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A wide selection with no pressure to buy. Atmosphere relaxed and service good. Well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
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
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Opposite the Meare, Aldeburgh Road, Thorpeness, England
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

A wide selection with no pressure to buy. Atmosphere relaxed and service good. Well worth a visit. Not too crowded and easy to look at interesting objects.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

This is a very clean little shop near the meare at Thorpeness. There were lots of bits and pieces to look at. It is quite expensive but still enjoyable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Erin F
Reviewed October 12, 2018

I had really looked forward to visiting here but was disappointed. It was much smaller than I had imagined, with a lot less choice than anticipated. The cafe was bigger overall than the stall space! Having to pay to park outside and they don't allow...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Visited whilst staying in the area.. glad did not make a special trip. Clean and a lot of items... but way over the top prices..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter B
Reviewed September 12, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank margaretcottenden
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank X8085XIalanf
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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