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“A lovely place to rest and relax”
Review of Soeur

Soeur
Ranked #2 of 5 Dessert in Takayama
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $7
Cuisines: Cafe, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Drinks, Brunch, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Espresso, Cappuccino, Cafe mocha,Press Coffee, Single Origin Coffee, Apple juice from HIDA, Homemade scones, pound cake,Waffle Plate, and more... take away OK!
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A lovely place to rest and relax”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

When wandering around Takayama on my first day I spotted this cafe and just knew I'd love it. The design is clean and minimal, with lovely background music, and a beautiful view overlooking the river completing the calm ambience.

There is an English menu, with a good range of coffee, tea and other drink options. I stopped by twice during my stay and each time couldn't resist also indulging in the delicious homemade scones. The coffee and tea were both of a very high standard, and the service was delightful. The perfect spot to while away some time and discuss sight-seeing plans.

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank Tracey S
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great coffee, great view lovely service.”
Reviewed May 3, 2013

I found this place whilst wondering the streets looking for decent coffee and instead of being a smokey wooden room with questionable coffee efforts like lots of the local fare here it's a great bright fresh cafe, no cigarettes in sight free wifi and lovely service. Perfect.

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank Jon F
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Melbourne
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

This is a cute, little cafe. We sat in the morning sun by the window overlooking the canal. They serve good coffee.

Visited April 2013
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2 Thank ladystardust88
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Great Coffee & Cakes with a View”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

Looking for a warm place for a coffee we came across this lovely, modern cafe overlooking the river - the back wall is all glass - and sat and enjoyed fantastic coffee ( yet another caramel macchiato in Japan) and warm home made choc chip scones in the sun.
Service was great, prices reasonable, and we shall try and go back to try the Caramel and Apple Cake!

  • Visited April 2013
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2 Thank SuttonHill
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