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#24 of 60 Cafe in Durham


Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 29 January 2020 via mobile

Had lunch while deliberating on what car to buy (we decided on a golf) in Pullmans. I had the sweet potato curry and it was delicious. It’s surprisingly lovely to eat at Pullmans as the vibe and ambience is great! While eating you can either...watch the technicians working within the garage through large glass panels or alternatively the new showroom carsMore

Date of visit: January 2020
PulmanVW, General Manager at Cafe Dafte, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! We look forward to seeing you again in the future

Reviewed 31 October 2019

This is our new go to for lunches at work having just moved in around the corner, thoroughly enjoyed every meal we've ordered and nice variety, we will definitely be regulars.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 16 August 2019

Staying at Premier Inn across the road and not wanting full breakfast at the Beefeater we were surprised to spot this café inside the Skoda showroom. Great find. Clean, spacious and good food served quickly by a very nice lady. Half the price of Premier...Inn breakfast. Enjoy.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 3 August 2019

Popped in for breakfast with my wife and was pleasantly surprised. English breakfast NOT swimming in grease, well cooked and nicely presented. My wife had the waffles with bacon, eggs and syrup, again well cooked and presented. And served with superb Illy coffee. Good service...and ‘great views’ 😉 A great start to a Saturday morning. Thank you.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 19 May 2019

This place is very nice and will be returning, tea is lovely, not sure how you can get tea wrong but you know haha. Nice Quaint place

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Reasonably priced, quality food, friendly staff what more could you ask for?. Been a couple of times when getting my Skoda looked at etc. and every time the food and service has been spot on.

Date of visit: June 2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This Internet cafe has a Great atmosphere and the food served is of a decent quality. The breakfast is especially good and all for a fair priceMore

Date of visit: September 2017
PulmanVW, Manager at Cafe Dafte, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi, Thanks so much for your review, we really appreciate your feedback! it's great to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and that you also enjoyed the great atmosphere in Cafe Dafte, hope to see you again in the future. Many Thanks Kind...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely complimentary bacon butty and hot drink while I wait for my car as it gets a quick once over. To top it off they give it a mini valet. Can't complain about that kind of service.😎More

Date of visit: August 2017
PulmanVW, Manager at Cafe Dafte, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi John, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! Great to hear how happy you were with your car service at Pulman Volkswagen! and also great to hear that you enjoyed your bacon butty too! we look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food poached eggs done to perfection and the black pudding was lovely, cooked the way I like it

Date of visit: May 2017
PulmanVW, Manager at Cafe Dafte, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi Shaun, Thank you very much for leaving such a great review, we are so glad you enjoyed your breakfast at Cafe Dafte, why not try us for lunch next time! Kind Regards Sam Gilholm ( Cafe Manager )

Reviewed 12 April 2017

I am frequent visitor to Café Dafte and it never fails to impress ..great cup of tea and cake .. plus excellent customer service from Kirsty .. I would like to say how delicious Hannah's Victoria Sandwich Cake was ... lovely soft, springy texture of...the sponge and the buttercream was a delight, right amount of jam - perfect .. . I am really fussy with cakes but that one more than met my high standards ! Well done to all and thank you !More

Date of visit: April 2017
PulmanVW, Manager at Cafe Dafte, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Hi, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review, we are so pleased that you enjoy coming to Cafe Dafte, it is always great to hear consistent feedback from our regulars! I will be sure to pass on your...More

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25 January 2015|
Response from PulmanVW | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for your enquiry. We are open Monday to Saturday for breakfast, unfortunately we don't currently serve breakfast on a Sunday. Regards Ed Lambe - Head Chef
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Yes, Cafe Dafte offers takeaway services.

Cafe Dafte is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4