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The Coffee House

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3 Buttermarket St, Thame OX9 3EW, England
01844 212266
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
No heating... ALL Winter, and still broken!

Went in the Coffee House after a long absence. The absence was due to the fact the over the Winter, I've walked in and straight back out again many times as the place was too cold, due to the heating being "broken". Or perhaps it's just turned off to save costs? Now the Spring is here, I thought... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Punter2014
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This place has a reputation for driving people away by ignoring them. Today, they more than excelled in this!

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Thame, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I've been here a few times over the years, and it's the worst cafe in Thame. It takes ages just to order anything, the service is pretty much non existent. The food is so-so, it would be OK if they charged greasy spoon prices, but it's actually more expensive than most other places in town.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Overpriced, very bland. Not much home cooking. Shabby inside and the staff cannot be bothered. Much better places to eat for this price. It needs to go on one of the make over programmes. It would not take much to change it.

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Beccles, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We decided to try the Coffee House for a quick bite to eat when visiting Thame for the weekend. When we entered we were impressed by the amount of staff but sadly were ignored by all. We opted for a table with the least amount of un-cleared cutlery and waited and waited, every single member of staff looked straight ahead... More 

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South Oxon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This place is annoyingly uninspiring. It is in a great location but lacks imagination both in food and decor. It's a shame as it could be so much better. I had a pasty which was average at best. I can't even remember what the others had, says it all really. We left full up but uninspired, the cakes weren't bad... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Went in the Coffee House after a long absence. The absence was due to the fact the over the Winter, I've walked in and straight back out again many times as the place was too cold, due to the heating being "broken". Or perhaps it's just turned off to save costs? Now the Spring is here, I thought I'd give... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Old fashioned cafe which serves good quality food at reasonable prices. Service a little slow but its nice not to have to rush sometimes

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Thame, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

nice enough food,but service can be too slow for food if you are on your lunchbreak from work, fine if you have no time restraints

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York, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This used to be a great little cafe, serving good food with attentive and friendly staff. I have to say, haven't been for years but what a shame it's lost all of it's charm. I spent the whole time with my coat on as the place was cold (we'd been seated up the back) food was distinctly average and overpriced,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

A favourite cafe of mine and my parents. Lovely cosy cafe serving yummy food. Big selection of food. Good prices. Always happy when have eaten here.

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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