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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” (49 reviews)
“cakes” (70 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 George Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1EW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great and cozy place.Friendly ,attentive service and delicious cakes.What else do you need? Will definitely come back

2  Thank tom222ee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best cafes in town - delicious fresh produce. The salads are incredible and very generous portions. We also love the breakfasts - amazing scrambled eggs and the bread is so tasty. It's expensive compared to other places in town but worth it...More

Thank Gillmo1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place, cakes are amazing. Drawn in by the scones in the window. Had a beetroot & goats cheese tart with sakad, olives & Sun dried tomatoes.followed by a really zingy lemon meringue tart. Really enjoyed it. It is a little pricey but you can...More

Thank gilld221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch with my 4 year old daughter today. I was disappointed at having to pay £5.99 for her scrambled eggs and £3 for a shortbread biscuit for her. I had a tartlet which was admittedly good, but was accompanied by gritty salad (i.e. not...More

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe CouCou is great for a catch up with friends. The food is excellent so is the ambience and the service is exemplary. However the food is a tad expensive but overall is worth it.

Thank Josh G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Photographs can't do justice to the wonderful food coming out of the kitchens from this deceptively wonderful little cafe. So that's why I'm not bothering to post my photograph of our prawn and marie-rose doorstep sandwiches, served on a choice of breads with a choice...More

Thank Delius17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing scones in the window is what drew us in! We had a light lunch but heavier and more filling lunch are available. We shared one of those scones, as with most cake they looked better than they tasted as it was a bit hard...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Spread over two floors this cafe is usually very busy and it can be hard for those with a buggy or in a wheelchair to find/ access a seat. The food is delicious (although not much choice if you have dairy / egg allergies which...More

Thank Caroline J
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is the best coffee shop that we have ever visited & whenever we are in Saffron Walden we pop in for our coffee break. We always receive a genuinely warm welcome whenever we enter the café, as do all their customers. We have tried...More

1  Thank waller50
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Spotted excellent cafe reviews on trip advisor so found Cafe Coucou. Super friendly service, delicious food of a mushroom and Stilton salad on focaccia and smoked salmon sandwich. Food was excellent, tasty and plentiful. Cakes, pies and bread looked so appetising. Highly recommend a visit...More

1  Thank Ruth F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
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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