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“spot on”
Review of Hobb's Cafe

Hobb's Cafe
Ranked #8 of 17 Coffee & Tea in Bakewell
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Cafe and craft centre with stunning views over Monsal Dale.
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“spot on”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

i visit this tea room/craft shop on a regular basis, its nice not to be cluttered with push chairs and screaming out of control unruly kids. Well behaved dogs are wellcome.
As for the food, you will not get a better bacon sandwich its well presented and very tasty.
The owner and staff are more than wellcoming and always have time to chat.
Its a wonderfull place but please keep those parambulators in the car park and the kids on a leash.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank kevin w w
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raylambe, Owner at Hobb's Cafe, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
We'll try and keep it up.
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English first
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Aggressive and rather nasty”
Reviewed December 14, 2012

Went in here recently with some relatives who were on holiday - I have never encountered such hostility to pensioners and pushchairs. We were spending £60 between the 5 of us but we were told we were not welcome as we were taking up too much room.We objected to his nasty manner and he just became more abusive. We asked for a refund and left. It completely spoilt our day and left us feeling very upset and also mystified - why would someone with such a bad attitude want to run a cafe?

  • Visited December 2012
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7 Thank fiona f
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raylambe, Owner at Hobb's Cafe, responded to this review, March 21, 2013
Aggressive and rather nasty ? Well, I suppose that sums up my response too.
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Awful. Aggressive manager!”
Reviewed December 5, 2012

Please do not eat here if you have children. The Manager is incredibly rude and aggressive and obviously does not want customers with little ones - even if they are very well behaved!Stay clear!

  • Visited November 2012
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5 Thank Boardtreading
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raylambe, Owner at Hobb's Cafe, responded to this review, March 21, 2013
And as they left, the words "we'll get you on the internet" passed from her lips.
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Leeds
1 review
“A reliable stop”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

We always stop here for refreshments when we are walking around Monsal Head at weekends. Pricey but friendly, very clean and good food and drinks.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank tea4three
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raylambe, Owner at Hobb's Cafe, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
Thank you.
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Nottingham
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Unbeatable for cakes!”
Reviewed July 13, 2012

We spend much of our free time in this lovely area and always gravitate towards this cafe. Even if this place were underground with no windows we would go back for the cakes alone! The Lime and Coconut was a particular favourite. Great views too!

  • Visited June 2012
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1 Thank Melanie S
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raylambe, Owner at Hobb's Cafe, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
Thank you. My current favourite's the coffee and walnut. And the chocolate guiness. Oh, and the...............
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