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Bay Tree Cafe

11 St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1SQ, England
+44 1284 700607
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (33 reviews)
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“panini” (7 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 16:30All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
11 St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1SQ, England
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Authentic cafe in the heart of Bury St. Edmunds. We were looking for a place that was near the market and offered a variety of food. We loved the lattes, the food was delicious, and the staff was friendly. They have extra seating upstairs, which...More

Thank RML1672
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice cafe/restaurant in the centre of Bury St Edmunds. Both our courses were obviously cooked fresh from scratch.

Thank Dominick47
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I called in to The Baytree for a spot of lunch. And enjoyed the sea bass with roasted Mediterranean vegetables. I was not to be disappointed, the food here was as good as ever. Good service by friendly staff.

Thank Abbot1967
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I enjoyed a main meal at lunchtime during the Easter holidays with my parents and my toddler daughter. The food was really tasty and fresh cooked . The menu offers many original choices as well as classic favourites. The setting is nice with extra seating...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My boyfriend and i go here regularly whenever we feel like treating ourselves.Everything we have eaten is beyond delicious down to it all being freshly cooked and prepared, making this cafe bistro stand out from so many others.They certainly don't skimp on the sandwich fillings,we...More

Thank feline44
Reviewed 27 March 2017

As a regular customer I find the coffee is excellent ( i have tried so many café coffee's ). As I require a special dietary needs it is always a good idea to let the chef/ head waitress know. Great atmosphere / very friendly staff.

Thank lindastares2011
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Yummm!!!! Scrambled eggs, toast, pancakes, Danish, espressos cappuccino tea - all excellent on a busy Saturday morning

Thank James W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We visited the Bay Tree last Saturday for a bit of a late lunch, had two hungry children with us as well which is always unnerving but we were pleased to find a friendly welcome and they directed us to some books and colouring bits...More

Thank KTJeff
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This was our first visit to the Bay Tree and we'll certainly be heading back. The daily special of fresh salmon on kale risotto was beyond delicious and the roasted vegetable panini was just as tasty. The large panini also came with a generously sized...More

Thank Hangelique
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My friend and I meet at the Bay Tree on a regularly basis. We are always welcomed as old friends. The service is quick, the food is really tasty and the staff are very friendly. I took my daughter for lunch and mentioned it was...More

Thank judy b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:30
Thursday
09:30 - 16:30
Friday
09:30 - 16:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 700607
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Description
The Bay Tree Cafe Bistro has been an integral part of St Johns Street, one the loveliest areas in Bury St Edmunds, for more than 15 years.

Being one the oldest buildings in the street we have been careful not go overboard with modernisation by keeping the interior subtle and furniture simple to offer a balance of cosy cafe and with a hint of modern bistro. With dining rooms on both the ground and first floors it is deceptively larger that it first appears.

Our hope is that the Bay Tree's menus offer something for everyone; vegetarian dishes, dishes suitable for special diets and child portions.
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