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Reviewed 17 October 2020

The food, when it came, was fine. Nothing exceptional, but certainly not bad. The service was a different matter. The waitress was clearly having a bad day and doing her utmost not to engage with customers. There were only three tables being used, due to...More

Date of visit: October 2020
cakesdifference, Owner at Cakes The Difference, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Dear woollyideas Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I'm extremely saddened to learn that we did not meet your expectations. Like all good establishments we have had to reduce our tables to comply with government guide lines. We are still able...More

Reviewed 10 July 2020

The afternoon tea option is just lovely! My parents & I visited today for our first venture back to a restaurant since March & it was a very enjoyable experience. We had sandwiches of our choice, as much tea as we could drink & 2...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 17 January 2020 via mobile

We visited yesturday for afternoon tea ( you will need to book) it was absolutely delicious,freshly made sandwiches all beautifully presented,a selection of teas to choose from followed by the most beautiful homemade cakes. Having sampled afternoon tea at different venues...this is by far the...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 9 January 2020

I took my parents & a friend for afternoon tea yesterday & it was delicious as always! We kept it simple & had a double round of finger sandwiches with fillings that we liked each, plus 2 warm scones each (with jam & cream) &...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 17 July 2019

Visited today with a group of friends for afternoon tea. Had no idea this place even existed but will definitely be returning. Plenty of good food, attentive and friendly staff, we were made to feel very welcome. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 17 July 2019

Had a lovely afternoon here today for a friend's baby shower. The food was delicious and plentiful! We all went home with a doggie bag! Very attentive staff and they didn't hurry us.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 13 July 2019

went for afternoon tea at this cute place sandwiches and cakes were to die for. The girls were attentive and really friendly.The selection of cakes was insane we couldnt eat them all and bought some home. Well worth a visit

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 13 July 2019

Lovely little tea shop!! Regularly visit, and never fails to impress, great selection of cakes! Would 10/10 recommend a visit, a really lovely atmosphere to enjoy with friends and family, as staff are super friendly and will go out of their way to make sure...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 4 July 2019

What a fantastic find - reccommended to try it by friends. Service was great - staff took the trouble to stop and talk, even though they were plainly busy. The Rhubarb and Ginger cake was out of this world, a nice cold drink, and a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 2 July 2019

Don’t know if they was having an off day because the reviews look good but our breakfast unfortunately was awful. Very small portions, wrong orders, all came out at different times and found it extremely overpriced. Won’t be returning

Date of visit: June 2019
cakesdifference, Owner at Cakes The Difference, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

Hi Jay I'm sorry to read your review and that you feel we have not met your expectations. Please would you be so kind as to email me. Many thanks Denise denise@cakesthediference.co.uk

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15 January 2019|
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Response from cakesdifference | Property representative |
Hi, we would suggest a bus trip or taxi. It would take around 20 mins on a bus. Hope this helps.
27 November 2018|
Response from E484BFsuec | Reviewed this property |
I would definatly advise booking if you are goinf for afternoon tea/lunch
Tracey P
16 November 2018|
Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
you should phone them direct and ask for Zoe she is very helpful and would be able to answer your questions. I have only had beautiful birthday cakes made and have been over the moon with them, very helpful tea shop hope you... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cakes The Difference
    Does Cakes The Difference offer takeaway?
    Yes, Cakes The Difference offers takeaway services.
    Does Cakes The Difference offer delivery?
    Yes, Cakes The Difference offers delivery services.
    How is Cakes The Difference rated?
    Cakes The Difference is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 5