The Chai Tea House

Overall rating: 2.0 stars 2 Reviews
Small vegetarian cafe with vegan options. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic
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First Review by Vegangelist
hasbal
hasbal
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vegetarians only

2 Posted on 01 / 29 / 2014

This cafe was disappointing on 2 fronts. The lack of any vegan options and the particularly rude service from one staff member and the owners.

It is a lovely little cafe with a particularly pretty outdoor court area. The problem was patrons smoking and it did invade the indoor seating as well. This was really annoying and disappointing that management allowed it.

We found the young chap who eventually served us as friendly and professional and made particularly good soy flat whites.

The young French(?) waitress was rude and completely disinterested in providing any possible options or accommodations. She also ignored us when we first came in.

In nuce, great coffee and setting, patchy staff manners and smoking policy. If you want a vegan meal, I suggest you try somewhere else.

Pros: setting , coffee
Cons: lack of vegan options, smoking policy, staff manners/service
Vegangelist
Vegangelist
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  • vegan

OK for vegetarians, not great for vegans.

2 Posted on 01 / 09 / 2014

I would expect any vegetarian eating place to have a reasonable number of vegan options. The Chai Tea House had some lovely looking wraps, etc in their cabinet, so we had high hopes, even though nothing was marked as vegan, there or on their menu. When we inquired about vegan options, we received blank looks from the man on the counter. He discussed the situation with his colleague, and we were offered "rice pudding and a salad".
If you're a rice pudding afficionado, this is the place for you, however we wanted something more substantial so we hot-footed it down the road to the Driving Creek Cafe, which was WONDERFUL, and I suggest, if you want a vegan meal, you do the same.

Pros: Nice location, Bustling
Cons: Not good for vegans.

 

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