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Chocolate Theatre Cafe

13 Thameside, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BH, England
+44 1491 411412
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“cake” (65 reviews)
“scones” (51 reviews)
“sandwich” (35 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
13 Thameside, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place. A lovely young lady showed us to our table. I had a the egg mayo and chive sandwiches. Lovely. It filled the plate. The only thing that spoiled it slightly was the bread was a little dry around the edges. This...More

Thank rosa71uk
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thanks for the review on our cafe Did you know we run a VIP programme? Our VIP list is for people who would like have an inside track to our latest deals (including a special 25% discount from our experience range of offers). You...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been a few times and noticed the service gradually getting worse. Dropped in early this morning (10 ish) waited 20 mins for coffee so asked at counter - waitress had given them to a cyclist as a takeaway - when Inasked how long they...More

1  Thank 872LJA
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Am horrified at this review as pride ourselves on our service above everything please return fro free coffees when you are netx in town and quote Vivienne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had enjoyed a wonderful visit to Henley-on-Thames walking around town and strolling on the river. Time for Tea - but where to go?? I broke the habit of a lifetime by going to a non-chain (as in a Starbucks). Chocolate Theatre Cafe is an absolute...More

1  Thank CasGor
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thanks for the review on our cafe and our afternoon tea Did you know we run a VIP programme? Our VIP list is for people who would like have an inside track to our latest deals (including a special 25% discount from our experience...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very good service, lovely array of sandwiches on offer, we were too full to try any of the delicious looking cakes, we will have to leave that to our next visitMore

Thank CathS1
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thanks for the review on our cafe Did you know we run a VIP programme? Our VIP list is for people who would like have an inside track to our latest deals (including a special 25% discount from our experience range of offers). You...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been looking forward to going back to this place for tea and cake. However, visited today with my partner and neither of us bothered with any of the cakes. They all looked very similar, so there didn't seem to be much variety. We have been...More

1  Thank Ann G
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI Ann thanks for your feedback Since you have been we have refurbished the cafe as i am aware they were looking tired with regard to the cakes you mentioned these are only sold at a weekend the reason being generally they never sell midweek...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018

The birthday cake and chocolate platter were very tasty. The cafe offers freshly made chocolates and cakes. Will surely go again.

Thank Ana K
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

This cafe by the riverside seemed very busy. Lots of cyclists visit. There was a spare table so I enjoyed a pot of tea and roasted teacake Service was efficient and friendly. The place was clean. No loud music. What more can you ask?

Thank Prudol
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I go in this cafe frequently, the staff are always friendly and very helpful! They have such an amazing choice of cakes, which are all amazing but i must say the lemon drizzle is my favourite! A brilliant place in the heart of a rowing...More

2  Thank Lydia C
Reviewed March 15, 2018

I have been visiting this cafe for several years and always enjoyed good food and service.. However yesterday I was disappointed to find the cafe generally run down. The floors were very dirty and the lovely art work had all disappeared. The tea cake was...More

1  Thank suehowellya
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Hey thanks for the feedback and sorry things didn’t look like they ought to have The artwork has not completely gone ... as you say the cafe needed a facelift so we are in the middle of painting it and a fab new artist will...More

Reviewed March 14, 2018

Was not allowed in I have a Dog. NO DOGS ALLOWED! so usure looks dated, all though the display on the counters was good what I saw of it before I was asked to leave by Staff and Customer's. ( a lot of people seem...More

1  Thank badgeman007
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Hi thanks for your review so sorry we don’t have dogs. I own the cafe and can have dogs in my other cafes but due to the layout in Henley it’s not safe with staff carrying drinks etc kind regards

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January 19, 2017|
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Response from Judy H | Reviewed this property |
highchairs but not sure about changing facility give them a ring
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Nightingale11
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Response from Gloria E | Reviewed this property |
No they won't allow dogs in. They have a table right by the door & I don't know why they don't allow well behaved dogs in to sit at this area but the don't. Our dog is is small & well behaved & we asked if we could sit here... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Thameside, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Henley-on-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 411412
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