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The Star Anise Arts Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hippie hangout, folks, in the truest sense of the word. Lots of veggie fare here, but they do have some meat sammiches. The spirit of 1967 lives on here, but the food has evolved in 50 years, so we get the benefit...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank bigbenbobb
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been twice for lunch - once busy and once mildly busy - and took about the same amount of time to get food (soup and a toasted sandwich) 20min. Approx £10 per meal. Menu on board changes often. I like the hippie/artsy atmosphere and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mandyfromafar
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Just been here for breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very Bohemian/hippy and friendly ! Lovely area to sit outside too, when the sun shines, like today. I will definitely re visit soon.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank L6713VMtonyc
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Had a fantastic brunch for a family of mixed meat lovers, vegans and veggies! A lovely setting, hidden away. I bet the courtyard is great in the summer.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 519jeremye
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

I can not recommend this café enough - my family have many and varied dietary requirements and we always struggle to find places where we can all eat together. This café ticks every box with a delicious varied menu - we all found something lovely,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vinecourt
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

Just had a delicious slice of bakewell with an average Earl Grey tea here. The woman at the counter takes the orders and get drinks etc too. It takes ages, people queue for ages to be served. The queue fills up the cafe. Could the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Fresh and flavorable. Like everything I get there. Best soups in town. Coffee is delicious. Service is OK but loose.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nolalily404
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This place is well worth a visit, whether for a great coffee or a delicious meal. Nick and his team always deliver. This is how a cafe should be!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bondiboy68
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Perfect for lunch with friends, good range of food, including gluten free options, and tempting cakes. Also licenced so if you fancy a glass of wine or a beer with your meal you can. Very civilised!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LisaCPW
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic cafe. Vegan, vegetarian, home cooked, fresh daily made and baked bread and pastries. Tasty and healthy. Wide range of unusual foods. Classes in bread making offered.

Date of visit: July 2018
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