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Cafe Coucou

17 George Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1EW, England
+44 1799 513863
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (50 reviews)
“scones” (37 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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17 George Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1EW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spread over two floors this cafe is usually very busy and it can be hard for those with a buggy or in a wheelchair to find/ access a seat. The food is delicious (although not much choice if you have dairy / egg allergies which...More

Thank Caroline J
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the best coffee shop that we have ever visited & whenever we are in Saffron Walden we pop in for our coffee break. We always receive a genuinely warm welcome whenever we enter the café, as do all their customers. We have tried...More

1  Thank waller50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spotted excellent cafe reviews on trip advisor so found Cafe Coucou. Super friendly service, delicious food of a mushroom and Stilton salad on focaccia and smoked salmon sandwich. Food was excellent, tasty and plentiful. Cakes, pies and bread looked so appetising. Highly recommend a visit...More

1  Thank Ruth F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped here for a quick bite before going to a client, boy was I surprised. Very attentive and polite staff, but the choice of bread and filling was great. i watched them fill my sandwich in between 2 thick slices of and what seemed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The savoury and sweet pastries in the window made our minds up for us, we would not eat out tonight but snack on a selection of their goodies. It worked perfectly, well satisfied.

1  Thank darnoc2511
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love that there are still some independent cafes in Saffron Walden - there are too many big brand chains in a fairly small town!! The venue itself can get very crowded particularly at lunch time but its worth the wait. The sandwiches are huge...More

1  Thank NicolaTravelAgentAU
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Surprised that there were several tables downstairs at 12.45 .....they did fill up towards 1.30. We both had welsh rarebit with salad. Thick slices of granary bread, tasty cheese and salad. Very nice! I had said how fantastic were the scones ...so we shared a...More

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Visited for the second time today for lunch. Great coffee (I'm a bit of a coffee lover so if it's not good I'll say so!). My friend and I both had the pear Stilton and walnut tart with salad. The tart was to die for...More

1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Nice atmosphere and setting. Drinks and cakes were excellent. Will return for breakfast next time as the dishes looked excellent and unusual.

1  Thank Angela R
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We often pop in here for lunch when in saffron walden on a Saturday. The sandwiches and salads are always lovely. Very generous portions and always nicely presented. It gets extremely busy so get there early or be prepared to wait. I would recommend asking...More

1  Thank Debbie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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: 17 George Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 513863
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