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Market Place, Abingdon, England
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice enough cafe

Popped in here as it's a nice looking cafe in the centre of Abingdon, so good if you want to sit outside on the square. I thought the furniture at the back was a bit clunky and oversized for the space and could have been more minimalistic, allowing more space for clients, but still, it was a nice... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Rebecca9219
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Took one bite of my croissant and left the rest, it must have been 3 days old at least. They didn't warm it up, provide cutlery or napkin or any condiments, just a stale croissant dumped on a plate. Tea was fine but the service was super slow and staff had to be chased for sugar. Go anywhere else.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Popped in here as it's a nice looking cafe in the centre of Abingdon, so good if you want to sit outside on the square. I thought the furniture at the back was a bit clunky and oversized for the space and could have been more minimalistic, allowing more space for clients, but still, it was a nice environment with... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

good service and good food really a locals place. no rush to get people out Coffee good staff helpful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Nice coffee, huge portion of good bacon & beans. Staff were friendly & brought out a bowl of water for our dog without being asked.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a fantastic place to grab a coffee with friends after a browse round the Abingdon shops. It's fun interior and relaxed atmosphere makes you feel at ease instantly. Although I haven't ever had food here, I recommend the smoothies and coffee. It's nothing super special but just a great place to be part of.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Spending an hour or so in Abingdon waiting for the rain to abate, popped in to Throwing Buns. Coffee, cappucino and an apple juice nicely served and not expensive. Staff were very polite and personable

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is a gem of a place. Lots of cafes are 'tucked away' and this can mean that they tend to darkness and dinge. Throwing Buns is quite 'tucked away' (near the big building on stilts) but it's light and airy without being over-bright and has a comfortable feel. Find a table and then send your appointed orderer to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We cycled from oxford to Abingdon and stopped here for tea. They took our orders at the table adding things that were not even on the menu so we totally felt special and they catered for a gluten free person too! This place is an absolute gem. The sandwiches were yum, especially the salmon and cream cheese, the cake was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Popped in here on a Sunday a few weeks back at about 2pm (open until 4pm) for a quick bite. When I arrived the place was a bit of a mess and I couldn't find a clean table to sit at so had to take a dirty one. I studied the menu for a little bit and then was about... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love this little gem, food is gorgeous and staff are brilliant really friendly and helpful. Great place to go for tea and lunch I just love it. Go go go here when your in abingdon

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Additional Information about Throwing Buns

Address: Market Place, Abingdon, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Market Place, Abingdon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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