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Mac & Jac's café Malvern is an independent café nestled at the foot of the Malvern hills in Abbey road. Our fully licensed restaurant serves morning coffee, breakfast, a diverse lunch, tea & homemade puddings. Open seven days.
PRICE RANGE
£4 - £14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Cafe, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent menu, great range of local drinks. Charming staff. Really enjoyed the duck salad. Friend has the goats cheese salad. Would recommend.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent food, service and location. We hadn't booked, but it was a warm day so had the last table outside. Can't fault it - will book ahead next time.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 28 March 2024

Stylish cafe in Great Malvern, handy after a wander around this elegant town, Good cakes and tea. Central location, near the Priory etc.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 28 January 2024 via mobile

Sat outside as it was mega busy but really good coffee, amazing food, dog friendly and friendly staff! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 28 October 2023 via mobile

Second time here, arrived on busy Saturday lunchtime, staff were working hard! Nice welcome, opted for the last table outside as no space indoors. We had Meze platters, with extras... delicious food, well-presented, with friendly efficient table service. The young lady who served us still...found the time to chat briefly (a simple rarity - proper Customer Service. Think her name was Emma). Our favourite place to eat in Malvern, we'll be back!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 13 October 2023 via mobile

This is a lovely little cafe tucked away in the centre of Malvern. We used to frequent their cafe in Worcester which was our ‘go to’ regular, but sadly they closed during the pandemic. That said, we moved to Malvern and very happy to say...that this branch is just as good. We’re regulars now and frequent on an almost weekly basis, so much so that we have our ‘own’ table. The food is gorgeous, of particular note are their eggs royale and mezze platter and the specials are usually excellent. For desert, their pecan pie is utterly delicious and not to be missed. Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 25 September 2023

Friends and I visited Malvern for the day as was so sunny. Had the last table here for lunch. Great sandwiches and beers and fab service. It is clearly very popular as folks being told no free tabes just yet - but they all came...back later! Ham & chutney sandwich was stacked with proper cut ham! Would reccomend to anyone visiting!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 23 September 2023 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee on a busy Saturday morning and as we didn’t have a booking had to sit outside (we were cold) until a lovely waitress kindly invited us inside to a recently vacated table. Just had coffee (delicious) and Parkin which was AMAZING...- served warm with crème fresh. Can’t wait to go back for a meal and more Parkin!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

We’re on holiday in Malvern for a week & we’ve had lunch in Mac & Jac’s twice so far. Great coffee and delicious food. Enjoyed the Thai duck salad & a mezze plate the first time, both excellent. Yesterday we made it a main meal...with an amazing spiced lentil, tomato & coconut soup followed by delicious walnut & blue cheese tarts with salad and new potatoes. All first class. The staff are very friendly & efficient. We’ll try to fit in another visit before returning home.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 27 August 2023

Friendly staff, fresh cooked food. Not overly much choice on the menu, more of a light breakfast/lunch etc. if you aren’t fussy there will be something on the menu for you

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 8 August 2023

Great coffee and friendly staff. Nice variety of breakfast and lunch options. Enjoyed the French toast. Booking recommended.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 23 July 2023

Amazing super fresh lunch. So much choice. Watching other people's foods coming out, easy to keep changing your mind. Don't think I'd be disappointed with anything from here. Definitely returning. A fantastic find when on holiday

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 16 July 2023

We dropped in for a snack lunch and it was just what we wanted. Very frienldy, helpful staff. A good choice on the menu (my pached eggs and bacon on toast were delicious). Good value for money. There's seating both inside and outside and, an...added bonus, it is dog friendly.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 14 July 2023

Really superb light lunches, salads and savoury tarts as well as cakes and coffees. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming and it is in a lovely quiet spot but still easily found.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 21 June 2023 via mobile

Visited this cafe for a drink and cake. It is situated in a fabulous location in front of the museum and this is maybe why their offerings are, in my opinion, rather overpriced. A can of lager was £6.50 and a Bakewell tart was £5.50....The Bakewell took quite a while to arrive as they apparently need to heat it up slowly and unfortunately was not to my taste with excessive jam and practically no tart. I didn’t get the impression that the cakes are homemade. It’s ok here but I wouldn’t return I’m afraid.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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There are tables outside, so no problem there.
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Mac & Jac's Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5