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Boathouse Cafe

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Bawdsey Quay, Bawdsey, England
+44 7900 811826
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“mackerel pate” (5 reviews)
“scones” (13 reviews)
“crusty bread” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Bawdsey Quay, Bawdsey, England
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

So often we fancy going on a spontaneous drive to find a tea shop somewhere only to find they close at 3 or 4 so what a welcome surprise to find that this ones stays open til 5 so we could relax over our hot...More

Thank R P T
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Here on a bright day- spectacular location- looking out over the water. Coffees ace - lemon polenta cake very good and moist- what a place on a nice day- just out of this world and good food to boost.

Thank Valettaboy
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Home made cream scones with ham and cream. Lashings of hot tea. Spectacular views. Binoculars available to use. All for less than £8.

Thank nicolaann44
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely views across the river and the moored yachts to Felixstowe Ferry. Easily reached by the foot ferry from Felixstowe Ferry or a longish drive from Woodbridge. Great cycling and walking route. Nice sandwiches, light lunches, bottomless pots of tea, "real" coffee. Great cream teas...More

Thank paulm2101
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

What a system the staff have in this hidden gem, five staff all seemed so organised behind the small counter,everything running smoothly, even down to baking fresh scones. Delightful menu, good choice for such a small place, perfect any day of the year. Well done.

Thank sallystranix
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Our second visit this summer to this great café. All four of us sat on the covered balcony looking out over the River Deben. The staff are a real asset to this tea room. We had a delicious scone with drinks - my tea pot...More

Thank Leanne C
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Enjoyed the views from this Café especially as on each table on the balcony are binoculars. Dog friendly. Stopped for delicious warm scones with tasty jam and cream. Staff friendly would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 26 June 2017

vert nice place to stop and have coffee and cake. staff are nice , foods good.clean,good prices. load of good hot food on the menu. will be coming back.

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This a really lovely little café with a view over the river. Parking is not a problem and it's the perfect place to stop and enjoy.

Thank Yeray P
Reviewed 14 May 2017

All the food here is home cooked and piping hot, the coffee is great- the views on the balcony outside are fantastic. I think at the moment this cafe only opens Friday, Saturday and Sunday- phone to make sure. This is a small cafe which...More

Thank Valettaboy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bawdsey Quay, Bawdsey, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bawdsey
  • Phone Number: +44 7900 811826
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