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Adnams Cafe

4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England
+44 1502 725612
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (53 reviews)
“sausage roll” (15 reviews)
“cheese scone” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just had lunch round the corner at "Adnams" The Anchor, we moved on to the light and airy Adnams brewery shop. An outstanding range of beers, spirits, and goodies to be tempted to buy, we moved to the cafe and enjoyed some more refreshments,...More

Thank DBP14917
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a bite to eat while we were exploring Southwold. We entered via the shop. It was a lovely sunny day so we took our tray outside where there is ample space and tables with umbrellas. The food was fine and it was...More

Thank Roverlass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a snack lunch here and although not cheap it was very good food and the attached shop has some interesting souvenirs and food and drink items - it's centrally located and a comfortable seating area too

Thank NewcastleSusieq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for a coffee whilst visiting Southwold. The coffee was very good. Also excellent fruit scones. Very friendly staff and good service.

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good generous portions, fresh food nicely presented. Convenient for meals or just a coffee and very handy for the Adnams shop.

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the final morning of our second visit to Southwold, we went to the brewery cafe for breakfast before our 270 mile drive home. Food is typically British breakfast - eggs, bacon, sausage, etc, but there are also savoury pastries, cakes, and a wide variety...More

Thank Geoff1230
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Adnams cafe for a late lunch mainly for our children. Good cakes, sausage rolls. Children very pleased with their jacket potatoes and came with good salad and coleslaw . Friendly staff and very reasonably priced.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First thing to say is that this place serves the best sausage roll I've tasted. Simply superb. Great location in centre of Southwold with stunning decor- converted copper vats made into booths are especially impressive. Service is good and there is a good range of...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gravadlax soft cheese and apple open sandwich for her. Chilli chicken wrap for me. Great quality. Very reasonable price. Needs to be better organised at till waiting to order and pay for order. Hot drinks on tray get cold.

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Located by the Adnams shop just behind the high street with nice outdoor eating area. Really nice choice of unusual and healthily type meals Highly recommended

Thank fernwater1234
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you get breakfast in the cellar and kitchen cafe?
12 September 2016|
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Response from Scott G | Reviewed this property |
Up to 11:00am
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13
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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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