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Food For Thought

2-3 Imber Court High Street, Cranbrook TN17 3DF, England
+44 1580 712878
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“jacket potato” (6 reviews)
“tea cake” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Healthy, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
2-3 Imber Court High Street, Cranbrook TN17 3DF, England
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with my parents. Mum and I had cream teas which were delicious. Light, warm and tasty scone with right amount of cream and jam, plus good tea. Dad had a baguette and chips. All very happy. Owner very friendly and since we were visiting...More

Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch recommended by the hairdresser’s where we parked. I presume now that the hairdresser was a relative of the cafe owner as no one would actually recommend eating there. We both chose an All Day Breakfast @ £7.50 each because...More

2  Thank IcemaidenSurrey
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Although we live locally we hadn’t visited this cafe before & we were so pleased that we did! The food was great, the seating was comfy & the hospitality, well, it must be envied by other establishments! We shall definitely be going back.

Thank Nikki H
FoodForThoughtCafe, Owner at Food For Thought, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi, Thank you for your lovey comments! Can't wait to see you again. Kind regards, Food For Thought

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I visited with my father and are always welcomed with open arms and am extremely impressed that we are always recognised. Great hospitality from charming ladies and delicious home cooked food. I always have a hot chocolate and am always impressed by how it is...More

Thank Harry G
FoodForThoughtCafe, Owner at Food For Thought, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your lovely review. Of course we always recognise you and your dad! We love having you and are so pleased you enjoy your time with us! See you again soon! Kind regards, Food For Thought

Reviewed 23 March 2018

We have eaten here before and remembered it was nice so decided to stop by on our visit to Cranbrook and have a quick light snack. I was going to have a toasted tea cake but was persuaded to have a cheese scone instead as...More

Thank marg001
FoodForThoughtCafe, Owner at Food For Thought, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Hi marg001, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Food for Thought. We are sorry that your recent experience has fallen short of your expectations and previous visits. As you will know, this is by no means the standard we aim...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Not much else to add. Excellent food. Helpful staff. Pleasant surroundings. One of the very few places where the coffee is served hot - and is of high quality (Illy). Visit!

Thank JPG815
FoodForThoughtCafe, Owner at Food For Thought, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Hi JOG815, Thank you for the lovely review! We can't wait to welcome you back! Kind regards, Food For Thought

Reviewed 14 October 2017

I have recently eaten here and cannot fault the meal. The food was lovely and fresh and cooked to order. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the cafe itself was clean and fresh with none of the usual cooking smells that can sometimes...More

Thank mjackers
FoodForThoughtCafe, Owner at Food For Thought, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hi, Thank you so much for your lovely review! Here at Food For Thought, our Café is spotless and we ensure cleanliness to the highest degree! Our signature smell is our Chefs freshly baked Cheese Scones tempting pallets! Please do visit again! Food For Thought...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The food was OK, but we were a little bit put off by a rather unpleasant smell of old chip fat pervading the place...More

Thank darra9
FoodForThoughtCafe, Owner at Food For Thought, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hi Darra, First of all, we are very confused about this review and can only apologise for your experience! As you can see from all our other reviews this has never before occurred! We do change our oil daily, have our fryers on for a...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Cranbrook is a pretty little town but a bit short on nice places to eat! Thankfully someone recommended this lovely little cafe as we wouldn't have known it was there otherwise, down a little side street near the car park. It really is a little...More

Thank Mairetheresa
FoodForThoughtCafe, Owner at Food For Thought, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hi Mairetheresa We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us! We wish you lived closer too, but you are very welcome if you are ever in the area! Food For Thought Café

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Ate lunch here with two friends (midweek). We just happened upon Food for Thought and were pleased we did! The food was delicious and freshly prepared. Service was efficient and polite. The price we paid was very reasonable. We will definitely return!

Thank Emms60
FoodForThoughtCafe, Owner at Food For Thought, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hi Emms60, Thank you for the great review, we would definately love to have you back! Food For Thought Café

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:30
Thursday
09:00 - 16:30
Friday
09:00 - 16:30
Saturday
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-3 Imber Court High Street, Cranbrook TN17 3DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Cranbrook
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 712878
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Description
At Food for Thought we are committed to providing customers with the best quality seasonal food at reasonable prices. Our reputation is based on using garden-fresh, locally sourced ingredients and our meals are freshly prepared to order. All our traditional, tasty meals are home cooked and we offer delicious vegetarian, gluten and dairy-free options. We aim to use organic ingredients and rapeseed cooking oil where possible and our teas and coffees are all Fairtrade. A daily selection of locally made pastries and desserts are available. We cater for all palates and are flexible to adapt our menu, hoping to ensure maximum satisfaction and full accommodation of your requirements. Opening six days a week, we welcome you to come, relax and unwind in either our heated inside-seating area or to bask in our secluded sunny garden. Not only are we buggy and wheel chair accessible, we have spacious accommodation for cyclers and their bikes, as well as behaved dogs. Food for Thought- always thinking of you.
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