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Harpers Caffe

7 Culver Street West, Colchester CO1 1JG, England
+44 1206 615707
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
7 Culver Street West, Colchester CO1 1JG, England
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasure to eat here, owner and staff are pleasant,polite and always have a smile. Cannot fault the food, cooked to order, nothing is too much trouble. We often visit Colchester and have eaten in many places, but would recommend , this surpasses many of...More

Thank jeancarter2017
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your tremendous review. We are extremely happy that you find 'Harpers caffe' a great find and that you are helping spread the word to everyone visiting Colchester. Once again Thank you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dropped in for a quick breakfast and read of the papers at about nine on a Saturday morning. The place was quiet. I ordered scrambled eggs with smoked salmon (£6) and a cup of Americano (about £2). The service was friendly and efficient. The...More

Thank William K
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It is always helpful when people are trying to find a good place to relax. As an independent caffe, you are always welcome to ask if you prefer your meal done a certain way and if we can do it...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

WOW What a great breakfast..bacon..scrambled eggs..sausage..tomatoes..beans..EXCELLENT..Other half had scrambled eggs on toast..best in Colchester.

Thank bigbarryEssex
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Thanks for your great review on our English Breakfast, this is one of our healthy options and extremely popular. We are grateful for letting all who view harpers caffe to know this.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

A nice little independent cafe on a high street full of faceless chain coffee shops. The decor is a bit dated but the food is freshly cooked/made. Upstairs seating area has a play area which is great for our 5 year old as we get...More

Thank Seajo_74
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you had a good experience at harpers caffe and letting everyone know about the secret childrens area upstairs, because it is not, but seems to be, as we would think more parents would enjoy the time to...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I love this cafe, I work down the road and I'm super fussy but this accounts for all of my needs!! Love it❤️

Thank Ami A
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thanks for your great review and taking the time to let others know about harpers caffe. These reviews help 'harpers' and potential clients come together.

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

todays Special..was stir fry with King Prawn..lovely rice and veg .with salad..EXCELLENT.Same warm welcome..lovely friendly staff..RECOMMENDED

2  Thank bigbarryEssex
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for your great feedback and I am happy you thoroughly enjoyed the special.

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Visited with family twice whilst on holiday in the area. We were looking for somewhere nice for lunch whilst shopping and sight seeing in Colchester. Mum and I are both Coeliac and noted they had some gluten free options advertised so went in. Staff were...More

2  Thank Jaime G
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you ladies for your great review. I am really happy you enjoyed the gluten free options at harpers. It was our pleasure to help you lovely ladies find the options you needed.

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Lovely mug of coffee at a reasonable price. The food is fresh and very well made. Well worth popping in if you are passing by.

Thank John M
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Harpers, it makes such a difference to help people in the area where to go.

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Always a warm friendly welcome..food always freshly cooked..homek made..staff helpful and polite..great food..great coffee

3  Thank bigbarryEssex
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you again for the great review. It was good to see you both again.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Harper's is a friendly cafe where you can get a decent cup of coffee and the best bacon sandwich in the world. But the best bit is the giant home cooked muffins. These are the best I've ever tasted. It also offers a wide variety...More

Thank Warlock19947
doug1962, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thank you for your great review. I agree the muffins are amazing. We appreciate the time it takes to write a review after a visit, so we are grateful for putting 'harpers caffe' out there.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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Average prices
USD 3 - USD 8
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Culver Street West, Colchester CO1 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 615707
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Description
An independent cafe serving breakfast, freshly made sandwiches, great coffee, jacket potatoes and lunches. Nice relaxing environment with children area upstairs.Gluten free options.
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