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Throwing Buns

Market Place, Abingdon, England
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Ranked #49 of 77 Restaurants in Abingdon
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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English first
bourne end
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Called in for coffee and a cake. Slow service by four unsupervised youngsters who, God bless them, did not have a clue. Needs a good clean from top to bottom and uncovered food moved away from the toilet door to avoid cross icontamination.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have lived in abingdon for years and didn't know this little place existed! We popped on for lunch and to get out of the rain! Fast and very friendly service. Although there is not a huge amount of choice (mainly toadies/sandwiches/soup of the day etc) this is a coffee shop rather than a restaurant. Food was freshly prepared. Coffe... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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165 reviews 165 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Given its location this place should be superb . I have used it a couple of times but find the freshness of the bread to be a bit hit and miss .... When fresh the sandwiches are great .... When it's not fresh I would recommend greggs !

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Nice little coffee shop, decor attractive, quite cramped. Called in for lunch, had a look at the menu...sandwich, baguette, toastie, wrap.....and that's it. Thought I must have missed a bit of menu or a specials board that would have soup or a jacket spud, usual cafe fodder, so asked at the counter. Not very friendly staff member in formed me... More

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Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

good food and tea, I liked the kettle pots lol, sevice I think could be better, certainly found the prices was more expensive, but I will go there again, still was very plesant

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Oxon
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Three of us have been today for coffee. Ordered and paid and waited at least 15 mins for 3 coffees. 4 members of staff and only 1 seemed to be working as the other 3 enjoying a good chat. Got very sick of waiting but once the coffees arrived it was delicious.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Lovely food and drinks, space limited especially with buggies or children so can get cramped. Ideal when quieter but it is popular so these times are rare.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Food is average but it is a nice place and the service is good. Probably the desserts are better than the lunches.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Throwing Buns staff are friendly, helpful and hardworking. Cappucino decaf is served, a nice treat for an afternoon break. And check out the Carrot cake, too!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Great place to meet for lunch, in the centre of Abingdon. Good selection of food on the board behind the counter. I will be back!!!!

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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: Coffee Shop

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