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No. Fifty One Cafe

51 High Street, Southwold IP18 6DJ, England
+44 1502 726157
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“swiss roll” (10 reviews)
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08:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
51 High Street, Southwold IP18 6DJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking from the outside, this quaint, unassuming, understated café in Southwold high street is rather cozy on the inside but offers succulent food (the bread & butter pudding made from croissants is to die for) and a quick and extremely friendly service. We will be...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Emmanuel L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here twice during our visit. My wife and I went for a coffee to make sure that our booking was taken for our group of 8 adults + 2 babies had been taken. Good job we did because it hadn't. When we went...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by Number Fifty One for tea and cake to fortify us on a Christmas shopping trip. I had Earl Grey tea and gluten free orange and almond cake, which was delicious. The soup was also gluten free but contained potato, which I can't...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kay B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a joy - delicious veggie options - brilliant service - lovely ambience - can find nothing bad to say - can’t wait to go back!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went to this cafe several times while on holiday in Southwold, the breakfast was yummy, the service excellent

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dina W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot recommend Cafe 51 highly enough! I visit on almost a daily basis and, whatever time of day, the food is delicious and beautifully cooked, using fresh, local, seasonal produce. At the moment, the wonderful porridge, served with fresh fruit, is my go-to mid-morning...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Judith B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to this café many times. It is always buzzing, but we always manage to find a table. There are a variety of meals, cakes and snacks available and it is hard to choose. Today we had fruit scones with jam and cream....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MartinWanger
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Visited for breakfast (not for the first time) and, as always, the food was fresh, tasty and served with the usual friendly professionalism Small menu (which proves it’s all cooked fresh) using good quality ingredients. Definitely worth a visit

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WayneS307
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Very friendly café, highly recommended. Impressed with how the staff dealt with our various different orders, with GF requests, swapping mushrooms for bubble and squeak and changing minds, super service all round. Great place.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Zipcooler
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We are regulars here and love our breakfasts, they never fail to deliver, great food, great coffee, see picture, great friendly staff , a must place.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Catherine S
31 August 2018|
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Response from alisonh817 | Reviewed this property |
Ive always got good gluten free vegan food here but give them a call, they’re very helpful
28 October 2017|
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Response from Alison B | Property representative |
Our set menu in the evening has a meat, fish & vegetarian option - if we know in advance we can plan the vegetarian to be vegan no problem.
27 June 2017|
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Response from Matthewsh | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 High Street, Southwold IP18 6DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 726157
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A cafe bistro serving fresh, home cooked, locally sourced meals from breakfast, lunch, tea & coffees & homemade cakes - all made on the premises by us.
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