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The Bow Window Coffee Shop and Cafe
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Ranked #1 of 1 Coffee & Tea in Lenham
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Price range: $4 - $16
Description: The Bow Window Coffee Shop & Cafe offers first class single estate coffee, the finest teas, hot chocolate melts, cordials, smoothies and shakes. We offer a full breakfast menu including our ever popular Eggs Benedict. As well as our lunch menu,including sandwiches and panini’s, we have sharing boards and a range of homecooked hot dishes including lasagne and fisherman’s pie. We have a Soup of the Day and our specials change daily. We offer a superb range of homemade cakes, including GF and DF options and every Friday we have a special delivery of something sweet and different for all our customers. We source products locally and support other local food suppliers including Simply Ice Cream, Barrows Bakery, Zinzie Cakes and One in The Oven Doughnuts. Every Thursday to Saturday we have late opening and The Bow Window transforms into an intimate Tapas and Wine bar. We serve traditional Tapas dishes and our new menu includes Italian starters and Pizza. Hope to see you all soon..
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Description: The Bow Window Coffee Shop & Cafe offers first class single estate coffee, the finest teas, hot chocolate melts, cordials, smoothies and shakes. We offer a full breakfast menu including our ever popular Eggs Benedict. As well as our lunch menu,including sandwiches and panini’s, we have sharing boards and a range of homecooked hot dishes including lasagne and fisherman’s pie. We have a Soup of the Day and our specials change daily. We offer a superb range of homemade cakes, including GF and DF options and every Friday we have a special delivery of something sweet and different for all our customers. We source products locally and support other local food suppliers including Simply Ice Cream, Barrows Bakery, Zinzie Cakes and One in The Oven Doughnuts. Every Thursday to Saturday we have late opening and The Bow Window transforms into an intimate Tapas and Wine bar. We serve traditional Tapas dishes and our new menu includes Italian starters and Pizza. Hope to see you all soon..
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

After visiting The Bow Window several times and strolling across a negative review I thought I would share my experiences.

This gorgeous coffee shop/wine bar based in Lenham square is definitely a 'must do' from the staff down to the food.

During the day there is a variety of different sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes, cakes and plenty more. Everything is very fairly priced as the ingredients used are always fresh and made to order. (You must try the milkshakes, they are to die for, made with ice cream containing real fruit)

In the evening The Bow Window turns into a wine/tapas bar and is just as good as it is during the day. They have a selection of spirits and wines and the staff are more than happy to help you chose from the large selection. Each week the Tapas board changes but they always list on the Facebook page what's going to be on there. It is such a great atmosphere with music playing in every room. The food is all very good, some of the best Tapas I've had.

The staff can not do enough for you. Sarah, Emma and the rest of the girls are lovely and will always make sure you have the best time.

I also booked an afternoon tea for my mums birthday and Sarah made the Soho room look beautiful, there were 9 of us and had the room to ourselves. The food was the best I've had in an afternoon tea and was plenty of it.

I can't wait to visit for one of the theme nights that they put on, I've heard they are amazing and great value for money!

See you all soon so I can sit and enjoy this weather in the garden!

Thank Lauren H
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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

We visited this beautiful little cafe/tapas bar with some friends on a Saturday night. Firstly I have to say just how welcoming all of the staff are, we were shown to our table in the back of this beautiful building by the owner who was warm and friendly.
We were there for the tapas, which is all made in their tiny open kitchen which is really good to see.
The owner really knows her stuff when it comes to food and spoke about her suppliers and how the food was prepared.
Our meal was from the set tapas menu plus a few side orders. All of the dishes and wine were delicious and served in good time for freshly prepared food.
It would have been even nicer if the place was crowded to create that authentic atmosphere, but hopefully that will come as more people discover this little jewel in Lenham market square.
Overall a fantastic night out was had by us all.

Thank Paul E
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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

My wife took a friend for lunch on Wednesday last week. 2 glasses of cordial
2 sandwiches 2 tiny pieces of cake and two coffees came to over £32. In addition staff were friendly but the service was very slow. Will not be going again as for that sort of money we could have had a nice pub meal at the red lion. Such a shame as it had potential.

4  Thank Ralph P
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Friendly fresh and clean coffee / cafe. Lovely food Tunna Melts and a pot of tea and a glass of wine. Homemade cakes, nice atmosphere, lots of people just popping in for a coffee.

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Thank 54Shaz
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

What an amazingly welcoming, fun and happening place to be.
The Bow Window caters for all types of customers from families to couples and the staff make you so welcome. I see there is now a newly completed garden area where you can sit in private bays and enjoy your time in a wonderfully kept space.
We have dropped in for a number of themed evenings and they are great opportunity to meet up with other friends as well as the chance to make new ones.
We often visit during the day and always find it hard to get a seat as it's so popular.

Now that Sarah and the Bow Window can serve wines and spirits, Lenham has a warm, fun happening place to go in an evening.

I would recommend dropping in, even if it's for a cuppa and a slice of naughty cake. . .

What a breath of fresh air and a great place to enjoy at anytime of the day.

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Thank Legindoow
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Sarah D, Owner at The Bow Window Coffee Shop and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Good Afternoon

Thank you for your review, it is so nice to know that our hard work and diversification is paying off and you are lovely customers are enjoying your experience at The Bow Window.

Look forward to seeing you again soon, watch this space for our next venture!

With regards

Sarah

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