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Really Rather Good

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31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
+44 1284 756181
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, friendly staff, good range of cakes, lovely building and layout. Just perfect for a cuppa and cake.

Thank Sue T
Wymondham, Norfolk
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134 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in need of a reviving coffee during our visit to Bury St. Edmund's Christmas market and this café fitted the bill perfectly. A lovely place with good service. We were tempted to a scone, jam and cream. A real treat. The scone was slightly warm and very fresh and quite substantial. Loved it!

Thank Norfolkseagull
Thetford, United Kingdom
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195 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Christmas market . They had a stall outside the shop too . We sat inside the cafe and had a cappuccino which was good and every one enjoyed their tea. Price a bit high. One of the cakes they had for sale a sponge cake was cut into 12 priced at £3:75 a slice. That makes the cake worth about... More 

Thank s g
Diss, United Kingdom
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207 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband has often stopped here with members of his cycling club so he thought he'd bring me on this occasion. We sat inside although there is seating outside with wonderful views across the The abbey gate. We had a hot chocolate and a piece of cake from a large selection, although my husband usually has the cream tea which... More 

Thank R P T
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Have been here for a good coffee a number of times, but something has changed and I think its the coffee - rather ordinary. Not as good as it was.

Thank JAN N
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Lovely place for Lunch, we really enjoyed our food here. Fresh sandwiches made to order with very good ingredients.

Thank SuffolkMarl
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

A lovely tea shop to have Sunday afternoon tea and cake. The cake is amazing and fresh, service very quick and your not rushed to leave, would definitely go again!

Thank myhelpfulreview
Eye, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Excellent coffee served in a timely fashion. Can't fault the coffee. Service slightly less than smiling.....

Thank kl h
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Great to have our dogs welcomed. One of the staff even stopped to fuss them Food was great. Loved my goats cheese sandwich with tomato and rocket which was made to order. Rest of the party had cheese scones with onion marmalade and pieces of cheese Prices were good value for quality of food Service was quick and pleasant

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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Only stopped for a light snacks, sat outside overlooking Angel Hill, service was quick and friendly. Food was delish and so fresh tasting! Very good value.

Thank cottontail_10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $13
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Abbeygate Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St. Edmunds
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 756181
Really Rather Good is a premium coffee and tea house in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England. Our espresso beans are a special blend from 4 countries, and we invested in a grinder and espresso machine which are amongst the best available. Whether you're after an Americano, latte, cappuccino, mocha, cortado, flat white, affogato (ask us!), Espresso or ristretto, we're your first port of call.For tea lovers we have a range of exceptional loose leaf teas including English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Rooibos, Green, 7-fruit, Decaffeinated, Spearmint, Darjeeling, Jasmine or White tea. We also offer milk, ginger or white hot chocolate. To top it all off our homemade cakes (many Gluten Free!!)And light lunches (Gluten Free Wraps available) are interesting and extremely tasty. We also offer tasty breakfasts (Eggs Benedict, Scrambled Egg/Smoked Salmon as a well as porridge and granola). Best of all you can enjoy all of this whilst looking at the best view in Bury through our picture windows - straight out over Angel Square towards the Abbey Gardens and Cathedral.

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