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Tower Cafe

St Mary's Church, High Street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon, Wales
+44 1874 622602
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (6 reviews)
“stained glass” (2 reviews)
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St Mary's Church, High Street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon, Wales
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Reviews (24)
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with the cafe, and inside such a lovely church. We had soup for lunch it was extremely good. Coffees were good too. I would definitely make my way here next time I'm in Brecon.

Thank deepsky
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was a welcome haven when we took our 3-year-old granddaughter to Brecon recently. She walked quietly but confidently into the play area whilst we ordered two coffees and an apple juice. The coffee was quite good too! We stayed for well over an hour,...More

Thank PJandSJ
Dennis179, A director at Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Thank you for your kind comments and we're glad your granddaughter was able to enjoy the children's play area. I'm afraid we will be closed now (31-AUG 1026) for several months during the winter due to major roof repairs. Please come and see us when...More

Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a great place in Brecon to stop in a peaceful setting for a tea, coffee and snack either sweet or savoury.

Thank Antiques555
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I am not sure why this is not down as a place see for the church as well as the cafe. The church is very modern looking and stained glass on the main window is truly beautiful and worth a visit. We did not eat...More

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A great place for meeting friends for tea and cake, the mid week service is also very welcoming, a wonderful church to visit and relax.

Thank Lizbeth M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We wandered in simply looking for a coffee shop. It was fabulous. Excellent food, good coffee and a variety of tea. Reasonable prices. Very comfortable café in the aisle of St Mary's Church. A good range of seating and so much more interesting than a...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Popped into the cafe with my father and sister. The cafe is lovely and open and sits within the beautiful church. The staff are very attentive and the sandwich menu is vast with lots of vegetarian options. The coffee and tea was very reasonably priced...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent cakes,coffee and tea. A fantastic idea to utilise church space. Very relaxed ambience within architectural splendour. Definitely worth a visit. They are fund raising for a new roof, so please be generous.

Thank 760AndrewG
Reviewed 27 May 2016

While visiting Brecon last Tuesday. I was walking around and came across this gem of a cafe located in the church. It was a sunny day so they had some tables and chairs outside. I went in to see what they were offering around lunchtime....More

Thank davidmuff
Dennis179, Public Relations Manager at Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2016

Dear Sir Thank you for your helpful comments . Its good to know when we get it right, as we are always trying to keep high standards , please come again best wishes. EAPArry

Reviewed 27 April 2016

Stopped in for a mid morning coffee and a cake, lemon drizzle cake was superb, very friendly and helpful staff, really pleasant atmosphere, lovely to see well behaved children enjoying themselves

Thank tarlachmoorhouse
Dennis179, Director of Sales at Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

So glad you enjoyed your visit. Do come again . Best wishes

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Mary's Church, High Street, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Brecon Beacons National Park  >  Brecon
  • Phone Number: +44 1874 622602
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