MANY of us are seriously missing spending time catching up with a friend over tea and cake at of one of the many cosy cafés Slough has to offer.

The town provides so much variety, from popular chains to unique independent coffee shops - and some are available during lockdown through delivery.

Below are the top five rated independent cafés in the town, according to Google ratings and reviews.

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1. Piezanos Coffee & Pie, Colnbrook

Piezanos Coffee & Pie

Piezanos Coffee & Pie

Rated five stars on Google, Piezanos serve all the cakes and coffees you could think of - and is clearly a popular local gem.

One review reads: "Without doubt the best pie 'n' coffee stop around.

"The only 5* coffee n pie shop that we know and we visit a lot of pie shops.

"Seriously friendly atmosphere too. Spot on."

The café is currently open for take aways.

2. Three Tuns Cafe, Bath Road

The Three Tuns

The Three Tuns

Another popular choice with locals, The Three Tuns serves all the café classics and has a Google rating of 4.5 stars.

One Google review reads: "Best cafe food in town.

"We have been going here for 10 years.

"They are super friendly. Great customer service!

"Food is amazing and big portions. You won't regret your visit."

Deliveries are available through lockdown via Uber Eats.

3. William's Cafe, Grays Road

Williams Cafe

William's Cafe

Another rated 4.5 stars, William's Cafe is available for take away.

One recent review says: "Great food and service. Very friendly and supportive people. Love going there."

4. Head Chef, Farnham Road

Head Chef

Head Chef

Head Chef is described online as a "kid-friendly coffee shop serving delicious pastries and coffee", and is available via Uber Eats.

It;s also rated 4.5 stars.

One reviewer said: "Great place been going there for years if something is wrong with your food they will put it right, very child friendly, well done to staff they are the best, good food, good atmosphere and they work very hard, best cafe in Slough."

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5. Gino's, Slough High Street

Ginos, Slough

Gino's, Slough

Gino's serves breakfast, panini, omelette and salads, along with freshly made sandwiches and rolls.

It is also rated 4.5 stars on Google, and has some glowing reviews.

One said: "Gino's is a great cafe, excellent food and friendly service from Gino and staff.

"The best breakfast in town!"

Gino's is available for takeaways.