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Museum St Cafe

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1 Westgate House Museum Street | Museum St, Ipswich IP1 1HQ, England
01473 232393
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Visiting Ipswich we were pleased to find this cafe as we don't eat meat. The quiche and salad were delicious and found the staff flexible and helpful . It's quite easy to find for strangers to the town head up to the museum and turn left into museum street.

Thank Sparrowtravel
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

very delicious vegetarian cafe, Ipswich needs places like this one. Good spot for lunch in you are in the centre

Thank hulyaataoglu
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

This place has the best food on the planet. Honestly, whatever I have chosen here I was always super happy. They cook like an angel. The place looks rather simple, but friendly and they have a wide selection of vegan and vegetarian food and desserts. Flavour bombs, amazing taste, indulgent cakes, I cannot explain how good they are...

Thank Ag J
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I can't believe it took us so long to find this place, but so glad we know of it now. On arrival the staff were friendly and warm, and the selection of foods - vegan and veggie - was vast. I had a goats cheese ploughmans and my parent had the polenta bake & salad and the portions were so... More 

Thank Jabel G
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

I'd been working in Ipswich for two years before I found the Museum Street Cafe (thanks to a friend's recommendation). It's tucked away just a stone's throw from the main shopping street, and easy to walk straight past- but if you stop and duck inside you'll fine one of the best eateries in Ipswich. I'm now a regular (they'll do... More 

1 Thank QuinnXX
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

If you're a foodie, you must try this place. There really is something for everyone, whatever their diet (veg,vegan,gluten/dairy free etc). It was fresh and plentiful. Great for coffee and cake too.

Thank Arlette E
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Great place for a vegan lunch. With a minimum of three vegan options and lots more if you're veggie. They do an amazing vegan syrup cake too.

1 Thank Josie F
Suffolk UK
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Give yourself a treat and experience this unique vegetarian café which is better than most restaurants. The flavours are fantastic and you don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a freshly prepared meal. The service is especially good and friendly and if you are in a hurry you can be in and out in 30 minutes or take as... More 

Thank Retman
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

This is a real gem just off the High Street. All food is vegetarian/vegan and freshly prepared each day with wholesome and tasty ingredients. Fantastic value for money and soooo much better than pub grub or fast food chains. My only criticism is that I think they need to decorate and give it more of an atmosphere as it is... More 

Thank Jennifer L
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92 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

This is the best place in Ipswich for a awesome food! I am not a vegetarian however I love this real tasty food place. Service is very friendly and very simple set up! Fantastic fresh food.

Thank Rimzi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Westgate House Museum Street | Museum St, Ipswich IP1 1HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: 01473 232393

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