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Review of Plantarium Cafe

Plantarium Cafe
Price range: US$3 - US$14
Description: Plantarium Cafe is predominantly vegan, with an option for vegetarian drinks only. Located in the heart of Stratford upon Avon offers great vegan food and cakes and a rest from the busy streets of the town. The only dedicated plant-based cafe in SuA.al.
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Description: Plantarium Cafe is predominantly vegan, with an option for vegetarian drinks only. Located in the heart of Stratford upon Avon offers great vegan food and cakes and a rest from the busy streets of the town. The only dedicated plant-based cafe in SuA.al.
Reviewed 28 June 2019

Really can't sing Plantarium's praises enough. Magda's cakes are amazing - the best I've had! Loved them so much we had two massive Birthday cakes made specially by Plantarium this year - biscoff and Magda's recently perfected recipe, coffee & blackcurrant cake! Have yet to try anything savoury but I have no doubt that everything is yummy. Love the cannabis tea too. Some really unusual things on the menu! They're so friendly as well, which is a bonus Always a win to find vegan and environmentally conscious places and it's excellent to support smaller local businesses rather than chains. Please visit! You won't regret it!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Jacek D, Manager at Plantarium Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2019



We are so pleased you enjoyed the cakes.

Thank you for your kind words.

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Reviewed 22 June 2019

This place is great! They have a delicious selection of brunch/lunch options and loads of cakes, most items are vegan. Would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: March 2019
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Jacek D, Manager at Plantarium Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

So pleased you liked Plantarium. Thank you

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Reviewed 21 June 2019

So good that there is finally a vegan cafe in stratford. It's done so well and all the cakes / food are great. Proper coffee too. Stratford just got a lot better!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Jacek D, Manager at Plantarium Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

We are delighted you have enjoyed your visit.
Thank you

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Reviewed 21 June 2019 via mobile

So we were visiting Stratford-upon-Avon for the day and wanted something healthy to eat. Ordered the monster salad. That’s a bit misleading. It’s quite small and comes in a bowl. My friends salad had balsamic vinegar all over the plate. Mine the same. A few ingredients missing. I did let the manager know and she was nice. Very responsive. My salad was re-done (still few ingredients missing). To be fair the cafe did provide extra hummus. This was a nice gesture. The bread was described somewhat differently to what was expected (including the spread). Pretty cutlery and plates. It was nice to sit outside! Perfect quite spot away from the hustle and bustle of the Main Street. Couple of points to make the experience of eating better a) please bring milk with the tea b) try and make the coffee a bit warmer (to be fair it was a nice coffee just a little cooler) c) don’t miss sell ingredients on the menu d) the presentation could be improved so more refined d) make the monster salad what it ‘says on the tin’ e) its served in a bowl not that large in size. That’s both disappointing & makes it difficult to eat.
Lastly the cakes looked very pretty. I did not try one. If they are vegan & homemade brilliant as they look super. So well done to the cafe for those.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Jacek D, Manager at Plantarium Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

Dear 57anyah thank you for the feedback and we will definitely learn from it. I wuold like to respond to some points you have made though as you have not raised them directly.
We do not have veggie monster salad on the menu. It is a sandwich and intended as one therefore it was served as salad to your order, - although I admit the ingredients list on the menu is different to the current recipie by 1 ingredient. We have withdrawn the menus now and we are reprinting it correct the error.
About 70% of our customers do not use milk with their teas therefore we do not serve it as standard but only when requested or we ask at the time of the order. In line with our approach to reducing our environmental impact we do what we can to reduce waste.
The coffee is made to order by trained and passionate baristas. I am surprised coffee was colder than expected. We try to ensure it is the highest quality and we are sorry it did not meet your standards.
If you visit us again please do not hesitate to raise any concerns directly to us. We will be happy to answer them immediately and fix the issues.

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Reviewed 5 June 2019 via mobile

I've been to the Plantarium cafe twice now, both times with family, and both times I was thoroughly impressed. Their cakes are absolutely delicious, light, fluffy, moist with just the right amount of sweetness. They have multiple milk options and lots of very tasty sounding sandwiches! Their cakes are by far the best cakes in Stratford-upon-Avon that I've had to date, vegan and otherwise. In fact, in all honesty, they are the best cakes I've had from anywhere. The couple that own it are very lovely people, friendly and polite. Plantarium has easily become my new favourite vegan cafe. I would strongly recommend visiting and seeing for yourself just how great it is!
The photo is of the cakes we bought home from our first visit - biscoff, chocolate, pistacio & rose, and apple & cinnamon.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Jacek D, Manager at Plantarium Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2019

:) We are really touched. Thank you. Glad you enjoy our food.

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