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Chilli and Chives


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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They also have a shop at Hintlesham.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Cafe, British
Seating, Waitstaff, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little cafe was a Godsend. Staying in Lavenham for a long weekend, the coffee in our hotel left rather a lot to be desired. Chilli and Chives became part of the morning routine. The mochas and coffees are lovely but the hot chocolate is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Hannahatheart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here for tea and cake with friends whilst visiting Lavenham. We all had different cake and scones and they were all delicious. Really nice pots of tea as well, my Earl Grey was excellent. The lady serving was friendly and chatty as well....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MartinLoS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a pot of tea and delicious tea cakes with butter and jam. Our pot of tea was excellent...made with loose tea. The staff were very attentive and the shop was full all the time we were there. Obviously a very popular place. Cakes...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank amc298
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside to have a cream tea the other day. Seating on the path with a lovely street view of the beautiful village of Lavenham. The scones were large and fresh and had blueberries and lemon which was a lovely change from dried fruit. People...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank annemJ4848NU
Helenandscott1, Owner at Chilli and Chives, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Lovely to be able to sit outside and we thought it deserved some summery scones. See you again. Helen and team

Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

We ended up here after a long walk with the dog and the table outside looked inviting on such a sunny day. I sat outside with the dog, though it seems they are allowed inside and my partner ordered water coffee and a hand made...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MrsMEG
Reviewed January 15, 2019

A popular stop for tourists and a very popular meeting point for local Lavenham residents. The service is friendly and welcoming and all the food I have eaten there has been fresh and delicious. The gluten range of fresh cakes are superb and change frequently....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Arty L
Helenandscott1, Owner at Chilli and Chives, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Thank you for your kind words we all enjoy what we do and work hard to create a welcoming and quality experience for our customers. Look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed December 9, 2018

Lunch for five people during the Lavenham Christmas Fair. Great location on the main high street. Lucky enough to find a table. Tasty lunch choices including Homemade Soup, Fishcake, Toasties, Panini and Frittata (although we really weren't that keen on the Coleslaw side which had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nriches
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Popped into our fav cafe in Lavenham on the High Street, fantastic coffee - flat white - and my other half says the best peppermint tea she had anywhere ( just back from NZ where she tried loads). All the scones and cakes looked fantastic...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed November 15, 2018

A lovely small cafe with very friendly staff. I have been a couple of times for lunch, and more recently, coffee and cake. On all occasions the staff have been welcoming and attentive. I can recommend the fish cake for luncj, it's excellent and I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andrea S
Helenandscott1, Owner at Chilli and Chives, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

Thank you for your review we are glad you enjoyed your visit. The girls work hard to look after customers and love making the cakes so it is much appreciated. Look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed November 11, 2018

We love supporting independent cafe's. On the first occasion here a while ago we were told this cafe sadly do not accept dogs inside. So today we tried without the dog. It was a Sunday, half an hour to closing, we were the only ones...More

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank Sarah B
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