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Mocha Cafe & Diner

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11 Central Arcade | Town Centre, Saffron Walden CB10 1ER, England
01799 523 695
Today
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best breakfast in town

Family run business providing fantastic food - whether breakfast or lunch. Always seems busy. Really friendly staff and best bacon sarnie in ages!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Alison M
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Family run business providing fantastic food - whether breakfast or lunch. Always seems busy. Really friendly staff and best bacon sarnie in ages!!!

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Popped into Saffers to peruse the market and shops, found several pubs and restaurants displaying a lot of nonsense on their menus before stumbling across this little gem down a windy side street hidden away a bit. A couple of expensive bicycles lent outside the window is always a good sign, and their jockeys seemed perfectly at home clip-clopping their... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Ate here on the 28th of dec. ordered the big breakfast called the ganet and a 'thick shake'. The breakfast was reasonably priced with good fast service. Very friendly staff. All you could want from a local cafe.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

You get what you pay for and its good value for money. They have everything from a salad and jacket potatoe to a gannet breakfast with the works along with 2 hot drinks all for £15. The only let down was you have to go out the front door upstairs to the toilets which are a let down and not... More 

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NR CAMBRIDGE
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

the food and the helpings were great, gets very busy but always first class food, cooked very well and good service

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It looks very dark from the outside, a bit of a 70's throw back. Once past the fog of cigarette smoke where the smokers sit outside the service was good. The cooking can be very hit and miss, not consistent. I would use again, mainly they serve breakfast all day.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We were visiting friends nearby and went to Saffron Walden for a look around. Found this cafe and decided to stop for breakfast. They had a good menu & you order food and drink at the bar. Breakfast was well cooked & a reasonably priced.

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Ickleton, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I have live in Saffron Walden for 20 odd years and didn't know this place existed! Met some friends there at the weekend for brunch. Don't expect the usual airs and graces of a Saffron Walden cafe. It's much more down to earth than that. What you do get is a buzzing town centre unpretentious cafe that does great "transport... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

paid this place a visit for the first time , had a milkshakes for £2.70 really tasty followed by a full english . good value for money

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mochacafe, Owner at Mocha Cafe & Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, at the Mocha Cafe we use real dairy ice cream mix which produces thick creamy shakes. Next time your in why not try one of our premium flavours, Banoffe is one of the most popular. More 

stansted montfitchett
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

wow, what more can one say when the chef actually trys to fulfill a desire for an Aussie Hamburger, by running upstairs to see if he can find any beetroot...sadly no to beetroot, but they do pineapple, and this is better...of course this is my taste in burgers, others have their favourites, and a big choice on the menu board... More 

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mochacafe, Owner at Mocha Cafe & Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Mocha Cafe will always try to accommodate requests and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Central Arcade | Town Centre, Saffron Walden CB10 1ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: 01799 523 695

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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