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Reeds Cafe

Nelson House, Bridge Street, Downham Market, England
+44 1366 382213
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
Nelson House, Bridge Street, Downham Market, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Trip Advisor lead us here. Tucked away at the back of a traditional department store. But, well worth finding out. Very welcoming and friendly service. Excellent lunch selection. Home made steak and kidney enjoyed with a plate full of accompanying vegetables. Rest of family had...More

1  Thank David J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This café / restaurant is tucked away being the Reeds department store in the centre of Downham Market. However it is well signposted along a side drive way and easily accessible. Pleasant interior and deceptively large with a full menu. We enjoyed coffee and cheese...More

1  Thank shinytop2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mum and I regularly have lunch in Reeds. Home baked cakes and puddings. Home made specials. Good value, lovely home cooking, choice of daily specials and homemade soups and extensive regular menu. Staff are pleasant and helpful, always accommodate my mum who likes a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reed's Cafe has a "local" reputation as the place to pop in for a coffee, scone or snack when you're in town shopping. We did just that one day. We both had fruit scones and coffees and it was good. There is no ambiance, it...More

Thank Jann F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lady manager was rude when we commented on the quality of the food in relation to the price. We found the place lacking any atmosphere the staff abrupt and were very disappointed with the whole experience. We could not recommend this place to anyone

1  Thank Harnser48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tea & Toasted Teacake were very nice. A very busy cafe in the town at the back by the furniture section. Staff were pleasant and helpful

Thank MellWard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a friend of mine to Reeds for a breakfast treat. They have a great menu with a good selection. I had a toasted sandwihich which I changed slightly and that was no problem. My friend had a slice of chocolate cake which she...More

Thank Monika Y
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I had lunch here which I enjoyed very much. The food is excellent, the one minor negative is how close together the tables are. The staff are very helpful and friendly.

Thank elizabeth1062017
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The thing that really annoys me is there is never any prices on the cake and I was charged £3.25 for a piece of strawberry sponge which I think is excessive. I also had a cappuccino when it was brought to the table I asked...More

6  Thank Magenta91
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I visit Norfolk 2-3 times a month and usually pop here for lunch, with my mother who is wheelchair bound. Despite our best efforts to annoy staff by changing tables, asking for soup before it was ready, staying an inordinately long time after finishing our...More

2  Thank MrsCSurrey
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson House, Bridge Street, Downham Market, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Downham Market
  • Phone Number: +44 1366 382213
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It is a cafe attached to Reeds Homestore.
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