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Bateman's Tower Cafe

Promenade Way | Essex, Brightlingsea CO7 0HH, England
+44 7807 208464
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (12 reviews)
“jacket spud” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Promenade Way | Essex, Brightlingsea CO7 0HH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dear god, does the fact that this place is number one in brightlingsea mean that there is NOTHING better on offer???More

Thank sehar2015
lisa-brown01, Owner at Bateman's Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm really sorry that you feel that it was deplorable at the cafe but you fail to say what was so awful? Maybe you could email me the exact problems (lisa-63@live.co.uk) We take great pride in the service we provide and always listening to what...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at the Cafe for a cup of tea as too early for lunch. Staff were very welcoming and served a lovely mug of tea. Lots of choice on the menu board. Very reasonably priced.

Thank Diane J
lisa-brown01, Owner at Bateman's Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review. Glad you enjoyed your cuppa and hope to see you again ๐Ÿ˜€

Reviewed 16 August 2017

its wholesome, its appealing, its certainly reasonably priced which is important when you have a family to feed, wide ranging menu which is freshly cooked and served to you usually with a smile, staff are lovely and its kept clean and tidy, its their livlyhood,...More

Thank denisharvey
lisa-brown01, Owner at Bateman's Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely - informative review Dennis ๐Ÿ˜€

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view and very friendly staff, welcome place to go after a dog walk and always water available for the furry fellas! Sausages and bacon not the best but good service and prices and the beautiful view keep us coming back for more..... maybe the...More

Thank Emma P
lisa-brown01, Owner at Bateman's Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for the lovely review and we always welcome customer input ๐Ÿ˜€

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Entertaining friends for a brunch, this Cafรฉ on the beach/promenade was an excellent choice. We use it regularly for breakfast but this was nearer lunch time and although packed with customers the service was fast with freshly cooked food and drinks made whilst we waited...More

Thank JacsandDave
lisa-brown01, Owner at Bateman's Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely review We are glad you enjoyed your lunch and time spent with friends ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Bearing in mind this is a relatively small eatery on the front at Brightlingsea it has a large menu with plain but enjoyable food at reasonable prices.

Thank swfjambo
lisa-brown01, Owner at Bateman's Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I went to Bateman's Tower Cafe today and had a wonderful late breakfast. This cost ยฃ5.50 and included: 2 slices of bacon, sausage, egg, beans, mushrooms , toast and bread and butter plus hot drink. This was well worth the money and was hot and...More

Thank Dandiedo
lisa-brown01, Owner at Bateman's Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you Dandiedo for the lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your breakfast and of course a lovely Kelly's ice cream ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Reviewed 1 July 2017

There is a wide choice of snacks and light lunches. I chose a prawn jacket spud and thoroughly enjoyed it. The venue is a lovely spot right on the sea edge. The staff were friendly and even though they were really busy we didn't have...More

Thank Cherie K
lisa-brown01, Owner at Bateman's Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you Cherie for the lovely review We are glad you enjoyed your meal and our lovely location Regards Lisa ๐Ÿ˜€

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Brightlingsea simply wouldn't be the same without it. Great food, great value, great location. Bateman's Cafe has a charm all its own!

Thank Lance E
lisa-brown01, Owner at Bateman's Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Wow thank you Lance for the fantastic review ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜„

Reviewed 14 June 2017

l Iove this Timber Blue Painted Cafe..( The Blue Cafe) Too me the is a very big part of both Brightlingsea and my Beach experience.. They are in the summer a very busy.. Ice Creams and drinks and lots of Snack Foods.. There are places...More

Thank stormchaser2017
lisa-brown01, Manager at Bateman's Tower Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for the lovely review That really is nice and we love that we are a small part of the Brightlingsea experience Hope you had a lovely day ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿฆโ˜€๏ธ

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Amanda W
15 May 2017|
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Response from NickHC | Reviewed this property |
No but there are some public ones about a hundred yards away by the car park
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Carole D
2 April 2017|
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Response from lisa-brown01 | Property representative |
Hi Carole. We cook from 9-5 the whole menu. I haven't added the menu to tripadvisor yet but is something I need to do. We serve breakfasts, Baps, toasties, panini, jacket potatoes, scampi & chips, Burgers, cheesy chips... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USDย 5 - USDย 8
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Promenade Way | Essex, Brightlingsea CO7 0HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Brightlingsea
  • Phone Number: +44 7807 208464
  • E-mail
Description
We offer a varied menu all freshly prepared from sandwiches including toasties to Full (all day) English Breakfasts, Jacket Potato's, Paninis, Salads, Breakfast Baps and Burgers, Children's meals and light snacks We have the largest selection of Kelly's of Cornwall ice cream in Brightlingsea with 22 fabulous flavours without forgetting the delicious Kelly's whip ice cream We cater for all your beach needs from buckets and spades to crabbing lines There is also a small selection of gifts to take back for the memories
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