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Throwing Buns

8 Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG, England
+44 1235 533656
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“scones” (9 reviews)
“cake” (11 reviews)
“cream and jam” (2 reviews)
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8 Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG, England
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

A convenient spot if in the centre of town. It has outdoor seating and a very quaint inside part. Actually don't recall the food we had, but did note that it was good. We also had cream tea - scones, clotted cream, etc. While it...More

Thank wolvesmgr
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We have visited throwing Buns a couple of days ago for afternoon tea and we had amazing experience there, firs,t the staff is really nice and friendly, we had the best warm welcome possible, the quality of food is perfect, after noon tea was quit...More

Thank Chris10000000
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Friendly, clean and elegant cafe with good quality tasty coffee and good food. Has a homely feel and has tourist information and various leaflets. Has a perfect location in the centre of Abingdon between the museum and the high street bus stop for a good...More

Thank Diane_AK46
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Love the Mocha for me is the best in town! Very friendly atmosphere, nice cake & cafe type of food (sandwich, salads, soup) different types of coffee & tea, including bubbles tea!

Thank GloHeest
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Just popped in with my girlfriend for a breakfast snack - on the plus side the staff were nice enough when she ordered. We are big fans of independent places so really wanted to like this place, however what we got served was not up...More

Thank _mwatts85
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Good cup of tea and lovely cream and jam scones, didn't have any cake but they looked good too. Friendly staff, prefer to frequent local businesses rather than the large chains!

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

It was bigger than i expected, ok for 2 prams max I'd say. Ordered the cream tea at the counter. Was feeding the baby when the last dropped my food off and asked if she'd mind pouring me a cup of tea. Which she happily...More

Thank AngelDave
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Clean, good food, good coffee and a very friendly environment! Quick food, at very reasonable prices.

Thank GloHeest
Reviewed 18 June 2017

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 5 June 2017

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
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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