen Angus Beef Burger with fries and salad the next day. It was all very tasty. The staff are very friendly but they... More 

Thank Fiona C
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked in advance for lunch for 7 of us as we were in Ashbourne on a coach trip for the day. Although the cafe was busy and we arrived early, the staff were very polite and accommodating. As soon as they were able, they put two tables together for us and we enjoyed a delicious home-cooked meal. The food... More 

Thank Ebhfe
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only one word because this place is excellent, for what it is and how it makes you feel. Great people in a cosy little town.

Thank henrycast
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brought our Finnish visitor to our favourite cafe in Ashbourne for a proper fry up. She had been craving an 'English breakfast' since working in England as an au pair decades before. She was not disappointed. Service & food here is always excellent and it's no surprise that it is often tricky to get a table at busy times.

Thank Anna L
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today for a light lunch and as always we're thrilled with the accommodating staff, lovely choice of menu and cheerful surroundings. Cannot recommend enough, alway a pleasure. Well done Jane and the staff!

Thank MissflowerDerbyshire
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice small cafe, excellent service with lots of seating. A wide variety of food at a very high standard.

Thank Thomas E
Shropshire Uk
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138 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

What a little gem, finding this delightful cafe when we were on our way to Bakewell We stopped off for breakfast my husband had poached eggs and I had bacon and eggs all cooked promptly to order and really hot and delicious, charming staff and a delightful lady proprietor - they had a lovely menu and the soups and the... More 

Thank chilledtraveller
Swineshead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Just popped in for lunch with my wife and was pleased to find everything as described on here. Service was very good, food was amazing. Price was reasonable, certainly couldn't complain. Can see why some may feel it cramped, however, I felt it was more cozy. Would highly recommend.

Thank SwinesheadDiner
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had breakfast in this lovely quaint cafe. The food was delicious and the service was efficient and really friendly. Can highly recommend.

1 Thank Sharon A
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Just popped in for a quick lunch with the kids and ended up having a full three course meal, due to the outstanding quality of the food. The service was warm and friendly, whilst the food quality and presentation was far better than any other cafe in the town. From the seafood platter, to the succulent homemade chocolate cake, i... More 

2 Thank kieranjackbennett

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Church Street, Ashbourne DE6 1AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 7733 242255

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?