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With a few moments to spare in Crickhowell, this gem of a town in the Brecons, make time to visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom H
Taunton, United Kingdom
Lovely cafe in a bookshop

We go to this cafe regularly and love it. They do an amazing selection of cakes and a good vegan... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“lovely cafe”(4 reviews)
“great coffee”(3 reviews)
Independent bookshop with cafe and event centre.
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18 High Street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Crickhowell NP8 1BD, Wales
+44 1873 811256
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place, but the disorganization of ordering, waiting....for your order, then paying left me us feeling a litle frustrated, again. Suggestion: ask people to order at the till, then the one waiter/waitress isnt trying to take orders, deliver them, then take the payments....More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a few moments to spare in Crickhowell, this gem of a town in the Brecons, make time to visit this diamond in the crown. Lovely people, relaxing and restful cafe serving light meals, and the bookshop to browse before or after refreshments. What could...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go to this cafe regularly and love it. They do an amazing selection of cakes and a good vegan & vegetarian selection of food. Great coffee and friendly staff.

Thank JulesElkington
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This is an excellent Bookshop/Café to visit in the heart of Crickhowell. An array of books to suit everybody, a dedicated section for children to explore and choose their books. There is also a choice of unusual gifts available. A friendly atmosphere awaits in the...More

Thank gwisows
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We entered via the bookshop, and went through to the cafe. There was a good choice of cakes and the coffee was very good. I actually asked for a weak coffee so only one shot and they reduced the price from the normal price which...More

Thank Steph L
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Great licensed cafe. The sauvignon blanc was lovely. Several vegan options which was a really novel experience. Nice books too.

Thank LottieP47
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit to this cafe, both a good book shop and cafe. Tasty coffee and home made interesting and unusual cakes. Good gf and vegan selection too. Friendly efficient service.

Thank LouD46
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a lovely little book shop and cafe, which has an alcohol license downstairs. Well laid out book shop for it’s size. Something for everyone and all ages. It has a great section of local Interest books, children area down stair. It also sells gifts...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I work in publishing and love, love books! I was in Wales for the Hay Festival and stopped in Crickhowell on the way back. Was impressed by the selection of titles—all the hot new ones from Hay were there and the backlist choices were well...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Not particularly child suited in the seating area. Menu a bit "picky" I am gluten free and the bread was like cardboard with little choice for me or my grandchild. Service was ...desperate....we were in there for soooo long to eat a sandwich and a...More

Thank 499stephanie210
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