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12 Northgate Street, Ipswich IP1 3DB, England
+44 1473 221252
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
12 Sep 2015
“TaTa to RaRas - now CLOSED”
31 Jul 2015
“Ice Cream! So much Ice Cream”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner
12 Northgate Street, Ipswich IP1 3DB, England
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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Was walking past and sad to see this independent American diner RaRa's boarded up with a sign on the door saying they have closed for good from 5.30pm on 31 August. 2015. They thanked their former patrons for their custom.

2  Thank BoytonBoyAbroad
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Me and my friends visit somewhat frequently the staff are always friendly and non intrusive and to be honest the prices are fair. For a sundae it will most likely set you back about £5 and considering the size of some of them that's more...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Went for a sweet treat today and my first time to RaRa's. Could not believe the sundae selection but best bit was definitely being able to pick anything to make your own! Reasonably priced and sundae size just right, not too much or too little!...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Just got back from a lovely lunchtime trip to here. This is the first time that I have been here and my and three friends and one baby all turned up not sure what to expect. They dont have a website which is quite off...More

Thank IpswichMrsA
Reviewed 14 June 2015

I have been to RaRa's around 4 times the first time I have always had the ice cream sundae '' build me up buttercup'' which is delicious, you got quite a lot and I personally think that the ice cream, toppings etc are good quality....More

1  Thank Mia D
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

I love the 50s theme and the music is always good. The waffles, pancakes and sundaes are all really delicious! The ice cream is yummy and there is a wide range of flavours and toppings (brownies are good!). Service is always good. Milkshakes are really...More

1  Thank Claire R
Reviewed 26 March 2015

You can pretty much personalise anything on the menu! I had waffles with white chocolate chunk ice cream with orea's crumbled on top - it was georgeous! Everything is great from the food to the decor, a really cool and unique place for lunch

2  Thank Alex A
Reviewed 24 March 2015

went here the weekend for 1st time & was quite excited but to be honest wasnt nothing special....the ice cream is cheap ice cream & its very expensive for what you get. glad we went just to try it out but doubt we will go...More

Thank gems666
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Very nice desserts and milk shakes. went here a few months ago, in the summer, nice place to come in and cool down with some ice cream. The waitresses are dressed all vintage, and it has a very 50s diner feel to it, which is...More

1  Thank miss_lozza
Reviewed 16 December 2014

It is a nice place, i took my young daughter, but VERY expensive for what it is and limited choices on the menu, it is not somewhere to go for lunch as it is only 'treat foods'

1  Thank 19Blue90
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
American, Diner
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Northgate Street, Ipswich IP1 3DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 221252
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