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Cafe
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 15 August 2021

Popped over to Scunthorpe for a change of scenery and was in need of a post shopping pick-me-up. The Columbia Cafe has a good location just off the main shopping area. Went in fancying just a coffee...but then saw the cake selection and my wife...and I had to have a piece. I had a succulent carrot cake, and my wife had a Nutella/Cookie dough cake. I also decided to have the Latte Supreme [which has whipped cream on the top as well]. They cakes were very tasty - and the caffine and sugary treats gave us more energy to hit the high street again.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 17 August 2019

My partner and I nipped in for a quick breakfast. I opted for the poached eggs on toast. I was appalled to receive two poached eggs that had clearly been made in one of those horrible microwave containers! No runny yolk, no fresh egg white,...just rubbery, over-cooked microwave eggs! And all whilst under new ownership- not a great start. Will certainly not be returning.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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xsarah-columbiax, Owner at Columbia Coffee Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Hi, I am the new owner of Columbia Coffee Lounge, my apologies you were not happy with your recent visit, It can be hard to cook poached eggs because everybody's preference is different, if you had mentioned this when ordering we could of accommodated a...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The Columbia is the best koffee shop /cafe in Scunthorpe,forget Starbucks or Costa coffee, they serve expensive mud compared to the Columbia.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Great little cafe in the middle of the town centre. Coffee good and the cakes are fab. Often designed around kids chocolate bars (dine bar cake, caramac cake etc etc) However, worth a stop for lunch too - jacket pots are nice as are paninis....Always very clean and staff are all very pleasantMore

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We decamped to the café having been badly let down (for the second time) by our usual meeting place. We were given the upstairs, plenty of room along with excellent coffee and cakes. The group have decided to meet here for future meetings. The welcome...- 5 stars, coffee - ditto, cakes - ditto. We'll be back.More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Wanted something easy at lunch time. We were shopping nearby and went looking for somewhere to eat. There were four eateries all In a row and we opted for this one. We ordered panninis and coffees. The food came with a side salad with proper...lettuce, NO ROCKET. Hurray! Excellent friendly service and lovely food and plenty of it. we don't often tip but we did this time. Now have a loyalty card and will certainly be going again.More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Relax in the cosy coffee lounge or sit outside and enjoy a meal. Upstairs is a lovely area with sofas and more tables. The staff cannot do enough for you, despite it being constantly busy. Different savouries, paninis, sandwhiches, salads and more. The sweets are...divine and substantial. It's easy to spend far too much time there. Go and have a look, you won't be disappointed. The girls are lovely, consistent, friendly and efficient.More

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Clean, nicely decorated, pleasant staff, very reasonably priced and the snack we had was good. Will definitely return to this coffee lounge.

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

stumbled across this delightful coffee lounge today,during a visit to the town . nestled in a side street between every day shops this coffee lounge was a big surprise. friendly, cheerful staff, excellent value, superbly clean and a good variety of tasty,home cooked food, well...worth a visit.More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee and some cake with a friend whilst shopping. A decent menu and large piece of cake (caramac) which we shared but it was very sweet. The staff were helpful enough but not overly friendly or welcoming, none seemed particularly happy in...their work. It is only a small place so not very good for a private conversation as you are sat quite close to each other.More

Date of visit: September 2016
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Yes, Columbia Coffee Lounge offers takeaway services.

Columbia Coffee Lounge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5