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Really Rather Good

31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
+44 1284 756181
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Proper tea (loose leaf), clotted Devon cream with scone, and excellent rasberry jam. Quick service, order at the counter and tea was brought to the table. Extra hot water was brought with the tray so we got 4 good cups of tea from a pot...More

Thank JamesBrown50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worst cappuccino I've ever had! 90% froth, one shot of espresso, therefore only half a cup of drinkable coffee. Not asked if I wanted chocolate on top either! Cheese scone was rubbery, best thing about it was the onion marmalade. Decor grubby and in need...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here before and it must have been good as hence why I came back the staff are always pleasant and very very accommodating and the food is amazing my poached eggs were probably one on the top of my list to try...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in here for a break, and wanted a snack and a drink. Quite crowded but we found a table in the smaller of the two spaces reserved for customers. It overlooked the Abbey Gates and the Angel Square. Reasonable selection of snacks on...More

Thank les s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Really Rather Good Coffee House is located close to and has a great view of Abbey Gate. You will enjoy a smashing coffee or should it be a Really Rather Good Coffee served by very pleasant staff. Probably the best Coffee in East Anglia!!

Thank Mr Harry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a quick visit to Bury St Edmunds we needed somewhere handy to meet family for a coffee and catch up. A delightful little cafe with a wide range of teas and coffees as well as snacks and meals. Not to mention the cakes too....More

Thank CaroleR9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here a few times now and it’s great to sit outside with a good coffee and watch the weird folk go by ;)

Thank Marc P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely lovely cafe with a great view towards the cathedral. If you like Tea served properly then this the place for you. Very impressive and delicious cake

Thank maggiegy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During some 'retail therapy' needed a break and found this lovely tearoom with pavement seating overlooking the square and large gatehouse to gardens. A warm welcome from the attentive staff. We had some good coffee and teas with some nice homemade cakes. Light lunches were...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely friendly staff. Very quick service. Scones are gorgeous!! Loads of seating. Really helpful with menu choice brown or white bread/wraps.

Thank tweezersEngland
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.14 km away
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.13 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 756181
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Really Rather Good is a premium coffee and tea house in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England. Our espresso beans are a special blend from 4 countries, and we invested in a grinder and espresso machine which are amongst the best available. Whether you're after an Americano, latte, cappuccino, mocha, cortado, flat white, affogato (ask us!), Espresso or ristretto, we're your first port of call.For tea lovers we have a range of exceptional loose leaf teas including English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Rooibos, Green, 7-fruit, Decaffeinated, Spearmint, Darjeeling, Jasmine or White tea. We also offer milk, ginger or white hot chocolate. To top it all off our homemade cakes (many Gluten Free!!)And light lunches (Gluten Free Wraps available) are interesting and extremely tasty. We also offer tasty breakfasts (Eggs Benedict, Scrambled Egg/Smoked Salmon as a well as porridge and granola). Best of all you can enjoy all of this whilst looking at the best view in Bury through our picture windows - straight out over Angel Square towards the Abbey Gardens and Cathedral.
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