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Adnams Cafe

4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England
+44 1502 725612
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (18 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located by the Adnams shop just behind the high street with nice outdoor eating area. Really nice choice of unusual and healthily type meals Highly recommended

Thank Totham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite places to eat in the town, Always friendly staff and lovely food at a good price. Lovely to eat outside on a sunny day.

Thank linda7955
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here for lunch for convenience after a gin-making experience. We couldn't be bothered to wander round looking for a bite to eat. For the money and looking at the décor/furniture we expected honest canteen style food. What we had was excellent food and...More

Thank HeadOps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch today, plenty of space, very polite staff, our soup, leek and potato, was hot and tasty, other people's food looked really nice too.

Thank madamealfredcarriere
Reviewed 22 April 2017

After spending a while deciding what to buy in the shop it was nice to be able to sit down and enjoy a light lunch in the clean and tidy restaurant. Plenty of tables inside and more outside for when the weather is nice. Can...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We enjoyed a coffee and a cake here while visiting Southwold. The cake was fresh and tasty and the coffee good. It has the benefit of been attached to the adnams shop!! so stock up on some beer and wines!!

Thank BrettEssex
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is an average kind of cafe that sells the expected range of refreshments. The tables are cleaned regularly and the staff are helpful. If you are looking for somewhere to rest your feet after wandering around the shops, this place should suit you nicely....More

Thank ron n N
Reviewed 6 April 2017

If you're visiting the Adnams store and have time to stop for a coffee this is a good place for a quick pit stop. The staff are friendly but it's always busy so be prepared to sit at a sticky table. If you can sit...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Two things my husband loves, Ghost ship and cheese so having heard about the Ghost Ship rarebit, we just had to stop here for our lunch. It was a lovely sunny day so having walked around the shop (dogs allowed!) we then sat outside to...More

1  Thank magwii
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We ate breakfast here on 2 occasions and it was so hot and filling. I had the sausage and 2 egg sandwich and my husband has the Adnams full pint breakfast which was huge and certainly filled us up for the day!!

Thank MSmith2123
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Can you get breakfast in the cellar and kitchen cafe?
13 September 2016|
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Response from Scott G | Reviewed this property |
Up to 11:00am
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Drayman Square, Southwold IP18 6GB, England (Formerly Adnams Cellar and Kitchen Store)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 725612
The Adnams Café offers a stunning location to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Southwold. Enjoy freshly baked breads and cakes, fresh salads and soups and hot meals all served to your table by our friendly staff. Take the opportunity to relax on seating areas created using the old copper stills from the brewery or outside in our picturesque courtyard. And if you needed more incentive to visit then there's free Wifi too!