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Adnams Cafe

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4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England (Formerly Adnams Cellar and Kitchen Store)
+44 1502 725612
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending a while deciding what to buy in the shop it was nice to be able to sit down and enjoy a light lunch in the clean and tidy restaurant. Plenty of tables inside and more outside for when the weather is nice. Can get quite busy at times, but if you can get a seat it's worth it

Thank Peter W
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a coffee and a cake here while visiting Southwold. The cake was fresh and tasty and the coffee good. It has the benefit of been attached to the adnams shop!! so stock up on some beer and wines!!

Thank BrettEssex
Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an average kind of cafe that sells the expected range of refreshments. The tables are cleaned regularly and the staff are helpful. If you are looking for somewhere to rest your feet after wandering around the shops, this place should suit you nicely. Treat yourself to tea and a cake.

Thank ron n N
Royston,Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're visiting the Adnams store and have time to stop for a coffee this is a good place for a quick pit stop. The staff are friendly but it's always busy so be prepared to sit at a sticky table. If you can sit outside it's much nicer.

Thank Emma D
North Cyprus
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344 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two things my husband loves, Ghost ship and cheese so having heard about the Ghost Ship rarebit, we just had to stop here for our lunch. It was a lovely sunny day so having walked around the shop (dogs allowed!) we then sat outside to have our lunch. We started off with a very nice coffee. My husband chose the... More 

1 Thank magwii
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here on 2 occasions and it was so hot and filling. I had the sausage and 2 egg sandwich and my husband has the Adnams full pint breakfast which was huge and certainly filled us up for the day!!

Thank MSmith2123
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited one lunchtime last week. I had the Seafood platter, smoked salmon, smoked trout and shell on prawns with a well seasoned salad and chunky fresh bread. My wife and friend had the Goats cheese tart with new potatoes and a salad. Really tasty food and a choice of Adnam's beers and wines, what could be... More 

Thank Ronjo15
Brandon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quick service in a clean environment . We had a quick snack while the menfolk did the brewery tour. Tasty snacks and a nice cuppa

Thank rolinman
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at Adnams Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for lovely review. More 

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After the brewery tour we stopped in to the cafe, before we headed on to the dustillery tour. We tried the sausage rolls after reading all the reviews raving about them, we weren't disappointed, very tasty. We picked an open top sandwich which was very nice but it did take a long time to arrive so we had to rush... More 

Thank SouthernFairy16
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at Adnams Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for a kind review and trying our much loved sausage rolls More 

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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely cakes and a great variety of teas and other beverages! Dog friendly and very good service!! 👍😁😁😁

Thank Laura W
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at Adnams Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, British
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England (Formerly Adnams Cellar and Kitchen Store)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 725612
The Adnams Café offers a stunning location to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Southwold. Enjoy freshly baked breads and cakes, fresh salads and soups and hot meals all served to your table by our friendly staff. Take the opportunity to relax on seating areas created using the old copper stills from the brewery or outside in our picturesque courtyard. And if you needed more incentive to visit then there's free Wifi too!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?