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Gyre & Gimble

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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High Street | Buckingham, Buckingham MK18 1SB, England
+44 1280 816322
08:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 13:00
Mon - Wed 08:30 - 17:00
Thu 08:30 - 22:00
Fri 08:30 - 17:00
Sat 08:30 - 17:30
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff of this great little coffee house will probably cringe at my use of the cliché but I'd struggle to sum it up briefly without using the word 'bohaemian'. I'll add the words quirky and cosy, just to add insult to injury! What I can say is that you get an exceptionally good cup of coffee here. The effusively... More 

Thank Paul R
MrGyre, Owner at Gyre & Gimble, responded to this review

Hey, thanks for your comments. Hope to see you again soon! Mr G More 

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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique and atmospheric interior, very enthusiastic staff and good coffee. The tables are slightly wobbly so consider yourself warned.

Thank Entreat
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We popped in yesterday for a bit of lunch and a hot drink. We sat down at a table but we're not approached about ordering or a menu. We figured out eventually we had to go up to the bar (the place is tiny and it wouldn't have taken much to tell us that!) The coffee menu is hard to... More 

Thank Catherine M
MrGyre, Owner at Gyre & Gimble, responded to this review

Thanks for popping in yesterday, Sorry that you felt the out guys were not up to scratch on the service front. We do pride ourselves on our great customer service and have just won an award for that very thing. I can assure you that we are a very busy shop so your observation about only a few customers in... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is hands-down the best coffee and warmest welcome in Buckingham. The guys are always friendly and chatty, and ready to recommend coffees etc. The coffee shop itself is quirky and cosy and it's a great location opposite the Saturday flea market. Highly recommend.

Thank LHutton
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

love this place, great coffee, great cakes and a very good atmosphere, my favourite place in Buckingham for a coffee.

Thank matthewtearle
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for my weekly coffee fix.. a great place withstanding super range of coffee, teas and snacks. If you're in Buckingham you've got to give it a try

Thank Timberjack60
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A fab place to go for a coffee. Quirky, they really know their coffee and you can also get some great herbal teas that are really flavoursome. It's the sort of place you can go into by yourself and sit quietly with a book or chat to the other people in there. Really friendly. And dog friendly too!

Thank SarahMC40
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We just dropped in for a snack at lunchtime and were pleasantly surprised at the unusual decor. The menu was different and the toasties an absolute dream. My flat white was the best that I have had in this country apart from the cafe on the harbourside at Nairn in Scotland. Terriffic sparky staff and good service. What more can... More 

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I really don't know anywhere else quite like G&G, and for it to be in sleepy Buckingham! The coffee is of course superb but that is only half of it. Perhaps the best way to explain is that i was once in there as they were finishing the bi-annual refurb before last and it really wasn't possible to tell who... More 

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MrGyre, Owner at Gyre & Gimble, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review !!! Hope to see you soon! More 

Buckingham, United Kingdom
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1,123 reviews
483 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 401 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I had heard about this cafe but never had been, so recently I decided to give it a try, its very unusual, but very homely, they serve a good cup of coffee at reasonable prices. It wasn't busy on my visit - so I hope they keep going, I will use again.

Thank Howlo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
10:00 - 13:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Buckingham, Buckingham MK18 1SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Buckingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1280 816322

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?