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“What a town cafe should be” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Dolphin Cafe

The Dolphin Cafe
175 Watling Street | Town Centre, Towcester, England
+44 1327 350808
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Ranked #18 of 35 Restaurants in Towcester
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: We are a small family business serving homemade food using local produce, delicious cakes and Illy coffee. Open 7 days a week, we are licensed, have free wifi & a rear garden for the summer months. Look out for our monthly Art exhibitions & Book-Crossing Zone
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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“What a town cafe should be”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

The Dolphin is exactly what a local cafe should be - friendly, inviting and with excellent food and service. Panni's are light and tasty and the Rocky Road is the best I've ever had. Their support of local artists is to be commended too.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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“Friendly service & good food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

This is a small and friendly cafe in the heart of Towcester. It's a great place to meet up with friends and family (though if you're looking for a quiet child-free place, this is possibly not for you as it is often full of families or mums with little ones!).

The food is good, as are the drinks.

The only downside is that they close early and so afternoon tea has to be rushed!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Excellent all round Cafe a credit to its owners and staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I have lived in Towcester for many years now and never really considered going to a cafe as I live so close... My had I be en missing out .. The Dolphin Cafe is fantastic ... Great feel to the interior, excellent quality food and beverages, and staff who are genuine, courteous and find nothing too much effort, a quality which is found very little now a days... I now make The Dolphin Cafe my regular treat to relax and enjoy watching the world go by... A credit to its owners and staff and well worth a visit .

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Fantastic coffee shop-i love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

I moved into the area a few months ago and have been going to Dolphin Cafe a few times a week.The decor has a real arty feel with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. The food is lovely,its very reasonable and the portions are big. I've never had a bad meal. The staff are friendly and no matter how busy it is,i have never waited long for my food. It looks like it is managed well is things run like clockwork. People are very quick to write a review when they are unhappy but i think its only fair to say when you are happy with somewhere too. I Will certainly continue to be a regular there!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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