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Kim's Tea & Coffee House

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5 Hill Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1EH, England
+44 1799 513553
Mon - Tue 09:30 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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Maulden, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped in for a coffee but we decided as the sandwiches were made to fresh that we would order some. We both agreed that they were the best, freshest and well filled sandwiches we have ever had out. With this the coffee choice was extensive and the leaf tea with tea strainer was lovely. The service was very efficient... More 

Thank Jenick32
Leyland, United Kingdom
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412 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I always make a point of calling into this Tea and Coffee house when in town and have never been disappointed. I ordered a new tea on the menu Malawi Thyolo Dark Fired Tea probably best without milk added but I put a dash in and found the flavour to my taste. I ordered Turkey and cranberry sandwiches which were... More 

Thank vuepoint
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That about sums it up, i have been to Kim's many times, and i have never had the need to request salt or pepper, this might not sound like a great feat, but trust me it is. Personally not needing to add any condiments to your food means that it is perfectly seasoned, it means due care was taken when... More 

Thank Dairyproduct
Hertford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we visit Saffron Walden we have to go to Kims - wonderful range of tea and coffee (full descriptions of taste and where they are from) in a lovely setting which backs onto the bandstand and green. Sandwiches and snacks freshly prepared.

Thank JanetteReviews
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge selection of teas (30+!) and a selection of snacks and cakes. There is out door seating and great scones! Very reasonable pricing. Will be returning.

Thank AWG-1984
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We had a lovely afternoon sitting out on the patio in the sunshine eating some lovely sandwiches and drinking loose tea in a tea pot with a tea strainer, just as it should be. We have been to Walden many times but only discovered this tea shop today and we shall be back as the service was very good, the... More 

Thank pinkthatch
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We found the food excellent, well presented cafe in a period property with friendly staff. Can't wait to go again!!

Thank Sarah W
PaulSivyer, Owner at Kim's Tea & Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you very much Sarah. Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Can't wait to see you again, so do come back soon. More 

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Always friendly, has an open small terrace for sitting outside in fine weather. Handmade to order sandwiches,always tasty homemade cakes.

Thank Donald R
PaulSivyer, Owner at Kim's Tea & Coffee House, responded to this review

Thanks Donald for your reviews. So glad to hear you enjoy what we do as much as we enjoy doing it. We really look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Whenever we visit this beautiful town , our first port of call is always here. It is not flashy , it does not cater to loud children running around but , it DOES cater to people who want quality food & drinks. They are knowledgeable about the drinks they serve , their sandwiches are FULL and tasty and there is... More 

Thank BrandlerGalleries
PaulSivyer, Owner at Kim's Tea & Coffee House, responded to this review

Wow what a lovely review. I am truly flattered to be compared to the likes of Fortnum & Mason and so glad that you like what we do. It makes it even better when I know we are achieving all that we set out to and I couldn't wish for better praise. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Used to come here a fair bit but took our children in one day and soon found out that was a mistake. not the most child friendly place and NO high chairs offered because they don't have any!! The sandwiches though are always filled to exploding and try the salt beef. yum yum. They advertised they shut at 2pm and... More 

Thank paulgoodey
PaulSivyer, Owner at Kim's Tea & Coffee House, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. I’m sorry it has taken a while to respond, but I have only recently been made aware of our presence on this site. I can only apologise for the disappointment you suffered when we unfortunately had to close our kitchen earlier than advertised. Since your visit was in March last year, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Hill Street, Saffron Walden CB10 1EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 513553

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?