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H Gunton

) #191 of 389 Restaurants in Colchester ££ - £££ Cafe
81-83 Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
+44 1206 572200
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“delicatessen” (2 reviews)
“crouch” (2 reviews)
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££ - £££
81-83 Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beware this little upstairs cafe does not supply breakfast. If you are happy with any and every type of biscuit or pastry/ toast then you will like it. I asked for toast and my bread came toasted but it was stale and dry. In addition...More

Thank HPsrus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Guntons is a firm favorite of mine Crouch Street, it has friendly staff, Value and Quality products, it's a independent old-fashioned Grocery Store Delicatessen selling great Hand Ground Coffee , Rare Cheese, it's like stepping back in time it has a lovely Cafe upstairs, And...More

Thank Roy C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Popped in as a treat with my son after a hospital appointment. Friendly staff very helpful. Bit quaint in terms of atmosphere.... including the wonky creaky floor. Good good and very reasonably priced.

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

It reminds me some few local shops truly English but also Italian etc., which store up the real traditional food, in a special atmosphere. Upstairs there is a tea-coffe place , although the place must have been restored several times in the course of his...More

Thank EnricoCE
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is one of those shops from the past that sell good food. you can get most things here and good prices. I would recommend anyone visiting Colchester to seek out this shop & shops in this street.

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 20 June 2016

For those people who do not like bitter coffee made with super-heated steam, this is the place to get the real taste of coffee. On the day I went they had Costa Rica properly brewed and did it taste good! And the toasted tea cake...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 April 2016

this is how retailing use to be, good old fashioned retailing at its best, friendly staff, and it serves good coffee roasted on site. It sells just about any foodstuffs that you can think of from items across the UK to more exotic items. The...More

1  Thank d_taddei
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Gunton's is one of my favourite shops. It's a walk away from where I live and I often meet friends for coffee here. Downstairs is a feast for the eyes with a fabulous cheese counter and a top quality coffee selection. There is also a...More

Thank crystalpearl
Reviewed 21 January 2015

A unique food/coffee shop in Colchester, a must visit if you want something different. Smell the coffee as you enter!

Thank lindy5
Reviewed 19 October 2014

I thought it was about time I reviewed the H. Gunton Coffee Shop again. They deserve more than 4 'Excellent' reviews so here is the fifth :-) They were one of the first coffee shops around to have a non-smoking section - one room was...More

Thank Traveller51_11
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81-83 Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 572200
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