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Really Rather Good

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31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
+44 1284 756181
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 09:30 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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Dersingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Noticed this cafe the day before and thought we would have breakfast here rather than at Premier Inn where we stayed for the night. Just managed to find table before morning rush. We both had Eggs Benedict, yummy. Coffee excellent. So many people turned away because place was full, obviously very popular with locals. Looking across road at two larger... More 

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Thank Pam D
Mildenhall
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108 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Continues to be one of the better places in town. Had breakfast there this morning and it was lovely. Returns assured

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London, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of loose leaf teas (lapsang souchong was delicious), good coffee and moist carrot cake. We spent an hour here and we're unhurried. Lovely staff.

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Thank OrvalEnthusiast
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

ive been to this coffee shop many times and its always been very very good and if anyone gives it a bad review they have no class so dont go there i dont want you there as im in the top 5% in england i know what im talking about i think they should change there name to really rather... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Great location, friendly staff, good range of cakes, lovely building and layout. Just perfect for a cuppa and cake.

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Thank Sue T
Wymondham, Norfolk
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137 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were in need of a reviving coffee during our visit to Bury St. Edmund's Christmas market and this café fitted the bill perfectly. A lovely place with good service. We were tempted to a scone, jam and cream. A real treat. The scone was slightly warm and very fresh and quite substantial. Loved it!

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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263 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Christmas market . They had a stall outside the shop too . We sat inside the cafe and had a cappuccino which was good and every one enjoyed their tea. Price a bit high. One of the cakes they had for sale a sponge cake was cut into 12 priced at £3:75 a slice. That makes the cake worth about... More 

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Diss, United Kingdom
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557 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

My husband has often stopped here with members of his cycling club so he thought he'd bring me on this occasion. We sat inside although there is seating outside with wonderful views across the The abbey gate. We had a hot chocolate and a piece of cake from a large selection, although my husband usually has the cream tea which... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Have been here for a good coffee a number of times, but something has changed and I think its the coffee - rather ordinary. Not as good as it was.

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Suffolk
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Lovely place for Lunch, we really enjoyed our food here. Fresh sandwiches made to order with very good ingredients.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:30
Thursday
09:00 - 17:30
Friday
09:00 - 17:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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