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Vordergasse 79, Schaffhausen CH-8200, Switzerland
052 625 50 30
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Ranked #4 of 66 Restaurants in Schaffhausen
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Lovely, traditional café located in the Old Town. Since 1968, this family-run business not only offers a large range of different coffees, teas, homemade cakes and pastries, but also vegetarian dishes for lunch. A place to linger with a large choice of newspapers and magazines.

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English first
Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This place is bigger (and cleaner!) than it looks from the outside. Largest range of teas and chai in town, which some of the other places in Schaffhausen (I'm looking at you Guterhof!) could learn from. Very good quality, lovely cakes and good atmosphere.

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Bremerhaven, Germany
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We stopped in for afternoon coffee and cake and it was absolutely amazing. It was so hard to choose from all of the delicious looking options. Aside from the cakes, there is a large selection of hot or cold drinks - highly recommend one of their Chai Teas made from real tea or one of their coffees with chocolate. Lunch... More 

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Switzerland
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188 reviews 188 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
651 helpful votes 651 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The best coffee-shop in Schaffhausen. Could get very crowded, especially on weekends. It has become the meeting point for locals, and quite right so. The service is outstanding. The breakfasts fabulous and the home-made cakes ….yummy!

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Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place very nice veggie food, the pear/ginger drink is delicious, recommend! Sitting outside for breakfast watching people pass by is also an experience.

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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

NIcest place I have been to in swiss - the food and the host are wonderfull. This is a popular café. You need to get there early to ensure a table

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North Yorkshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is an exceptionally popular café, quite rightly so. You need to get there early to ensure a table. The quiches are outstandingly good and fresh, this brings about the second reason for getting there early - whilst we were there they ran out of them! Previous reviewers speak of English speaking staff, it must have been their day off... More 

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The food was made from fresh ingredients and prepared very well. The restaurant is in an historic building that is beautiful on the inside and out. The staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful - even offering us a menu in English. All around a wonderful dining experience!

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boston
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you want a quality light lunch or a coffee with desert, this is the place. Limited menu choices but excellent quality soups, sandwiches, quiches, plus enough coffees, teas, and desserts to have something new for a week. Slow down, graqb an outdoor seat, watch the shoppers and tourists walk by, and enjoy the view up and down Vordergasse, one... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is a great café for all seasons! It's actually a vegetarian café; serving quiche, salads, soups, sandwiches and cakes. The food is delicious, particularly the quiches. Even the most enthusiastic of meat-eaters will enjoy it here, guaranteed! In the winter, you can get hot ciders or hot chocolates too. Staff are super-friendly, all speak English. The place is very... More 

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Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I'm a regular guest at this cafe, be it for a coffee in the afternoon, evening or for lunch. I love the atmosphere and adore the staff who all are the best in town as well, no kidding! Their menu of freshly home-made soups, quiches, sandwiches, salads and cakes is great and the food always top! I've never been disappointed... More 

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Address: Vordergasse 79, Schaffhausen CH-8200, Switzerland
Phone Number: 052 625 50 30
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Schaffhausen  >  Schaffhausen

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