A modern cultural hub in Ambleside in the Heart of the Lake District, providing art house cinema films, jazz bar and live music, awarding winning Pizzeria (vegetarian) and a tea and cake paradise in the cafe during the day.


For the latest movies and selected Art House films (voted best independent cinema 2007 RAAM and included in The Guardian top 10 best independent cinemas 2010).

Live Music

Contemporary Jazz and world music performances most Wednesday, Friday and Saturday’s upstairs in the Jazz Cafe Bar.


An award winning Pizzeria and one of the Lake District’s most popular dinning experience.


Zeffirellis cafe opens daily from 10am serving cappuccino, home baked cakes, pastries and al fresco lunch.