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Cactus Cafe

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17 High Street, Loughborough LE11 2PY, England
+44 1509 214585
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had veggie, gluten free nachos which were a starter for 2 to share as a filling main. The textures and tastes all together on a plate of jalapeño, melted cheese, guacamole, nachos, sour cream and chilli were devine. Really good value and bright, friendly service with good knowledge of menu. Will go again next time I'm visiting the area. Very... More 

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1 Thank hungrydaytripfamily
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came out tonight with my hubby & daughter to go to my fave mexican in Loughborough. On website closing at 10 didnt bother to book table as last time we went not many in. Got there at half 9 CLOSED. Come on Cactus you are so good & now have alot of competition. V dissapointed

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1 Thank Max P
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We came here for a friends birthday meal which, to be honest, ended up being very average indeed. The food was nice (I had the fajitas which come sizzling on a plate) and the cocktails are great, but the staff seemed miserable and you could hear the chefs shouting through the window to the kitchen. The toilets are small and... More 

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1 Thank Jess E
Leicester, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Visited on a Monday night early evening - not very busy. Ordered a nachos sharing starter for two, then a quesadilla & a burrito. The nachos starter came reasonably promptly - plenty for two to share - had it with the veg chilli as an extra, quite spicy but not too much. The chicken quesadilla was quite a big portion,... More 

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Thank Chrishel
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Nice enough place but the steak fajitas were genuinely a bit bland. The steak was a nice cut of meat though. We weren't asked how our meal was or if we wanted anything else when our meal was cleared so that was disappointing because we had to call the waitress over to consider if we wanted dessert. Maybe some of... More 

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Thank Ch4rli
Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Family meal, Saturday evening, kids 8-12 years, good menu, good value. Simply a nice place to relax and enjoy Tex mex served by an independent trader rather than the ubiquitous soulless chain restaurants trying their best to look and taste authentic. We'll be going back sometime.

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Thank St0reyb0y
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I came here recently with some friends and we absolutely loved our visit. The food was great and very reasonably priced. There's a really nice atmosphere and the staff are very friendly. I would definitely recommend the fajitas or the chilli and the cocktails are great as well! Although the Cactus Cafe has been around for a while it's still... More 

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Thank albcx
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Cactus cafe has been a place I've visited for years. I've always enjoyed the food from previous visits and the service has been exceptional. However after a few months of no return due to busy lifestyles. I decided to go with my friend for a meal. What a disappointment. I've never felt so uncomfortable after two waitresses didn't make us... More 

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Thank Rebecca H
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Terrible service on an unbusy night Waited a very long time for food which was poor quality and tasteless Not worth a visit

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Thank Georgia W
London
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is a good Mexican which has many vegetarian options to choose from. I had some mini quisadillas with salad which was perfect. We had not booked on a Tuesday night and only had a table for just over an hour since they had prior bookings because they had a "band" on. We saw the "band" which was a guy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$37
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 High Street, Loughborough LE11 2PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 214585

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?