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Harpers Caffe

7 Culver Street West, Colchester CO1 1JG, England
+44 1206 615707
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (12 reviews)
“chicken kebab” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 Culver Street West, Colchester CO1 1JG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely lunch at reasonable price. Staff are always friendly and attentive so a great place for solo snack

Thank Lyn073
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are really thankful that you enjoy coming to 'harpers caffe' and have taken the time to give us a great review and doing so lets other potential customers know about us. Really appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent slimming breakfast today at the friendly Harper’s Caffe. First visit but will be returning soon.

1  Thank Tracy B
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your great review and are really glad you enjoyed the slimmer friendly breakfast. We look forward to seeing you again. It is really appreciated that you took the time to let travellers know about 'harpers caffe'.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for a meal with the other half and had a full English breakfast. Great food at a very good price and the service was amazing. Defiantly got to give it a try. We were met with a very warm welcome. Both of us...More

1  Thank Toby S
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. It is always appreciated that people take the time to let other potential customers find the ideal place for them to relax and enjoy like 'Harpers Caffe'. Really happy you let me know of your review on exiting and...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a quick coffee..it is the only place in Colchester that serves decent black coffee..service as always was very friendly..everything snacks..meals..breakfasts excellent..great value for money..great atmosphere.

1  Thank bigbarryEssex
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Great to see you again and thank you for your great review. It is people like you who help get harpers caffe on the global map. Thanks again.

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I have been to this cafe twice now as I rarely visit Colchester and I think it is excellent. The staff are helpful and eager to please - rare these days - and the food which, yes, you may well find in other cafes (why...More

Thank Paula T
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you for your amazing review, we are so glad you enjoy coming to harpers caffe when you visit Colchester. This also helps people visiting to find the right establishment for them.

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

What a lovely breakfast..and healthy..the way it is cooked..no grease..all tasty..scrambled eggs..Bacon..sausage.etc..all done in a healthy way..other half had scrambled eggs and toast..great service from Doug and his team..excellent value for money..and the best coffee anywhere..STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.

Thank bigbarryEssex
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you for your great review. We always are thankful for the time its takes to write a review and appreciate your time in doing so. Really glad you enjoyed our healthy breakfast option and it was great seeing you again.

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend decided to go into Harper’s Caffe today and were met with a terrible experience. My Girlfriend asked for 1 pot of tea which me and her could have between us to which the guy behind the counter replied, “1 pot of...More

1  Thank Matthew I
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

On the face of this I would agree with you, but your girlfriend ordered one tea ( we don't do pots) on the busiest weekend of the month. I did ask at the time, 'just tea for one?' and she replied yes. This is when...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Harpers is a great little café, and becoming very popular. We love coming here. The food isn't fussy or complicated...just good honest grub. We love the breakfast menu but the toasted sandwiches, jacket potatoes and salads are just as good. They do a lovely chicken...More

1  Thank MrandMrsG2005
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review harpers caffe colchester. We are extremely happy you like our exstensive selection and great Italian coffee. This really helps other people chose the right destination for their trip to Colchester. Many thanks.

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I visited Harpers today for the first time. It was amazing! I had the chicken kebab with rice and salad and thoroughly enjoyed it. Would definitely recommend...

Thank BichonLt
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your great review and we are glad you enjoyed one of our most popular dishes. These reviews really help others, especially when choosing a independent business to support. Look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Whilst shopping in Colchester..popped in for a coffee..the owner Doug was not about when we arrived..but the girls gave us a warm welcome..as always the coffees were excellent..so much better than the chain stores..very good value food and coffees..then Doug appeared and came to say...More

Thank bigbarryEssex
Douglas H, Owner at Harpers Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you again for your great review after visiting us after your winter vacation in the sun. It was great to catch up on yourselves and I was really happy to hear the girls looked after you both well. Thanks again for popping in on...More

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thanks for the question?? yes they are amazing
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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