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Waterfront Cafe

Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England
+44 1473 830414
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

This is the destination of half the population of Ipswich come Saturday/Sunday morning. Located on the banks of the fishing lakes this place is always teeming with people either on their way to work, car-boot, football or just nursing last nights hangover. It’s a favourite...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ryanw888
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Back again for the best breakfast in the area so no wonder the place was full at 08.00. We sat outside in the sun with a beautiful view of the lake a Canada geese. Plenty of parking and the meals are priced very reasonably.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed October 20, 2018

A wonderful breakfast at a wonderful price. The best breakfast around. The service is quick and the staff friendly. With such beautiful surroundings too, of the lake. Plenty of parking.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jill S
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited on Wednesday with family members and again it did not fail to excel. One had a breakfast two had cottage pie and the other had chicken wrap. Without going into detail all the meals were served in double quick time and were piping hot...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stephen G
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

me and my partner were here for lunch my partner had the breakfast and I had sausage and onion pie chips and peas and carrots.and we both had the refills for tea.as always cooked to perfection.nice clean place.and the toilets are always spotless as well.great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank glynn a
Reviewed October 2, 2018

good clean café,good size breakfast and reasonably priced! very busy but quick service and pleasant surroundings

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Raymond A
Reviewed September 19, 2018

This Waterside Cafe only gets better! I still say that the breakfasts served here are the best you can buy in Ipswich as well as being the best in terms of value for money. In fact, during all my visits here whether for breakfast or...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Lee A
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We stopped and had lunch at this location. The food was very good and the view was even better of the harbor.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 715ralphf
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Stopped on the ofchance for a light lunch,and it was very nice, toasted sandwich came with salad, a nice cuppa & good service

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank mick184
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a Saturday morning breakfast with my daughters and my girlfriend, it was our first visit so had no idea what to expect. We were blown away as the food was great, we all had a small fry up but there was a lot!...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank markgS4599WI
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ivan s
February 13, 2018|
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Response from Stephen G | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they take bookings - use it at least once a week but have never seen anything reserved.
August 13, 2017|
Response from plunet | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it, unless you could get a taxi to go collect your food for you.
April 12, 2017|
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Response from glynn a | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think it is suitable for a vegan person
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England (Formerly Waterfront Diner)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 830414
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