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Cafe Rouge Loughton

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179-181 High Road, Loughton IG10 4LF, England
+44 20 8502 2011
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We eat at Cafe Rouge on a regular basis (half price main course on Vouchercode) but tonight we had to send our steaks back as they were both lukewarm & the chips soggy. Both steaks were returned but were now overcooked. We couldn't be bothered to argue.

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Thank sjsav6
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I found the food in here to be of poor standard and very overpriced. I ordered a roast and I like my veg with a bit of crunch but the Brussels sprouts were so hard my fork had trouble going through them. They were almost cold where they were so raw. The meat was dry and the portion was small.... More 

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Thank Treena G
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for our lunch around Xmas time and it was a fiasco from start to finish. They hardly had any food we ordered and when it did turn up +30min later half of it was cold and mine was completely the wrong order. The drinks took for ever to appear and they tasted watered down. The waiter was... More 

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Thank Leeheather
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely atmosphere, giving the French flavour. Food was good, and not rushed at the table. The waiter Nuno was energetic, and timed his attention perfectly and with pleasure - always smiling. Some items not available on the menu, which didn't phase us. The sting was taken out of the bill by having a voucher from dining with C-R last month.

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Thank Laurence M
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cold full breakfast. Burnt mushroom. Eggs burnt. No compensation or good will offered. Won't return.

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Thank KTGRI
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge Loughton, responded to this review

We value all feedback and appreciate the opportunity it presents us to continue to improve our service and our guest experience. So although it is most disappointing to read of your experience, we appreciate you have taken the time to let us know of your recent visit with us at Loughton. We would like to take this opportunity to look... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Just been told they have had a busy morning so can't take any more sittings !! We go for breakfast every week whilst our daughter is at acting class and won't be returning next week for sure. Lots of empty tables and a very abrupt waitress so not recommended as food isn't all that...

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Thank Rcoletta
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Had some lunch but we didn't think it was anything extraordinary but food was still nice. Service was not bad, friendly and polite staff but not exactly the chemistry we were looking for for a french bistro. Still had a pleasant time though so may return again and give it another chance.

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Thank AmericaninLondon221
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge Loughton, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit with us. we strive to ensure each and every one of our guests leave our restaurants delighted with their experience, so are sorry to hear although this was a pleasant experience you left not feeling delighted. We would welcome the opportunity to look into this further and provide a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went here for lunch last week and it was very good we had a very nice meal and the house wine is decent and the deserts are delicious, good coffee too and good value for a local place . Emanuel the assistant manager was very good with everyone and very attentive to the customers..the only problem is the parking... More 

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Cheshire
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Hadnt booked on a Friday night but were seated fairly quickly. Excellent service from really friendly, attentive staff. Food was excellent and exceptional value. We had one of the meal deals and it was very good quality and value. Will certainly eat here again.

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Thank trythealea
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We regularly visit cafe rouge and generally it's ok. Today has been a nightmare. Food served cold, wrong orders coming up, half our party had eaten before the others got served. They do not have enough staff who are trying their best and only one chef who can't cope Will not be coming back for a while

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3 Thank Martin M
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge Loughton, responded to this review

Thank you Martin for taking the time and care to let us know of your recent visit. We are sorry to learn on this occasion neither the food or service were to our usual high standards - we strive to ensure each and every one of our guests leave our restaurants delighted with their experience, we are disappointed this was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$43
Cuisine
French
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179-181 High Road, Loughton IG10 4LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8502 2011
Description
You'll love a visit to Café Rouge Loughton... fabulous French fare set amongst a beautiful landscaped outdoor eating area and an interior designed to transport you to a bistro in the heart of Paris. For larger parties there's a private room available, and on certain nights live music is organised. What could be better than sharing a bottle of your fave wine while enjoying your night away?

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?