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Cafe Coucou

17 George Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1EW, England
+44 1799 513863
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (57 reviews)
“scones” (43 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 George Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1EW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadnt visited Saffron Waldon for a few years, but on returning recently I visited Cafe Cou Cou again for a wonderful cream tea. I just wish we had eaten lunch there to (my other review on another venue isn't so complimentary). Cafe Cou Cou...More

Thank RKanga123
Reviewed 1 week ago

In need of some refreshments at 4.30pm, before driving a two hour journey home, and having been turned away from two other teashops because they were about to close, we could not have had a warmer welcome than we received at Cafe Coucou. Nothing was...More

Thank Hilary H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for an ice cream. Cafe looked cosy and friendly. Cakes were staring at me but it was too hot today and I didn’t feel like eating.

Thank Jenise L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the delicious pecan pie and gorgeous Bakewell tart with our coffees last visit. Always good service and amazing food whether savoury or sweet. My favourite place for tea or coffee in Saffron Walden.

1  Thank carotyr
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We visited here as a couple for just a cup of tea and a cake. Staff were friendly and efficient. Tea and cake were fairly average and quite pricey. Maybe it was the time of day ( about an hour before closing) but the scones...More

Thank teresawells2014
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I’ve visted this cafe on many occasions and am always blown away with the vartity of produce on offer. Everything is made on the premises and quality and portions are amazing. I love the scrambled eggs on freshly baked sourdough, yummy! Very friendly Efficient service...More

Thank winniemay2
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I visit this café approx. every 2-3 weeks. Today's order was poor. Very small portion (most unlike them) and the wrong cake was provided. 3 out of 4 of us weren't happy with our order as described/size.

Thank Nodster
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Great menu, but slow slow slow! Slow to be seated, slow to take order, slow to bring drinks, slow to be served food. Not fair to blame staff, so the owner needs to step up and address this!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Don't know why but I haven't eaten here for a while. We decided to grab a latish lunch and had no trouble getting a table just after 1pm on a weekday. A modest range of good quality food was on offer (which I find preferable...More

Thank AndyMcGonegal
Reviewed 30 April 2018

By far the best and most interesting food in town. It's our go to place and nothing else in town betters it for light bites.

Thank Malcolm M
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25 January 2018|
Response from James J | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so but I’m sure if you tried they may let you as a favour 👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 George Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 513863
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