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David's

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Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups
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51 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury CO10 2ET, England
01787 373919
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch
Description: A continental coffee shop for grown ups! The best coffee, fine scrambled...
A continental coffee shop for grown ups! The best coffee, fine scrambled egg, home made cakes, warm croissants and a warmer welcome.
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  • 13
    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Trip advisor reviews are accurate for this little gem!

We ordered the italian salad and were not disappointed, great flavours. Quality ingredients and nice portion size for a light lunch. Pleasant service, nice atmosphere and I liked the decor and furniture. Bathrooms were clean and spacious. They open up the bar area on Friday and Saturday nights... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We ordered the italian salad and were not disappointed, great flavours. Quality ingredients and nice portion size for a light lunch. Pleasant service, nice atmosphere and I liked the decor and furniture. Bathrooms were clean and spacious. They open up the bar area on Friday and Saturday nights, I imagine this would be lovely. Can't wait to return. Davis and... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We have passed this place many times but decided to pop in for a coffee whilst in town shopping and are glad we did. Immediately we found that the venue was very homely and warming. The staff were very courteous and welcoming. We both had a coffee which was very nice and good value. After this one visit we have... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I was looking for somewhere for lunch and come across David's. The menu was outside so you could decide if you wanted to eat or have a drink there. Comfortable cafe, nicely decorated and books, newspapers and magazines to read were available. Now to the food. I ordered scrambled eggs and pancetta on toast. The pancetta was fried on top.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I love this place. David is very welcoming and his coffee is the best in town. ..particularly when served with a warm almond croissant! I'd highly recommend his cheese counter too.....another plus is the place is for adults so no children charging about

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I called in on the off chance and had an excellent coffee. A bit like the old Cheers bar. Everyone knows your name (nearly) for some genteel banter, leg pulling whilst David is metaphorically gently pulling his hair out whilst pulling your leg. A wonderful "comfortable" feel to what must now surely be a Sudbury institution. David - long may... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Myself and my partner came to one of the wine bars Saturday nights on 25.07 and had a fantastic evening, beautifully cooked food- the best fillet steak I have had in years cooked by David! David, Trish and Fran were very attentive hosts, and made sure we were having a great night. Such a warm and welcoming team, we felt... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I have been here on several occasions and the food (especially the eggs benedict) is always of a high quality and really delicious. The mocha is the best around by a long shot. One thing I was slightly baffled by on my last visit was that they couldn't do sandwiches due to them running out of bread (even though they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Just tried David's new 'Italian Salad'. Vine ripe tomatoes, sweet red peppers, extra virgin olive oil, very special mozzarella, on oil drenched and toasted ciabatta, with the David twist! Thought I was back in Italy! Lovely!

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A charming, small establishment that caters for adults only. Enjoy anything from a good coffee to a meal with good, friendly service. A no-stress diner where they supply papers if you're on your own (books if you have the time). Well prepared food reasonably priced. Has two rooms plus garden terrace. They have a great selection of cheeses for sale... More 

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Hartest, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A friend recommended this lovely place on Gainsborough street so I did my research on trip adviser and was surprised I hadn't heard of it before. Well David was just so welcoming and said we could sit anywhere in the spacious, chic and very clean cafe. There are lots of appetising croissants, cakes and cheeses displayed along with the numerous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury CO10 2ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: 01787 373919

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 12
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups

Description

A continental coffee shop for grown ups! The best coffee, fine scrambled egg, home made cakes, warm croissants and a warmer welcome.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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