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Cafe Rouge Loughton

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179-181 High Road, Loughton IG10 4LF, England
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here twice this month. The first visit was with friends visiting from the States and staying in Loughton. Overall the food was very good, service quite slow but we weren't in a rush, spent time chatting and there were 7 of us, all ordering something different, so that seemed reasonable. It was midweek and 7pm too. Today we... More 

Thank 30statesJo
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86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked online and on arrival asked if we could have booth seats, unfortunately none available but the manger said if we could wait a while one booth are just about to pay their bill . Whilst waiting we ordered 2 glasses of Cava, the manger came back and said that the Cava wasn't chilled enough but offered champagne at... More 

Thank Chris T
United Kingdom
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time at a Cafe Rouge for me and my family: kids menu wonderful; I loved my food but portions too small for the likes of me. Service was wonderful too.

Thank RDY1995
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge Loughton, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. Great to read Cafe Rouge Loughton impressed on your very first visit with great food and wonderful service. Without knowing which of our wonderful dishes you ordered I am unable to provide a more detailed response in acknowledgement to your comment on the portion sizes. I apologise for that. We do hope to see... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for an early evening meal on a Saturday, having had a stroll around Loughton. Warm welcome and friendly staff. Meal arrived promptly, well presented, hot and tasty. Attentive waiters, who appeared to enjoy their job. Have been to many Cafe Rouge's and this did not disappoint. Would return if in area.

1 Thank Steve16588
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge Loughton, responded to this review

Thank you Steve for your positive review. So happy to hear you have a great time enjoying both the food and service at Cafe Rouge Loughton. Look forward to seeing you again when you're next in the area. More 

Loughton, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I have only ever been to one cafe rouge before and I didn't like it the service was poor and the food was terrible. I decided to come to this one to see if it was any different and no it was exactly the same.

2 Thank Alex K
Freeport, New York
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I have been to Cafe Rouge before and was never disappointed. This time was unique. My son ordered steak and was told they didn't have any left. This was mid afternoon. How does a restaurant run out of steak? The wait staff seemed overwhelmed in that it got very busy. Disappointing experience.

Thank mag48121
London, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Cosy, comfortable, friendly eatery. Great for a three course meal, a lunch time snack, some nibbles or just a coffee. Try the sharing cheese platter which is tasty, although could do with a bit more bread. Friendly helpful staff, nice atmosphere now it has changed back to the way it used to be.

Thank mirrorimage60
Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Been to Cafe Rouge today and as always enjoyed every moment. The food was excellent and the waitress friendly and professional. No problems no mistakes. Used a voucher that I got online which gave me 30% off all food on bill. This took our bill down by £15 which worked out a free meal for either my husband or myself.... More 

Thank wackynatty
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Recently refurbished, comfortable, spacious and popular. Lovely place for any type of eats .. Breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Obviously French orientated but lots of tasty regulars. Food always tasty and fresh. Waiting staff are attentive but not overly allow you space and time. Always enjoyable.

Thank Essex-PaulB
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

The cafe rouge group has spent a considerable amount in doing up there cafes and I think they have done a good job However why is it that the service is always at a snails pace? Even in France the service is much quicker There was 2 staff on when I went in around 10.30am for some breakfast and coffee... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33 - $46
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179-181 High Road, Loughton IG10 4LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: 442085022011
You'll love a visit to Café Rouge Loughton... fabulous French fare set amongst a beautiful landscaped outdoor eating area and an interior designed to transport you to a bistro in the heart of Paris. For larger parties there's a private room available, and on certain nights live music is organised. What could be better than sharing a bottle of your fave wine while enjoying your night away?

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?