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Adnams Cafe

4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England
+44 1502 725612
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (33 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (33 reviews)
“carrot cake” (7 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As an Adnams lover, this was a must for Saturday breakfast. Light and airy setting with very friendly staff. Traditional breakfast very good but a bit pricey, especially once the tea/coffee is added. The offer to top up the teapot at no charge was very...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a cheese scone and a sausage roll before a distillery tour. The staff were friendly and the food was tasty. It had a very nice atmosphere and I particularly liked the barrel stools!

Thank Danielle J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always good homemade food here! Excellent service and cleanliness together with good quality ingredients

1  Thank paul j j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Adnams is a great brand and the place looked really promising, but is a massive wasted opportunity. We ordered winter vegetable salads: they were inedible. No dressing, yellowish kale and broccoli- the vegetables looked as if they'd been scraped off places from the previous day's...More

Thank julia s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited many times, always a treat. Lovely setting, great for kids and dogs. Bit pricey for children's drinks....orange juice £2:50.

Thank _sarahfw9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best sausage rolls in town and a good selection of cakes, all rather generous in size! A lovely environment, cosy, quirky with a great outdoor space. Check out the shop whilst you're there, great array of drinks, gift ideas and all sorts of goodies...More

1  Thank KerrySurrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pleasant place to eat with a good outside seating area although this can be spoiled by noisy, yappy dogs sometimes. However, despite dogs three of us enjoyed our lunch which was the baked camembert served with salad etc. Could I just point out that...More

Thank gjbenmo
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Ideal stop off for a bit of lunch, good selection of main meals, snacks (sausage roll great), scones etc, Adnams beers available, if weather is ok, lovely outside area. Also the opportunity of viewing the shop. Some lovely kitchen gadgets and to pick up ore...More

Thank martyn_bryant
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were on a visit with friends on a sunny, relatively warm day in early October. A vigorous walk left us hungry. We were visiting from Canada. Here we spent time in the large store, wine and beers, kitchen utensils, gifts and souvenirs. It was...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This can get busy, but it's worth the wait. Food is generous in amount, and good quality. The staff are always pleasant.

Thank Mattie15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England (Formerly Adnams Cellar and Kitchen Store)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 725612
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The Adnams Café offers a stunning location to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Southwold. Enjoy freshly baked breads and cakes, fresh salads and soups and hot meals all served to your table by our friendly staff. Take the opportunity to relax on seating areas created using the old copper stills from the brewery or outside in our picturesque courtyard. And if you needed more incentive to visit then there's free Wifi too!
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