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Chocolate Theatre Cafe

13 Thameside, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BH, England
+44 1491 411412
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“cake” (65 reviews)
“scones” (51 reviews)
“sandwich” (35 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Thameside, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

very good service, lovely array of sandwiches on offer, we were too full to try any of the delicious looking cakes, we will have to leave that to our next visit

Thank CathS1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been looking forward to going back to this place for tea and cake. However, visited today with my partner and neither of us bothered with any of the cakes. They all looked very similar, so there didn't seem to be much variety. We have been...More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The birthday cake and chocolate platter were very tasty. The cafe offers freshly made chocolates and cakes. Will surely go again.

Thank Ana K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe by the riverside seemed very busy. Lots of cyclists visit. There was a spare table so I enjoyed a pot of tea and roasted teacake Service was efficient and friendly. The place was clean. No loud music. What more can you ask?

Thank Prudol
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I go in this cafe frequently, the staff are always friendly and very helpful! They have such an amazing choice of cakes, which are all amazing but i must say the lemon drizzle is my favourite! A brilliant place in the heart of a rowing...More

2  Thank Lydia C
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I have been visiting this cafe for several years and always enjoyed good food and service.. However yesterday I was disappointed to find the cafe generally run down. The floors were very dirty and the lovely art work had all disappeared. The tea cake was...More

1  Thank suehowellya
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hey thanks for the feedback and sorry things didn’t look like they ought to have The artwork has not completely gone ... as you say the cafe needed a facelift so we are in the middle of painting it and a fab new artist will...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Was not allowed in I have a Dog. NO DOGS ALLOWED! so usure looks dated, all though the display on the counters was good what I saw of it before I was asked to leave by Staff and Customer's. ( a lot of people seem...More

1  Thank badgeman007
Vivienne L, Owner at Chocolate Theatre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi thanks for your review so sorry we don’t have dogs. I own the cafe and can have dogs in my other cafes but due to the layout in Henley it’s not safe with staff carrying drinks etc kind regards

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

So disappointing, we visited today for my birthday afternoon tea. Not even showed a menu ( had a voucher , but would have happily paid extra for proper afternoon tea) tea and scones slapped in front of us, nobody asked if we were happy until...More

1  Thank Gillian C
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Cycled from Hampton Court this morning, have heard great things about this cafe so decided to try it. My avocado on toast was a little disappointing but my friend’s scrambled egg looked tasty, decent coffee and quick and efficient service. No real problem at all,...More

Thank IAmBarrington
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon for a quick hot chocolate but wish we hadn’t stayed. Once we sat down we realised the floor was really dirty and grubby. I had a white mocha and my husband had a penultimate hot choc, mine was nice but...More

2  Thank Natalien26
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20 January 2017|
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Response from Judy H | Reviewed this property |
highchairs but not sure about changing facility give them a ring
28 March 2015|
Response from Gloria E | Reviewed this property |
No they won't allow dogs in. They have a table right by the door & I don't know why they don't allow well behaved dogs in to sit at this area but the don't. Our dog is is small & well behaved & we asked if we could sit here... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Thameside, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Henley-on-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 411412
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