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Sea Breeze Cafe

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Old Forge Court | Colchester Road, Colchester CO7 7EA, England
+44 1206 828284
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

A very standard place! The food was out of this world amazing and the staff excellent, lovely location and all together exquisite visit! Much enjoyed.

Thank WillowJones333
Harwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

It's a shame this is so hidden to those passing through as this is a lovely little cafe with very friendly and helpful staff. It has now changed hands and is called The Old Forge although some of the existing staff exist. The specials are always worth going for and today's Fishermans Pie was no exception, it was delicious. I'm... More 

Thank Ferret2108
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014

Absolutely lovely place, helpful smiling staff, lovely food and coffee was excellent and really hot too. Loved it

Thank Quiltingtrish
Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

Having been to the cafe before with other members of my family and finding it very reasonably priced for what is excellent choice I decided to take my son, who is back with us visiting, out to lunch. Needless to say we were delayed by the man from BT and turned up rather late. Concerned the cafe might have been... More 

2 Thank OldnBlue
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014

What a lovely cafe hidden away. The food was freshly cooked to a high standard. The staff were helpful and chatty. Local ingredients and wonderful homemade cakes. :-)

Thank lhedys
London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2014

Last Wednesday my husband and I visited Seabreeze Cafe and the blonde middle aged lady serving could not have been more pleasant.The food was good,in particular the cake.However I returned today with my young grandson and as we entered the cafe the female member of staff immediately said "we are about to close,we close at 4pm". It was about 3... More 

6 Thank GillyAlteaHills
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2014

We visited the Sea Breeze Cafe today for lunch and it was really nice. Service was excellent and staff were welcoming and friendly. Highly recommend the soup and home made cheese scone....yummy!! We felt relaxed and unrushed which is actually a rareity in many places now. Will definitely return to try out the yummy looking breakfasts the guys were eating... More 

1 Thank Dianne B
Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

Broze (is that a word)into sea breeze cafe or is it breezed ?( anyway i digress), for a bite to eat and wow ! what a find cosy atmosphere ,warm friendly staff and great homecooked food ,the cakes are LUSH !cant wait to take mummy for high tea ,and myself back for the full breakfast with mmmm black pudding and... More 

Thank lemonjelly
Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

Just had a coffee and cake break at the Sea Breeze Cafe in Elmstead Market, served by Father and Daughter team, Stuart and Phoebe Hall. Phoebe, at the tender age of just 17, makes a lovely cake! Lovely and relaxed atmosphere of home baking, they also serve hot food, fresh and local produce. I would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Rachele W
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2014

Lovely staff, everyone is welcome whether it is for a meal or just coffee and cake. Cakes are superb and all homemade.

Thank Liz21543

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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
$5 - $16
Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Forge Court | Colchester Road, Colchester CO7 7EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 828284
The Sea Breeze Cafe is based in Elmstead Market just set back from the Main Road. We specialise in home-made cakes and scones baked on the premises. We also serve breakfasts, home made soups, light lunches, sandwiches made to order, baguettes and pannini's to eat in or take away. A good selection of teas,coffees and soft drinks are also available. We are licensed as the retail outlet for the Sticklegs Brewery, you could also enjoy a beer with your lunch.

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