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Cafe Basso

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18 Tacket Street, Ipswich IP4 1BA, England
+44 1473 288222
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We popped in for lunch and can highly recommend the panini's! Warm and friendly staff, nothing is too much trouble and they cater for everyone. The prices are very reasonable and you feel at home, the moment you step in the door. You must visit them! Trust me, you will become regulars just like us. Great service, great food and... More 

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Thank mummyCJ
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bobbed in here for lunch to takeaway although there are plenty of places to sit and eat in here too. The Panini's are made freshly on site there and then with fresh ingredients (unlike a lot of other coffee shops/cafes). The staff are all lovely, the service was great. Ordered 2 Panini's but the pizza slices looked SOOOO AMAZING that... More 

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Thank Sarah P
Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. Sharon & Tracy put alot of effort in, best cappuccino in town my son loves the pizza here nice touch at Christmas with little gifts for the children.

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Thank jason w
Ipswich
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited on a Sunday and the full menu was not available, but the food was delicious, good quality ingredients and speedy service.

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Thank Den50008
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my parter stopped off for a late lunch after shopping in town. We're greeted by the owner and her husbands beaming smiles. We ordered and as were mid afternoon on a Sunday our food needed preparing which true to the word only took a couple of minutes more than usual. BLT and a salami and pepper panini were... More 

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Thank Burchy1234
Giuseppe C, Owner at Cafe Basso, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback,we are glad you enjoyed your lunch at Caffe Basso,comments like that makes the hard work worth while :) ,thanks again,hopefully see you soon. More 

Harwich, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A very quick lunch on our way to a meeting, good sized tasty breakfast bap, excellent pot of tea and very friendly service. Exactly what we needed.

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Thank Grumpy J
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Authentic Italian coffee, Home-made pizza and sweet delights make this fantastic place to get refreshed.

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Thank Nigel J
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

Had a takeaway cappuccino this morning but nothing special. Tasted watery and bland with hardly any milky froth that you normally expect. Disappointing.

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

A great find for a Sunday coffee and snack. Helpful and pleasant staff. Good value,freshly prepared, tasty food. Will return next time in Ipswich.

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Thank Letsgetoutthere
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Fantastic bacon and mozzarella toastie . Wife so impressed with design on her cappuccino said it was a shame to drink it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
Cafe, Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Seating, Television, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Tacket Street, Ipswich IP4 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 288222

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