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2-3 Rose & Crown Walk, Saffron Walden CB10 1JH, England
+44 1799 522892
09:00 - 16:30
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Sat - Sun 09:30 - 16:00
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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Popped in for lunch with my mother , what a mistake. Waited 15 minutes just to be presented with some really bad coffee, 10 minutes later when my mother made the mistake of questioning the rather long wait, the pretentious waitress in the most condescending manner possible pointed out a small sign that said there could be waits of up... More 

Thank Phil_C_1982
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic value for money cakes, scones and sandwiches were lovely very generous portions excellent service highly recommened

Thank Elliott M
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice food and staff very nice. Well worth a visit big portions a toasted tea cake very nice . Looking forward to visit again.

Thank dee_756
Level Contributor
28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 1 year old appreciated the bread to keep the hunger in check, the 4 year old appreciated the colouring to keep her entertained and I appreciated the gin taster at 11 am to keep my sanity eating out with 2 small kids (and a husband who ordered himself cake and the kids a sandwich, that was never going to... More 

Thank CarolinesPassport
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Cafe is long established and Wilkins & Sons influence is improving things. Sausage sandwich was very good improved by brown sauce. Possible re think on service/payment process might assist. Waitresses taking payment rather than going to cash desk is better although that would remove the opportunity for people to purchase other Wilkins & Co products which are conveniently placed there.... More 

Thank Chescaislovely
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here today and sat outside as fine weather. The staff were pleasant and the jacket potatoes we had were well cooked and nicely presented.

Thank Karen M
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
75 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch in this lovely tea room on Valentine's Day. The service was brilliant, lovely friendly staff & very prompt service, even though extremely busy. The food was fresh, plentiful and very tasty; we couldn't manage a piece of cake, unfortunately, as the choice available was mouth-wateringly wonderful! We will visit another day for a cream tea or tea &... More 

1 Thank Heyer100
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great cafe, delicious food and super friendly staff, very welcoming and the cakes are fantastic! Highly recommend.

1 Thank Max H
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Was really busy when we arrived and very noisy. The tables are placed at odd angles and are very close together. After a short wait we were given menus but not asked for our drinks order. When the waitress finally returned we ordered, then she snatched the menus away before I had a chance to even close it. The food... More 

Thank danilou21
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Went to this cafe today with my mother as used to visit all the time when it was Gluttons and loved it!! How times have changed ..... ordered a prawn sw on white which turned up on brown. No problem people make mistakes so sent it back with the huffy waitrese. The correct sw arrived and the prawns had freezer... More 

1 Thank Lisa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-3 Rose & Crown Walk, Saffron Walden CB10 1JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 522892

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?