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Art Cafe

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Ten-Two Gallery and Art Cafe 102 Castle Street, Hinckley LE10 1DD, England
01455 636339
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told this was a Dog Freindly Cafe, so we gave it ago. It's upstairs above art shop, so a few steps. Surprised by the size of the place , very light and airy . Menu was Beverages, jacket potatoes, Baguettes, panini and cakes. Order at table by very pleasant staff, dog made welcome . I ordered a latte... More 

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Thank alan t
Leicestershire
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem is well worth a visit and once you have found it you will want to go back. The staff are polite, courteous and efficient. Even when they are busy they are always friendly and approachable. The cosy atmosphere is peppered with a range of artwork. It's a great place to sit and chat with friends or on... More 

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Thank Fintylou
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Great place for coffee & chat, nice lunches freshly made. Lovely surroundings with local art work displayed and for sale. Friendly quality service at good prices.

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Thank Mjkirby25
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

You have to go upstairs to the art cafe. It's always a bonus to be able to see art pieces when eating. The cafe has 3 Room areas one with a panelled wood wall which I think is quite nice .and 2 other rooms overlooking the street with art for sale. When we arrived it was quite later in the... More 

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Thank Sandra S
Crimsonred, Owner at Art Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Sandra Thank you for your review and we are so sorry that your experience was not as it should have been. I am sure you can appreciate that cleaning jobs do have to be done at the end of the day, and it was unfortunate that you arrived just after the floors had been mopped. We have taken on... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Excellent place for a light meal or snack with good coffee served. Nice collection of modern artwork adorns the walls. One drawback is the steep stairs making the cafe not wheelchair friendly.

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Thank Antiques555
Coalville, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Only a drink wanted but it was almost lunchtime so no surprise that the cafe was packed. The service was excellent and the coffee good. The diners were enjoying what looked like well prepared lunches and the staff were very helpful in ensuring that all was well. The only downer is access is via a steepish narrow staircase. Take time... More 

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Thank JohnA1943
Leicestershire
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251 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Popped in for lunch, it was my 1st time and my partner is a regular. What a find.. The staff are very polite and attentive, the menu is not vast but sufficient. I chose the Lasagne and my partner the Quiché, both were excellent and great value for money. Well done and one of Hinckley’s best kept secret.

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Thank ShiftZZ
Burbage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

A super little gem of a café. The sausages are to die for. Friendly staff, always willing to give you exactly what you want. Dog friendly too!

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Thank Jan S
Leicester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

My friends and I use this lovely cafe quite often. Not only do they serve great coffee but also light lunches. The baked potatoes are enormous with lovely fillings. There is always soup of the day and a choice of fresh breads. Gluten intolerant products are readily available. Staff are very friendly. A family run concern.

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Thank Laurelie P
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I really, really cannot understand why you want to go anywhere else, particularly a certain chain coffee house down the street, when you have this little gem to go to instead: it is in every aspect just so much better. Try it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ten-Two Gallery and Art Cafe 102 Castle Street, Hinckley LE10 1DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Hinckley
  • Phone Number: 01455 636339

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