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“Won't return”
Review of Cafe Europa

Cafe Europa
Ranked #53 of 206 Restaurants in Kettering
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout
Description: Cafe Europa is a friendly, family run cafe with an open kitchen, serving you delicious freshly made to order food for the last 23 years. We specialise in authentic pasta dishes made with homemade pasta sauce, as well as a variety of English breakfasts, jacket potatoes, omelettes, salads, sandwiches, burgers and homemade cakes. Come and see us for a frothy cappuccino and a chat!!
Bedworth, United Kingdom
1 review
“Won't return”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

I was eager to try this establishment as it boasted authentic Italian food. However due to the slow service and cramped surroundings I will not be returning. The food was nothing special for that price I was expecting a little more.

  • Visited May 2014
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Helpful?
Thank David T
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kelmorel, Manager at Cafe Europa, responded to this review, 29 October 2014
Hello and thank you for your review.

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to our Cafe.

In response to your comment regarding cramped conditions, we always try to make sure that all of our customers are seated, unfortunately because it is such a small Cafe which is mostly very busy, it can pose a problem that there is really not a solution to.

In response to your comment "slow service" I can only assume we were very busy at the time you came in, we always endeavour to see to our customers as quickly as possible, although this can be a challenge when we are very busy, as we cook most of the food with fresh ingredients not pre cooked, or pre prepared.

We are disappointed and surprised to hear that you didn't enjoy your food and found it to be too expensive, we pride ourselves on offering big portions of freshly prepared food at a reasonable price, (most expensive dish on the menu is £7.50)

We hope that if you are ever in Kettering again, that you may give us another chance where we will do our best to ensure you have a nice meal/snack and go out feeling satisfied!

Once again thank you for your review.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Kettering, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food - every time!”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Have been eating here for years- the breakfasts are yummy, the service is fast and friendly and the atmosphere is always buzzing - definitely worth a visit!

Visited April 2014
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Thank LouP1983
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kelmorel, Manager at Cafe Europa, responded to this review, 29 October 2014
Thank you for your wonderful review!

We pride ourselves on fantastic, freshly prepared food and aim to make all of our customers feel comfortable and satisfied with the service we provide.

Thanks again and hope to see you soon!
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Northamptonshire
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“One of Kettering's best kept secrets”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

I've been eating in Cafe Euopa for over twenty years and the home style Italian cooking is consistantly fantastic. Home made fresh soup and tomato sauce every day, Other dishes not to be missed are the meatballs, bruschetta and the tastiest dish on the menu has to be the Paul's Special: spaghetti with Italian sausage, garlic,chilli,black olives,breadcrumbs,onions and parsley.
A great place to drop into even if you are on your own as a warm welcome always awaits you.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Jockonhistravels
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kelmorel, Manager at Cafe Europa, responded to this review, 29 October 2014
Hello and thank you for your lovely review!!

Please spread the word so we are no longer "One of Ketterings best kept secrets"

We look forward to seeing you in the near future!
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“Ray”
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Fantastic food and friendly staff best espresso around great atmosphere and spotless kitchen try the Italian dishes .

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1 Thank Xmman
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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391 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
“Breakfast Bounty!”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Been to this delightful,friendly cafe a number of times now. Have had a variety of breakfasts but the most fulfilling in my opinion is the Breakfast roll. A crusty long roll filled with eggs,tomatoes,mushrooms and bacon. Deeeeelicious!!!! Very clean cafe and breakfast can be tailored to suit. All food is hot and fresh and the tea is always tasty and hot,not wishy washy in other cafes.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank NorthernSouly
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