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Cafe Bencotto

128 Hamilton Road | Town Centre, Felixstowe IP11 7AB, England
+44 1394 276745
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (54 reviews)
“paella” (14 reviews)
“affogato” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
128 Hamilton Road | Town Centre, Felixstowe IP11 7AB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took my friend here for birthday treat. It was nearly 8 and not busy so able to choose corner window seat. Attentive staff calling out hello when we arrived. Ordered mezze and a goats cheese pizza to share. Added prosecco and the delicious garlic and...More

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff in here have been fully briefed on what actually is vegetarian - or not. The menu clearly states that the Parmesan isn't- but they serve a Grana Padano that is. If you have nay doubts there is a list behind the bar which...More

Thank Valettaboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ben cotto is of course Italian for well cooked. I ate her 2 nights running. Staff were pleasant and helpful, service generally good. I did not like one of the starters (habbas frittas - I was expecting lightly pan-fried beans and they were deep-fried to...More

Thank alwayscominghome1
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We paid a spur-of-the-moment visit on Bank Holiday Monday, which was surprisingly quite quiet. Service was prompt, which is not always the case. Menu choice (Mediterranean-style) was good, though I do think the main courses are one or two pounds on the expensive side. I...More

Thank carryoncamper
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Called in for evening meal, has pasta, which was nice but nothing special, rather small portions for the prices they charge and not a lot of choice for people with gluten intolerance

Thank DerbyshireFlyboy
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a medium priced restaurant and it had a comprehensive menu. The service was quick and efficient and the staff were familiar with the menu options. The restaurant has a large floor space with plenty of tables so there was no feeling of overcrowding....More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a really good place to eat. The staff are efficient and friendly and the food is freshly prepared and well presented. They also have a good range of wines and the Birra Moretti will certainly whet the appetite. Try any of the pizzas...More

Thank Dinotech
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Four of us went to Bencotto on 11 March for an evening meal. We have been many times before, so were disappointed with the waiter last night, not one of the usual young cheerful and attentive staff. We tried to jolly him along initially, but...More

1  Thank nigelmeadows47
Reviewed 21 March 2017

When visiting Felixstowe over the years have always walked past the Cafe Bencotto and never tried it, what a mistake. Stylish interior, attentative staff, good food and surprisingly spacious. An excellent experience, would just have one negative comment - the barman was a bit loud...More

Thank NigelatDilham
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice, clean and spacious, good food. Friendly staff. Ideal for morning coffee, lunch or evening meal.

Thank elizabethdF8241SH
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi Can you tell me if all your toilets are upstairs or do you have a disabled toilet downstairs? Thanks
27 September 2015|
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Response from Susan P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is a toilet downstairs towards the back of the restaurant, near the cooking area.
Teresa H
I would like to know what time do you start serving hot food?
22 December 2014|
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Response from Philip P | Reviewed this property |
Hi don't know what time they start cooking meals why don't u ring cafe bencotto's
Teresa H
What time do you start serving hot food
22 December 2014|
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Response from carol s | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this is what their website says.... Opening times, 9-2300, (10am Sun), food, noon-2130 (2200 fri and Sun) Tel 01394 276745
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Hamilton Road | Town Centre, Felixstowe IP11 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Felixstowe
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 276745
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