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Design Cafe Absolute Taste

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Ground Floor North Dome, London, England
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

always convenient to meet up here but the tables are not clean and the tiny cake at £2.60 is not good value at all. breakfast tea at £1.95 too. Will revert to north dome in future.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 June 2015

I visited Design Cafe yesterday. I work at One Whitehall Place, The Royal Horseguards Hotel and I had a meeting with Daina Walker from Absolute Taste. The food was absolutely delicious and I was very impressed with the warm, friendly and attentive service we received from all members of staff. I enjoyed myself. I will be recommending for sure.

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London
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

We had some work to do at the Design Centre yesterday and got sidelined by the wine at the cafe! We decided to stay for lunch after being gently persuaded by Felix. I am, of course the perfect guest ;-0 but my friend can be quite awkward and she really enjoyed herself complaining that there was no piccalilli for her... More 

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Brighton
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

I went with a friend to the Chelsea Harbour Design Centre to look at some curtain samples and whilst we were there we thought we would stop for lunch. At first we couldn't decide which restaurant to eat in; however, I'm so glad that we eventually decided on the Design Café. There is a good choice on the menu; I... More 

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 May 2012

Attached to a bookshop - lots of ladies lunching, presumably in between browsing all the amazing showrooms in this designer mecca. The menu is very reasonably priced - starters for about £7, mains for £10/12. All looked delicious on other tables too. Quite a small room but super staff. Great if it's raining and you are cruising the shops...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 January 2012

Whilst Visiting The Chelsea Harbour Design Centre we stopped at the Design Cafe for lunch, what a pleasant surprise, expecting the normal cafe fare of boring sandwiches and stale cakes we were delighted with our lunch. Lovely menu, much more exciting that we expected, great service and delicious food.

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  • Address: Ground Floor North Dome, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank

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