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“Carrot Cake heaven!”
Review of Caffe Sala

Caffe Sala
Ranked #1 of 5 Dessert in Colchester
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

Not much to say other than the smiling staff and helpful manager Jo have great cakes to choose from.... This time the carrot cake. Sweet and spicy with creamy buttercream. Mmmmmmm xxx

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Thank RinaBina
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Caffe S, Owner at Caffe Sala, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

Mmmmmmm, which cake will you choose next time? Glad you enjoyed the carrot cake and thank you for the lovely feedback.
See you soon
Elaine & Jo

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Reviewed 12 April 2015

Have been here a couple of times with my daughter, and I really love the quirky layout with the separate rooms upstairs. Because of this setup, I have been able to enjoy a room to myself with my daughter who was able to move around and not have to succumb to cafe etiquette with surrounding adults tutting and throwing looks which made me and her feel very relaxed. There were plenty of toys and pencils, paper etc to keep her entertained while we had lunch.

Sandwiches and coffee are good here and pricing isn't bad, but I was disappointed that the chocolate fudge cake we had was very dry and not particularly fresh at 11am on a Sunday morning when the cafe only opened at 10:30am - may have to skip the cake next time.

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Thank mew_156
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Caffe S, Owner at Caffe Sala, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

Thank you for your feedback. We understand the need for a relaxing atmosphere for you and your little one and are glad that you feel comfortable while sipping on a cuppa here. We are however really sorry about your cake on that morning, please could you email us at caffesala@hotmail.com so we can arrange a complimentary drink and cake for you.
Hope to speak to you soon.
Elaine and Jo

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Reviewed 11 April 2015

Fantastic cafe, nice menu with good ingredients, friendly service and a really nice setting/feel to it.

Also well set up for families/groups with children.

Can highly recommend for lunch! (though the cakes did look good too!)

Thank KarlT86
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Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday for coffee and cakes and we were not disappointed. There was a great variety of home made cakes at reasonable prices and the coffee was fine. The staff were very friendly and accommodating, I'll be visiting again.

Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 28 February 2015

Caffe Sala offers people with toddlers and under 5s a unique place for a coffee or lunch break.
The entire upstairs area is dedicated to safe play, so adults can relax in comfort in the same rooms.
There is a childgate and they offer interesting and well maintained toys, puzzles and books.
They do a storytime and book exchange twice weekly too.
There is a varied lunch menu, the coffee and the food are very good.
Staff are friendly and their interest in offering fun for the kids and comfort for the adults seems genuine. There is a lovely relaxed atmosphere.
And for people without kids, not a young child to be seen on the ground floor!

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Thank Diedelinde1951
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