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Chocolate Theatre Cafe

13 Thameside, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BH, England
+44 1491 411412
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“cake” (67 reviews)
“scones” (51 reviews)
“sandwich” (35 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 5:30 pmAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Thameside, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends for breakfast. Loads of choice. Very friendly and prompt service. Everyone enjoyed their food. Reasonable prices. Very popular place weekends as popular with families and muddy cyclists. Will certainly visit again.

Thank LBLL2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in after a walk in Henley on Thames. Cafe was very busy, but quickly served with a smile. Lovely cups of coffee, eggs and muffins and hot vegetarian salad. A lovely place to warm up on a rainy, cold day.

Thank Yvette S
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for such a lovely review We do get crazy busy and try our best to always be jolly and as quick as we can See you again 😊👍

Reviewed 7 December 2017

I visited the cafe this morning with two friends for lunch. After being ordered to leave our umbrellas in the already overflowing container we were given menus by a very grim faced waitress - not a very jolly welcome for this festive season! We ordered...More

3  Thank wallace447
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you for your feedback .... Really sorry we lost your custom. And yesterday’s experience was grim. We would like you to try us again with complimentary afternoon cream tea. Normally my staff are complimented for being so friendly and our food first class. The...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017

Such a choice of hot chocolate, there must have been at least 15 plus! A great place to visit on a cold afternoon like it was today. Not only did the drink warm us up, so did the friendly welcome we received from the staff

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Does what it says on the tin. Has an amazing array of hot chocolate. I had a hot white chocolate with amaretto - you need a sweet tooth to appreciate it but I thought it was amazing. The full English breakfast was good, the yellowest...More

Thank Firestarter29
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Visited the coffee shop on a Sunday afternoon with family. The shop is well set out and clean with friendly staff. The toilets are in need of refurbishment but clean Their hot chocolate is very good especially on a cold day. Found the cakes to...More

Thank Bobbyfarrell
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Went last Saturday - it was cold and we needed a good hot drink - Enter the Chocolate Theatre Cafe. We ordered 3 different hot chocolate drinks, brunch and a burger then delicious cakes. This all was done with good service - good table space...More

Thank hozing
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Without a doubt, the chocolate cafe has the best hot chocolate I have ever tasted. I don';t have a bad word to say and would definitely come back a 100 times over!

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I had a very good late morning coffee with a friend. The place is casual and pleasant. It was quite busy when we got there, but we were seated quickly. The coffee was very good and the cakes also. The service was good and quick.

Thank Plog60
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Always busy, with a welcoming atmosphere. No nonsense food - served really nicely. Good selection of sandwiches and drinks - and a cheeky prosecco is available as they are licensed. Lovely river views.

Thank Helen995129
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Questions & Answers
20 January 2017|
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Response from Judy H | Reviewed this property |
highchairs but not sure about changing facility give them a ring
28 March 2015|
Response from Gloria E | Reviewed this property |
No they won't allow dogs in. They have a table right by the door & I don't know why they don't allow well behaved dogs in to sit at this area but the don't. Our dog is is small & well behaved & we asked if we could sit here... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Thameside, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Henley-on-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 411412
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