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Waterfront Diner

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Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England
07:00 - 15:00
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been coming here for years and the building may have changed for the better the food hasn't. It is well priced well presented and tastes amazing. The staff are great. It is busy as very popular but as I come here every week I have never found that I have no where to sit after I have ordered... More 

Thank Danielle C
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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426 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here for breakfast. Fairly busy inside. Chose the big breakfast. Basic seating but with nice views across the lake. Some outside seating which would be nice on a sunny day. Breakfast arrived fairly quickly, served by a very hard working and friendly waiter. The food was superb and ranks as one of the best ever. Good friendly service, reasonably... More 

Thank daveinkent44
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time we visited, on the search for somewhere new to go, we cut it fine time-wise as having been open from an early hour they close at 3. We planned to have the breakfast, but arriving with about 30 minutes to go meant some features of the breakfast had run out. No matter, we were offerred a generous... More 

Thank Ian J
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't dress up. Don't expect white linen tablecloths and silver service. This is not a restaurant with pretensions - just an honest diner/cafe serving excellent food in generous portions! (Our fish and chips were cooked to perfection.) The atmosphere is buzzing and the staff are friendly and efficient. The location alongside the fishing lake is great and when the weather... More 

Thank George B
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met up with a friend of mine for a catch up on Monday. We were not sure where to go but after looking at all the menus of the restaurants on the dock we decided on the waterfront as their set menu seemed quite tasty and varied at a good price . Now I have been to the waterfront on... More 

Thank helenletitia21
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is one of our favourite places for good fresh cooked food at very reasonable prices and portions are very generous. I find the small breakfast is more than enough for myself and my wife is a ceoliac 9 gluten and egg free but she has no problem with ordering her food and the staff are very up on cross... More 

Thank Roger C
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast at a very reasonable price. They are open early and stay open until 3 pm for breakfast. The staff are very friendly and the service is impeccable

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Nice environment, good friendly service and a very tasty full (and large) english breakfast. Prices very reasonable. Only slight gripe was coffee, which was good, but not quite up to the standards of the food. Still well worth a visit

Thank spencerdavies2017
Hale, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Nice breakfast. Veggie breakfast available. Very reasonable and great service. Would visit again for sure

Thank samirs64
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

WE use this excellent Cafe often, but took our neighbours for the first time, driving from Martlesham for a BIRTHDAY TREAT, they were so so impressed.....THe Breakfast is EXCELLENT, we only had a small one and that to us was large.....Cooked to perfection, service excellent as usual, in all a great start to the morning.....Thank you all, WELL DONE......two more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +447576456229

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?