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Black Book Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


$3 - $10
Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hired this cafe for a storytelling event I was running. Perfect! Wonderful ambience with book cases all around, cosy sofas, yummy cakes - the chilli chocolate one is particularly amazing!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Steph B
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Popped in here for a quick drink and bite to eat Drink ended up being a bottle, bagel in panini was soggy and looked like it came from Aldi, my partners soup was watery and lacked body Sticky table speaks volumes, if you can't be...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paleface07
Reviewed September 6, 2018

The relaxed, helpful attitude of the staff make a good experience even better. The atmosphere and ambience are excellent, the coffees and hot chocolate superb. A great place to relax if you are not in a hurry.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank L9816MYbobr
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Wow what a shocker, no change for laundrette next door as a policy. What a missed opportunity as I would have stopped for tea and cake whilst my clothes were being washed. Plenty of good cafes in Stroud so avoid.

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank David J
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Visited with my auntie who I came to stay with last week. A really nice independent cafe with friendly staff and a relaxing atmosphere. My cappuccino was good and came with a delicious little piece of biscotti on the side, and my auntie's hot chocolate...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank rebekahdussek
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Popped in for a quick drink while waiting for my duvet to wash at the launderette next door - very handy! Quirky interior - love the bookshelves. Comfortable and good ambience. Food looked good, options for different types of milk etc Will be back to...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank JanieA49
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Cafe and books - what's not to like?! I love the laid back atmosphere of this place (well, it is Stroud!) We only had a cuppa and it's hard to get a peppermint tea wrong, but I'd like to return for lunch. (Love the retro-ness...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank MsMoll
Reviewed May 30, 2017

I had already been here once before for a coffee, but had never been here to eat, so I decided to come here for breakfast with my family. We had a great time. I particularly loved the atmosphere with the bookshelves covering the walls. What...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank aventurera96
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

This cute cafe occupied us for many hours with great coffee. Yummy food and friendly staff. Would definitely recommend for other travelers 😁

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Sarahmaree1113
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Retro vibe and music, book lined walls and decent coffee - a winner in Stroud close to the Farmers Market.

Date of visit: May 2017
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