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Chennai (Madras), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This is a little gem of a cafe perched on the side of the river near the Confucius temple area if Fuzi Miao district of Nanjing. The menu is mostly local versions of western food,including breakfast. The coffee and desserts we had were good - flourless chocolate cake and fruit pizza. It is best to visit when you can sit... More 

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Shanghai, China
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I ordered a bottle of penfolds and they showed me the bottle then took it away and then brought back the bottle opened. Upon inspection it was clearly a fake bottle of wine. It took a lot of arguing but they finally replaced it

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Shanghai, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

A great little cafe on the 2nd floor (entrance through a ground floor hairdresser salon) - nice atmosphere, free wifi. Coffee was good but food seriously took 1 hour to be brought out. This left us quite disappointed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

Waited an 1.5hours (no joke) for an average combo of rice and blaCk pepper beef and banana chocolate waffles...not even lunch rush....apparently three people in the kitchen can't pre cook some white rice, was slightly raw when it finally came out. My waffle was so-so... Had high hopes and a lot of patience for this place...not worth it unless you... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

This place has a really great coffee shop/cozy environment--the type that will encourage you to stay a while and chat with friends. That being said, plan on being there a while because it takes FOREVER to get your food. Today I went with a group of 8 friends and my salad (the only thing I ordered) didn't come for an... More 

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Nanjing, China
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is a great little western style cafe in the heart of student land. Chilled out and well styled surroundings, good food and a good wine list. Great for kids too. Check out the breakfast (British, American and European). Only gripe is the slow service, but not an issue if you are not in a hurry. My favourite cafe in... More 

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Address: 47 Hankou Road, Gulou, Nanjing, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Nanjing
Cuisine: International

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