Coffee + Kitchen + Cocktails… Recently voted one of 'The Independent’s’ top 50 coffee shops in the UK. They use Suffolk based roaster Butterworth’s beans, and offer loose leaf teas and great homemade food. Ask Harvey, Carmen or Dan about the technology behind the brew, you’ll be amazed at the care they take to create the perfect cup for every customer.
Ipswich’s fi rst family-orientated vegetarian café. Bikes more than welcome – you can even buy one here. A unique café with relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Great for children of any age with Lego, toys, drawing stuff and magazines – and newspapers for the adults. Heaps of activities, from baby yoga to a knitting group.
Open Monday to Saturday.
17 Tower Street,
Check on Facebook – La Tour Cycle Café.
Winner of the EADT food and drink awards for Best Café 2016. Coffee house with its own four-bean, house blend. They also source, monthly, single-origin guest coffees. Great food, too. Occasional events on offer – check website for details: applaud-coffee.co.uk
Open Monday to Friday 8.30am-4pm; Saturday 9.30am-4.30pm. 19 Saint Peter’s Street, Ipswich
Their Cafés are popping up all over Suffolk. You can find them in Bury St Edmunds, Framingham and Hadleigh. You can expect a generous regularsize cup of coffee from a range of six house coffees – from morning coffee to a full-shot, whole coffee bean.
51 Abbeygate St,
Bury Saint Edmunds
Southwold café and artisan bakery - one of their sourdough starters is 200 years old.
88 High St, Southwold, IP18 6DP
01502 726 120
The emphasis is on tea, comfort, old-world charm and service with proper cups and saucers. It is not imperative that you book, but it can get busy at weekends, holiday periods and the racing season.
Call 01638 667064 to reserve.
Open Tuesday to Saturday
8.30am-5pm; Sunday 10am-4pm.
18 Old Station Road,
Newmarket CB8 8DN.
Popular bakery/café in the village of Orford with amazing sourdough bread and Monmouth coffee – so worth the detour.
Open Wednesday to Friday 9am-4pm (lunch 12-3pm; coffee and tea until 3.30pm); Saturday 9am-4pm; Sunday 10am-4pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday.
1 Pump Street,
A bit off the beaten track. A really great selection of coffees and teas, perfectly brewed from a really knowledgeable team of coffee and cocktail advocates. There’s a stripped down, ‘Instagram’ vibe about the place.
7 Guildhall Street,
Bury St Edmunds,
Monday 08.00 – 18:00
Tuesday – Thursday 08.00 – 22.00
Friday – Saturday 08.00 – 23.00
Alcohol from Midday Cocktails from 5pm