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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would say that’s the best coffee I’ve ever been. They are doing everything with last touched detail. Highly recommend! Definitely will go again

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 6 June 2023 via mobile

Actually been to this cafe quite a few times as options in Tadley are limited. I usually just have a breakfast. Cannot fault the way the food is cooked and the good products they use, even though it is a tad over priced. However, on...my last visit I decided to get a burger. I asked if it came with chips. And this us the reason for the 3 stars. At nearly £10 for the burger, to find it didn't come with chips meant that it lost value. This is just a cafe, much like Poppins, and the pricing means this is not good value for money even though the food is nice.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 6 February 2023 via mobile

We were planning to have breakfast at a local garden centre, but there was a huge queue and by the time we got to the front they'd decided to stop serving breakfasts. Rather than give up, I looked on Google Maps for somewhere else nearby...and Café Retreat came up. We were so glad it did! The cafe is clean and modern, with an intimate feel. Despite being extremely busy, which we took as a good sign, we were seated quickly and served by a friendly and efficient team. The menu was very varied, with strong Turkish and Mexican influences. Our food arrived quickly and was fabulous! I particularly enjoyed their sausages, which were the best I've had in a cafe! We actually spent about the same as we would have done in the garden centre, which was very good value as we actually had a two foot one voucher for that - so Cafe Retreat clearly offer exceptional value for money too. We will be back, perhaps to try lunch next time.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 28 November 2022

the staff are always friendly and quick. food is so nice! best cafe around. i have tried a few different dishes as i go quite regular and they have all been lovely.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 22 November 2022

I go there often for breakfasts and afternoon tea and cakes. Good selection of breakfasts and cakes.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 28 July 2022

Visiting family who have moved to Talley and were looking forward to trying out this place for lunch but so disappointed and won’t be back. It was Saturday lunchtime and wasn’t a busy venue. The first items our grandchildren wanted were not available nor were...the drinks. The meal we eventually settled for was left uneaten by the child as even he could see it didn’t look appetising. The girl server was friendly but she couldn’t make up for the surly boy server. Such a shame. Next time we’ll get a sandwich and drink from Sainsbury across the road.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 3 July 2022 via mobile

We went here for breakfast and we found the whole place was spotlessly clean and the food was excellent we ate every bit, the staff were very polite and friendly we enjoyed our food here. Our only negative is payment by card not accepted cash...only. We had to go to a ATMMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 30 June 2022 via mobile

Only cafe in Tadley! For them ? Probably just as well 🤷‍♂️ I’ll let you decide? I won’t be going again! Food was ok but service unfriendly and unreceptive to constructive criticism.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 6 April 2022 via mobile

They didn’t take cards had to go cash machine. Very expensive my mate bought a bacon and cheese toasty on 1 slice of bread !!! £4.80

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 March 2022

Came to collect some food and a hot chocolate for a relative in isolation. there are two sizes on the menu for hot chocolate, not that it states what the sizes are, but opted for the one 30p cheaper at £2.50. As I pick it...up it feels VERY light, I thought maybe they hadn't added the milk in yet so opened the lid and told them the cup only has a splash of liquid in there. I was told this was the £2.50 size... I was met with hostility and felt embarrassed in front of customers so just accepted it and walked off. I refused to drink any, went home and measured it. A whole 100ml for £2.50... that's more than any luxury cafe I've ever been to! Very disappointed, they also took my cash before giving it to me and didn't feel confident enough to leave it and ask for a refund because one of the men was getting too close to me. They don't take card because I assume they don't want HMRC to know how much money they bring in.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 6 December 2021 via mobile

Excellent food. Clean and Covid friendly. Polite and efficient service. Best breakfast in area. Substantial menu and choices

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 4 December 2021

the food's pretty awesome, and I particularly recommend the caramel latte. Everyone's friendly and the foods good, whats not to like?

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 30 October 2021

Visiting family in Tadley nxt week and so looking forward to eating out at cafe retreat. Not been down since beginning of lockdown. Great food, great atmosphere, great staff. See you soon guys xx

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 7 August 2021

Often visit the kebab shop a couple of doors down who have same owners but fancied a cooked breakfast today and other half can't walk as recovering from an ankle operation. Rang them and asked if any chance of doing a takeaway for a full...English - instant yes and I went to collect. Breakfast was delicious and nicely packed with separate toast and little butter and jam packets. Will order again. Thank you for being so helpful.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021

As i have no kitchen at present at home i have been forced to eat out everyday. Although on my doorstep, i have only just tried Cafe retreat today after 12 weeks of trying alternatives. I wish i had come sooner. Staff have clearly taken...onboard previous issues mentioned here on TA. Hand gel was available and chairs and tables were cleaned down after each visit. Staff were friendly and efficient and gladly swapped a couple of items on the breakfast menu without a fuss. The food and coffee when it arrived was piping hot and all breakfasts come with toast, butter and jam. The sausages were decent and not of the `Richmond variety' Quite frankly what is there not to like. This was a far better experience than i had at nearby Rosebourne cafe and Charlies cafe in Basingstoke. I will be returning!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Yes, Cafe Retreat offers takeaway services.

Cafe Retreat is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5