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Really Rather Good

31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
+44 1284 756181
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“cake” (30 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
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Reviews (328)
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Reviewed yesterday

what a lovely place in bury, only pop in now and than but do love it never feel rushed or feel like you need to drink and go

Thank willcub101
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unfortunately, the name of the business does not do it justice. Thought we would go to Bury St Edmunds on way home. Remembered we had been recommended the above business. The young lady that served us was rude, we were going to sit outside, could...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

went to see our new grandson loki always go to this place to eat and as good as always the owners are like family to us always pleased to see us as we are with them cant wait to go back try it you wont...More

Thank alan s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee was fine but our waitress was not customer focused sufficiently to say 'Hello, how are you?' And just placed the drinks on the table without interaction nor interest. There are plenty of other coffee shops and this place was not Really Rather Good in...More

Thank WilfSurrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Suggested by a friend for quick lunch. Two had sausage roll and salad, one Camembert sandwich and one tuna paninni. Food difficult to get wrong so was ok. However the cappuccino's we're well below average. Should have returned them but time was limited. No real...More

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just popped in for a tea early Saturday ..the sight of a rather lovely fresh victoria sponge turned my head..earl grey and gorgeous cake...wonderful..

Thank bobbybikerboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take a break from the chains and sit looking out at the Abbey Gardens on Angel Hill. Enjoy a cup of specialist tea, black, green or a fruit tisane, and bite into a chunky sandwich with, for example, fresh local ham and rocket and shavings...More

Thank Phlashmair
Reviewed 17 May 2017

After walking round the Abbey Gardens we were in need of a cup of tea. This tea room was very friendly, clean and inviting. The service was rather slow (some people had to ask several times for their orders), but we were fine as we...More

Thank Sue V
Reviewed 13 May 2017

What a superbly homey and artistically decorated cafe that we wish we could transport back to our town. Lovely staff, beautifully cooked breakfast at a crackingly good price but my STANDOUT was the award winning ** Chocolate Guinness Cake **. It had to be the...More

Thank renieuk
Reviewed 8 May 2017

It takes a lot for a cafe experience to stand out, but this one really did. A friend of mine had a latte and I had a cappuccino. We independently agreed they were the best coffees we'd had in a long time. I had a...More

Thank Geraldine G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 756181
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Really Rather Good is a premium coffee and tea house in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England. Our espresso beans are a special blend from 4 countries, and we invested in a grinder and espresso machine which are amongst the best available. Whether you're after an Americano, latte, cappuccino, mocha, cortado, flat white, affogato (ask us!), Espresso or ristretto, we're your first port of call.For tea lovers we have a range of exceptional loose leaf teas including English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Rooibos, Green, 7-fruit, Decaffeinated, Spearmint, Darjeeling, Jasmine or White tea. We also offer milk, ginger or white hot chocolate. To top it all off our homemade cakes (many Gluten Free!!)And light lunches (Gluten Free Wraps available) are interesting and extremely tasty. We also offer tasty breakfasts (Eggs Benedict, Scrambled Egg/Smoked Salmon as a well as porridge and granola). Best of all you can enjoy all of this whilst looking at the best view in Bury through our picture windows - straight out over Angel Square towards the Abbey Gardens and Cathedral.
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