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98 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
+44 1993 822126
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United Kingdom
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We always go to Huffkins on our way north ...(either there or the one in Stow on the Wold) it never disappoints, whether its coffee, lunch or tea.

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Essex
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246 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always busy but very gd quality cakes and light lunches. Very good leaf tea. Cream teas also available.

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Huddersfield
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the one in Burford for lunch. On the whole the food was pretty good. They do seem to have a problem with warming things up though. I ordered macaroni cheese and found it was cold, it still tasted ok though, I let the waitress know and I got a new one that was nice and hot. My... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 2.30pm and was seated fairly quickly. We were rushed asking to order having been asked first before we had even taken our coats off, and repeatedly after that. Food then took far too long to arrive and when it did it wasn't great - not exactly what was ordered and overcooked. Getting any attention from a waitress... More 

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with my partner for a light snack. Had a sharing platter which was well priced and very filling. Managed to fit in a dessert and both thoroughly enjoyed. Service was very warming, and seemed a very popular restaurant. Nice to read that everything is homemade and from local produce. All in all would highly recommend.

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Cheshire
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the chain in Burford and Stow on the Wold...great food and lovely staff. It's a really welcoming place...you may have to wait for a table, but it's worth it.

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CSIsupremo, Team Leader at Huffkins, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are very glad that you've enjoyed your visits Many thanks Kirsten More 

Burford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had afternoon tea last month great choice of food and tea choices very extensive. We had great service and highly recommend this watering hole.

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CSIsupremo, Team Leader at Huffkins, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and kind recommendation Your sincerely Kirsten More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent place on Burford High Street, although very busy even in November. Not surprising as the food and service are excellent. We ordered soup and a sandwich, and hadn't realised that it came with French fries, but the waitress was more than happy to carefully wrap the sandwiches we couldn't finish (to good to waste).

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CSIsupremo, Team Leader at Huffkins, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review - I am very glad that you enjoyed both the food and the service! Please do visit again soon Many thanks Kirsten More 

Fownhope, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother and I had the 'Lardy Cake tea for two' which was generous and yummy! Very nice tea room in Burford with great service.

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CSIsupremo, Team Leader at Huffkins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I am so glad that you and your mum enjoyed our 'Infamous' Lardy Cake! Please do visit again soon Many thanks Kirsten More 

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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Back to their high standards after a period where they certainly let them slip. A great full English and good service. You can't beat the cake shop next door too. See you again soon

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CSIsupremo, Team Leader at Huffkins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - We have been spending a lot of time training and developing our staff (both front and back of house) and I am very that that this seems to have been reflected in your visit! Please do come again soon! Many thanks Kirsten More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Burford
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 822126
Description
Huffkins is a bit unusual. We are an independent family business with our own craft bakery and a heritage that stretches back to 1890. Established in Burford, at the heart of the Cotswolds, by Mr Titcombe our breads and cakes were originally delivered by donkey and cart. Given the impracticalities of donkeys we have modernised some things over the years - but we still bake everything by hand. Our bakers work through the night to create everything from the bread for our sandwiches to the fresh cream cakes in our shops. We believe very firmly in sourcing ingredients locally wherever possible. Now whilst there is clearly not an abundance of tuna fish in the local rivers there are surprisingly few things that do not grow in the Cotswolds. And when we do grow something it tends to be good. Very good in fact. Our chefs take a keen interest in every ingredient that enters our kitchens from field to plate. So when, for instance, you ask for a sausage bap at Huffkins you can expect Cotswold pork sausages made by WJ Castles of Burford to our own traditional recipe in a handmade bap from our bakery made with FWP Matthew's flour from Shipton under Wychwood, served with Huffkins spicy tomato ketchup made at our own kitchen in Stow-on-the-Wold. We believe in real Cotswold food. Even our teas, which we buy directly from the finest small producers around the world are blended with local ingredients including Cotswold fruits and lavender from Snowshill near Broadway. The only thing we cannot get to grow locally is good staff - so regrettably you are stuck with whatever we could find. Many have been with us an awfully long time. Too long perhaps. Yet all jokes apart many of the team hold awards for 3, 5, 10 and even 15 years of service. Just look out for coloured lapel pins if you fancy spotting the old-timers.

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