Bracknell Forest is a fantastic place for independent café’s in and around the town centre.

Whether you’re taking a day trip with the kids or a relaxing Saturday afternoon with friends, a coffee and a great atmosphere cannot be matched.

Here are the five independent café’s throughout Bracknell Forest famous for their fantastic coffees, brunches and cakes.

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Cup of Rosie’s

Rating: 5 stars

Cup of Rosie’s located in Easthampstead Works in Bracknell town centre is a centre filled with independent businesses and cafes.

Offering freshly made cakes, brownies and freshly brewed coffee, the café caters for everyone from laptoppers, children and arranged group outings and meetings.

It prides itself for it’s community involvement with other businesses across Bracknell and mental health groups which take place every week. This includes members of the Happiness Hub for Bracknell.

One customer said: “Lovely space hidden away on the edge of The Lexicon. Lots of space with table and chairs and sofa areas. Nice atmosphere and very friendly welcome. Had coffees and freshly baked pain au raisins which were yummy!”


Fernygrove Farm

Rating: 4 and a half stars

This farm shop and café is located in the beautiful family run farm located in Warfield.

Famous for their all day breakfast with ingredients taken straight from the farm and farm shop. Head to Fernygrove and taste their award winning sausages and dry cured bacon which will also be available to buy in their farm shop.

Afternoon tea includes sweet treats, homemade tea cakes or cakes served up with expertly brewed coffee.

Both the farm and café is owned by husband and wife James and Charlotte Quinn.

A past customer said on Trip Advisor said: “After walking our dog at Frost Folly we stopped in for a cuppa and a bacon sandwich. The staff were so kind and cleared the ice off the table outside and brought out seat cushions so we could sit outside with our dog.

“We were quickly brought out a pot of tea for two followed by the most amazing bacon sandwich!”

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Lakeview Café

Rating Four and a half stars

Lakeview café is nestled between 3 lakes in the award-winning Berkshire Fisheries in Winkfield.

The lakeside view and outdoor sitting area is stunning during a beautiful morning and afternoon in the Autumnal sun.

This café is often a happy surprise to stumble over by chance on a countryside walk.


A review on Trip Advisor said: “The most beautiful traditional cafe, amazing staff and an overall wonderful experience. We call it the “Nan experience.

“We both lost over beloved Nans and it’s the perfect place for those childhood memories of Nan making you food, bringing you the extras, loving kind ladies who will go above and beyond to see a smile on your face and food in your tummies! We will always return!”

Another past customer said: “Beats a McDonald’s KFC and Burger King the food is great. More than I could eat served with a smile and nothing a problem.

“Will be back for sure also forgot to mention value for money without doubt”


Robyn’s Nest

Rating: Four stars

This independent café in Moss End Garden Village offers a range of lunch, brunches and afternoon teas.

For children there is a small play area whilst you sit back and relax in this friendly haven with great food.

One reviewer said: “OK This is a cafe in a garden centre but you get what you pay for and this little venue was very good.

“This isn't a top end restaurant, but the food was excellent and the service was efficient and speedy. I will certainly be back.”


The Foxes Den Community Café

Rating: Four and a half stars

This is a community café for everyone in the heart of Binfield, Berkshire.

With great coffee, fantastic atmosphere and a host of activities it would be perfect for families with small children or home workers wanting to get some fresh air.

Fox’s Den share the building with Binfield Parish and also have a lovely outdoor children’s area.

A customers said: “Been here a few times whilst doing work in the area so handy to have a local drop in spot that is clean and friendly. Don't expect express service here they take their time but it's a nice place to chill for a while.

Another added: “Easy access adjacent to Binfield school with parking outside. Selection of hot snacks like jacket potatoes and toasties. Selection of hot and cold drinks, plus cakes and biscuits.

“Great stop if out walking. Dog friendly and easy access for push buggies and wheelchairs. Inside and outside seating for all weathers. A must if in the area,”