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Rainbow Cafe

12 Wick Lane, Harwich CO12 3TA, England
+44 1255 556670
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Wick Lane, Harwich CO12 3TA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this cafe numerous times in 2017 and it never disappointed. Excellent staff - attentive and friendly - and the food is of the highest standard. Good choices, home-cooked scones are amazing! Their sausages are the best I've tasted - made by a butcher...More

Thank sharonwT1589IA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first visit to the Rainbow cafe and it definitely won’t be my last. My family have been a few times and highly recommend it. We pre-ordered Sunday lunch of either beef or turkey. It was all very well presented, all very tasty,...More

Thank Hannahparsons30
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Decided to go somewhere different for breakfast with my mum and so glad we did. Never been before but will certainly visit again. Breakfast was beautiful, I had eggs benedict with crispy bacon and my mum had muffins with tomatoes and mushrooms on top. Place...More

Thank KirstyHealey
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times and the service is brilliant. Location is lovely and parking is normally ok. My visit today though wasn't the best I've had, but it won't stop me going back. I choose something I hadn't had before off the specials and...More

2  Thank Madhucks
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This lovely little restaurant has a great helpful staff, the food is very good and pricewise is unbeatable!!! I can thoroughly reccomend the place for either just coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. And the cakes are all homemade and yummy......

Thank 1superspider
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It is a unexpected find even though it is so near the boating lake and swimming pool. Lovely staff, great food and the most excellent cheese scones ever! Inside or out you can watch the world go by with a great coffee and slice of...More

Thank Shusan245
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Whatever you choose will be well presented, perfectly cooked and very tasty! It is privately owned and therefore their reputation is important to them. You won't be disappointed. The menu is varied - anything from full English to afternoon tea! On a fine day it...More

Thank 347valerie
Reviewed 29 August 2017

What a great find, the café is actually in Dovercourt at Gordon Street and boy am I glad we found it. It is so clean and fresh that it is a pleasure to visit, there is seating inside and out and the seating is very...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 20 August 2017

If you want instant coffee, tasteless tea, chips with everything and supermarket bread sandwiches---this is not for you---if you appreciate good food and drink you will find it here, Well Done !! Excellent food and drink, carrot cake and Bakewell tart to die for, Cappuchino...More

1  Thank rosecroix
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Have visited this lovely cafe several times in the past year. There is a nice friendly relaxed atmosphere. The food has always been good and the prices are reasonable. The breakfasts are cooked to order using good quality ingredients and are delicious.

Thank A120anne
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patricia b
2 December 2017|
Response from 347valerie | Reviewed this property |
I think they will do whatever you would like most of the day! Very obliging and as far as I am aware, no set times. However, give them a ring.
Di K
21 June 2016|
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Response from davidandjunemann | Reviewed this property |
Have phoned up they open at 0830 Sundays happy to be of help
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Wick Lane, Harwich CO12 3TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 556670
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Seaside Cafe/Restaurant, serving freshly cooked food, freshly ground coffee, beer and wines available.
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