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Driftwood Cafe

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44 High Street, Emsworth PO10 7AW, England
+44 1243 377373
09:00 - 17:00
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Lovely relaxed cafe serving a great selection of cakes. I believe it's run by the same people as The Pavillion Tea Rooms at Stansted House - which is also lovely!

Thank funnylittlewoman
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Best coffee we have had so far in the UK. Nice atmosphere and the scones were awesome. We are planning to come back for lunch as the menu looks too tempting to pass up.

1 Thank DeltaSkelta
Chichester, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Always a super welcome at this busy cafe. Really good homemade food at reasonable prices. The homemade soup is always good with fresh bread from the local bakery in Westbourne. Always reliably good.

1 Thank JulieHolidays22
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The food and drinks here are very good. There is a lovely selection of teas and decent coffe. The food is tasty and the portions generous. The only things that sometimes let it down is speed at which orders are taken. However, well worth a visit.

Thank saustin77
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Friendly, busy cafe with good service that matches the pace of each table. If you want to take your time then fine or a quick snack is served efficiently. Dogs are welcome in the garden at the back so didn't take ours this time. Sausage bap with a good quality sausage followed by a pot of tea. Perfect start to... More 

Thank SouthernSet
Windsor, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Found the Driftwood by chance - luckily! Fantastic selection of food and drink at sensible prices. Lovely decor and excellent service.

Thank Rapunzelle99
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious cakes and superb breakfasts plus they can make a pot of tea properly! Also has a very pretty rear courtyard where we sit with our dog. Very nice staff too.

Thank Peter B
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great value for money, this cosy little café is absolutely wonderful. There's a rear courtyard garden too. I would recommend this café over all the others in Emsworth. You can get take-away too. It's always busy, so don't be surprised if you have to wait for a table.

Thank Zozo3699
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best cafe we have found in Emsworth (and we have tried most). Good staff, excellent food coupled with a lovely venue and nice atmosphere. How Costa survives in a town packed with quality independents is beyond me - the Driftwood's coffee is the nicest I've had anywhere in UK.

1 Thank LordCharlieBreese
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

One of my favourite spots in Emsworth, lovely original seaside decor and there is also a great range of treats. Staff are always friendly and patient. Can highly recommend.

1 Thank Adele V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 High Street, Emsworth PO10 7AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Emsworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 377373

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