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Throwing Buns

8 Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG, England
+44 1235 533656
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“cakes” (22 reviews)
“clotted cream” (4 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
8 Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little coffee shop in the centre of town with a wide range of cakes and sandwiches. Shame that the chicken and pesto panini came with wafer thin chicken slices rather then chunks but maybe that is a personal preferences. Will be back again.

Thank Samson E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an afternoon tea after hearing that it was a good place to go, it was even better than expected. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food was very good- fresh and delicious. There was a good amount of it & a great...More

Thank A T
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I took my friend there for her birthday breakfast and we were served promptly by friendly staff. Lovely food and coffee that set her up for a day of celebration. Thank you.

Thank helencarter2014
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Went here for a coffee and some toast--it's tastefully decorated inside--the coffee was very good. It's quite pricey but ok as it's in a good location and a pleasant place to sit. The service was a bit eccentric. The lady who was very friendly rang...More

Thank mullionboy
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Ordered 2 coffees. Took over half an hour to be served. Complained and they had lost our order. We also saw them serve us using cups that were taken off a table and only rinsed under the tap. Sadly will not return.

Thank Amber A
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Ordered normal tea - when it arrived it was Earl Grey. Ordered soup - not a difficult job to heat and serve, but we waited a long time (over 20 mins) for it. 3 members of staff and the cafe not full, but service slow....More

Thank Audavian
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We spent a brilliant afternoon in this beautiful and cozy place in the centre of Abingdon! The cakes and sandwiches were to die for and the service was excellent. The owners were helpful and very attentive. We will definitely be back!

Thank SLo23
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We came here for a spot of dinner with my partner, me Mum and my 95 year old Granny. The staff were accomodating, friendly and patient, and went above and beyond to make us feel welcome & comfortable. The food was great - fresh and...More

Thank Liam M
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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