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Waterfront Cafe

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Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England (Formerly Waterfront Diner)
+44 1473 830414
07:00 - 15:00
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with 3 other people 3 ordered big breakfast and one ordered a small breakfast was very busy 3 big breakfasts came but no small breakfast we tucked into ours whilst our friend waited and waited whilst watching other breakfasts come out.when we asked about small breakfast was told it was now coming asked why others had came out which... More 

Thank paularose2005
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have used this cafe for years and can never fault the food or the staff. Always great quality food, reasonably priced and served by friendly staff.

Thank Amanda H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited with my friend having not been there for quite some time. We joined the long queue to order at the counter. It shows how popular this place is by how busy it was. My friend has a walking stick and finds standing for long periods a problem, she asked a man who was clearing the tables whether she... More 

Thank wellb2
1 review
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for years and the building may have changed for the better the food hasn't. It is well priced well presented and tastes amazing. The staff are great. It is busy as very popular but as I come here every week I have never found that I have no where to sit after I have ordered... More 

1 Thank Danielle C
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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432 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Came here for breakfast. Fairly busy inside. Chose the big breakfast. Basic seating but with nice views across the lake. Some outside seating which would be nice on a sunny day. Breakfast arrived fairly quickly, served by a very hard working and friendly waiter. The food was superb and ranks as one of the best ever. Good friendly service, reasonably... More 

1 Thank daveinkent44
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The first time we visited, on the search for somewhere new to go, we cut it fine time-wise as having been open from an early hour they close at 3. We planned to have the breakfast, but arriving with about 30 minutes to go meant some features of the breakfast had run out. No matter, we were offerred a generous... More 

1 Thank Ian J
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Don't dress up. Don't expect white linen tablecloths and silver service. This is not a restaurant with pretensions - just an honest diner/cafe serving excellent food in generous portions! (Our fish and chips were cooked to perfection.) The atmosphere is buzzing and the staff are friendly and efficient. The location alongside the fishing lake is great and when the weather... More 

1 Thank George B
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Met up with a friend of mine for a catch up on Monday. We were not sure where to go but after looking at all the menus of the restaurants on the dock we decided on the waterfront as their set menu seemed quite tasty and varied at a good price . Now I have been to the waterfront on... More 

Thank helenletitia21
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

this is one of our favourite places for good fresh cooked food at very reasonable prices and portions are very generous. I find the small breakfast is more than enough for myself and my wife is a ceoliac 9 gluten and egg free but she has no problem with ordering her food and the staff are very up on cross... More 

Thank Roger C
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast at a very reasonable price. They are open early and stay open until 3 pm for breakfast. The staff are very friendly and the service is impeccable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England (Formerly Waterfront Diner)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 830414

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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?