For over 38 years Zeffirellis been a firm favourite for loyal friends and customers, winning many awards and accolades for our fine vegetarian cuisine, film premieres, music events and service.
Offering an Italian themed pizza and pasta menu with daily specials freshly prepared by passionate chefs. Popular for all ages with its vibrant and contemporary atmosphere, booking is strongly recommended.
Zeffirellis café and terrace is a popular meeting place for visitors and locals alike. Our friendly staff welcome you inside the café or outside on our inviting terrace area. Open daily from 9am serving breakfast, coffee, cakes, lunch and afternoon tea.
Zeffirellis is an independent cinema that supports new and emerging talents within the world of cinema and the arts.
All 5 screens benefit from state of the art Dolby® Digital technology, air conditioning and induction loops plus Screen 1 and Screen 3 have Dolby® 3D capability.
Zeffirellis was widely acclaimed for hosting some of the world’s top contemporary jazz greats Charlie Haden, Dave Holland, Egberto Gismonti, The Yellow Jackets, Zakir Hussain, John Taylor to name just a few.
We now have our informal music events most Friday and Saturday evenings which are mostly free and open to all.
Zeffirellis hosts superb live performances that have been beamed from around the world by live satellite link. In addition, events such as the Ambleside Days Contemporary Jazz Festival and Ambleside Mountain Festival introduce live performances and discussion with filmmakers and artists.