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51 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury CO10 2ET, England
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love David's! When I first arrived in Sudbury David's was the first cafe that my son and I purchased real coffee. Staff, lovely and chatty. They we so welcoming that I returned with my husband a few days later for breakfast. Once again we were welcomed by staff and met David the owner, great guy. Coffee amazing, food simple,... More 

Thank Maxine T
Great Cornard, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was shocked today to find out when I attempted to have lunch with my daughter, who is nearly 15, that no under 15's are allowed. My daughter is extremely polite, mature, attends a highly regarded boarding school and we both felt discriminated against to be forced to leave on account of her age. I think a better way forwards... More 

Thank PearlElphick
Wroxham, United Kingdom
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237 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my visit here. It doesn't matter if you are on your own because there are daily papers you can sit and read and once you have placed your order you can sit and wait for it to be delivered. Perfectly clean and tidy as were the toilet facilities. Nice to go somewhere which I don't think is... More 

Thank JMB50
Tiptree, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we always have lunch here when we visit. The food is excellent from a limited menu. The owner is very friendly a knowledgable about wine and cheese and the bistro/cafe reflects this. Nice place and atmosphere. Also sells cheese and wine - got a wonderful bargain of excellent cheddar.

Thank twilightLondon
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a most delightful evening with exceptionally kind and friendly service and absolutely perfect food. The limited menu (thank goodness!) was thoughtfully put together and cooked by David who obviously cares passionately and knowledgeably about fine food and wine. The portions were appropriate - not hugely over facing so we enjoyed three courses, including a personal cheese board chosen... More 

Thank beechenhill
Halesworth, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited twice recently and found the staff and host most hospitable, even after suffering an overnight flood in one of the rooms! Great coffee, pastries and croissants and really tasty damson jam. Good size tables for lingering over and even Sunday Papers to share. Well done David and your staff.

Thank Ian M
Thetford, United Kingdom
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446 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

In recent weeks we have had several experiences in which we have gone to cafes for a quiet drink only to have the experience diminished, if not ruined by a wall of noise. With that in mind, we made it a conscience choice to set out for David's in Sudbury. We had read positive things about David's in the reviews... More 

1 Thank padreray
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

As always, wonderful! Interesting comment in the last review about it being more like a private club!Perhaps it may seem like that to strangers, as there are so many loyal customers that have become regulars and made friends here. What better recommendation can you get than that! A testament to David and his teams friendly and caring service. Thank you.

1 Thank DMHentall
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

My wife and I visited for coffe and cake. We found the coffee very tasty and the cakes were fine but we felt slightly like intruders to an exclusive club.

Thank daviddclarebear
Kaikoura, New Zealand
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We have used David's on a number of occasions and find it a really pleasant and welcoming place for a coffee and an occasional slice of cake (oh alright then, a more than occasional slice of cake!). A most pleasant place to while away an hour reading the newspaper (which is provided) and watching the world go by.

1 Thank rdjdavies915

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cafe, British, Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury CO10 2ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: 441787373919
A continental coffee shop for grown ups! The best coffee, fine scrambled egg, home made cakes, warm croissants and a warmer welcome.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?