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Nice place to visit

Lovely setting next to the Mere with a pay car park. Super cafe. Lots of collectables to look at... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Rosemary M
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Nice collectables to browse

Its collectables bit was nice to browse through even though its pieces were priced quite highly... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Maz S
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London, United Kingdom
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Opposite the Meare, Aldeburgh Road, Thorpeness, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is nothing more than what my title suggests. My interest is in books but these were vastly overpriced. Jamie Oliver/Nigella cookery books - £6.50. You can pick these up for no more than £2.50 at Cancer Research/Red Cross. Lots of dirty tat along with...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Lovely setting next to the Mere with a pay car park. Super cafe. Lots of collectables to look at with them well displayed but expensive and you can't barter under £20 each item. Well worth a visit though. Would go again.

Thank Rosemary M
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Its collectables bit was nice to browse through even though its pieces were priced quite highly. Not suer if you can barter as didn't try. I did go to the adjoining restaurant and asked for a menu to which a girl very sharply told me...More

Thank Maz S
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit as there is so much to look at, old and newer. It quite well arranged so it os easy to browse.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

This facility is next to the paying car park and opposite The Meare. It has a cafe but the main attraction is the extensive market of collectibles and other odds and ends. It’s an essential part of a short visit to this charming village.

2  Thank Alan F
Reviewed May 28, 2018

After our lunch at the Kitchen we strolled into the adjoining Emporium. Many interesting items on display. I could spend a long time here looking through the various books, paintings, ornaments, etc.

Thank MarkiG
Reviewed May 19, 2018

We didn't intend to visit this but as we were parked next door we went into the antique shop. Interesting range of items including a couple of collectable sections and a reasonable size shop. Didn't spend long

Thank Julie P
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Loved every minute, fantastic finds! The emporium has everything to offer and you don’t even need a ‘good eye’ as everything is so lovely! Definitely recommend!!

Thank Alina P
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Lots of fresh cakes and pastries. Coffee, tea etc all options. Nice view of the mere if you sit outside and easy access to all of the sites and the beach. Toilets were immaculate:) Spent over 30 minutes looking in the shop at the antiques...More

Thank Sinbad06
Reviewed January 22, 2018

It is with great regret that I will not be returning to this magical kingdom of racist toys and British Library-bought Harry Potter scarves still in their cellophane. From the second my friends and I stepped in, to the moment we left after being treated...More

3  Thank alxndrfrncs
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