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Exchange Coffee Company

24 Wellgate, Clitheroe BB7 2DP, England
+44 1200 442270
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (20 reviews)
“toasties” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 Wellgate, Clitheroe BB7 2DP, England
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is by far the best breakfast and cup of coffee in Clitheroe. Charge straight through the outer shop that sells everything you need to be your own barista and enter the Tardis-like coffee shop behind and its fabulous. Breakfast is genuinely enormous in a...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I have visited the exchange coffee company in Clitheroe and in Blackburn several times, but have never got round to writing a review so thought I should do it now. Their coffee shop is lovely. Extremely good coffees and teas and plenty of choice of...More

2  Thank HuffBirmingham
Reviewed 13 March 2017

As always the fare at this beautiful coffee shop was lovely. The staff are pleasant and helpful. The coffee is second to none and the food, in particular the specials board offerings, are superb. Been frequenting this coffee shop for decades and hope it remains...More

2  Thank MsDeVere
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A very large choice of coffee. Small café at the rear where you can buy any of the coffees available from the shop so you can try before you buy. Also homemade type cakes at reasonable prices. Very busy at lunchtimes. Also sells coffee making...More

1  Thank TheButler2014
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This lovely cafe specialises in offering a wide variety of different coffees. The front part has a coffee roaster where the aroma fills your senses and whets your appetite, and an amazing array of different coffee machines for sale , from the simple cafetiere to...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We love the coffee at the Exchange - but the cakes are not worth having at all. Scones are dry, cakes are mediocre. Not sure what's happened of late but we will no longer be buying anything other than coffee at the Exchange in future.

Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I used to live near here many years ago and this was my favourite coffee place. Back for a quick nostalgic trip and pleased it's still here and hasn't changed. It serves a great selection of coffees freshly brewed which you can also buy to...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Super little café with great service. Only had a coffee and a cake so can't speak for the food in general but both coffee and cake were lovely and served by a friendly, smiling member of staff.

1  Thank ian j
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Greeted by the comforting smell of rich exotic beans, the coffee shop is entered through a well stocked shop supplying not only beans to take home but a wide array of tea and coffee making paraphernalia at reasonable prices. The seating is split across two...More

1  Thank Tommy_Tourleader
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Relaxing environment in an old wordly atmosphere serving fabulous coffees and teas... nice cakes and a varied menu with daily specials... Love the upstairs attic room which is very cosy !

2  Thank janespring2
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Carol D
Which coffee beans would u recommend for sons new coffee machine pse. Strong, but flavoursome, not bitter.
22 December 2014|
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Response from Richard I | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your enquiry, either Espresso creama or Brazil Ipanema Many thanks Richard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Wellgate, Clitheroe BB7 2DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Clitheroe
  • Phone Number: +44 1200 442270
  • E-mail
Coffee Roasters & Tea Merchants The aroma of roasting coffee will draw you down Wellgate- watch your coffee being roasted! Dine in our Victorian coffee house spread over 3 floors and choose from over 35 of the world's finest coffees and 65 speciality teas, tasty sandwiches, toasties and jacket potatoes. Plus a daily specials board and handmade cakes. Savour the atmosphere, where taking your time over quality coffee and tea is considered important. Open Mon to Sat 9am-5.30pm (Coffeehouse closes at 5pm)
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