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Caffe Sala

5 Eld Lane, Colchester CO1 1LS, England
07999 310086
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (50 reviews)
“panini” (6 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Eld Lane, Colchester CO1 1LS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The massive cakes 🎂 which catch your eyes from the window do actually taste as good as they look. Added into the mix, they give you monster portions and have gluten and vegan choices makes for many return visits. The toilet is clean and is...More

Thank Buttonly
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful find. I had a little pot of tea and a vegan cake. Lovely. The staff are fabulous amazing girls. Happy very hard working, attentive and i' d employ them in a heart beat. Even better if they did Dandelion Root coffee.

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good Café with a formidable atmosphere, and ambience. The selection of cakes is diverse with everything from vegan cakes to ordinary traditional ones. Moreover, over the selections of hot and cold drink come in every styles and flavours, and they also have a...More

Thank NatureSpirit13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here for a coffee and to try their cake board. The cakes were very nice and good value (4 cakes for £10). I had a latte and my wife had a pot of tea (fresh tea in a teapot with...More

Thank fuzzydunl0p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here several times and is my partners favourite place in Colchester for a coffee and a snack. They have a great supply of dairy free and gluten free cakes that are to die for. I recommend the mint Oreo or snickers cakes...More

Thank Jenna F
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Eight of us, three generations, had a delicious meal in a comfortable room to ourselves, next to the child friendly space. Toys, books and a large chalk board ensured the children were happy whilst the adults enjoyed time together. Delicious food and charming service.

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a coffee break while visiting Colchester. Good quality coffee and the homemade cakes are stunning. Wasn't until I was half way through I realised it was all vegan and gluten free, amazing! I'd seriously consider changing diet if I could eat like...More

2  Thank sharkey777
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner had cake and coffee . Absolutely beautiful. We really enjoyed..great little find in the heart of colchester.

1  Thank norfolkjo
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We liked the look of this cafe and decided to give it a try. A lukewarm reception was followed by instructions on where we would find the menu. This was fine however there was no indication of an ordering process. We found a table which...More

Thank 218allanf
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This place is so lovely the staff are so friendly. The coffee is pure bliss and the cakes are divine, I come here regularly for coffee and sometimes cake which is almost always Vegan. Though not vegan myself I do appreciate when places like this...More

1  Thank Charred-Lariat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Eld Lane, Colchester CO1 1LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: 07999 310086
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