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Cactus Cafe

17 High Street, Loughborough LE11 2PY, England
+44 1509 214585
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (40 reviews)
“burrito” (16 reviews)
“chilli” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
17 High Street, Loughborough LE11 2PY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner and we were impressed, averagely priced food that was very tasty! I had the purple haze cocktail too which was beautiful. only thing I would say is, when attending the jazz night as we did, it was nice but very loud!...More

Thank lauren12793
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in the Cactus Cafe last week it had been a while since my last visit; Have to say the service was excellent: a young lady was taking care of all the tables and did a great job! 👍 Really enjoyed the food, it made...More

Thank ComedyBigDave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since working in a factory in Mehico about 5 years ago, I’ve had an insatiable desire for Mexican food. I can safely say Cactus Café🌵 was an authentic experience. P.s Get the nachos, muy bueno!

1  Thank Kyp D
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Cactus Cafe is our favourite restaurant in Loughborough. We had Nachos with Mexican beans to start with, a very generous bowl with lots of nachos topped with cheese, chillis, sour cream, salsa, guacamole and mexican beans! Almost a meal in itself! We then had Vegetable...More

Thank Fufugirl1
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Great cocktails and good food. Everything you want from a Mexican. Me and my girlfriend have gone a few times to this establishment and I stand by that it is still a great place to eat. there are times you don't get great service or...More

Thank Danny D
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This place always used to be packed, so I suppose walking straight in to an almost-empty restaurant should have rung alarm bells. OK, so it’s a Monday night, but at the beginning of term in a student town? That view may be subjective, but the...More

1  Thank cuckoo22
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Superb food with great service. Always will be my favourite Mexican. I even met my wife here. Married 20years this year. :-))

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 22 September 2017

You can tell this is a student town. The decor was basic and the food was ok. The portions were well sized. They did not offer chips or drauft beer. Would go back

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Good food freshly prepared, good staff that are not overbearing and allow you to unwind and enjoy your food.

Thank RobH567
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, happy vibrant atmosphere and great service! The manager Lydia leads with exceptional service and a fantastic night had by all! Forget the rest, this is by far the best :)

Thank sarah-jayne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 High Street, Loughborough LE11 2PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 214585
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