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26 Cross Street, Reading RG1 1SN, England
+44 118 959 7809
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (23 reviews)
“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
“cake” (32 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
08:30 - 17:30 Hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
26 Cross Street, Reading RG1 1SN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lovely gluten-free café in the heart of the town centre is not only fabulous for anyone with gf requirements but they also cater for vegans! Brilliant. The staff are always friendly and the service excellent.

Thank beakerpony
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nisbies - great service, friendly staff, lovely food and coffee. I've met with friends for coffee and a chat on many occasions in Nisbies, we are always greeted with a smile and never hurried. Recommend you go and enjoy!

Thank marija1433
NaomiLowe84, Owner at Nibsy's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you very much for your review and so good to hear you're a regular and recommend us! Always great to hear and we appreciate the time you've taken to post this review! See you again soon :-) Naomi

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful independent coffee shop in the middle of town! They offer a range of gluten free products , sandwiches, salads and a great range of home made cakes! Well trained and friendly staff this is a relief from the faceless chains, try...More

Thank Neil P
NaomiLowe84, Owner at Nibsy's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Neil, Thank you very much for your review and taking the time to share and spreading the word! Much appreciated :-) See you again soon, Naomi

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

GF coffee and walnut cake, GF lemon curd sponge, 1 latte and 1 iced latte made fresh and to perfection served up with a smile in a wonderful coffee shop setting. Love this place

Thank claygreenaway
NaomiLowe84, Owner at Nibsy's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review - and so glad you enjoyed :-) See you again soon, Naomi

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited for the first time yesterday with a friend who eats gluten free. I don't need to myself. The service was very friendly, the atmosphere is very welcoming and the food was delicious and very reasonably priced for central Reading. I had veggie quiche...More

Thank ssum
NaomiLowe84, Owner at Nibsy's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and post a great review! We love to hear from visitors who are indifferent to gluten (or the lack of it!) and that the food still tastes great! You made a great...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food prepared well worth a visit for gluten free people pleasant staff great choice well worth a visit for every one

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a relaxed, friendly atmosphere in this cafe which keeps me going back time after time. The staff are friendly, polite and efficient, the coffee is good and the food delicious. They specialise in gluten free food.More

Thank Lonsdale6
NaomiLowe84, Owner at Nibsy's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Many thanks for your review and for taking the time to share this - we're so glad to hear you come and visit us on a regular basis. Reviews like this make us so happy to see! Thank you and see you again soon,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice coffee shop but shouldnt really come up as a breakfast place as they only do toast for breakfastMore

Thank 823kateyoung
NaomiLowe84, Owner at Nibsy's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. I totally agree that what makes us special is not breakfast! We have just a limited range including: Toasties, freshly baked muffins, granola bars, toast and then cake! We may in the future look to expand our breakfast range,...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This was my first time here and will defanatley make it a regular vist, the first thing I noticed was a very nice welcome when we walked in , I was unsure what to order as never eaten in a gluten free cafe before but...More

2  Thank sammyshai
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I'm not actually gluten-free, but popped in here this weekend to try it out for myself. The service was good despite it being really busy, and we found a seat downstairs. The coffee was lovely, and the toastie was really tasty if a little on...More

1  Thank rachyrach12345
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Cross Street, Reading RG1 1SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 959 7809
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We are located on Cross Street, a lovely little street right in the heart of Reading, in between Friar Street and Broad street. You can find us near the side entrance of Marks and Spencer's.
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