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Muffin Break

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Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Banbury, England
+44 7886 838621
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

My colleague and I visit this coffee shop quite frequently but lately the service has been awful. Some of the staff appear to be incapable of getting the order right or there are long delays in being served and quite frankly, the scene is chaotic. Today was the last straw when I was served by an older woman who seemed... More 

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Thank Wendy G
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The place seems very busy and there's often a long queue which can be discouraging at times. The staff seems to lack techniques to serve customers quickly and accurately. I asked for a skinny latte and I got a flat white. The drink was made again in front of me using semi skimmed milk and presented as fully skimmed. I... More 

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Thank Carmen P
Rishivans, General Manager at Muffin Break, responded to this review

Dear Carmen, Thank you for this review and I take your comments very seriously. As.you pointed out, it was very busy and stressed out environment as we moved into newly extended shop. We are working on retraining and aim to become efficient going forward. We also aim to establish new customer base to whom we would like to serve correctly... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Without doubt the best place for a tea or coffee in town.Friendly helpful staff combined with good quality food and drink.Top notch ! only minor gripe is I wish they would play 80s and 90s music but hey can't have everything!

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1 Thank mandrake s
Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for coffee, served by very rude girl all too much effort for her and no please or thank you when serving customers. Then stood behind the counter slagging customers off to other staff

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Thank tazowen
Milcombe, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

A few months ago they withdrew their lovely bacon and egg pie, big shame. So today the only savoury plate I thought I would like was the leek and mushroom tart. I don't think it had any more than quarter of a small mushroom in the whole thing, the leek (what there was) was tough and chewy and the pastry... More 

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Thank MilcombePilot
Rishivans, General Manager at Muffin Break, responded to this review

Dear sir or madam, I am sorry to hear that you had a bad experience on this occasion. I can only promise to look into this and make sure our products and recipes are followed correctly. once again many thanks for your time and if I can correct it to bring you back as a customer then I will be... More 

Kirkby-in-Ashfield, United Kingdom
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500 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Having sampled the chocolate frappe in Leamington Spa my grandaughter chose the chocolate milkshake in Banbury. The snacks are very nice and the muffins tasty and lots of choice. The loyalty card is a great asset. Would happily recommend.

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Thank Chandra H
Rishivans, General Manager at Muffin Break, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your support. we really work hard to be the best and we appreciate your custom and time. Muffin Break Management More 

Banbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This coffee shop is the best in town.... Coffee, cakes and muffins as well as the hot food are outstanding and tasty..... And the staff ( especially Lizzy) are always friendly and helpful.... A real treat to have coffee there😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊

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1 Thank bea7171
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Lovely food, very attentive staff, nothing was too much trouble. The seating and ambience of the place is very comfortable and relaxing. I go there often.

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Thank Pam D
Banbury, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Came here today just to try here for a birthday treat. Quite pricey for a cafe. My husband liked his mango smoothie but my Vanilla milkshake was very bland. His Apple and cinnamon muffin was great but my chocolate chip muffin was a bit dry but nice. Our panninis were ok even though no sauces were available. Don't think we... More 

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Thank tilly83uk
Bicester, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Serves coffee, muffins (Obviously), sausage rolls, baguettes, reasonably priced, seating a bit sparse and steps in the middle of the café, level access to the front means go out, walk round and come back in...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Banbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 7886 838621

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?