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“The perfect place for lunch” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Curio Cafe

Curio Cafe
Ranked #12 of 80 Restaurants in Sleaford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$19
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Renovated grade 2 listed windmill in the heart of Sleaford. Serving modern seasonal dishes. Almost all dishes made on the premises by us from raw ingredients. No deep fat fryer, no microwave
2 reviews
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“The perfect place for lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

I love this place. It really is excellent on all counts. The ambience is great, the 'curios', ( a lovely selection of vintage/retro/Art Deco jewelry, artefacts and even furniture) simply add to a dining experience that combines beautiful food with good service. It's an imaginative environment, a cafe in an ex-windmill, run by two people who obviously care about offering something outstanding.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank arcanum17
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John P, Owner at Curio Cafe, responded to this review, 27 April 2014
Two lovely surprises for our day off: weather far better than forecast and your heart warming review. Many thanks! John & Isola
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“Lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed my lunch here. There was a lovely atmosphere inside and the people working were very friendly.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank SarawrT
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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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“Gorgeous place, fresh food, lovely specials.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

Have been here several times, it's a lovely place and the setting makes a nice change from other cafés. The food is delicious and the specials are always interesting. Love the curios too!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Fsht
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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“Absolutely wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

What a truly lovely experience .... a warm reception ... first class service .... beautifully cooked cod with superb mash .... a scrumptious tart with goats cheese, caramelised onion and beetroot ... followed by delicious cakes.

No glucose fructose / trans fats / mile high mud pie here .... instead ... recognisably high quality ingredients cooked with flair and imagination!

It's extremely difficult to find this standard of food .... and the price was very reasonable too!

Really can't recommend it highly enough!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nanette P
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John P, Owner at Curio Cafe, responded to this review, 28 March 2014
Thanks for your wonderful review and for visiting us for two consecutive days! Your comments mean a lot to us. Regards, John & Isola
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“Friendly café”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

A very good option if you're in the Sleaford area and are wanting a coffee that's not served at the temperature of the sun. Good food with friendly service, what more can you ask for?

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Thank Ben W
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