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Cafe Max

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Cafe, British, European, Contemporary
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99 High Road, Benfleet SS7 5LN, England
01268 751199
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London, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So we dropped in today for breakfast. Place was reasonably busy. Pleasant girl came over gave us menus said it was only breakfast available. Another girl came all my 5 minutes later and took orders for drinks. These came 5 minutes later. We tried to order food. Nope we have to wait for yet another person to come and take... More 

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Thank Simon W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have visited Cafe Max several times, the food is lovely, but equally the service of the staff is exactly as you would hope. Have sadly been to too many places where customer service is shoddy at best, but each and every member of staff here have been wonderful, highly recommended as a weekend brunch venue.

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Thank Jodey P
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went in with family. Eggs benedict, full English, Welsh rarebit. All lovely. Wonderful ingredients, excellently cooked with great service.

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Thank vincentr6
Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a late Sunday breakfast. Cafe was Extremely busy, but food was worth the wait. Only negative would be that the kitchen seems too small to accommodate the amount of customers they have.

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Thank Louishaw
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have already written a review after my first visit to Cafe Max. Since then I have been back 3 times. My first experience wasn't the best but each time we go back it gets better and better! The food is fresh and tastes delicious, the service is always great. The staff are so friendly and attentive. I think our... More 

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Thank lucy h
Essex, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Had lunch here today and thoroughly enjoyed the couple of hours lingering over food and chatting to friends. It might be best to reserve a table as the cafe was busy and obviously popular. The cafe is bigger than it looks from the outside and there is a pretty garden if you wish to eat outdoors. Everything was very clean... More 

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1 Thank Maggie G
Essex, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The food in Café Max is gorgeous and the staff are very friendly. It is not that cheap though and the premises are very small so you do feel very close to the next table. They must be doing something right as the place is always busy!

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Thank Meresniff
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Very busy, service was a bit strange and jumbled. Food was nice and came out quick after eventually having order taken and receiving some cutlery. Saying this we would return because believe it could of been down to the fact it was very busy.

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1 Thank lucy h
Essex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Staff extremely attentive and very accommodating. Food is cooked fresh. A variety to choose from. Have eaten here on special events such as fathers and Mother's Day. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Murphycluclu
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

We use Cafe Max for family lunches, lazy Sunday breakfast or brunch and have even been for a private function of a champagne afternoon 60th birthday tea. All have been fautless, fresh food and efficient friendly service. It also has a beautiful courtyard garden ideal when it is warm to while away the time with a friend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Cuisine
Cafe, British, European, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 High Road, Benfleet SS7 5LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Benfleet
  • Phone Number: 01268 751199

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