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Adnams Cafe

4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England
+44 1502 725612
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (24 reviews)
“sausage roll” (15 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Being a fan of Adnams ales, this seemed the obvious place to come for lunch on our visit to Southwold. We had the sausage baguettes which were delicious - great quality sausages and the onions were perfect! My daughter had the children's ploughmans - the...More

Thank HelsWats
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch. Lots of highchairs and children's packed lunches as well as other menu options (found highchairs to be a rarity in southwold). Friendly staff. Nice menu good quality food and generous portions. Agree with other reviews that if you want a hot drink...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a warm day when we stopped by for lunch and although it was busy we found a table outside in the courtyard in the sunshine. As well as the coffee and cake items there is a lunch menu serving dishes such as feta...More

Thank Godet
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a warm summer's day the diner can sit outside under an umbrella or in the leafy shade and enjoy a really good lunch. We did!

Thank photochromatman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the cafe after a long walk around Southwold. We had some ice cream outside. The service was great and the ice cream really hit the spot.

Thank Tfl1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always visit the Adnams cafe when in Southwold as the food and drinks are always excellent, with plenty of choice. There is usually gluten free cake too. Staff are always helpful and pleasant. Wheelchair accessible although cafe and shop get very busy at weekends.

Thank V2627YIchrisd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having just had lunch round the corner at "Adnams" The Anchor, we moved on to the light and airy Adnams brewery shop. An outstanding range of beers, spirits, and goodies to be tempted to buy, we moved to the cafe and enjoyed some more refreshments,...More

Thank DBP14917
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a bite to eat while we were exploring Southwold. We entered via the shop. It was a lovely sunny day so we took our tray outside where there is ample space and tables with umbrellas. The food was fine and it was...More

Thank Roverlass
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had a snack lunch here and although not cheap it was very good food and the attached shop has some interesting souvenirs and food and drink items - it's centrally located and a comfortable seating area too

Thank NewcastleSusieq
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We called in for a coffee whilst visiting Southwold. The coffee was very good. Also excellent fruit scones. Very friendly staff and good service.

Thank Graham H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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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
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
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
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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