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Cafe at the Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre

| Kingsway, Newport NP20 1HG, Wales
+44 1633 656757
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible10%
25 Oct 2016
“Lack of customer service”
5 Oct 2016
“Fantastic value, family friendly and homemade produce from community garden”
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Bar, Cafe, Healthy
| Kingsway, Newport NP20 1HG, Wales
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Popped into The Riverfront to grab something quick to eat and drink whilst waiting for a coach. Only one person serving with a large order to fulfill, so had to wait a while, another member of staff came out from the kitchen serving food saw...More

Thank GG L
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here as part of the Kew sponsored community garden that meet in Tuesday's. A really welcoming group that I would recommend supporting having gone along with my sister and newphews. A clean seating area and views of the river it is a peaceful cafe...More

Thank E11i3
Reviewed 23 June 2016

good food lovely coffee visited for cinema and had coffee and cake before performance. great views from outside terrace

Thank globug24
Reviewed 13 June 2016

A lovely setting for morning coffee where the service is good and you are not rushed to move on. Beautiful setting and enhanced by the art exhibition that was on.

Thank Wallywelling
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Booked a 12:00 childen's cinema performance and needed a quick lunch. Clean, spacious and airy area with great views of the river. Varied menu of breakfast and lunch choices including a good child's menu. I had a panini which comes with a salad while my...More

Thank Tiz2015
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Although I am loathed to report anything negative about the riverfront .. I am really disappointed at the café there , because we use the theatre on a regular basis .. but I suppose it much be said in the hope that it will be...More

Thank dave b
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Why do I always fancy a coffee but don't feel hungry enough to eat cake! I love cake. I bake special refined sugar-free goodies at home but am always tempted by the gorgeous gateaux, rich chocolate brownies and sticky flapjacks in the cafe showcases. So...More

1  Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We were here before a show and on a lovely evening it could have been amazing. Everything is there the seats outside, the sofas inside but everything is just so ordinary cafe style. We took our wine into the theatre and they gave us the...More

1  Thank janmaddox
Reviewed 22 January 2015

I went to the Riverfront recently and the panini was far too expensive and bland. To add to the insult, I had to pay an extra £1 for a spoonfl od coleslaw (bringing the total of a mug of tea and a tuna melt panini...More

Thank Anne J
Reviewed 29 August 2014

The best location for a coffee in Newport, however the atmosphere is rather cold and school canteen like but the view of the river makes up for it. Coffee is good but the cafe could do with some cosier seating areas to make it more...More

1  Thank HannahVC
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Sharon C
18 January 2017|
Response from Andrew I | Property representative |
Hello Sharon, the café will be open all day from 9.30am through to the end of the day. Last food orders are usually an hour before the show starts and the café itself closes after the show finishes. See you tomorrow!
Sarah Jayne H
2 July 2015|
Response from Andrew I | Property representative |
Hello Sarah Jayne - the cafe at The Riverfront opens at 10am Monday - Saturday. Closing time depends what we have on in the building and if there are no events it will close by 5pm. If there is a film screening it will... More
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Bar, Cafe, Healthy
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Kingsway, Newport NP20 1HG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1633 656757
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