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US$7 - US$14
British, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 17 January 2021 via mobile

What a wonderful lunch! We came here just before Christmas and had a scrumptious vegan Christmas lunch 😍 the Christmas pudding dessert was the best pudding I’ve had, just wish I could have an endless supply! A beautiful setting with lovely little touches and the...More

Date of visit: December 2020
VCafeGuildford, Marketing at V Cafe at the GI, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2021

Thank you for your lovely review, Hannah! So glad you enjoyed the Christmas lunch. We look forward to welcoming you (and your family!) when we can reopen.

Reviewed 9 January 2021

We managed to squeeze in a Christmas menu lunch just before Tier 4 hit at the V Cafe. And how pleased we are that we did. The money bags packed with cranberry and other delicious ingredients were so tasty and filling. Luckily we still had...More

Date of visit: December 2020
VCafeGuildford, Marketing at V Cafe at the GI, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2021

Hi Neil. Thanks so much for your review! Really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the Christmas lunch - especially the chocolate pot! We look forward to welcoming you back once we are able to reopen.

Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

Booked in for the 19th December for their Christmas menu, announced on the 17th that Surrey and London would be in tier 4 from midnight on the 18th. Amazingly with some Christmas sparkle, Nick and Ian pulled out all the stops and brought the whole...More

Date of visit: December 2020
VCafeGuildford, Marketing at V Cafe at the GI, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2021

Thank you for your kind review! We're so pleased that you were able to make our Christmas lunch and enjoyed it. We can't wait to welcome you back once we are able to reopen.

Reviewed 7 October 2020

Had lunch today at The V Cafe. First time visit, and very impressed. The food was excellent and Nick and Ian make you feel very welcome. Will definitely go again! 👍

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 September 2020

Am delighted the V Cafe is back ( Wed Thurs and Fridays at present) following the re- opening of the Guildford Institute this month. I popped in again today. My top choice to bring friends for lunch. Always a friendly welcome from Nick and Ian...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 23 February 2020 via mobile

We came here on a wet and windy day in Feb half term for lunch. Two adults & two teens which included two vegans and a veggie. We were all delighted with our food choices. My fussy veggie teen loved the tagine that she chose...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 27 January 2020

From the moment you climb the stairs to the two high ceilinged rooms that make up this Small cafe at the Guildford Institute you feel this is going to be a truly excellent dining experience. The open plan kitchen and servery is in the Ladies...More

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

I met up with four friends at the V cafe two days ago but due to work commitments, I arrived late and didn't have time to eat lunch with them. As I work across the road, I thought I would make up for it today....More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 13 January 2020

Feels like a secret place! 3 of us visited and the food was excellent and value for money - mains were about £7. The dining area was really large and historic with friendly service. One of those places that you really want to keep secret.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2019

I think the reviews have said it all, but I'll just reiterate what they say - interesting, different place to eat, friendly atmosphere, great food & value. My late husband and I used to come here and, even as a confirmed carnivore, he absolutely loved...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Pam S
17 July 2019|
Response from VCafeGuildford | Property representative |
Hello Pam. We are now closed, but will reopen on Monday 05 August until Friday 16 August. Will then close again and reopen on Monday 02 September. We hope this answers your question, but do let us know if we can provide you... More
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  • V Café at the GI is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 5