We went here for breakfast, and the cafe itself is delightful - modern, well designed, a bucket of toys for kids, a mixture of seating from sofas to tables. A very welcoming environment. However, the prices do reflect this - ca. £7-12 for most breakfast items, and given the location is not quite city centre, this seems relatively expensive, so I expected top quality.
The menu is interesting and I made the unusual choice of French toast with lemon curd and lime cream, with toasted nuts, which sounded intriguing and combined many of my favourite things. Sadly, this did not really work for me. The French toast was heavy, and all the other items were a little slimy, and not sharp enough to cut through the richness of the French toast. The toasted nuts had gone soft in the curd/cream. I admire the invention of having this on the menu, but the combination just doesn't really work. The Mexican eggs benedict was better but would have benefitted from something more textured.
The porridge we ordered for our 5yo was excellent, and the fruit compote nice. However it was unclear why we were told 'we can't do a childrens portion of porridge' - I mean surely you can just put less in a bowl (or use a smaller bowl) and charge a bit less? A nice feature of being a child-friendly cafe (which they clearly are based on the box of toys) would be to offer half portions of food at good prices wherever possible.
Service was very good, but perhaps a bit formal for a cafe - do there really need to be waiters standing around? It just looks a bit awkward for a cafe, and makes it feel more like a restaurant.
Overall, breakfast for two adults and one child cost over £30 (and this was only ordering one drink each), and although I would go again, and try to order something more coventional, as it was, it just didn't quite deliver at that price-point.
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