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Adnams Cafe

4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England
+44 1502 725612
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Still as good as ever for food. Veg breakfast was lovely and gets better every time we visit. Service great with a wide expansive menu for the non meat eater. Coffee was spot on to.

Thank AlunP101
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A splendid place to stop for a coffee break, coffee served in a good sized mug and the scones are always a different flavour. Also a great shop to visit.

Thank holtimes
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the coffee shop for a break and were not disappointed. The coffee and tea was hot and welcoming and the sausage roll extremely tasty. We sat ourside in the courtyard which was lovely except for the two children who were annoying most customers on...More

Thank littlegracie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch and was pleasantly surprised by the food. Lots of choice full of flavours and presented lovely. Order at the till and take a table and it's all brought to you. Few Adams drinks etc to have whilst your there...More

Thank ForeverKatie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice food the veggie breakfast was superb smokey beans yummy !very pleasant staff nice and roomy all in all definitely recommended

Thank William R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Less pretentious than most of Southwold the Cafe and adjoining shop offer a nice little retreat. The staff were pleasant and the place was clean, it was also nice to be able to sit inside the large old copper brewing tanks that are a nice...More

Thank Antdude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a shame I have some negatives about this place. It is quite obvious they go to some trouble to use good quality produce that is locally sourced. BUT I just cant bring myself to eat food (sausage rolls, pastries, and cakes) within inches of...More

Thank Johnthefish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming here for years the food is amazing , there beers are on offer along with local cider, the food is local

Thank Tracey L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had good food here, well put together light lunches with generously sized portions and an excellent salad dressing (which really did lift the food above average) but the ambience of the eating area was not conducive to relaxation or efficiency of service. It is...More

Thank parisienne61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a visit with a small group. Some of them went off for the tour around the brewery (£15 a head), while some of us relaxed in the cafe and enjoyed visiting the shop. Good service, pleasant staff and delicious freshly prepared food. Much enjoyed...More

Thank Tim B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England (Formerly Adnams Cellar and Kitchen Store)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 725612
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The Adnams Café offers a stunning location to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Southwold. Enjoy freshly baked breads and cakes, fresh salads and soups and hot meals all served to your table by our friendly staff. Take the opportunity to relax on seating areas created using the old copper stills from the brewery or outside in our picturesque courtyard. And if you needed more incentive to visit then there's free Wifi too!
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