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The Little Book Cafe

13-15 Hedingham Road | Halstead, Halstead CO9 2DA, England
+44 1787 475647
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Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“welsh rarebit” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
10:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
13-15 Hedingham Road | Halstead, Halstead CO9 2DA, England
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 9 November 2017

We called in here for a change and were very pleased. This cafe is small and intimate with only a few tables, but the staff were really pleasant and helpful. We had tea and cake, but there is also a good lunch menu. The quirkiness...More

Thank Peter E
Claire B, Owner at The Little Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a lovely review, thank you so much! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to The Little Book Cafe.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A friendly warm welcome awaits you at the book cafe and yummy treats. Dog friendly in the courtyard covered area

Thank Cheryl G
Claire B, Owner at The Little Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your super review, we really do appreciate it! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic cafe , food really tasty , nice seating area out back , staff very friendly , an asset to Halstead

Thank mikedjpreston
Claire B, Owner at The Little Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, we're glad you finally made it here and enjoyed your visit! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 15 September 2017

Visited yesterday (14/9/17) for lunch with my daughter. I chose an item from The Specials of a chicken, mushroom, spinach, truffle and swiss cheese toastie - OMG a sandwich to die for! Served with lovely fresh salad, crisps and coleslaw - absolutely yummy! This is...More

Thank Alison T
Claire B, Owner at The Little Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review and kind words. We're so glad you enjoyed your lunch at The Little Book Cafe. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Daily specials,freshly cooked. Courteous staff nothing too much trouble Chet ready to hear new recipes.

Thank Suep1954
Claire B, Owner at The Little Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit to The Little Book Cafe!

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit. This time we had the afternoon tea..which was lovely..a must for all who enjoy Afternoon Tea..supberb cakes..fresh tasty sandwiches and friendly ..polite ..attentive service..faultless ..

Thank LondonAmandaB
Claire B, Owner at The Little Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for another lovely review, we're so glad you tried and enjoyed the afternoon tea! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 24 August 2017

ONCE in a while you make a discovery. And once even less often you know you will return. So it is with the delightful Little Book Cafe. It is more than a cafe yet not a wine bar or bistro. And it makes no pretence...More

Thank TheTimberman
Claire B, Owner at The Little Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Wow, what a fabulous review, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely and detailed review. We're glowing with pride right now! We do hope you return soon.

Reviewed 21 August 2017

A lovely cosy cafe with a beautiful outside orangery seating area. lovely friendly and helpful staff great menu including gluten free options book and cake lovers heaven family friendly

Thank Mrs Rachel H
Claire B, Owner at The Little Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review, it's really lovely of you. We're glad you enjoyed your visit :-)

Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Braintree/Halstead area lacks good places to eat unless you want to frequent the regular 'chains' but this is a little gem. We had some friends visiting and, after some research, found this place. It is everything you could want for good food and drink...More

Thank neeps123
Claire B, Owner at The Little Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, we're so glad you discovered us and enjoyed your visit. We love being called a 'little gem'!! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great little place, loved the courtyard where we could take the dog very pretty. Very friendly staff.

Thank sue_w_3353
Claire B, Owner at The Little Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to The Little Book Cafe, well-behaved dogs are always welcome in the courtyard garden. Hope to see you soon.

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Anne Marie D
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Response from Claire B | Property representative |
Hello, yes, well-behaved dogs are welcome in our courtyard. We ask that you use the alleyway down the side of the cafe to get to the courtyard. It is covered and so rain proof! We hope to see you soon. Best wishes Claire... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13-15 Hedingham Road | Halstead, Halstead CO9 2DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Halstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 475647
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Description
Friendly little cafe serving homemade brunch, lunch and cakes.
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