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43, Chestergate, Macclesfield SK11 6DG, England
01625664404
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Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast
Description: We're a friendly independent faily run business. Our food is homemade...
We're a friendly independent faily run business. Our food is homemade, wholesome & 'ethical'. We make dishes to order and can tell you exactly what's in them. Wake up with our breakfasts like 'French toast with bacon' or a good old full English with local sausages and bacon. Drop in for coffee & homemade cakes like 'lemon drizzle' and 'rocky road'. Fill up at lunch or tea time with homemade soups, salads, sandwiches & wholesome hot dishes. We serve wine by the glass and bottle; locally brewed beer; milkshakes amde with Cheshire ice cream and smoothies made from real fruit.The cafe can be hired in the evening for private parties
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
wasnt impressed with the quality of meat.

Went for lunch with my siater last week we both ordered beef fajitas. Service very good but quantity and quality of fajitas not so good..Only got one tortilla a tiny pot of salsa and sour cream and beef was not steak it was a cheap cut of either braising or stewing steak..Not alot of it either... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Julie L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Went for lunch with my siater last week we both ordered beef fajitas. Service very good but quantity and quality of fajitas not so good..Only got one tortilla a tiny pot of salsa and sour cream and beef was not steak it was a cheap cut of either braising or stewing steak..Not alot of it either for for the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went on Sat morning with friends. Had lovely coffee and fab cakes, lemon cake, coffee and walnut cake and rocky road, all lovely. We were served quickly and left in peace to chat. Nice atmosphere. Will go again as not too expensive. Very enjoyable treat!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

I use to go to amuse all the time and me and my family loved it but the last few times we have been it has been terrible, however we thought we would give it the benefit of the doubt and give it one last try. We weren't greated on arrival and seated ourselves downstairs because last time we Sat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is my go-to coffee shop when near Macclesfield. Its right on Chestergate, so easy to get to, always friendly and has a nice atmosphere. I've usually just bought a coffee and cake, but I've had a lunch there once and that was good too. They also do evening meals. But its the cakes I wanted to talk about... they... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Went around 10am on a Tuesday. Service was fine, had a bacon and egg barm snotty egg but otherwise ok and coffee was lukewarm. Had to go upstairs to go to loo not easy with a cast and walking stick. The stairs to the toilets needed a good hovering and the toilets were grubby with a poor dryer a dodgy... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This worked really well for us. It was quiet and service was friendly, genuine and attentive. Kids had jacket potato with really good chilli and home made chicken goujons and we shared a good fish finger sandwich to ensure we had room for cakes! Coffee was good too, whilst not cheap it was very reasonable for the clean plates that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Visited with friends and not impressed by the service at all. We waited approx 40 mins for food, wrong order served, no apologies/nor explanation for the waiting time & waitress was very curt throughout the visit. My food was nice but friends' food nothing special & far too expensive for simple dishes. (2 other people left without eating as they... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Food is average. Service is poor. Overall is expensive for what it is . Only thing to commend it is that it is open on Sundays

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Local, good food, good choices, value for money, very friendly staff.... Eaten here a few times.... Would recommend eating here! Lovely

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

£6 for a basic roast veg panini and basic side salad and ordered a cheese bagette for my son which was caked in tuna... Luckily I'm a vegetarian and not my son!! disappointed to say the least!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43, Chestergate, Macclesfield SK11 6DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: 01625664404

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

Description

We're a friendly independent faily run business. Our food is homemade, wholesome & 'ethical'. We make dishes to order and can tell you exactly what's in them. Wake up with our breakfasts like 'French toast with bacon' or a good old full English with local sausages and bacon. Drop in for coffee & homemade cakes like 'lemon drizzle' and 'rocky road'. Fill up at lunch or tea time with homemade soups, salads, sandwiches & wholesome hot dishes. We serve wine by the glass and bottle; locally brewed beer; milkshakes amde with Cheshire ice cream and smoothies made from real fruit.The cafe can be hired in the evening for private parties

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