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Street Level Cafe

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29 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1UN, England
+44 1284 752941
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We like to use this cafe for lunch when we are in town. It's an independant. Food is always freshly cooked. I recommend anything that has the sausages or bacon as Mr Bird, the proprietor and chef, uses Powters Newmarket sausages and Wiltshire Bacon. My Mrs adores the various baguettes. This cafe is not fast food nor is it fine... More 

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cambridge
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151 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Very dated and more the greasy spoon type cafe Service very slow despite not many people using the cafe Prices a little on the above average for the type of food served Panini basic , average coffee Will I come here again NO there are much better places in bury My advice try somewhere else

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Service is terrible. Food is just average at best. I ordered A baked potato when it eventually came it was small and had no garnish with it. Just a potato on its own when my garnish did come to the table after complaining there was a fly in it . I Told the waitress didn't even get an apology. Service... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

looks like the old man is the only person allowed to cook as all the young girls just stand around. tables sticky, Ordered 4 panini's at 12.50 2 other people before us and at 12.35 had to leave to go back to work and get my friend to bring it back to the office. maybe if he spent less time... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Did not enjoy at all, decor is dingy, service was slow and by young girls whom perhaps need a lesson in customer service, expected better for the price paid, 3 x baked potatoes and 3 cups of tea came to £23. Food was very basic, a huge jacket potato sliced open (no butter) covered in cheap tasting baked beans which... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Had a family meal, and 3 baked potatoes and a panini. Really quite average, and lacking in flavour. Seemed to be overstaffed, lots of people stood around watching the customers eat.

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Harlow, England, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Had breakfast here - £ 3.95 egg, bacon, sausage and beans, slice for bread and butter cup of tea. Before 11 am. Very good value. Would recommend a visit. Very clean and polite staff

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Thank Barry S
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The wait staff were disinterested, the tables were greasy, the food was boring. The coffee was so bad! Never again. Try the Scandinavian Coffee House instead!

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1 Thank Chloe W
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Tried to go here with my small person for some breakfast, as with many places they offer set menu breakfasts which is great if you don't have allergies but I can't have eggs, I asked politely if it would be possible to swap the egg for something else like a slice of bacon at which point the man was quite... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Awful place. I think the owner has to rethink his concept of customer service and employ some other people. Rude waitress that acted like we were inconveniencing her ! WE are giving THEM business. Nothing amazing inside and food wasn't anything out of this world. Go somewhere else.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1UN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 752941

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