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Beales department store, | Beales Department Store, Mansfield, England
+44 1623 429825
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in after registering my father in laws death at the bank as we needed a pick me up and wish we had never bothered. Lady behind the counter at 1.45pm could not have been more disinterested if she had tried. The biscuits they give with the coffees are now so small you have to search for them in the... More 

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Thank Malcolm D
Mansfield Woodhouse, England, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We have visited this place lots of times and it never fails to impress. The coffee and other drinks and food are always served by a very friendly and helpful staff. There are comfy chairs and they never make you feel you have been there a long time which we usually are. If you go there on your own you... More 

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Thank Glynis H
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Have never been in Beales before and I would not go back. But I saw the coffee shop and thought I would have a break. They advertised "chips" but when I ordered some I was told they didn't have any on. It was about half past 2. I settled for a cup of tea and a small cake. The place... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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370 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Called in for cappuccino and toasted panne tone. Both lovely. Service bit disorganised. Bit of a wait for panne tone. Young man sorting a refund was obviously stressed which shouldn't be on display. Will definitely return.

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Thank bluetwo47
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

While shopping in Mansfield we decided we were hungry so walked into cafe nova we hadn't been there before but decided to give it a go. The menu was extensive without being hard to manage and the cakes and assorted sandwiches looked delicious. We decided on a hot lunch and ordered the chef's special from mandy who greeted us with... More 

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Thank Susan-David-Wright
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Gourgous coffee second to none best in town, food is excellent tasty and a good size for the price even make food to your requiements, the gorgous cakes that melt in your mouth are exceptional, fast and efficient service always with a lovely smile and so attentive to there customers needs the astablishment is kept clean to high srandards,

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Had to wait ages to be served. One girl serving whilst could hear girls in kitchen chatting in the back. Tables dirty and not wiped clean. Food average at best !

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Thank annie792
Kendal, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Stopped at Cafe Nova for a quick snack today. Place was nearly empty but had to wait nearly 15 mn to be served the baked potato with coronation chicken that I ordered. A hot potato covered with a yellow "curry sauce" drowning some pieces of chicken, garnished with some stale lettuce,one over ripe cherry tomato, a few strands of red... More 

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Kendal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Good food and service at very reasonable prices. No frills. Friendly staff who cater for your needs. Clean and bright, Asked for alternative soup and was accommodated with 2 additional choices not on menu. Visit once/week.

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Thank EvolutionCaptain
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1,154 reviews
494 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,203 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2013 via mobile

I was sorry to read the adverse reports about this little cafe in the basement of Kendal's only department store. It really isn't that bad in my experience. They serve excellent sandwiches, with plenty of filling and a salad garnish. There's nothing wrong with the cakes either. Coffees are as in any of the chains and generally well prepared. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Italian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beales department store, | Beales Department Store, Mansfield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Mansfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1623 429825

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?