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GO4 Market Cafe

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Cold, warm and yummy

Of course, it's an old, now redundant church so it's bound to be cold inside, but you can help... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2016
Brown N
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Nice little place for a quiet coffee in the afternoon, as well as shopping for some unique and unusual gifts

A lovely little cafe for aternoon coffee and delicious cakes, and if you're thinking of buying some... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2016
Susan Y
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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May 19, 2017
“Quirky bazaar cafe.”
Oct 5, 2016
“Architecture and shopping”
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A home cooking cafe and an indoor market, selling art craft vintage goods, and local produce. We are open ALL the year round 6 days a week, and welcome applications from new traders for pop up stalls or to join our waiting list for permanent spaces.
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Holy Trinity Church | Trinity Street, Colchester CO1 1JR, England
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

Situated in a converted church, this is a café that is set within the environs of a selection of vintage stalls offering a wide range of eclectic items. We went in just to have a nose around and found the café not only to be...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank mayday672009
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Many stalls in this redundant old church. Just wander around the building and see the wide range of stalls; vintage clothing, old vinyl records and new goods from Morocco are just some of the things on offer. I often call in to just look around...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank VEDay
Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Nothing exciting I'm afraid. Could be so much more in such a unique location. Disappointing. Many of the stalls/tables were tatty and not what I would call vintage or interesting. Shame.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank RinaBina
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Of course, it's an old, now redundant church so it's bound to be cold inside, but you can help yourself to a nice redly warm heater and settle down to a good cuppa and delightfully fresh scone. The place has a pleasing eclectic air about...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Brown N
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

This venue never fails to put a smile on my face. The coffee was excellent, the indoor market stalls interesting and varied (some vintage stalls, others originating from other cultures. It's worth returning, as there's always some little change to notice, and often themed events...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank morrisminor1966
Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to love the Market Cafe in its unique and beautiful church setting - I certainly commend and support its values as a social enterprise - offering support and opportunities to unemployed people in Essex...but when I visited mid morning on Thursday it...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank theunlikely_foodie
janine_kins, General Manager at GO4 Market Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2016

Thanks for your comments, we really appreciate your support for the work we do as a social enterprise through the cafe. We are surprised and sorry to hear you were disappointed with the offerings from our traders in the market, we handpick our traders to...More

Reviewed February 13, 2016

A lovely little cafe for aternoon coffee and delicious cakes, and if you're thinking of buying some unique gifts for someone special, this is a truly little treasure box of all things special and different.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Susan Y
janine_kins, General Manager at GO4 Market Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2016

Thanks Susan!

Reviewed February 7, 2016

I came from Turkey to Colchester for christmas we went a lovely cafe in old church and I surprised they have Turkish beer ! I love it . Good service ! Also I had experience good mulled wine and sherry in that historical place ....More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank HarunYelken
Reviewed February 7, 2016

Go4 Market Cafe is set in Colchester's oldest building; at the heart of its centre is the amazing work it does with marginalised young people who receive work, employment training, help and ongoing support. The building has been revitalised and hosts a lovely cafe, Spanish...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Lozzzah
Reviewed February 5, 2016

I eat here every week and find the staff very friendly and welcoming. The food is excellent quality and has a wide choice. Recently added new range of patisserie cakes from Tiptree Jams. Just to say that I was there during the incident reported by...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Steven D
janine_kins, General Manager at GO4 Market Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2016

Thanks Steven, we love it here and all our staff, volunteers and customers!

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