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Forget the cafe this place is stunning in its own right

My friend brought me here having visited in the past. We read the reviews and saw that people were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hilary P
Droitwich, United Kingdom
Now dogs allowed inside cafe

Had not been for three years so sad to see such poor reviews as it was a favourite cafe when at... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Gamlingay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend brought me here having visited in the past. We read the reviews and saw that people were moaning about the cafe and therefore brought supplies to tide us over. The place was closed for the winter which was no surprise. You can still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hilary P
Reviewed October 31, 2018

My family stopped for lunch on a very warm summer's day in early July having just completed a river walk. The setting is beautiful, the staff are very attentive and real in an endearing and human sort of way and the food was delicious. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Quite possibly the most disgusting eatery I've ever had the misfortune of visiting. Asked for a vegan meal for my daughter, explaining she was dairy free and was offered Jacket, beans and cheese! Not Vegan cheese but actual cows milk cheese. Helpfully advised it was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank ChiefChip
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Having been here before it was rather below par this time. Two menus for the whole place, food was very average (cakes looked good). Slow service.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Had not been for three years so sad to see such poor reviews as it was a favourite cafe when at Tintern. Three of us went for morning coffee which was made by Josh,absolutely first rate as was the chocolate cake. We chatted to Josh...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Had to pay minimum car park fee of £2 at the site. My husband said it was the worst coffee he had ever been served anywhere. Cutlery dirty...need I say more? On a positive note, the location is good in that there is access to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank shani33
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I stumbled on this place accidentally while walking the Wye valley path. It is a restored train station that now has a cafe with indoor & outdoor seating. Some old train cars are also on the property. There is a gift shop inside. We had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank tylottama
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We used to go here every time we were out and about but now it has appeared to have gone downhill after a recent update. Gone are the happy cheery faces behind the counter with lovely slices of generous cake to be replaced by a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank russ999rocket
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Exhibition in the train carriages was worth visiting , informative volunteers answered our questions . Art exhibition being held in signal box was worth climbing up the outer stairs Artist in residence was very personable. But would never visit the cafe again . Dismal looking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maureen L
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a sunny Saturday afternoon during the bank holiday weekend. We were shocked that we didn't have to queue to get the car parked as we have done over the years. Where was everyone? Word has obviously got out that Tintern Station has gone...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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