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Squiers of Southwold

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71 High Street, Southwold IP18 6DS, England
+44 1502 725635
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Southwold, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

what a little gem amazing choice of sweets chocolates and ice cream, food available in small restauraunt a delightful sweet shop and more

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Thank 361nigeld
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is a quirky and small cafe in the back of a sweet shop. There are only around 7 tables and it is quite cramped. There is knitwear hanging from the walls - if you want a cardigan for a new baby you'd get something unique here. There is also an extensive display of teapots - good for a game... More 

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Thank AberFamily
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I loved it here. It is very quirky and has a cosy atmosphere. The food is delicious and is what I would call proper English food. I must recommend the chicken pie! Even if you don't want lunch, they also have a range of cakes. The place is very clean and the staff are very friendly. I think I will... More 

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Thank Goody2Shoes2014
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121 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Nice setting, but drafty, wait to order, tea arrived ok latte took several minutes longer and was not a real latte. Another few minutes, two slices of cake arrived, another few minutes the scones arrived, without the cream and jam. Had to ask for the jam and cream, another few minutes wait and the jam and cream arrived. The food... More 

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Thank david s
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

What a lovely little cafe/tearoom we all had a hot drink and a bite to eat. Bacon rolls and cheese scones! One of us wanted well done bacon and this was done to perfection. A good range of teas and coffees! Dog friendly and a nice sweet shop attached 👍👍👍

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Thank Laura W
Colchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Walking through the old-fashioned sweet shop to find this quaintly decorated little tearoom was a pleasant experience but sadly, the quality of the food was not. We were tempted by the homemade nut roast so both ordered it with vegetables. When it arrived it was steaming hot - just out of the microwave. The edges of the nut roast were... More 

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Thank Kaycal
Suffolk
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Situated in the middle of Southwold. We are regular visitors to Squires. The restaurant is situated at the rear of a very 'old fashioned' English sweet shop...well worth a visit in itself. However, the food they serve is good English food, meat or fish and three veg. to just a bacon roll if you're looking for a lite bite. The... More 

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Thank Johnthefish
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This little cafe could be a gem but needs a lot of love. There is junk everywhere with lots of hand knits hung around the dining room for sale. A old gas fire sits in a lovely old fireplace, the furniture, crockery and cutlery is tired and tatty. the kitchen staff don't seem to realise that everything they say is... More 

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RAZJ, Owner at Squiers of Southwold, responded to this review

I'm sorry, but for 2017 I'm not going to be pc or selective of my resonses, I will admit to fault but this review is horrible! The building is old and a little tatty-it's 400 years old & one of the few remaining independent, family run businesses in Southwold-if the business rates aren't reviewed we too may be going thanks... More 

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Had lunch here today. Thought the little cafe at the back of the sweet shop was quaint and it was lovely and warm as the gas heater was on. The food was very good, I had potato and broccoli bake and my husband had scampi and chips both plates had a good portion of salad too. We ordered a coffee... More 

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Thank calamityjane2016
San Diego
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244 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 502 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We didn’t try their tea rooms but the little shop was a blast from the past! Great assortment of old fashioned sweets in jars, sticks of rock and fudge. We came away with lots of small, white paper bags containing quarter pounds of sweets we recall from our childhood.

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street, Southwold IP18 6DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 725635

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