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Nicholls Coffee Shop

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Welsh, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Nicholls | 18-19 Frogmore Street, Abergavenny NP7 5AH, Wales
+44 1873 853306
09:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
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Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Whilst exploring this quality shop we took lunch in their coffee shop. Welsh Rarebit with bacon - ooh so delicious. Welsh tea - ooh so refreshing. The surroundings were decorated on the theme of Alice in Wonderland and included the most beautiful flower displays. My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves here. What a lovely way to shop.

Thank Alison J
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The staff were lovely. I haven't had a appetite lately, but I thoroughly enjoyed my meal of Lasagne with salad and garlic bread. Lovely freshly prepared food.

Thank Ruth A
Cardiff, Wales
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196 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

4 of us stopped here for breakfast and the food was appalling! Granted they were busy but that isn't an excuse. Firstly 4 x breakfasts took 30 minutes to arrive and when they did everything was cold and the poached eggs resembled marbles. The waitress was evidently embarrassed as she didn't charge us for our drinks.

Thank Dame2007
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

An excellent lunch which was promptly served. I asked for a slight adjustment to the meal and this was not a problem to them. The staff are friendly and helpful and it is always very busy.

Thank Caroline D
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Don't come here very often but always a treat when I do :) takes a long time to get seated but that's because there so busy and people are so picky where they sit unlike me I'm happy to sit wherever :D Emma and Chelsea are great members of staff, always polite and smiling! Great food and good coffee, would... More 

Thank festivecrazygirl
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Something has gone dreadfully wrong at this once great cafe and they need to sort it out quickly. My husband and I have had many coffees and sandwiches here over the years but on the last occasion the staff seemed demoralised and weary and service was hit and miss. My husband's Welsh rarebit was burnt and they forgot the bacon... More 

1 Thank MumsTheWord57
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I visited Nicholls today, 29 December 2016, as it was recommended by a good friend. Sadly my experience was not good. We waited to be seated, I was excited because I thought this meant that food would be worth the wait. We were duly seated, we expected to order straight away before having read the menu, we asked for 5... More 

2 Thank Sue_Hillman
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Only the decor is nice. Waited for ages to be served. Ordered cake and hot chocolate which took ages again to receive and it tasted so poor. The lemon cake barely tasted of lemon and left a funny after taste. Hot chocolate needed a stronger chocolate flavour. Thought we really couldn't go wrong, clotted cream is always a winner, but... More 

1 Thank HungryGirlNCL
Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Lovely place, the food was delightful. The restaurant was very busy, but the staff were very organised and prompt.

Thank crb1988
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Pleasant surroundings, good service and delicious food in the heart of the bustling market town of Abergavenny. Had the topside of beef lunch and the meal was delightful with flavoursome meat and gravy. Well priced and clearly well liked as it was literally one in and one out. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Kevin E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Welsh, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nicholls | 18-19 Frogmore Street, Abergavenny NP7 5AH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Abergavenny
  • Phone Number: +44 1873 853306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?