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Applaud Coffee


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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A creative and independent coffee house, passionate about serving great tasting coffee, home baked treats along with a few lunch options. We also have Gluten Free and Vegan options. OPEN Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4pm & Saturday 9.30am - 4pm. Come and say hello...
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
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Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

I've heard many good things about this place which can set your expectations too high sometimes, but thankfully this place did not disappoint. It's a cosy place but it gives a nice warm and friendly environment. There are lots of staff on hand all of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lanky_vegan
Reviewed May 2, 2019

A good find with very nice food - light lunch, cakes, buns etc. Excellent coffee and a nice atmosphere. Cosy sheltered garden.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank SussexBloke
Reviewed April 24, 2019

I love this place; the coffee and cakes are delicious and the courtyard garden is such a lovely place to sit. The tables inside are all beautiful too, and it's usually packed! The bottles of water with mint leaves in are such a lovely touch....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LoneyJane
Reviewed April 15, 2019

I was double surprised there when occasionally popped for a takeaway coffee at a busy day. First, The Cappuccino was very expensive, second, the price didn't exceed the quality. It was the best coffee in a town according to my experience. As a dedicated searcher...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank UrbanGuide2000
Reviewed March 21, 2019

This is a very lovely cafe and pretty much the only 3rd wave coffee shop in Ipswich. The cakes are always delicious and the coffee is excellent quality. They also seem to be the only coffee shop in town that have proper oat milk. Prices...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DYuu11300
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

A family of five plus an active toddler visited for afternoon tea. What a delight. Four types of sandwiches were followed by fruit scones, cream and jam. Then to finish lemon drizzle cake and chocolate brownies. This feast was accompanied by pots of tea and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank marty243
Reviewed February 19, 2019

A lovely afternoon tea as a gift from close friends. A good selection of really tasty sandwiches, a scone each and two other cakes made up this bumper crop. All the food was tasty and clearly home made to the highest level. Tea top ups...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1975JMW
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

My wife has been following Applaud on Instagram for ages. Popped in for coffee and a snack! Coffee was brilliant, best in Ipswich by miles. Smashed w/bean and aubergine on trencher bread, new on menu today, it was fab! Highly recommend...

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank barnabyrudston
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Well this coffee house is fabulous, in a charming street in the old part of Ipswich and in a medieval building. Run by two ladies who are charming, young and vibrant as are their staff. Decor contemporary, food delicious .

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RogerDay
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Fantastic coffee, wonderful friendly & welcoming staff, and the most amazing homemade cakes (their blondies are amazing!). Easily the best place in Ipswich.

Date of visit: November 2018
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January 21, 2018|
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Response from Q3475JNjasonm | Reviewed this property |
Hi, unfortunately as it's a small area café, I don't think it is a dog friendly environment. I haven't seen a dog while I was there. I do apologise if my answer mislead you.
November 28, 2015|
Response from Jazzybigears |
Wine ?:)
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