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Kaplan's Cafe & Bistro

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40 Market Place, Coleford GL16 8AA, England
+44 1594 832242
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying close by on a 4 day golfing holiday so popped into Coleford Town to have a look around and found this great place to eat. On our first visit we had Coffee's and Apple Pie (delicious) and the next day went back for lunch. The menu is extensive so you should find something to suit everyone, I... More 

Thank debsi3011
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food for a small cafe has a large number of meals on the menu child high chairs are available to use but as tables are so close to each other there isn't much room for more than one child. Staff are friendly toilets have a baby changing area all downstairs. When cafe is busy not recommended for children or... More 

Thank steph m
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91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Busy Cafe greta for breakfast or lunch plus they offer they offer a good selection of mediterranean dishes. Very friendly owner and great service. Always busy whta more can I say

Thank D4T4
Bristol, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2017

Called by on Friday afternoon had tea & tea cake which was very nice staff were polite & friendly the cafe was clean & tidy

Thank Debra R
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice little find on a passing stop to Coleford. A good selection of food which was great for our family of four all with different tastes. We had 2 of the Meze dishes, delicious scrambled egg on toast and a really nice panini. The fresh tomatoes on toast looked amazing! Family friendly and reasonably priced.

Thank petal799
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Whitest visiting the nearby clearwell caves. We popped into coleford to try to find somewhere to eat. The first and second local recommended kaplans cafe. The menu had a diverse choice, with a Turkish selection added to the normal British familiar choices. I chose the Turkish breakfast (eggs pitta and sausage, very nice!! Would recommend. All meals were of good... More 

Thank Mick S
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

never been anywhere with such a wide menu, there really is something for everyone. very quick service and food is always lovely. cheap as well!! would recommend going to for lunch or a fry up breakfast

Thank Emma J
Preston, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016

On holiday looking for a meal. Good selection on menu. Good service. Prices competitive.. Hubbie had pasta, we had breakfast . Seem well patronised by locals always a good sign

Thank Susan P
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Visited while on holiday in the Forest of Dean, dropped in 3 times during our week away. Snacks and light meals very good quality and value and Sunday lunch (where they do a very hungry option if you have room) was brilliant.

Thank Trave77er2014
Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2016

Coleford offers little choice for eating out so Kaplans is a godsend for large families with children that require a value for money in non opulent surroundings after a long day walking or cycling in the forest. We've eaten here several times and always found the service friendly and the food good value and served quickly. It's not the place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Turkish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Market Place, Coleford GL16 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Coleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 832242

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