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“Would not recommend”
Review of Benet's Cafe

Benet's Cafe
Ranked #36 of 50 Coffee & Tea in Cambridge
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

I went with my sister for a stack of pancakes - they arrived and we were immediately underwhelmed. There was one piece of bacon that had been torn up (by hand) and thrown on top of the pancakes. They tasted funny, slightly sour, and were undercooked. We only ate a tiny bit and the service had been so poor we couldn't face complaining and so just left. I wouldn't normally leave a bad review but ever since eating them we have both been suffering from a very dodgy tummy and the pancakes are the only thing we both ate.

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Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed a toasted sandwich and a wrap, both very tasty. We had Twinings English Breakfast but they also have a great selection of Tea Pigs teas. The music here is very loud, it's not somewhere to go for a quiet read but if it's full, this makes for a great atmosphere. Sitting downstairs amongst the hustle and bustle is preferable to sitting upstairs where the music is more obvious. The staff were friendly and polite, if a little distracted

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Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

Went here in winter and it was great. The place is quite small and tables were fully occupied - always a good sign. We ordered the following things:
1. The affogato was to die for! And the vanilla ice cream that came with it was very very good. Highly recommended.
2. The warm brownie with ice cream was great and tasty.
3. My sister liked her hot chocolate.
3. Mocha and crepes were just ok, nice but nothing special.

Overall, it was nice and we enjoyed our little coffee break.

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Thank PerantauDunia
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Reviewed December 31, 2012

If you paninis, pancakes, coffee and cakes, this is a great little place. Fast friendly service. The menu isn't very extensive but what they do offer, they make very well. Pancakes cooked up before your eyes.

Thank mumoftwoUK
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Reviewed December 18, 2012

It is hard to say how this place has survived so long. Everything is inadequate. The service, atmosphere, and quality. If you are gasping for a drink then a take away coffee might be okay. They have survived thus far based on location, in my opinion.

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