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Damn Fine Cafe

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Vegan, Vegetarian, Contemporary, Coffee Shop
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16 Bird Street, Lichfield WS13 6PR, England
+44 1543 268934
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Delicious fresh food prepared and cooked right in front of your eyes by...
Delicious fresh food prepared and cooked right in front of your eyes by our award winning and fully qualified Chefs. Damn fine breakfasts, freshly made soups, lunches, sandwiches , hot paninis, hot roast pork, teas, coffees, cakes, takeaway menu, children's menu and much more. We Serve the best Champagne breakfast in Lichfield .We cater for vegetarians, and offer gluten free, wheat free and dairy free choices. Bespoke dining with advanced notice of your requirements, damn fine cafe is available for evening hire with a range of food and drinks menus to choose from. We offer alfresco dining, we are fully licensed to serve alcoholic beverages, we also offer wheelchair and pushchair access. During very busy periods a call back service is available via your mobile telephone so you can carry on shopping in the many boutique shops of the beautiful and historic city of Lichfield until a table becomes available.
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TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 318
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent spot for lunch

Stopped off here for lunch whilst staying in Lichfield overnight. Imaginative selection of reasonably priced food all prepared within sight. Staff were friendly and attentive despite the cafe being very busy and having a great atmosphere. Well worth a visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
MrCoureur
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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418 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I was very disappointed and slightly upset about my treatment at the "Damn fine cafe". First the sat me down, then moved me because other people wanted to sit closer together, then they sat total strangers at my little round table WITH ME!?! How awkward.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Stopped off here for lunch whilst staying in Lichfield overnight. Imaginative selection of reasonably priced food all prepared within sight. Staff were friendly and attentive despite the cafe being very busy and having a great atmosphere. Well worth a visit!

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streetly
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

I love this place! Delicious food, friendly atmosphere and the staff are lovely. Highly recommend this eatery.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Damn fine cafe delivers exactly what it's name suggests...top quality cafe type food with an upmarket twist in quirky surroundings at great value prices. A free sample of the soup of the day greets every customer and then there is a huge choice of sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes and traditional cafe meals. The damn fine cafe is always busy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This place does not disappoint, staff are wonderfully polite, the place is very clean and the food is excellent. I had the pork baguette, my wife had roasted mozzarella melt. We shared a bowl of chips. This cafe really is a damn good find!

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Lightwood
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

A fantastic cafe that has produced delicious food every time I've visited. The staff work incredibly hard and are always helpful. It's a varied menu and I highly recommend the tasty toad in the hole full English....yummy!

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16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This lovely little place is EXACTLY what it claims to be, a damn fine cafe. Food is exceptional, cooked on site and made to order. Waiting staff are so very polite and even when the tables are full to bursting, they will try to comfortably accommodate people. HOWEVER, the rude shaven headed chef has clearly forgotten how people should be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Recommended to us by our neighbours and advised to get there early, we were first in for Sunday breakfast (it was filling up as we left an hour later). We were served incredibly quickly and by genuine friendly staff. I experienced by first toad in the hole breakfast and would very happily go back for more. A fantastic little find... More 

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Lichfield
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A really great little cafe with a very supportive clientele.We had to wait a short while for a table in this very popular cafe. The food was worth the wait!

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This secret gem may look a bit 'ma and pa'ish', but don't let that fool you.... You always struggle to get a seat here, as the locals scramble to get in for a toad in the hole breakfast, toastie or coffee. Staff are bright, pleasant and efficient.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Bird Street, Lichfield WS13 6PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 268934

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian, Contemporary, Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

Delicious fresh food prepared and cooked right in front of your eyes by our award winning and fully qualified Chefs. Damn fine breakfasts, freshly made soups, lunches, sandwiches , hot paninis, hot roast pork, teas, coffees, cakes, takeaway menu, children's menu and much more. We Serve the best Champagne breakfast in Lichfield .We cater for vegetarians, and offer gluten free, wheat free and dairy free choices. Bespoke dining with advanced notice of your requirements, damn fine cafe is available for evening hire with a range of food and drinks menus to choose from. We offer alfresco dining, we are fully licensed to serve alcoholic beverages, we also offer wheelchair and pushchair access. During very busy periods a call back service is available via your mobile telephone so you can carry on shopping in the many boutique shops of the beautiful and historic city of Lichfield until a table becomes available.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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