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Cafe Impromptu

14 Church St, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1AE
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 08:30 – 16:30. Closed Sunday and Monday.
Call: 01335 682262

Homemade British Cuisine – Full Breakfast Menu

Cosy cafe & bakery for British cuisine with a French flare served in an intimate inside space with outdoor seating on the pavement and upstairs patio.

Combining traditional British style with French specials, we offer classics with subtle French influences for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks. Ideal for both quick bites and leisurely meals, Café Impromptu serves delicious food and drinks in a vibrant, friendly atmosphere.

Delicious As Always!

Locally sourced traditional menu with spectacular
french inspired daily specials!


Moules frites
Moules frites
Fresh mussels steamed in white wine, garlic and shallots finished with double cream & parsley, served with fries.
Beef bourguignon
Beef bourguignon
Slow cooked beef in Burgundy red wine, flavored with carrots, onions,bouquet garni, garlic finished with lardons.
Thyme Soup with Cream
Chicken braised slowly in red wine and a little brandy to yield a rich sauce filled with crispy bacon, mushrooms and pearl onions.

Our Visitors Just Love Our Food!

star rating  Sanitizer, track and trace and transparent protective screens were between the tables so we felt very safe.
I had the baked goats cheese salad and it was absolutely delicious,... read more

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19 September 2020

star rating  New owners have done a fabulous quality refurb.
Little outside terrace upstairs. Called in just as they were closing but they happily accommodated us. Really friendly. Beautifully presented pots of... read more

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16 June 2022

star rating  Popped in for a quick lunch and was utterly surprised by the food, presentation and the effort that obviously goes on behind the scenes. We will be back. The roast... read more

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30 October 2020