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The Bottle Kiln


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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An independent shop and café stocking a beautiful array of homewares and gifts and serving homemade pies, quiche, salads, cakes and delicious fresh coffee!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British, Contemporary
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited with a friend for lunch. We had quiche and salad, which was delicious as usual and promptly served by helpful staff. After we did a tour of the beautifully presented shops. Thank you Bottle Kiln for maintaining this little oasis of quality and inspiration...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Maxcame2
Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff were lovely. Efficient and explained all the food choices what was on our two tiered slate stand. The Quiches were the nicest I have ever tasted.Cheese Scones and cake choices were lovely. Presentation excellent. Freshly baked products.Atmosphere was friendly, calm. The member of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Shelley S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted a quick lunch We headed for the Bottle Kiln knowing that it was a very pleasant place to visit. We ordered a simple lunch and coffee My scone arrived but my husband’s soup never did The waiter came and told...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rosemary_S17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bottle kiln Lovely surroundings, shops are really lovely, however, we visited the cafe and we ordered breakfast which took along time coming waiting over 15 mins for a coffee. Food lovely and fresh and presented really nice. Counter staff very accommodating, waiting staff less...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank emryiv-123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been visiting The Bottle Kiln for years. It has a lovely couple of gift shops and a particularly good selection of cards. It has recently had a makeover in the café section and a new layout which is a big improvement. The food...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank appleblossom81
Nicolas S, Owner at The Bottle Kiln, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your response. The food that is uncovered is cakes, slices and scones, everything else comes out of cabinets or the kitchens. We did look into this last year, but I began to notice that it is the case in very many similar...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have come to the bottle kiln cafe for years as it's half way on a walk nearby and we've always loved it, however our most recent visits have been disappointing. Upon our visit, the way food is served had changed where you wait to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ab3lio
Nicolas S, Owner at The Bottle Kiln, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback. In the main the new system has been working well. There is less waiting and on nine days out of ten very little queueing, certainly less so than before. The trouble with a business such as ours where all of the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just dropped in for a coffee and was very surprised at how busy it was. A coffee and cake place with gift shop. Menu was quite limited for hot food but had mushrooms on toast which was very nice. Would stop again

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MiddleEnglandMan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Bottle Kiln to gave lunch with friends. A much improved restaurant since the refurbishment where now you can find a table before ordering food. Delicious quiches and cakes and scones! Excellent!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Daphne E
Nicolas S, Owner at The Bottle Kiln, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in late Saturday afternoon as we had a hour spare , We wondered around the lovely gift shop which is filled full of good quality items i did buy a few bits and bobs .Then we went for a coffee and i managed to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 11 January 2019

We popped in for coffee and cake during the Christmas period and it was our first visit for a couple of years. We really impressed with the changes that have been made to the decor and seating in the cafe area resulting in a more...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Derbytripreviewer
Nicolas S, Owner at The Bottle Kiln, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

Thank you so much, what a fantastic review! So pleased you liked all of the improvements we have made.

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30 June 2015|
Response from CafeQueen201 |
We do gluten free quiche and slices though do note they vary from day to day and are made in the same environment as gluten options. We do have a 100% gluten free option on our deli section however. And I'm afraid only guide... More
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