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51 Gainsborough Street, Babergh District CO10 2ET, England
+44 1787 373919
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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51 Gainsborough Street, Babergh District CO10 2ET, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

David very wisely decided to open on Sunday morning (Christmas Eve) Popped in for a cup of coffee and croissant, a lovely start to our festivities Brilliant coffee as usual, delicious croissants and service by David just fantastic.....even got a Christmas kiss! Hopefully David will...More

Thank R A
David T, Owner at David's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy new year and thank you. I will work on the Sunday thing x

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick coffee and a bite to eat. Fantasy I building, lovely staff. The soup was delicious and homemade (red pepper and sweet potato) very happy!

1  Thank Jonny D
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Having moved away from Sudbury nearly thirty years ago on a return visit we wandered through the town centre and surrounding streets and in need of a pit stop chose here. Friendly welcome and relaxed environment we enjoyed tea & coffee along with an afternoon...More

1  Thank Ray P
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Frequent visitor to this restful cafe. Friendly family service, excellent coffees and good food. Plenty of reading material.

1  Thank hjmorgan2017
Reviewed 9 November 2017

PLEASE IGNORE THE NEGATIVE COMMENTS What is there not to like about David's? Found this little haven a couple of years ago and have never had a bad experience Food is wonderful and such good value, coffee is divine - just how we like it...More

2  Thank R A
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

First visit. Strange atmosphere - felt as though I had walked into someone’s house in error. Ordered a pork and beef burger which arrived barely warm - and nearly raw. Was offered a replacement but as short on time, declined. Would accept this as an...More

4  Thank Satisco
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We were visiting nearby Chappel and took the train to Sudbury in the hope of finding a nice independent coffee house for coffee and cake. We found just that, here at David's. At last a place where adults only can relax and not have screaming,...More

2  Thank ceilsyc
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The Cornish breakfast is simple yet perfect. The creamiest, perfectly seasoned scrambled eggs, bacon so delicious it had to have been bred by angels, and hot, buttered sourdough bread which had been warmed in bacon fat before serving. It genuinely was the best breakfast I...More

2  Thank Andrea G
David T, Owner at David's, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

I am not sure I deserve such a delightful review - Thank you and for god's sake don't tell your friends!

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee & bite to eat with my husband, and really pleased we did! Lovely service, and great food! I thought the 'child free' policy was a great idea as Sudbury has numerous coffee shops where children can go!!! I'm not 'anti children',...More

3  Thank Bibby55
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Davids is a beautiful cafe aimed at adults, for adults to enjoy a quiet atmosphere without interruptions from little ones- they are not anti children, they just believe that some people enjoy a quiet coffee without interruptions. Previous bad reviews are from people who don't...More

2  Thank Cathy P
David T, Owner at David's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you, Your review says everything about what we strive to be.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Gainsborough Street, Babergh District CO10 2ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 373919
A continental coffee shop for grown ups! The best coffee, fine scrambled egg, home made cakes, warm croissants and a warmer welcome.
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