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Nibsy's

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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About
We are located on Cross Street, a lovely little street right in the heart of Reading, in between Friar Street and Broad street. You can find us near the side entrance of Marks and Spencer's.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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All reviews quiche cakes coffee and walnut cake salad gluten free lovely cafe independent coffee shop rocky road favourite cafe great coffee pleasant atmosphere love this place quick lunch coeliac gf dairy wheat
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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Nisby’s is a great find. I had gluten-free cheese and bacon toastie. The bacon was lovely. The children ate a great Mediterranean pasta dish and loved it. The cafe is tiny and eclectically furnished, which is fun. We’ll definitely return!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank richardbK8377QE
Reviewed 18 December 2018

They make their own vegan and gluten free cakes and savouries which are excellent. Nice for coffee and cake.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sjs672
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Warm, friendly, comfy vibe. Does great hot drinks, cakes and sandwiches. Perfect for a stop whilst Christmas shopping

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Q8894VYsarahs
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

I had a delicious slice of the chocolate orange mousse cake, which was really delicious! It was also nice to enjoy a lacto-free cappuccino. There was goid choice & I think I'll try lunch there one day as it seemed good value. It looks a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank REN2
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Not easy to find a decent coffee shop in Reading but this it. All gluten free but you wouldn’t know it. Fairly priced and tasty sandwiches and cakes.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RRT76
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I have visited this café a few times already. It's quite nice and cute. The atmosphere is lovely and the cakes are delicious. We've tried the scones, the carrot cake and the coffee cake. They were all amazing. Friendly staff and good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chemieariel
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

As a surprise, my friend very kindly booked for us to have afternoon tea here. It was a lovely afternoon, all the staff are friendly, the cakes were delicious and the sandwiches were equally as good. Cannot recommend this place enough.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anastasia N
NaomiLowe84, Owner at Nibsy's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Dear Anastasia, Thank you for your review! I remember serving you from last Sunday, on what was a very rainy day, but glad the afternoon tea went down well, and what a great surprise to have a friend book this for :-) See you soon,...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited Nibsy’s on a few occasions and there is no doubt that the food/ coffee is delicious. However, we were saddened to see the way in which the junior staff were treated/ spoken to by the lady that appeared to be in charge....More

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank munday92
NaomiLowe84, Owner at Nibsy's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Munday92, I'm saddened to read this, but also appreciate the feedback. As the business owner, I'd like to respond personally. I'd welcome more details and a date of your visit so I can hopefully better understand, reflect and hopefully learn what to do differently...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

My daughter took me for a coffee at Nibsy’s on Friday, a vegan/ gluten free cafe. It was lovely to know I could eat anything on offer without being the odd one out. Cakes and pastries not only look inviting but delicious. I had a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Patricia M
NaomiLowe84, Owner at Nibsy's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi Patricia, Thank you so much for visiting and really glad you enjoyed your decaf coffee and cupcake. Look forward to seeing you again soon and thanks for sharing your experience :-) Naomi

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Nibsy’s is always warm and friendly upon entry. Service with a smile and some gentle banter. The sandwiches, toasties and cakes are delicious. It’s nice to have a place that truly understands dietary requirements - particularly Gluten-free - and the cross-contamination issues that plagues other...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank johnniem1234
NaomiLowe84, Owner at Nibsy's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hello and thank you very much for the review and popping by when you're town. See you again soon ;-) Naomi

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