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The Coffee House

3 Buttermarket St, Thame OX9 3EW, England
01844 212266
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Ranked #22 of 27 Restaurants in Thame
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I was foolish enough to have the unfortunate experience of eating here twice. We were passing and very hungry and convenience conned me into going in here. Do not waste your money or time. Food = appalling and served with mould on it (really this did happen) Staff = complacent and dirty. Atmosphere= cold, literally freezing cold, and don't visit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Bit surprised to see the negative reviews on here, but we came here just after Xmas 2014 and just wanted a coffee and a bit of cake. My daughter's milkshake did not arrive but in the end she did not want it in any case (it was a bloomin' cold day after all) and the waitress was very apologetic. It... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for coffee with family, service was very slow, tables not cleared after we had been sitting at the table for a while. Coffee was good, but generally the decor and atmosphere did not make this a good experience. It is a real shame because it is a lovely old building and could be so nice. Seems to be... More 

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Uk
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Popped into the Coffee House for a light snack and drink. It was a busy day in there but not full, still quite a few empty tables although most we're not cleared or cleaned. We walked all the way up through the shop to the back to sit and must say our table could have done with a good wipe..... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is my first review ever. I am doing this because I feel everyone else should be spared from an experience like we had. We came to the Coffee House because we were visiting family members who just moved to Thame. We really like the town and thought we will treat ourselves and go out for breakfast. On first glance... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This used to be a good little cafe - went there today, very disappointed. Service was painfully slow, staff chatting to each other all the time and at point stopped to eat some cake at the counter. Coffee was so bad that my wife asked if it was instant coffee. Tables were grubby and it looked as if a passing... More 

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Surrey, UK
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We popped in last Saturday afternoon, about 3:15. There were people at 3 other tables, with lots of tables waiting to be cleared. 3 members of staff were behind the counter and told us to sit where we liked. We sat and waited, watching one girl clear a few tables and looking at the generally grubby table in front of... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I have had morning tea with friends at the Coffee House regularly for about the last 5 years. Over the last year we have watched it go from a mediocre establishment that makes ok tea to one that became a real effort to go to. The staff is obviously very unhappy, poor management must be to blame. They will try... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Despite its great location and attractive interior, managerial complacency and poorly directed staff made this a disappointing and frustrating dining experience. Perhaps the extensive menu is the cause for confusion amongst the waiting-on staff and the kitchen? We waited a long time to be asked to place our order, despite the stream of waitresses moving past our table; when the... More 

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Chiltern Hills UK
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3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Accompanying an elderly infirm companion late on a Sunday afternoon ;apparent paucity of cafes(later discovered a clutch of superior ones nearby..) .The display of comestibles in the cabinet immediately disconcerted: much was amorphous or crumbly around the edges..Perhaps staff hoped that the plastic swing bin amongst the tables would stimulate the clientele to clear up for themselves.The microwave in the... More 

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Address: 3 Buttermarket St, Thame OX9 3EW, England
Phone Number: 01844 212266
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Thame
Cuisine: English

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