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Really Rather Good

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31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
+44 1284 756181
09:00 - 17:30
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Sun 09:30 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Popped in with my daughter and her dog. We was served by Charlotte who was very friendly and made us feel very welcome. We had a smoothie, a coffee and two paninis which was very delicious. The dog was even given a treat. Will certainly be returning again.

Thank Maxine M
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The name speaks for itself but doesn't also speak for the lovely serving staff or the yummy food on offer. A lovely place to while away time indoors or even better in the warmer weather outside.

Thank Abigail J
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people talk about the ritual of the Japanese tea ceremony, but one pleasure that does not require long-haul flights is to buy an espresso here. Firstly, the ambience helps you get in the best frame of mind to enjoy the experience. Secondly, staff are welcoming and helpful. And then the espresso arrives. After enjoying the aroma, there is the... More 

Thank AntonyHurden
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited RRG during a weekday in early March with my partner and our dog. There was plenty of places to sit and the dog was given a treat and made to feel welcome. Coffee and cake were nice but definitely over priced. There are many places to eat in Bury St Edmunds so places have to justify high prices.... More 

2 Thank Bob S
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went to bury st edmund as our new grandson loki doki was born weighing 3 pounds so we went up by car it s a long way from portsmouth but was worth it so had to go to really rather good for a snack the blt is the best ive had staff all wanted to see pictures of the... More 

Thank alan s
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

We attended with our daughter who is 18 months old. Having established they had a high chair, we assumed they would be friendly to a young family. Unfortunately, the highchair was plonked by them several feet from our table as there was a chair in the way of where the high chair could go to have our daughter eat with... More 

5 Thank 393vicky393
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

2 sandwiches and a pot of tea for £16.05? My partner and I visited RRG this past week when passing through Bury St Edmunds - it was a particularly cold day and after walking around the Abbey we were famished. The staff were friendly on arrival, it was cosy inside - just what we needed. We made our order and... More 

3 Thank bbb333639
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Myself & my wife went here on a Sunday afternoon and had a very nice coffee and snack, the decor is very nice and of course the view of The Angel Hill is fantastic... However the (young) staff seemed to think that because they were tucked around the corner from the till nobody could hear them, constant foul language amid... More 

4 Thank TheSpecialJuan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This place is great for breakfast and have a great variety of tea. It's excellent. The pancakes are my favourite and the staff are very friendly

Thank Iona S
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

A brilliant little cafe. We sat in here to rest our bones after several hours of walking around Bury St Edmunds. Although we didn't eat, what we saw being served looked amazing. All home made. The coffee was superb. We'll stop here again on our next vist to Bury St Edmunds.

Thank illustratedman25

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 756181
Really Rather Good is a premium coffee and tea house in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England. Our espresso beans are a special blend from 4 countries, and we invested in a grinder and espresso machine which are amongst the best available. Whether you're after an Americano, latte, cappuccino, mocha, cortado, flat white, affogato (ask us!), Espresso or ristretto, we're your first port of call.For tea lovers we have a range of exceptional loose leaf teas including English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Rooibos, Green, 7-fruit, Decaffeinated, Spearmint, Darjeeling, Jasmine or White tea. We also offer milk, ginger or white hot chocolate. To top it all off our homemade cakes (many Gluten Free!!)And light lunches (Gluten Free Wraps available) are interesting and extremely tasty. We also offer tasty breakfasts (Eggs Benedict, Scrambled Egg/Smoked Salmon as a well as porridge and granola). Best of all you can enjoy all of this whilst looking at the best view in Bury through our picture windows - straight out over Angel Square towards the Abbey Gardens and Cathedral.

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