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Throwing Buns

8 Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG, England
+44 1235 533656
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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8 Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the area and found that there are lots of places to eat in Abingdon. We're glad we chose Throwing Buns (strangely named but the staff are happy to provide this history behind the name). The cream teas are delicious and the...More

Thank brianandgail
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Afternoon tea was amazing and a really reasonable cost. Beautiful and huge scones, a tasty choice of sandwiches and loads to little cakes. I skipped lunch but we still couldn't finish it all. Beautiful, cosy café but on a nice day it has tables outside....More

Thank Playbock
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Just stopped by for tea and cakes and we weren't disappointed. Generous pot of tea for two and some very nice fresh cakes.

Thank riponian1
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Not a lot more to say. Limited range of food and drinks. Non interested staff. Has so much potential!!

Thank kieron r
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Just had afternoon tea with Mum. It was truly delicious. Great choice of sandwich fillings. Beautiful scones with oodles of cream and jam. Will now be looking for an excuse to visit again. You can't beat an independant coffee shop where you are made to...More

Thank 966hodge
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Just popped in for an afternoon tea and some cake. The place can be best summarized as shabby-chic. Good range of cakes available and the banana cake was very good. Quite a change from the national range of coffee places and it was very nice...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Food was good, toasties and cakes. Coffee also good, however one of our party was served the wrong sized drink and two others were forgotten about until we mentioned it to staff. One member of staff (male) was lovely and friendly, however the lady making...More

Thank H0liday_Rep
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Occasionally pop in for coffee, or lunch. The cafe is so friendly, and the staff are extremely helpful - nothing is too much trouble. Their jacket potatoes are to die for (great selection of toppings) and the selection of cakes would tempt anyone - all...More

Thank karki2015
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a nice pitstop if you're not a fan of the coffee giants (I spotted 2 Costas in Abingdon which is 2 too many for me). It is certainly larger on the inside than appears from the outside, but still quite cosy. The staff...More

Thank annie8923
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Very Good service, reasonable prices, delicious cakes,Tasty sandwiches and on top of that clean to the highest standards and very well managed. Located in the heart of the city center providing a variety of coffee and yummy food. Highly recommended to visit and enjoy the...More

Thank Chris10000000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1235 533656
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