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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
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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1 Thank barbarelli
Cheshire
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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2 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 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place to eat, we were greeted with a warm welcome and served by the assistant manager Emanuel. He was very client service oriented and accommodated our needs and to a high standard. It was also noted that he was very helpful to a couple who had difficulties with moving around due to disability. I would highly recommend this... More 

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1 Thank simonf1456
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We regularly go to Cafe Rouge in Loughton; the food is delicious and the service is excellent. I recommend the onion soup or crevettes for starter. Beef Bourguignon for main and creme brûlée for dessert. They do lovely cocktails too. Fizz la poire is my favourite, and you can get pitcher to share. Very refreshing drink. Looking forward to returning... More 

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1 Thank Chrube
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Can't fault the service but poor to have three of the four fish meals off the menu. The alternative burger was frazzled and dry. Not keen on a return visit

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Thank Adele W
Loughton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

£3 for a teacup containing a bit of lettuce and 2 cherry tomatoes! Rest of meal Ok but thought this was exorbitant. House red poor. Won't be returning

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Thank Sue790
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Very clean and tidy with a pleasant atmosphere. The highlight for me was our waitress Izabella who has a lovely personality and was a great hostess. The food was good although took too long arriving which was the only issue I had. This being said I would highly recommend a visit.

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

Thanks Joe, great to hear you had a good visit with us and were well looked after by Izabella. I have forwarded your feedback re the speed of food service to the Area Manager to address with the team at CR Loughton. Thanks again for letting us know, and thank you also for the recommendation. best wishes More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The town was busy but the restaurant was only half full. Never a good sign. Asked where we would like to sit and just left to sit down. No menus were offered but fortunately there were some on the table next to us. Ordered starter, main and some wine. Wine was delicious, starter arrived ok and tasted only ok. Nearly... 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$44
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
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?