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Waterfront Cafe

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Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England
+44 7886 508813
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went there for lunch. The staff were very down to Earth, chatty and helpful (we had a 1year old with us). We then finished. Out lunch with feeding the ducks.

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Thank sandlingsmrscutler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location does make this place what it is in a lovely spot by the fishing lake. We one here around once a month and always leave happy. Food is very good and of excellent value. My one critique is that they really need to get a card machine installed!

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Thank James M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My phone background is now a picture of their breakfast. It looks like a face. Experience life. Experience breakfast.

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Thank MarcSimmonds
Kettering, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We much enjoyed our breakfasts at the Waterfront Cafe. The food was quickly prepared and tasted very nice. We could refill our mugs of tea for free as we had had the meals. The staff were very helpful. The care was clean and warm. We liked the views across the lake.

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Thank jeremysfeedback
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Place has tried to go more up market and it's such a shame, atmosphere has changed and staff our miserable and rarely smile at you, it's definitely not what it used to be

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Thank Laila H
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Been here lots of times and only had coffee and cake this time but still a good experience. Coffee was good and cake delicious and great friendly service. Highly recommended.

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Thank John K
Amsterdam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Pleasant cafe overlooking a fishing lake, if it hadn't been tipping down with rain might have been able to enjoy the view. With a group of friends we all enjoyed our fry ups, servings were generous and the coffee was good. It was quite busy and was filling up for lunch time when we left, the fish and chips looked... More 

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Thank Alison S
Brandon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast, lovely location, dirty, sticky tables let the whole experience down.. Thought it was a little expensive..

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Thank Lageral999
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

What a difference from the old cafe! Absolutely brilliant. Food and drink good quality and reasonable prices, lovely clean modern cafe. Shame to advertise it as it is already very busy. Wide range of food from full English breakfast to a full roast, desserts. Good for fishing lake as well and they do take out and I think delivery to... More 

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Thank AJG46
Clacton On Sea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We arrived around 3.00pm and most of the food was unavailable as they close at 2.30. However, we were told we could still order what was available, after a couple of choices were refused we settled on a Lasagne and a Baked Potato. The food was amazing, the Lasagne was "melt in your mouth" and I have never had chips... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 7886 508813

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