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Cafe Impromptu

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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14 Church Street, Ashbourne DE6 1AE, England
+44 7733 242255
09:00 - 17:30
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely service and helpful staff. The food was absolutely delightful priced well. We were not rushed and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Will definitely be going again

Thank vernonp0
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Whilst out for the day, we found this little gem of a place for a family lunch. A simple, relaxing interior with a varied menu and lovely staff, who helped get us all what we wanted with some minor changes to the dishes to accommodate some food allergies. The food itself was well prepared and very reasonably priced. So, one... More 

Thank tripreviewerdb
Kent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A little gem. I have had lunch and breakfast here on several occasions and my brother eats here once a week. The food is good quality and fresh.Everything I have tried off the menu has been very good.

Thank enbonespoyr
Albrighton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving through Ashbourne we spotted this little cafe . We were after somewhere for a cup of tea so parked up and walked around to it . We were instantly greeted by a lovely lady . The food looked good so we ordered a couple of the grilled sandwiches as well as the tea . Absolutely delicious . I would... More 

Thank debra a
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly family business. Good meal and the steak baguette was cooked to perfection and served with salad and French fries. The food came very quickly and served hot. The only drawback is they do not do credit/debit cards to pay for your meal. It is just cash. So make sure if you visit you take cash. There is a... More 

Thank Linda W
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

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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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

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 19 November 2016 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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 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 5 November 2016 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

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
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?