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Waterfront Cafe

Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England
+44 1473 830414
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England
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Reviewed today

Eat there regular when I am up that way. Well cooked breakfast and plenty of it. Can get very busy but have never failed to get a table to eat. Staff are very friendly and helpful. A good traditional café serving proper food.

Thank cochyn59
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is only my second visit to this cafe but I can honestly say it is already a firm favourite. The roast beef dinner today was delicious, a real home cooked meal with plenty of flavour and choice. A friend also had the sweet and...More

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at around 10:45 and it was very busy, ordered a big breakfast and a small. The breakfasts were lovely and great value for money, and came within 15 minutes after ordering. The lady behind the till could do with being more friendly. The only...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Waterfront was recommended and we were not disappointed. The car park was pretty full with VW van convention, so many different colours and designs. I reckon they must meet up here on a regular basis. We arrived around 9.45 on a Sunday and the...More

Thank martyn_bryant
Reviewed 7 November 2017

if you haven't tried yet its a must a good old breakfast and a cuppa get there early if you don't like waiting, same really for dinner they have a very good menu and a good atmosphere and a wonderful view

Thank kenneth p
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Arrived at 10am on a Thursday morning. There was a queue and virtually every table was taken. Very popular with many white vans outside. Fortunately being a sunny day, many people were sitting outside and we managed to find a table. Breakfast here is without...More

Thank daveinkent44
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Visited with a friend following recommendations. So pleased I went and will definitely return. Very friendly welcome, great home cooked food, excellent quality and a real plate full. My friend had the all day breakfast (best I've seen) and I had the shepherds Pie with...More

Thank Mick M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Use this cafe regularly for both breakfasts and midday meals. Friendly staff take your order and as I am a regular friendly banter takes place sometimes to the amusement of others who are waiting. Fantastic value for money and food is always of the highest...More

1  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

What a better way to start a bank holiday Monday than eating a full English breakfast outside with a superb view of a make? The food is simple but very good. Don't come if you're not hungry as the portions are extra generous. The price...More

Thank Bettina C
Reviewed 1 September 2017

My wife and i have been going to the waterfront cafe for several years and by and large have had good food and service. However we went last friday, waited 20 min's in queue,[no complaining as it was busy], ordered and sat down. We waited...More

Thank andersonmb
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Questions & Answers
13 August 2017|
Response from plunet | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it, unless you could get a taxi to go collect your food for you.
12 April 2017|
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Response from glynn a | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think it is suitable for a vegan person
Trisha G
3 December 2016|
Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
Hello! The times are 7am til 4:15pm all week :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loraine Way | Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4JS, England (Formerly Waterfront Diner)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 830414
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