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Cafe 19

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19 Connaught Avenue | Frinton-on-Sea, Frinton-On-Sea, England
01255-67-02-19
Today
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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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
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 8
    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
Family Lunch

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
jillcauldwell
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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132 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Colchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

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
Senior Reviewer
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
Senior Reviewer
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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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Went on Saturday evening with friends. Food was very good- grilled sea bass, fish and chips,sirloin steak all served with very good chips. Wine excellent value for money and scrummy desserts especially the crepes with banana,pecans and butterscotch sauce. Atmosphere is great and service is friendly but professional. Very good value for money, definitely worth a visit

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

When we arrived I was told off for finding my own seat. Admittedly there was a sign but I didn't see it ( my fault) we were then shown to the same table I had just gone to sit at. There were 3 or 4 tables with reserved on them which I thought unusual for a cafe. We ordered our... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I love this place - it has great food and a lovely atmosphere. The only downside is that it gets quite busy so there's often a wait for food at lunchtime. It's always worth it though! We're both vegetarian and on this visit we had the goat's cheese and grilled vegetable stack, with roast new potatoes, tomato sauce and basil... More 

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brentwood
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Meals are very good and plenty of variety the only thing is the big chips that are so dry they are hard to digest. The mash is very nice but does not go with lots of meals. If they had sautéed potatoes or crispy chips we would visit more often. We visit at least twice a week so very much... More 

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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?