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Lime Tree Cafe

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1 Buttermarket, Stowmarket IP14 1EB, England (Formerly Cafe 1)
+44 1449 774996
08:00 - 17:00
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not the best cafe in the world but certainly not the worst. The cooked breakfast is ok but the brown sauce is the worst. It's like really vinegary water and not pleasant. The fresh made coffee is good though and reasonably priced.

Thank davidshaddick2016
Lisbon, Portugal
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good flavour, big size, amazing and nice people. Well located.dont have card paýments yet... cakes are also goods

Thank Ricardo G
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good coffee,lovely friendly and caring staff.Well worth a visit but eat upstairs as a little noisy downstairs. Food very good took my brother his partner and children for lunch and they were really impressed with the food.Another loo needed upstairs as only one in use.

Thank garystoten
Stowmarket, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My chap and I were in town and fancied a quick lunch.. We popped in here and it was great. Had a nice varied menu, though as a vegetarian, there could have been a bit more choice, but the food was lovely and the service was good and not too expensive. It was a clean, fresh space and would return.

Thank Roxanne K
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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398 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Smallish cafe on the butter market. Few seats outside which is nice on a warm day. I ordered the full English breakfast which came with 2 slices of toast. With coffee it came to £7.50. Service was quick. The food itself was decent enough and made for a good start to the day.

Thank daveinkent44
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had the most lovely beans on toast, with mug of decaf ☕. It was tasty and hot. Good service and as it was a cold day, lovely to be in the warm

Thank Helen R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Visited yesterday excellent service brilliant mocha presented lovely even showed me how to make one food well presented and staff friendly well worth a visit

1 Thank Brigitte L
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Very good cafe style comfort food. Excellent coffee and service. Very busy and quite noisy so not the place to go for a quiet meeting

Thank MaureenScrivener
London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

It might have improved, but it's still a bit of a greasy spoon cafe. Not very sophisticated and average price. Good for a cuppa if you are visiting the bank or the market, but not to be recommended for much else, I'm afraid.

Thank HarryHotspur1959
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We visited this gem of a cafe whilst we were visiting our son and partner. First thing we noticed was how welcoming the staff were, greeting everyone with a smile. The service was first class and the food was delicious, and very well presented, we didn't have to wait long either before if arrived. If you are looking for somewhere... More 

Thank Laceplate1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Buttermarket, Stowmarket IP14 1EB, England (Formerly Cafe 1)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Stowmarket
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 774996

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