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Black Book Cafe

The Silver Rooms 2 Nelson Street, Stroud GL5 2HL, England
+44 1453 764509
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (12 reviews)
“pastrami” (2 reviews)
“soy milk” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
The Silver Rooms 2 Nelson Street, Stroud GL5 2HL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cute cafe occupied us for many hours with great coffee. Yummy food and friendly staff. Would definitely recommend for other travelers 😁

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Retro vibe and music, book lined walls and decent coffee - a winner in Stroud close to the Farmers Market.

Thank 779jim
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I orderd a bacon baguette which looked like it was made by a child.. The bacon was basically incinerated .only had two peices and the baguette looked like it was yanked off at either end. You could tell the baguette was bought from tesco as...More

Thank sue_pearse55
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Ventured here with the family for refreshments when visiting the farmers market. Large windowed, book shelf lined, cafe with pleasant retro seating. A bit particular. Reasonable prices too. Could be excellent with a better range of food, some work on decor and the selection of...More

Thank briangfield
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a place to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the high st. Surrounded by a huge selection of books, as you might imagine from the name, you are invariably greeted by personable staff and offered a range of seating from comfortable...More

Thank kju56
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We have visited this cafe several times over the last few days during our stay in Stroud. We were staying further up the hill so the cafe, situated just over the road from the top end of the High Street, was a very welcome stop...More

Thank Stella D
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is the second time I have visited Black Book Café, it was less busy this time but still perfectly different and charming. I visited with a friend and had coffee and the Reuben Bagel - pastrami, emmenthal cheese, gherkins and mustard with salad. This...More

Thank littleme688
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I love this cafe! Came in yesterday as my first visit and was really impressed. It is so unusual. I wish I had discovered it before. Really liked the menu and as a vegan there were lots of options for me on the menu, inc...More

Thank les G
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Tad expensive but I love the books lining the walls, slightly eclectic furniture and general cosy atmosphere. Great place to meet friends or equally sit and get on with some work! Very Stroud

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Popped in with the family for coffee and tea on a quiet Sunday morning. Friendly staff and good atmosphere. Loved the library

Thank candyharman
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Silver Rooms 2 Nelson Street, Stroud GL5 2HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stroud
  • Phone Number: +44 1453 764509
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