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The Workhouse Cafe

| The Workhouse Presteigne Industrial Estate, Presteigne LD8 2UF, Wales
+44 1544 267864
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“flat breads” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
| The Workhouse Presteigne Industrial Estate, Presteigne LD8 2UF, Wales
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Staying in Presteigne we were looking for a good coffee. The Workhouse seemed to fit the bill. It’s located in an industrial estate on the edge of town but don’t let that put you off, it’s actually rather pleasant. The coffee was good as was...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

A great range of cakes and pastries along with lunchtime soup, salads, toasted flatbreads and a daily special. Excellent selection of organic soft drinks along some bottled beer and lager and a small selection of single serve wines. Very friendly staff give relaxed but attentive...More

Thank Tony A
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Second visit to this lovely cafe . In fact we made sure we arrived in Presteigne early enough to call in again on our way home from the Welsh coast. The same high standard of teas , coffees and cakes . Thoroughly recommend. Other customers...More

Thank kathryn m
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I was recently staying near Presteigne and found myself drawn back to The Workhouse Café three times during one week.....now doesn't that say something about the food and ambiance here? There are other places, as yet not tried and tested but, having visited here earlier...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Really unexpected and delightful place of great quality freshly home cooked quality foods and drinks. Really friendly and helpful service. Nothing is too much trouble. The vegetable quiche was a delight. Even had beers, wines and local soft drinks. Morning coffee and pastries a fab...More

Thank annandpaul2015
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Quiet clean friendly for snack decided to go elsewhere as needed​ a proper meal.but looked ok for quick snack. Door sticks so you have to kick it open

Thank Margb56
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Very good lunch - freshly prepared with good service. This is an interesting and quite contemporary building offering a relaxed atmosphere. They had a pretty good lunch menu and everything was prepared very nicely. Coffee was also a good qulaity.

Thank TheTasterWales
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Amazing food, beautifully and freshly prepared. When we visited for lunch on a Friday - bookings not taken - we were once again delighted by the soup flavours, the frittata and salads. All either vegetarian or vegan and prepared on site in the tiny kitchen....More

Thank greg743
Rose B, Manager at The Workhouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and food. Although we are not exclusively vegetarian or vegan, we do always try to offer a good range of options.

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful cakes, coffee and lunches. Great place for coffees and lunches. Great prices and super staff. Can get busy at peak times.

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A cafe in the middle of an industrial estate on the other side of the bypass means that the casual visitor may well not find it. It is attached to a blanket and craft workshop type place but even so, it took us most of...More

Thank xraysteve
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Workhouse Presteigne Industrial Estate, Presteigne LD8 2UF, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Presteigne
  • Phone Number: +44 1544 267864
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A simple menu serving freshly made light lunches from locally grown and sourced produce. Toasted flat breads, salads, soups and quiches. Gluten free options available. Homemade cakes and biscuits.
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