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The Borough Cafe

70 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
+44 1725 238083
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (12 reviews)
“panini” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
70 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
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11 - 20 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 31 May 2017

I visit this cafe whenever in the area (motorcycling) and always receive a friendly welcome and good quality food. This last visit I and a friend both had sausage sandwiches which were excellent (flavoured with leeks and available to buy from the butcher next door!)....More

Thank clijan
CJBromilow, Manager at The Borough Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your review. Our sausages are truly delicious and as you say from the butcher next door. We look forward to welcoming you again!

Reviewed 22 May 2017

But is now thriving as a café, The food's very good and, more importantly for me as a caffeine addict, the coffee's excellent.More

Thank spielberg101
CJBromilow, Manager at The Borough Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your review! We have sourced an excellent coffee bean and we're so pleased that our decision to pay more for this has paid off and that aficionados such as yourself appreciate this! In spite of the high price we pay for our...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely light lunch, just what we wanted. Fab coffee. Happy buzz and a real community feel. Helpful,friendly staff. If you need gluten free just ask when ordering. Will visit again 😊

Thank Julie T
CJBromilow, Manager at The Borough Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We are always happy to accommodate any special dietary needs. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 15 May 2017

i ate cake and it was good. if i went back here again because i will i will get cake again because cake is very good taste

Thank mrjeffman42
CJBromilow, Manager at The Borough Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed our home-made cake. Yes, we agree... cake is good!

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Been here a couple of times, nice enough place but if you have a big appetite like me then I would say go somewhere else, had the English breakfast and it wasn't enough to see me through the day, even the sausage was cut in...More

3  Thank 707monstermunch
CJBromilow, Manager at The Borough Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

We pride ourselves on the quality of our locally sourced bacon and sausages. Our full English breakfast (all freshly cooked) comprises 2 rashers of top quality bacon and pork & leek sausage from the local butcher (a WHOLE one which is sliced length-ways during cooking...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Price of coffee (late) and cakes is about £4.20 which is good value nowadays. Good service - they take your orders and bring the coffee and cake to the table at the same time (perfect). Real tea pots with spouts too.I like Linda's flapjack but...More

1  Thank KP5859
CJBromilow, Manager at The Borough Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. The flapjack has the usual oats/syrup/sugar/butter combo with the addition of scrunched cornflakes and mixed seeds on top (we get our seeds from Wilton Wholefoods at Salisbury market)

Reviewed 24 February 2017

I love going to The Borough Café in Downton for my weekly treat during my lunch break. It’s great having a cosy café to go to during a busy working day and the friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere make this a welcome retreat to recharge...More

1  Thank vortexdave
CJBromilow, Manager at The Borough Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We appreciate your feedback and are really pleased that you enjoy the coffee, food and atmosphere at our café :)

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Have tried the cafe several times before and been disappointed in the past with various things but thought I'd give it one last try. Staff were pleasant but were interrupted by other members of staff whilst taking my order. Paid £5.95 for a burger which...More

3  Thank Fokkerredbaron
CJBromilow, Manager at The Borough Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Our burger is a best-seller. Home-made from locally farmed Aberdeen Angus beef, it comes with bacon, cheese, salsa, gherkins and lettuce in a floured bap. We are unable to cook chips in our cafe due to our limited kitchen space. Our research shows that similar...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with a friend here and we both enjoyed our delicious panninis. The side salad was well worth ordering as an extra to make it a proper lunch. We also enjoyed a slice of home made cake for pudding. A lovely friendly cafe serving...More

Thank Jenny C
CJBromilow, Manager at The Borough Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review of our café. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience. We work hard to keep our standards of food and service at a high level and it makes us all very...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017

We were in Downton for a Sunday morning event and decided to have lunch here before returning home. We remembered our previous two visits fondly, albeit both had been for hot drinks in the morning and not a meal. My husband had a jacket potato...More

3  Thank kittyginger
CJBromilow, Manager at The Borough Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for your feedback and for your kind and positive comments regarding our lovely staff! It has always been our policy since opening to allow dogs provided they abide by the rules clearly stated on our sign. Sadly, some dog owners are less considerate...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 11
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 The Borough | Downton, Salisbury SP5 3LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1725 238083
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