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Cafe 53

53 Long Street, Tetbury GL8 8AA, England
+44 1666 502020
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (31 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
“salads” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
53 Long Street, Tetbury GL8 8AA, England
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1 - 10 of 316 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped I for lunch while exploring Tetbury. Very good selection of meals but as we were eating a big meal in the evening opted for a lighter lunch of homemade soup for me & panini for my husband. Food was fresh and piping hot....More

Thank RachelandMark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relaxed and friendly staff. It's perfect for a light lunch or snack with a great sun trap of a courtyard.

Thank 20thcdesigntraveller
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Great to find a nice cafe that was dog friendly, even inside.We ate in the garden, which was quaint and very 'shabby chic' although some of the furniture was a bit more 'shabby' than chic and I had to move a couple of times to...More

1  Thank BarneyJackahuahua
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Lovely and relaxing quirky cafe filled with daylight. Staff were very friendly. We were a party of four stopping for a bite of lunch: 3 of us had paninis..all different but equally delicious, 1 had a generously filled chicken sandwich. All came with moreish homemade...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Tea at Cafe 53 in Tetbury was super. Lovely homemade cakes, excellent teas, served in a rustic location. They serve lunches too, which are no doubt very good.

Thank Joan83
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Good food,great ambience ,helpful staff,a good place to eat after shopping and preparing for a drive for afternoon tea in another delightful village.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed April 15, 2017

A really lovely place to have lunch with a great choice of food and a lovely garden, friendly staff.

Thank debsdinner
Cafe53, Owner at Cafe 53, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2017

Thank you Debsdinner for your very positive review.

Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

I'v eaten here a number of times in the past and it's always been wonderful, however on my last visit Cafe 53 was let down by the staff, who unfortunately were unfriendly and made us feel as though we were somewhat of a burden. Hate...More

Thank emma9818
Cafe53, Owner at Cafe 53, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2017

Hello Emma. Thank you for your review and complements on our food. Could I ask you for more information on your visit regarding customer service - what date you visited and who served you? I have asked my manager to read your review with a...More

Reviewed April 13, 2017

Café 53 in Tetbury is a great little café for a light lunch. There are a scattering of tables inside and a selection outside in the garden at the back. The menu consists of salads, soups, sandwiches & paninis and GF options were mentioned. We...More

Thank RobDavis12
Cafe53, Owner at Cafe 53, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2017

Hello Rob. Thank you for your review and endorsement as "a nice little place for a snack". I have hopefully geed up my staff to smile more - I totally agree this little gesture is so, so important!!

Reviewed April 11, 2017

Stopped here for lunch. Good sandwiches and Shabby chic just on the edge of being a little untidy. What lets this place down is the overall attitude of the staff - not one individual was smiling throughout our visit - in fact all were grumpy...More

Thank Mark S
Cafe53, Owner at Cafe 53, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2017

Hello Mark. Firstly apologies for a "not so good" customer experience and a "thank you" for your complements on our sandwiches and decor. Could you let me know what day you visited so I can have a word with my staff and manager to nip...More

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John H
Can you take well behaved dogs
May 28, 2016|
Response from David N | Property representative |
Hi John, Cafe 53 is a dog friendly cafe and we welcome well behaved dogs. Thanks for your question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $22
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Long Street, Tetbury GL8 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Tetbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1666 502020
  • E-mail
Cafe 53 is located on popular Long Street in the heart of Tetbury, close to HRH Prince Charles' new HIGHGROVE shop, and serves some of the best coffee in the area. We are open 7 days a week for food; in fact, we are the only place where you can get a delicious meal throughout the day, every day of the week!!We come highly recommended and are a popular destination for tours before or after visits to local attractions such as Highgrove House, Westonbirt Arboretum, The Highgrove Shop (on Long Street in Tetbury) and the largest cluster of antique shops that Tetbury is famous for."Cafe 53 is such a great place to meet up with all my friends - we just love it here".Follow us on twitter at cafe53_Tetbury to be the first to hear about our free offers and news of Tetbury's fun dining evenings held at Cafe 53. Download our Cafe53Tetbury app from your usual app store to take advantage of our discounts and special offers. Thank you so much for considering a visit, visiting, or having visited and left a review. Wishing you health, wealth and happiness and a very satisfactory visit to Cafe 53 in Tetbury!
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