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Reflections Cafe at Attenborough Nature Reserve

Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham NG9 6DY, England
+44 115 972 1777
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham NG9 6DY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat on the balcony , lovely view, good food served quickly , bread really good , what could be better......... Well - the lady serving was grumpy and rude, let down the whole experience. The staff on the shop counter are lovely , maybe...More

Thank ka_bee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In theory it should be a good place to eat. Very much the opposite in practice. Last Sunday - only 1 till working and a very long queue. We wanted tea cakes but were told this is a breakfast item!! They push the meals but...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

While on a visit to the nature reserve, we came in for a coffee and a tea. There are tables to sit at, but when it's busy, you'll find it hard to get seated. There is food to be had along with rolls, cake etc....More

Thank CharleyNottinghamUK
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The profits go towards the nature reserve and because the food is great its a win win situation. There are a few tables outside but as the window is so big, most get a view of the lake. The home made soup is always good....More

Thank barbaravinger
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to stop and have a drink and something to eat spoiled by rude and surly staff. If they are volunteers then why do it if you dislike the job so much but if you are a paid employee then management should...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Just a quick review to say that the sandwiches here are amazing. The bread is so soft and yummy and the fillings are very tasty. They are about £5 each and come with a little side salad but it's all about the sandwich!!! Also it's...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We were walking along the River Trent and had visited the cafe before and always found it had a great selection of cakes and a nice cup of tea. On our latest visit, it didn't disappoint, despite being rather busy with the Easter break. The...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

After a long walk around the reserve the cafe is nice and clean with helpful staff and a gift shop were you can buy a mix of items, the tea is very nice as was our cakes only down side a tad pricey and noisy...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Food and drink offered was nice and good value. The setting is gorgeous looking over the lake. Only down side was lack of space and miserable staff

Thank AWN2013
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Good place for a coffee and doorstep toast on a walk around. Meals are also served and sandwiches too.

Thank Charles_and_Susan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham NG9 6DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 972 1777
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