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“Small characterful cafe with variety of tea, coffee and snacks and excellent service”

C.U.P.Speciality Coffee & Tea
Ranked #1 of 8 Dessert in Reading
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$9
Description: Independent Coffee shop.Serving Speciality coffee, loose leaf teas and sinlge origin chocolates. We also bake pies and preparing fresh salads and baguettes everyday.
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Description: Independent Coffee shop.Serving Speciality coffee, loose leaf teas and sinlge origin chocolates. We also bake pies and preparing fresh salads and baguettes everyday.
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Next to church at town center, suggested by Reading Uni student, really offers relaxation, smiles, good soft music, best service, variety of snacks or pies, tea and coffee even 'spanakopitta' and Greek coffee among the other usual offerings in other cafes in town.

1  Thank Marios C
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite coffee shop in Reading. Very friendly staff, great atmosphere, pleasant background music and excellent coffee. There is only a small selection of cakes and snacks, but what they have is very good. Today I tried the custard parcel, which is served warm and dusted with cinnamon - lovely. The interior is a bit austere and the furniture not very comfortable, but nobody seems to mind; you could easily spend hours here. I like it best to sit outside with view of the beautiful church. The only drawback is that C.U.P. is quite small and fills up quickly. That is probably why they recently opened a second cafe, which is on Blagrave street and also very good.

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Nice coffee and nice selection of greek bites. My friend thoroughly enjoyed the spinach and feta pie. The staff here are lovely. Very welcoming.

1  Thank Andy D
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous coffee - the flat white is perfect.

Cheese pie! Delicious.

Friendly staff, not the usual high street coffee chain template misery.

Hurrah!

Just missed 5 stars as the location view is not perfect.

Thank pgw482
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

For an Aussie in England, finding great coffee can be a challenge at times - we are so spoilt in Australia :-) Having said that, this place was brilliant - great coffee, great atmosphere, cute location (overlooking a graveyard lol).

I went back there a few times, and eventually succumbed to a pastry which was divine too - they were even using an Australian bean supplier!

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