Cafe Alba (Reading) Reviews
Newest Review: ... dog could serve better coffee (actually, my dog CAN serve better coffee, she really is very talented!). I have suffered all sorts of poor cappuccino, those with too much froth, not enough froth, cold milk, burnt milk, weak coffee, bitter coffee, the list is endless (what can I say, I drink a lot of coffee!) So what goes wrong? Well, I'd better start with what a cappuccino is. Now, I'm sure I'm teaching you all how to suck eggs, as my gran used to say, but bare with me. The vast majority of the aforementioned barristas say true cappuccino is made... more
Customer Cafe Alba (Reading) Reviews (1)
by - written on 08/03/01, updated on 10/03/01 (Very useful, 52 readings)
After a particularly abysmal effort one wet, cold Tuesday morning, my quest began. It was a quest born of frustration, and it has taken me the length and breadth of the country. I have travelled over mountain and through dale (well, between London, Berkshire and Manchester anyway!), undergone great hardship, extremes of temperature and malnutrition (I travelled by Virgin Trains), risked physical harm by great, lumbering and unpredictable animals (or, put another way England fans at Birmingham New Street Station) all to fulfil my goal, to find the perfect cappuccino! The Tuesday morning in question I had just purchased a cappuccino from a coffee bar in Reading ... Read the complete review
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