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Cafe Bencotto

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128 Hamilton Road | Town Centre, Felixstowe IP11 7AB, England
+44 1394 276745
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When visiting Felixstowe over the years have always walked past the Cafe Bencotto and never tried it, what a mistake. Stylish interior, attentative staff, good food and surprisingly spacious. An excellent experience, would just have one negative comment - the barman was a bit loud and full of himself.

Thank NigelatDilham
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, clean and spacious, good food. Friendly staff. Ideal for morning coffee, lunch or evening meal.

Thank elizabethdF8241SH
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here as a birthday meal. Unfortunately you can not book for parties under 8 people and you have to take your chances. We turned up at 6.30 thinking it was early and there were NO tables. We had a 20 minute wait. Once seated the service was lovely, friendly and suggested food. We shared and anti pasti between... More 

Thank C P
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went last Sunday, my husband had the chicken liver & Quattro carne, I tabouleh & Calzone. The starters arrived very quickly, the tabouleh was a bit bland, took a while for the pizzas to arrive, but both were rather tasty. Friendly staff, pleasant surroundings.

1 Thank Karin-Felixstowe
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was a bit iffy, but it was very busy. Staff were apologetic as they seemed aware things were going awry. Good food as always and it has a nice friendly atmosphere.

1 Thank 57variety186387
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to meet family and friends. Staff really friendly and helpful. Food very good. Calzone pizza fantastic especially with Birra Moretti. Or if you want just a coffee and cake no problem.

Thank Winders69
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The venue is good and the staff very pleasant. A wide selection of food, drinks and meals available. A great selection of cakes BUT poor choice of Gluten Free cakes. A basket of cellophane wrapped snacks whilst everyone else could enjoy luxurious cakes. Very disappointing.

Thank Anne D
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Fresh pizza. Nice jugs of beer. Lovely setting. We've eaten outside with the dog. Really great tapas cheese and meat. Garlic bread is awesome. Just lovely

Thank Splodge W
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We popped into Bencotto's on Sunday lunch time for a pizza and salad. We were served quickly and delightfully and enjoyed both food and drink. The restaurant is very nicely decorated in a modern way, you can see the chefs at work and the atmosphere is very pleasant

Thank ardvak
Colchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Another great place for eating out! Great during the day for a family lunch or coffee and cake, great in the evening for fine dining! Another of our 'haunts' in Felixstowe - yes, we love our food! Have spent many an hour dining in this place. It's atmosphere in the evening is really great! It's busy and buzzy and the... More 

Thank Lesley W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Hamilton Road | Town Centre, Felixstowe IP11 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Felixstowe
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 276745

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