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Cafe Ciao

132 The Broadway | Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3ES, England
+44 1702 588042
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
132 The Broadway | Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3ES, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Reasonably priced tasty food! Brilliant milkshakes! The staff were friendly and attentive. would defiantly recommend

Thank George19994
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I am in the UK I eat breakfast here almost every day with my family and friends. Great food, great staff, and great prices. Has awesome Bollywood parties as well. Highly recommended.

Thank K S
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Went to cafe ciao for afternoon tea with family, I can honestly say it’s the best afternoon tea I have had. There’s plenty of food and it was all delicious. Will definitely be going back!

Thank Charmaine F
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lived in the area for three years but never visited before. Met an old school friend at her suggestion and was very pleasantly surprised. Lovely coffee and toasted sandwich. Will return.

Thank sassEssex
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Large restaurant providing very reasonably priced snacks and meals right in the heart of Thorpe Bay Broadway shopping area. Good for just coffee or a fuller meal after shopping.

Thank shsand2001
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to stop for coffee after some shopping. Coffee was delicious and the had soya milk available. Coffee was not to string, not too weak and had a nice smooth taste. I didn't eat but the person I was with had a bacon roll which...More

Thank 407tam41
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Just enjoyed a sensational afternoon tea at Cafe Ciao. When we arrived the table had already been set with a white linen tablecloth and bone china crockery. The staff were attentive withoug being obtrusive. The food was plentiful and tasty. There was too much for...More

Thank Mazie J
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Being locals we visit Ciao's frequently, a really popular place with a Buzz, good for a Coffee stop, also serves tasty breakfasts and lunches varied Menu and has a Special's Board. Afternoon Tea's are served booking required, also a wonderful cake choice on offer daily.

Thank Gillian P
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Popped here to meet friends over a coffee and to grab some breakfast too - very popular place nestled in the parade of shops in the Broadway at Thorpe Bay. Good service, the staff behind the counter did not stop. Lots of seating including bar...More

Thank letstryhere12
Reviewed 4 December 2016

After being recommended by my friend we decided to come in for lunch. Warm acknowledgement by a member of staff. Clean, friendly environment. Menu was varied, had the homemade soup whilst the other half had a panini. Both delicious! We had a slight wait but...More

Thank charlestyles
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 The Broadway | Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3ES, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 588042
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