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Johns Cafe

12 Esplanade Buildings Friars Road | Friars Road, Barry CF62 5TJ, Wales
+44 1446 737290
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (19 reviews)
“sundae” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12 Esplanade Buildings Friars Road | Friars Road, Barry CF62 5TJ, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

Service is excellent, food is all cooked to order and the best knickerbocker glories ever! We visit regularly as a large family ( grandparents,parents and grandchildren) and they always step to to the mark ! Food is great

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Evilcat123
Reviewed 3 days ago

great ice cream - friendly staff and a nice place to visit on a sunny day for a bit of British seaside fun.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank redhighlander
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Regularly visit John's Cafe. Must be the best cafe in Barry,and such value for money. The Sunday Roast is excellent,with great choice,huge helpings,and fast service from friendly staff. Russell,Newport.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Russell G
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

My wife, granddaughter and I had a roast dinner here today. We both had lamb dinners and the baby had some of our veg mashed up. The food was delicious, and served by really good young staff. We also had sponge puddings with custard for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 551huwd
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We go to Johns cafe quite regular as we enjoy the food. They do the best chips than anywhere else. The staff are great and very helpful, the cafe is very clean, it’s just so nice to go and eat there xx

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BoardingPass823035
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Lovely meal ,I especially love the way the chips are cooked. Really nice staff ,polite and professional. great prices for really lovely meals.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank debsE9524HS
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Best cafe and food on Barry Island, great food, fresh, no grease, and spotlessly clean, eat inside or out

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Steve C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Lovely cafe, friendly staff, reasonable prices can't understand why it only has a 3 rating. Would definitely recommend it to anyone - and it is spotless (including the toilets!)

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Best cafe along the front. The food is excellent & reasonably priced. The service is very good & the staff are always very friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank paul300559
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Stopped there before going to Cardiff airport. Food was lovely and excellent value for money. Food was tasty and lots of it. Only thing missing was black pudding but we won’t worry about that. Staff were friendly and attentive. Gladly go back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Spindlecake
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November 27, 2017|
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Response from Jillabong | Reviewed this property |
It closes after the fireworks display in November and reopens on Boxing Day - save your walk til then - you wont regret it.
Catherine B
August 27, 2017|
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Response from shaddick15 | Reviewed this property |
sorry i cant help you
April 18, 2017|
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Response from terrencemoore | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am not the owner of Johns café I just wrote a review,however I know the current ad previous owners and will make enquireys into this and let you know if I get any feedback
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 a.m. - 4:15 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Esplanade Buildings Friars Road | Friars Road, Barry CF62 5TJ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Barry
  • Phone Number: +44 1446 737290
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