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Address: Magdalene Street, Taunton TA1 1SG, England
Phone Number: +44 1823 337556
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:15 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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For a child's play establishment, they serve pretty decent panini's

I've been to Shakees Cafe on several occasions with my great-niece and nephew and have found it to be excellent. They offer a wide selection of panini's, sandwiches, cakes, drinks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 September 2016
Andreanna57
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Appledore, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A very Sad reluctant review here as for the last 11 months shakees has been our meeting place with other mums and kids. Approx twice a week 4/5 of us with our kids come in and buy food and drink. Min spend approx 10pounds each time. Clean and comfortable setting for our meet while our kids play. However today i... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I've been to Shakees Cafe on several occasions with my great-niece and nephew and have found it to be excellent. They offer a wide selection of panini's, sandwiches, cakes, drinks etc and as the children are happy playing, you actually get to speak to each other. Do go if you've got small children under 4 in tow.

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Thank Andreanna57
Taunton, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Visited on a wet afternoon with my great niece who is 2 and her great grandparents in their 70s, Good variety of play equipment including a small soft scramble zone and the obligatory ball pit, slide etc. but also seperate areas for dress up, play kitchen and lots of ride on, pushalongs etc. Plenty of tables and chair for adults... More 

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Thank Michelle E
Taunton, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Took our 4 year old and 14 month old for a meet with friends, all enjoyed it and damn you for the amazing chocolate cake!!

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Thank DanCooke1980
Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

We went to a birthday party here and my little girl loved it so we booked hers for there. Booking was easy and the staff very helpful. The day went really well and all the children from age 2 1/2 up to 7 loved it and had lots of fun. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. definitely would recommend for... More 

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Thank KeniC75
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Went her with a friend earlier in the year, have nothing bad to say about the place. My little one loved it there and thoroughly enjoyed herself. I also had a coffee and a sausage bap which was ample. Would return

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Thank Rachel M
Taunton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

We visit Shakees quite often on a Saturday morning. Lovely hot coffee and great bacon rolls - they are happy to provide very crispy bacon....yippee. Lets my niece have some fun while I enjoy a much needed coffee.

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Thank Kerry1970
Taunton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

I haven't actually been to Shakees, but my daughter has many times with my Grandson. He's now 3 and yesterday whilst there he fell face first from a slide, got caught down the side of it, ending up with a split lip and nose bleed and a visit to the local A&E dept. My daughters friend went to the staff... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Good place to meet for coffee and let the kids play, but it could do with an overhaul, a good clean and trimming of the trees growing through the windows! The high ceilings make it quite noisy and there isn't a huge selection of food (although ok for the kids), especially if you can't eat bread. The toilets are also... More 

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Thank Rachel F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Both of my boys aged 1 and 3 love this place been a couple of times now after being suggested by a friend and is definitely a great place for young children

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