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19 Connaught Avenue | Frinton-on-Sea, Frinton-On-Sea, England
01255-67-02-19
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: brasserie

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wide ranging menu plus specials

A very busy restaurant which speaks for itself. Plenty of seating inside and some tables outside. The staff are very friendly and helpful, perhaps those who criticise bear some of the blame? Meals were swiftly served and you could tell that customers were happy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
tom l
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Holland-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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136 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
london
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW via mobile

Excellent service, excellent food and chocolate tart a must, my son loves this cafe, that's why we go every time we are in frinton, kids friendly, friendly staff always helpful, price good

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Holland-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A very busy restaurant which speaks for itself. Plenty of seating inside and some tables outside. The staff are very friendly and helpful, perhaps those who criticise bear some of the blame? Meals were swiftly served and you could tell that customers were happy.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This cafe is a must for us when visiting the beach at Frinton whether it be for lunch or just to pick up a coffee. The menu offers something for everyone and there is always an extensive list of daily specials and delicious deserts. The service is also very attentive and friendly. It does get busy at peak times so... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We popped in to Cafe 19 for breakfast over the bank holiday. We arrived at 11:10 and the head waitress aggressively told us there was a table but “you need to be out for 12:00". We then waited 15 minutes while staff faffed around doing nothing much. Eventually we ordered 2 full English breakfast which arrived with a French baguette!!!!!... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Highly recommended by my Sister-in-law who is local to the area & a regular customer.We popped in for lunch on Friday afternoon it was busy but I always think that speaks volumes.We were quickly seated & handed a very extensive menu with options from the "Specials Board" too.A huge variety & spoilt for choice but had a prawn granary baguette... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Disappointed with choice for vegetarians also my friends ordered fish cake and chips. The chips didnt arrive with meal so she had finished by the time they were served. Also menu was quite expensive. Dont think we will return.

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

My daughter was going to treat me for lunch, she suggested cafe19 ( her choice) we we're sat on a table for 2 near food and drink part, when I saw the table I thought ok this could be interesting, as they seem to squash as many tables in as possible in such a small place, my thoughts came true... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My family enjoyed a lovely Sunday lunch in Cafe 19. We had various dishes including roast meats, fish and chips, steaks and pizza. Food and service was very good. Only downside was staff refused to accept Northern Ireland sterling banknotes. 4 of the family had travelled from Northern Ireland so this was difficult. Sadly one staff member told us he... More 

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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Saturday lunch with the girls - light lunch of half a Tuscany pizza with salad and home made coleslaw and a couple of glasses of house white - my absolute favourite lunch - excellent service and good company

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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Splendid small cafe/restaurant. For a lunchtime baguette it's nigh-on unbeatable. Warmly recommended on a bright winter's day.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Connaught Avenue | Frinton-on-Sea, Frinton-On-Sea, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Frinton-On-Sea
  • Phone Number: 01255-67-02-19

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

brasserie
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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