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Espresso Bar

Victoria Centre, Nottingham, England
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor30%
  • Terrible7%
Nov 28, 2017
“Disappointing cafe”
Sep 11, 2016
“Nice for a coffee and a cake”
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$$ - $$$
Victoria Centre, Nottingham, England
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

I've been here a couple of times now and have been disappointed by it. I would expect something better under a John Lewis brand. When I have been the cafe has seemed scruffy and in need of a tidy up. Also they don't serve quite...More

Thank pboropixie
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Compared with their main restaurant, this smaller cafe is somewhat better, in that it seems to be providing what the shopper wants, compared with the underwhelming service at 'The place to eat.' While the cakes are over-priced the coffee is good and I'd probably have...More

Thank Texel_Birder
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Although this place can be busy at times it serves nice food. The staff are very pushed and could do with more help - and it shows at times. There are a lot of tables for 2 which is good as usually most tables elsewhere...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a nice relaxing place to sit and have a coffee and cakes. The cakes are good and the scones are truly excellent. We have always found the staff helpful and obliging. A good place to have a break from shopping. The only downside...More

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Quite simply appalling. The food and beverages were first rate but when they are served to you by a belligerent, sour-faced assistant who scowls whenever they are asked a question and basically behaves like they would rather be anywhere else than working in the espresso...More

1  Thank TrakESumisu
Reviewed August 13, 2014

The hot chocolate did not taste of chocolate, weak and watery. Definitely not worth £2.60 The carrot cake was dry and far too sweet. Could not finish either so walked away. I will avoid this Expresso Bar in future.

2  Thank purpletravelat
Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

I called in here on a shopping trip to Nottingham with my husband and daughter before 9 am on a Saturday morning. It was quiet, clean and the coffee was good quality. It is counter service and there was a range of cakes. However we...More

Thank Shazzer1966
Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

The cakes used to be exceptional - sadly menu changed and so have tha yummy cakes! Gone are the lovely fresh cream varieties replaced with horrible over sweet butter cream Victoria sponge - used to be worth the tedious wait - not any more- need...More

2  Thank Hunybu
Reviewed March 9, 2014

like many others only come here with the free drink and cake vouchers. cannot fault the drink or the cake. however the main gripe is the lack of coordination in the staff and what they should be doing. The young girls look like headless chickens...More

Thank Traveller_Steve_Ling
Reviewed February 4, 2014

I had been here briefly before but was put off by how expensive it was - however with a voucher for free cake and coffee sent to me from John Lewis, I was really looking forward to my visit. What a disappointment. My first issue...More

3  Thank PFoodQ
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  • Address: Victoria Centre, Nottingham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
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