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Maison Blanc

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136-142 High Street, Burford OX18 4QU, England
+44 1993 823457
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to try again despite a poor experience last time, about 6 months ago. Had to find our own table as there were no staff around. Most of the tables had not been cleared. Eventually a waiter came and asked us what we wanted. We asked for a menu and without a word he turned and walked away. We waited... More 

2 Thank CropDust
Dorking, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What has happened here? We are infrequent visitors to Maison Blanc in Burford and have loved going for several years for a cappuccino, fresh pastries and the Sunday papers. This morning was quite a shock! Firstly, the staff were arguing behind the counter when we arrived, not a great welcome. Our coffee orders arrived with dry (and definitely not fresh)... More 

1 Thank Sarah N
Burford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

The staff were extremely friendly, but there were cobwebs on the paintings and all over the windowsill, which was disconcerting in a food establishment.

2 Thank twxy
Oxford, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

I think you know when things are bad when the management or owners don't bother to respond to the truly awful reviews this place gets. Popped in for a coffee. Popped straight back out again. I went to Huffkins instead.

Thank Snowcat66
Lechlade, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Firstly I should say I had a very nice birthday cake made here last year. I took my friend here who lives in Asia and wanted to have a traditional "cream tea". The place was virtually empty, the choices of cakes were very poor, but it was the awful service that I really objected too. My friends ordered the "cream... More 

1 Thank Jenny W
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452 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We always plan to have lunch here during our annual visit to Burford and were so disappointed to be told that hot food wasn't available. Such a shame!

1 Thank Alan P
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

A disappointing visit. Overpriced produce and average drinks. The crockery was grubby and the place needed a good clean. Staff were friendly and helpful though.

1 Thank MDale
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

I have been a customer since this cafe opened. Originally owned by Raymond Blanc, the food, service and cleanliness were first class. Unfortunately, this cafe was sold on to another absent owner a few years ago along with the Maison Blanc name, since then it has gone down hill relentlessly. A lack of interest in the building, business, cleanliness and... More 

1 Thank sueroberts7010
Warwick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I visited for lunch and was expecting much better. This place is a disgrace inside and requires a full makeover. The counters are falling apart, the floors are uneven and filthy - the furnishings...my dogs bed is cleaner! Whoever owns this place needs to take a good look at themselves and realise its potential and stop being greedy taking the... More 

2 Thank Tony P
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I popped in here for a coffee with my daughter. No one greeted us and we just found a table. Eventually someone came over and brought us menus. 10 minutes later they took our order and then it took 30 minutes to get a coffee and a smoothie. The waitresses were uninterested and very snooty. The place is filthy, we... More 

4 Thank David T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $19
French, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 5:30 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 - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136-142 High Street, Burford OX18 4QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Burford
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 823457
Opened in 2009, we are located half way down Burford High Street. We have plenty of indoor and outdoor seating and a wonderfully cheerful team who look forward to serving you with a seasonal menu, handmade patisserie and freshly baked pastries in store each day. Baby change facility available. Licensed.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?