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“Stale Cakes”
Review of Riverside Cafe

Riverside Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: We are a small Vegetarian cafe run by two cousins with a passion for cooking and a love of food and flavours!All our food is homemade from scratch and we offer a very broad range of dishes at reasonable prices ranging from our Delicious Exotic Sharing platters to Falafel to Veggie/Vegan Full Breakfasts to our famous Chocalate Coconut Cheesecake!All Mains served with a selection of fresh salads from our ever changing salad bar.We focus on green cuisine with many Vegan and Gluten free Savouries and Cakes to keep all dietry needs happy!We are located right by the river in Newcastle Emlyn with a large seating area outside aswell as a Childrens Play Area to keep the little ones happy!Dogs welcome indoor and out so bring your furry friends with you to enjoy a healthy nutritious slap up meal by the river!
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a visit here today for a couple of cakes and milkshakes.
The choice of cakes were limited - this was a shame as there is much potential to this cafe.
Both our cakes; Victoria Sponge and Carrot Cake were stale, hard - they should not have been made available to customers.
Milkshake was also rather unpleasant.
Asked for our money back for the cakes.
Will not return.


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Karuna H, Owner at Riverside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience here. It had been a busy day, so the cakes were low.
The victoria sponge was made that day, but our cakes are vegan, so this may why you found it a bit hard.
The carrot cake is also dairy free and gluten free.
The milkshakes are made with natural syrups so don't have the same colour.
We hope you will try us again and have a better experience.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We went to a special Greek evening meal. It was so good, from starter to desert. We brought another couple who would not normally go to a veggie cafe. They loved it too. Highly recommended. And did I say the service was exceptional?

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Simply one of the best eateries I've ever been to vegetarian or not. It's rare to find an establishment that provides so well for veg*n customers and at such a reasonable price.

The menu was extensive and varied, the service prompt and the setting comfortable. I had a delicious panini (sweet and sour tofu with tomato, tomato chutney with garlic mayo) and the missus had a veggie lasagna and neither of us could have been happier!

Thank CoetirGwyn
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, delicious food and great choices. This is a regular favourite of ours. Even my non-vegetarian husband enjoys the food. They take great care to cater for your dietary needs and their coleslaw is to die for!

Thank El H
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I went here with a large group of friends and had the best vegan "roast dinner" in my life. The food was so delicious--a great mix of flavours but also textures. There were crispy roast potatoes as well as crispy roasted kale and broccoli mixed with soft, fluffy mash and tender carrots. The meal was well flavoured and the mixture of different textures really unique. I have never had a meal in a restaurant which combined textures and flavours so well. The sticky toffee pudding was out of this world. They were great at catering for not only vegans in our group, but gluten free vegans as well as one friend who is allergic to onions and certain spices. They did an excellent job making sure everyone got something good.

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