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The Beetroot Tree - CLOSED

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Not living up to it's potential...

...popped here with a few friends for coffee, cake and a catch up as being creative people we... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2014
birgiss
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Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very "Arty" but relaxing

Have visited a number of times. Food is OK but a touch pricey as tends to be the norm for this... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2013
tonyrpayne
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent11%
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2 Jun 2014
“It could be so, so much better”
1 Jun 2014
“Not living up to it's potential...”
About
The Beetroot Tree is a contemporary art gallery with a programme of exhibitions plus original work by designer-makers, art and craft workshops, an art supplies shop (also available online) and a vegetarian cafe.
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South Street, Draycott DE72 3PP, England
Website
+44 1332 873929
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Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

Visited the beetroot tree for lunch. It was a very unsettling experience given that the manager (?) was sitting in the middle of the dining area at a desk on his laptop for the entire time we were there – it felt like we were...More

4  Thank Joshnosh
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

...popped here with a few friends for coffee, cake and a catch up as being creative people we thought it would be nice to meet somewhere arty. Could be great but needs some work/improvement. The upstairs gallery display was disapointingly sparse but the where some...More

2  Thank birgiss
Reviewed 8 April 2014

A small art gallery which has a coffee area with superb cakes, some of which are gluten free! Upstairs (be careful) the art work is changed round regularly, some displays are very abstract, other ones bold and interesting or contemporary. All unique and available for...More

2  Thank Gingers_nutzz
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Have visited a number of times. Food is OK but a touch pricey as tends to be the norm for this place wgere style tends to exceed content. Staff are friendly and the overall ethos is fairly relaxing.

1  Thank tonyrpayne
Reviewed 26 September 2013

My friend and i went to the beetroot coffee shop for lunch. We were limited for time, but we thought one hour for a light snack would be ok. Wrong!!! 35 minutes to get 2 bowls of soup and some stale bread.There were just two...More

4  Thank Merrick M
TheBeetrootTree, General Manager at The Beetroot Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2013

Firstly thank you for visiting us at The Beetroot Tree. We have great feedback about our cafe especially the food and the service. I am really sorry you had such a negative experience during your visit. We aim to serve customers within 15 minutes, unless...More

Reviewed 12 September 2013

Myself and my wife have been to this art cafe on many occasions. The coffee is good, the staff are friendly and the opportunity is there to browse the lovely art works in the loft and garden areas. What's not to like - Highly recommend.

Thank Jonboy26uk
Reviewed 1 August 2012

I have just visited The Beetroot Tree for the very first time. Never even knew this place existed even though I have lived about 12 miles away all my life! Lovely coffee and delicious cake served by a very pleasant young lady. Some interesting unique...More

1  Thank appleblossom81
Reviewed 20 June 2012

We went here for lunch one day. There is a lovely gallery to browse upstairs and the whole cafe is filled with more pieces to look at. The setting is also lovely, pretty garden, comfy seats. In terms of the food, the menu looked great,...More

1  Thank Traceyat
Management response:Responded 24 June 2012

Thank you for visiting the gallery. We have a lot of great feedback for our gallery and cafe which makes us happy! Our soups, meals and desserts are all homemade and our chunky ciabbattas (don't mean to be pendantic but we don't serve paninis) are...More

Reviewed 28 May 2012

Really beautiful art gallery and a cafe and garden which provide a haven of calm. Lovely food in the cafe, all vegetarian and freshly made. We go there to chill when stressed - and it always works!!

1  Thank Ultimate_Hourglass
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