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Chilli and Chives

16A High Street, Babergh District CO10 9PT, England
+44 1787 249028
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“chilli” (9 reviews)
“cake” (10 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
16A High Street, Babergh District CO10 9PT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As somebody who has been described as a coffee snob!! This is the best coffee in Lavenham made by someone that knows what they are doing. FANTASTIC :)

Thank David E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a much needed drink stop - had a delicious large slab of carrot cake, very yummy and the coffee was good! Staff were very friendly too, all in all a lovely visit.

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Helenandscott1, Owner at Chilli and Chives, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to the Christmas fair each year as it always puts us in the festive spirit and is great fun.

Reviewed November 6, 2017

We stopped by for tea around 3pm and the place was not too busy. Very nice room, although it's not as "quaint" as some tea rooms (like Munnings and Blue Vintage). But it's clean and comfy, and the tea was excellent. Some of the best...More

Thank clivetwooaks
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This is in Lavenham not Ipswich - thankfully as we were looking for a good coffee shop in the town after spending time at the Great Hall in Lavenham. The menu is interesting and we were keen to try the frittatas and these were great...More

1  Thank Barry B
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Called in at the Lavenham shop for coffee and scones which were both above average - however they let themselves down by charging us 20p each for cream for the coffees. This is a first for us and when you consider the "spend" was over...More

Thank An_Old_Burian
Reviewed May 30, 2017

I called in to have a pot of tea and a slice of cake. The large portion of the homemade coffee cake was excellent. At the time of my visit, the place was packed. Service was prompt, efficient and friendly. Top Marks!

1  Thank Richard A
Reviewed May 30, 2017

First time we had visited this tea room in Lavenham - many to choose from - we were not disappointed. Two sausage ciabattas, frittata and fishcake formed the first course leaving room for the delicious cakes. I would not like to recommend any particular cake...More

Thank frequentflyersuffolk
Reviewed May 30, 2017

One of many tea rooms in Lavenham and used by local people which is always a good sign. Portions are generous, well presented and reasonably priced plus it's very friendly.

Thank 2011npr
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Popped in for tea and cake and was delighted, staff were lovely and friendly. We sat outside in the sunshine, and enjoyed the best carrot cake EVER!!

Thank Georgia P
Reviewed April 30, 2017

There are many choices for a tea or coffee break in lavenham and Chilli & Chives is a favourite. The service is friendly and efficient and the two person cafetière we had provided enough for three or more. The atmosphere was quiet and refined and...More

Thank nsno1966
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16A High Street, Babergh District CO10 9PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Lavenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 249028
They also have a shop at Hintlesham.
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