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Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 28 August 2021

We had a really cracking breakfast here this morning and will definitely be back. The customer service was so good, with friendly and engaging staff as well as the great card gimmick at the end for the chance to get your meal for free (which...one of us did). The Big Breakfast was exactly that and proved excellent value for £6.50 with no cheap ingredients and a choice of how the eggs came was a nice change too. This may be our new favourite breakfast place.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 5 July 2021

Absolutely fantastic!!! One of the Best sunday roasts we have ever had!!! Cooked to perfection, huge portions, great vatiety of fresh veg and lovely ambience and so reasonably priced! Crumble was delicious too but too full to eat it all!!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 3 March 2020

Can definitely say my boyfriend and I have become regulars here, the food is always amazing and the service is impeccable. Everyone is so friendly and the homemade desserts are a must!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 18 January 2020

Popped in for an after work lunch with some colleagues. We were seated straight away even though it was busy. Lovely coffee and breakfast. Great to see veggie and vegan options available. Friendly staff and great food. Big portions and reasonably priced. Will definitely be...back!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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ccooze, Owner at Rarebit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2020

Cheers for your review Tasha, lovely to have you folks and we hope to see you here again in the future! Have a great day :)

Reviewed 24 December 2019 via mobile

We visited during a busy breakfast service and were met by the owner, who was attentive, welcoming and enthusiastic. Our teas, coffees and breakfasts came quickly and were beautifully presented and of good quality. The home made hash browns were not to our taste, but...it’s good to see the effort being made to do something a bit different. Well worth a visit!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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ccooze, Owner at Rarebit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave such an awesome review Jonathan, its appreciated by all of us here! Hope to see you in the new year :)

Reviewed 22 December 2019

A place to go in a relaxing atmosphere & have very good food provided by a hardworking couple.we had a family Sunday Lunch which we all appreciated .Quality of food was great just like Home Cooking . Have been many times previously & will definitely...go again for breakfast,Lunch or snacks .More

Date of visit: December 2019
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ccooze, Owner at Rarebit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2019

Thank you for your lovely review and for taking the time to write it! Look forward to welcoming you back in the new year now, have a Merry Christmas!

Reviewed 6 December 2019

good surves andits a good caffe for eating and good prices whith nice food and fast drinks you get food fast

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 5 October 2019

Skewen is quite the culinary dark horse. As a small town, out of town it has some nice eateries, big and small. No exception to this rule is Rarebit, an enticing cafe I had a takeaway coffee from recently. Some places just have a magical...secret ingredient which draws you; the decor, the ambience, the feel, call it what you will. So I re-visited determined to try their breakfast. A couple of days later, and an unforced welcome awaits. The breakfast I have not only sets me up for the day, but well, for whatever I have ahead. I chose the bigger breakfast; consisting of two items of each, toast and a coffee to shake the torpor of grey skies beyond. All is cooked to perfection, and enjoyed in comfortable, cosy surroundings. Sauces come in bottles, not in measly unopenable plastic wraps. Perfick. It's clearly a very popular place, and it's not difficult to see why. Get a place like this in London and you'd pay a fortune for it. Fortunately for me and its clientele, it is not. Delicious. And a stand out moment? Well, it has to be the hash brown, unique, almost rosti like and a lesson to chefs in how to make one. I look forward to my return visit, very much.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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ccooze, Owner at Rarebit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2019

Thank you for such a lovely and thoughtful review! We're glad you had such a good experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Have a great day now!

Reviewed 23 September 2019

Rarebit has quickly become the 'go to' cafe for my husband and I. The food is really great and you always receive a warm welcome from the owners and their friendly staff. The food is home made and always so filling. We often have takeaway...breakfasts (compostable containers!) and really love the Sunday Lunches. Definitely the best carvery that we've ever had! The cafe allows dogs and the staff are always so helpful when we take ours. If you are unsure about what to have - the Vanilla French Toast is to die for and we always take home an Everything Brownie! The Hunter's Chicken and Welsh Rarebit are also firm favourites, but to be honest, we've never had a bad meal!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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ccooze, Owner at Rarebit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2019

Aw you two! Thank you for your well written and thoughtful review :) made my day! Take care and see you three soon x

Reviewed 20 August 2019

We've been here a few times and it never disappoints. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Everything we have tried on the menu has been very tasty and a good portion size.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Caitlin C, Owner at Rarebit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2019

Cheers for leaving such a lovely review! We're glad you've had a great experience with us, look forward to welcoming you back again, have a great day!

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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5