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Yaxham Waters Cafe

Dereham Road | Yaxham Waters, Dereham NR19 1RF, England
+44 1362 854384
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“cake” (14 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
“crisps” (4 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Dereham Road | Yaxham Waters, Dereham NR19 1RF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visit here fairly regularly for family breakfasts. Great location, and food is good. Service is sometimes a little slow, but we generally plan to be there a while so it’s not an issue. Good sized play area to keep little ones busy, and a...More

Thank Oscarbosca
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have visited a few times, staff always very polite and helpful, menu choice and quality of food very good, great cakes to!

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to meet and location is easy from Dereham or Mattishall clean area and country surroundings, easy parking and pleasant entrance, view the kitchen at full speed. Service very good, courteous and pleasant. All day breakfast a must, delicious choice too, even though,...More

Thank FinGaTipZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my 2 boys for a piece of Cake! Absolutely delicious! Play area is perfect to keep the children busy! Only criticism is that service was quite slow and wasn't busy! Will return though!

Thank kb290188
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back again with family at the weekend. Still a fabulous breakfast and good service. Must try lunch next time in Norfolk as it looked good (we were having a very late breakfast!). To reviewers complaining of slow service remember it is freashly cooked and we...More

Thank TopsyOxford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The last time I visited here was not so good then my friend & I was to meet she suggested Yaxham Waters, it has completely changed, they have extended the premises to a beautiful size it's very airy sunny & no cooking smells that linger...More

Thank Wob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The young girls working here are really cheerful and helpful. The food quality is 100%+ and the taste is fantastic. The chips are hand cut fresh , the yellow in the eggs show how fresh this produce is The staff work very hard and are...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were en route from Norwich to North Norfolk at lunch time and saw the restaurant as we drove by. Simple well presented 'home cooking'. Great cottage pie. The restaurant is modern, light and airy and the staff friendly. Service was a bit slow but...More

Thank Viajerovista
YaxhamWaters, Manager at Yaxham Waters Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon Viajerovista, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We take on-board all feedback and comments to help us improve with the service and the food. We are very lucky to have wonderful Chefs who make sure all our menu...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Popped into this place the other day for lunch along with three other people. Since our previous visit it has been totally modernised and extended from it's former self, the premises is very spacious and has a menu which should accommodate most people. On arrival...More

Thank Medaman121212
YaxhamWaters, Manager at Yaxham Waters Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there Medaman121212, Thank you for your glowing review. Booking is advisable on our busier days just to ensure we have a table ready for you. This is not essential though. We are very lucky with our team of staff here. Our amazing chefs create...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Good vibrant, relaxing atmosphere. Prompt service. Polite staff. High standard of food at reasonable price. Local tasty produce used. Would highly recommend.More

Thank Gary C
YaxhamWaters, Manager at Yaxham Waters Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon Gary C, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. As you rightly pointed out, we used all local produce for our meals. All our meals are homemade, in-house by our great team of Chefs. Our front of house staff...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dereham Road | Yaxham Waters, Dereham NR19 1RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Dereham
  • Phone Number: +44 1362 854384
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We are an independent cafe serving a range of hearty meals, breakfasts and light bites. We endeavour to produce everything ourselves from fresh ingredients which are sourced locally whenever possible. Our cakes and scones are baked daily, and we serve a variety of traditional specials as well as our popular menu choices. Our fully enclosed children's play area is overlooked by our cafe's outdoor seating, so parents can enjoy a cup of our own-blend coffee whilst their children play or feed our fish, goats and battery rescue hens. Set in the heart of Norfolk, you can enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding countryside and the passing Mid Norfolk Steam Railway line. Originally designed as a teahouse for our holiday park, our growing reputation for excellent service, atmosphere and fresh food means that our cafe has become popular in its own right, attracting visitors from the surrounding villages and further afield. Cyclist groups are always welcome. Yaxham Waters Cafe offers a variety of tasty meals at great prices in a unique rural setting. Its the sort of place where everyone feels comfortable - if you are a builder in steel toecaps, a mum with three kids, business people in suits, a group of friends, its all good!
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