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Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
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We love Coffee With Art! We've been lots of times and the food has always been excellent. There are good food choices for vegans and vegetarians. The atmosphere is great, with a book theme that we love. We will go back again and again!

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 7 November 2021 via mobile

And absolute oasis in the town centre . Great feel and vibe, interesting interior decor and good food and coffee. I was on my own and had walked for a while in search o place to just plug in for 30 mins and recharge. Had...some bad family news so wanted to reflect and this was perfect place Very friendly staff and a lot of space. What I would do is pay 50p more for a proper sausage. Rest of meal was wonderful but a real meaty sausage would have just finished it off better. Have a rhink?More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 21 October 2021

This place use to be my favourite coffee place. But as busiest it gets as the service drop down more. Like today I ordered a coffee and jacket potatoes. Coffee barely warm, jacket potato was looking like dead, defrost, with no cheese and salt, salad...wasn't better. And the worse before serving the table wasn't cleaned up .More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 13 September 2021 via mobile

The best cafe in Bedford, great service and ambiance and ok food my only gripe is the horrible cheap cutlery, the fork literally bends when you use it

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 26 August 2021

Oredered online and got burned/ black fries, burger? Could be done better at home. Very poor food, do not order online

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 21 August 2021 via mobile

Saturday morning coffee in a pleasant cafe. We aren’t coffee experts but the two we had suited our taste. The place was clean and tidy, Covid spacing applied nice food and staff were very pleasant and helpful so we couldn’t ask for more

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Used to be so so good. But recently, I've noticed a massive slip in the quality of the service. A massive group of people went behind the bar, into the kitchen with a dog, no masks. They lingered behind the bar where food and drinks...are prepared. When talking to them about it, the female barista gave me the dirtiest look and just replied to my question (I was wondering why a dog was allowed behind the bar) : "So? Because he can be there." I've worked in many a restaurant and Café and would NEVER dream about allowing a dog in a food preparation area. Also, extremely hypocritical to require that we wear masks when they don't wear them-- again, in a food preparation area! Really put off by these new workers here and won't be back.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 13 October 2020

I am working in Bedford a few days a week for the next couple of months and will go here everyday for lunch, the food is great, the service polite and without lengthy delays. I feel very safe in the coffee shop, masks are worn,...there are now screens up to further separate tables and maintain social distancing.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020

AVOID NOT COVID SAFE Used to love this place HOWEVER did not feel safe at all member of staff/Management coughing all around no face mask poor hygiene as per other reviews. Seems I’m not the only one to have this view. WILL NOT BE GOING...BACKMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 October 2020

Good coffee and friendly service. However several staff were not wearing masks correctly by having notes exposed and in one case both mouth and nose. Observed table cleaning which was poor to say the least. A cursory wipe over table tops, not bothering to lift...up the sugar jar and no wiping of sides of tables or tops of chairs. Would question safety of having sugar jars at present time which are handled by many people and not wiped down between customers. Staff need more thorough Covid hygiene training.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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17 January 2019|
Response from iant439 | Property representative |
Hi Carol, Yes we do and you would need to make a booking. All afternoon teas can be booked and paid for via our coffeewithart website I hope this helps. Kind Regards Coffee with Art
14 February 2018|
Response from X8007FGianw | Reviewed this property |
Hi never been upstairs not sure if it's used. As basically only a coffee shop you can always get a place quite easily.
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Yes, Coffee With Art offers takeaway services.

Coffee With Art is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 5