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Victoria Centre, Nottingham, Nottingham, England
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Went in for breakfast and should have walked away when we seen every single tray they had was dirty but carried on. They had one server who was doing everything, serving food (breakfasts etc), making drinks, taking payment, there were other people behind the till, think one was on toast duty but not sure any of them were actually willing... More 

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Kettering
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We've been here a few times. There are always tables available, it is relatively clean and tidy and the food always looks appetising. Prices are average for this type of cafe within a department store in the centre of town. Overall the service has always been friendly and attentive and the food of good quality and enjoyable. If you fancy... More 

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Thank The-Honest-1
Oldham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I visited the Nottingham store cafe zest on Sunday 4th December as part of a Christmas city break and popped in for a spot of lunch. A Turkey Panini & chips was advertised and I ordered this and a jacket potato for my wife. Both were really inedible. The Panini was obviously the previous days offering or it had been... More 

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Thank LenHutton
Croydon, England, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The cakes here are amazing, recommend the victoria sponge, staff really pleasant, nice clean premises, the only negative is the price, we pay these in London so did think would be slightly less so in Nottingham, but maybe prices are standardised, as it appears house of Fraser are putting cafe zest in all of their stores.

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Thank nursecsb
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

So on a wet Monday bank holiday myself and TOH had to go into town to pick some things up. As we got off the bus stop I said lets have breakfast in here. I've had a tea and cake in here but not cooked food. Must say that the service and food were really nice. I wish I could... More 

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Thank pieoutlaw
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357 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

Pot of tea is practically enough for just over one cup. Hardly a pot of tea. Whilst the food and drinks taste nice. It's massively overpriced considering there are three/four other places nearby to choose from. However if your desperate then this place is ok. Just take your credit cards if you have anything more than the odd drink.

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Thank Danny748
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

My friend and I meet regularly here, but this morning was a bit of a surprise. As I sat talking to my friend I noticed that the ledge on the wall behind her, about 7" wide, was THICKLY coated in dust. Not a pleasant site to come across whilst enjoying your Latte. We were both extremely surprised to see this... More 

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Thank JaxtaNottm
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2014

oh I hate mornings..... but a treat before busy day a head is a nice way to go ahead. I been coming here for a few months. Food always fresh and really top quality. Good jacket potatoes too. Its not the cheapest in town I agree but I love the contemporary space and display of food is always interests me.... More 

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Thank jeremyhilaryboob
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

Expensive for what you get (£6-8 for a every simple sandwich/hot sandwich) and everything seemed to be in a rush. Would return for coffee but not food. Also had no mustard :(

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1 Thank JosieKirby
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2013

We visited Cafe Zest in House of Fraser, Victoria Centre, Nottingham recently (February 2013). I was intrigued by the recent makeover of the cafe to the Cafe Zest format, having been to the Cafe Zest in House of Fraser in Leeds a few times. The Leeds version is excellent and popular, with waitress service, and I wondered if the Nottingham... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Centre, Nottingham, Nottingham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?