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Cafe Thyme

The Dells, Bishops Stortford, England
+44 1279 506379
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“sandwich” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (18 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Dells, Bishops Stortford, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this cafe many times Fantastic food woth a large choice very good service. Nice location on a sunny day. Highly recommended

Thank alan b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe offers good coffee, teas , cakes, sandwiches quiches and a limited range of hot dishes. The staff were very friendly and even brought over a toy for our grand daughter to play with. It is well situated between the shopping centre and the...More

Thank ChrisJepson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for coffees and teas and something to eat. It was a pleasure to come to this friendly non chain cafe with a good selection of drinks, cakes, sandwiches and hot dishes. There was an added bonus of an excellent choice of gluten free...More

Thank Dwara and Chris J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here. The cafe itself is clean and well presented there was lots of variety on the menu both good and drinks, also choices for the children which is always a bonus. The staff are friendly and helpful. Only complaint is that it's a...More

Thank goat78
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Came to Bishops Stortford Hertfordshire for a break from the usual Saturday shop up. Re-found (after 9 years!) this little gem tucked down a little side alley and happily found they still did wonderful lunches. I had the Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Sandwich...Heaven! beautifully...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little spot for a natter and breakfast. Their freshly made cakes are exquisite and the staff are lovely. One thing that lets them down unfortunately is that it's cash only.

Thank Phoebe G
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Always really good, fresh food. They bring the kids' food first, which I'm always grateful of. Speedy service with a smile. Great place for a sandwich.

Thank DoctorKev
Reviewed June 16, 2017

It's great to go out for lunch & no you can have lovely lunch, Cafe Tyme are doing Slimming world food, I had really lovely chicken tikka salad it was absolutely lovely & you got loads of chicken, the yogurt dressing was only half syn,...More

1  Thank Piggotts1968
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Nice service hot food and drinks BUT No disabled loo and cramped loo Plus a step to negotiate Sit outside or in

Thank Chris C
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Lovely gluten free cakes and sandwiches. Great coffee and lovely places to sit in the summer months.

Thank Blonde999
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Dells, Bishops Stortford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bishops Stortford
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 506379
This cafe used to be called Phillers. It has been taken over by new owners and has been open for just over 1 year.
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