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Borehamgate Precinct, Babergh District, England
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08:30 - 17:30
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Mon - Sat 08:30 - 17:30
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Braintree, Essex
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were eight of us ladies who called into Marimba on Thursday 3rd November. We were on a "bus pass safari" from Braintree and after nearly 2 hours travelling we were desperate for a comfortable place to relax and enjoy our elevenses. We found just the place in the Borehamgate Precinct. Marimba looked so inviting with it's comfortable settees and... More 

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Thank t0andfr0
Suffolk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Upon visiting this delicious looking chocolate shop I was amazed at how friendly, professional and knowledgable the girl in the shop was. She knew the answer to every question I asked as I was undecided about which products / gifts I should buy. This is a member of staff to be treasured like the chocolate within!!

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Thank noddlynoonoo
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A small, family-owned cafe with chocolate shop opposite. A friendly place with good coffee, better chocolate and nice food.

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Thank KR0709
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Meet friends here every week for coffee and a chat. The girls at the server are really nice and friendly, without being familiar. The coffee is good and the cakes very tempting. The surroundings are pleasant and offer a variety of seating areas, either comfy chairs, or seating at tables indoors and then tables outside. The café is in a... More 

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Thank peggychopper
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Lovely coffee shop . Staff are lovely the whole place is pleasant and clean. The hot chocolate is the best I have tasted.

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Thank Maureen H
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Ofter pop in for coffee when shopping or a snack. Good value and service. Tables always clean and quickly cleared.

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Thank Robin B
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

This cafe is tucked away in the small shopping precinct in Sudbury between the town centre and the local bus station. They serve light snacks, sandwiches and cakes etc and decent teas and coffee. The best bits are the friendly staff and the attention to customer service. All very simple, but nice folks, nice place, nice atmosphere. Thanks

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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We regularly pop in to get drinks to take away, the staff are very friendly and efficient. I always have the milk chocolate melt which is the best I've had and I'm told the flat white is excellent too!

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Thank Angela G
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I have been into this cafe a few times, coffee is good and Sandwich are also. The brunette waitress is always warm and friendly, shame I can't say the same about the blonde girl. She clearly has no customer service skills and comes across as rather rude. A smile at some point wouldn't go amiss either! Grrrrrrr!

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Thank Tracy G
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

The hot chocolate here is to die for, I have honestly never tasted so good. The coffee is also pretty good, as are the toasted sandwiches I usually have. The staff are always pleasant and welcoming. Only downside to this cafe is the rather grotty surroundings (it's within a small and rather run down precinct), if I hadn't been recommended... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:30
Thursday
08:30 - 17:30
Friday
08:30 - 17:30
Saturday
08:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borehamgate Precinct, Babergh District, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Sudbury

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?