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Mocha Cafe & Diner

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11 Central Arcade | Town Centre, Saffron Walden CB10 1ER, England
01799 523 695
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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suffolk
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mocha has been my choice of hangover cure for sometime now. The Saturday morning breakfast always manages to make me feel almost human. Very well presented and excellent ingredients. Cannot fault the friendly service.All at a very reasonable price. They do of course sell other food but my food of choice is always the big breakfast, with chips. Always... More 

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Thank valtojos
Warrington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my friends visited recently and were extremely impressed, we were in the area visiting a friend and stopped in for lunch. The selection was great and we were very impressed with the portion size. We had been recommended to try the milkshakes and they were delicious. The staff were really friendly and I will definitely be back.

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Thank amandalynch12016
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before today, the last time I visited The Mocha was to play Donkey Kong on an upright arcade console in 1982. Little has changed and what was good about it then remains good now. Steaming, brimming mugs of strong tea accompany the best, hangover-busting Full English you're likely to see in this corner of Essex. I watched as a constant... More 

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Thank dughall
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Before I moved away from Saffron Walden I thought milkshakes were just like this. Mocha ruined all future milkshakes for me. They do plenty of different flavours and are the thickest creamiest milkshakes you could wish for.

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Thank Zoe_M2012
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

My friends and I had a gorgeous lunch. The portion sizes were great and the milkshakes are to die for! They have a wide range of flavours too. Staff are friendly and willing to accommodate your needs. Would definitely go back again! Thank-you for a lovely lunch!

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Thank Louise G
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Have been coming to the Mocha for years and have always received excellent service and more importantly delicious and excellent food! The customer service is brilliant, the staff are always accommodating to whatever needs you have and the establishment is spotless! My fav place to eat. Thanks for amazing service over the years :)

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Thank MissBunting
mochacafe, Owner at Mocha Cafe & Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We hope to see you for many years to come, thanks again. More 

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

The staff were very friendly and polite and the food was delicious and if you don't want something off the menu they are more than willing to accommodate you and the milkshakes are the best in town will definitely be going back x

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Thank trish6997
mochacafe, Owner at Mocha Cafe & Diner, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your lunch meal at the Mocha. Thankyou for the positive review. More 

Bishops Stortford, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

bit of a hidden gem and was welcomed with polite and friendly staff. very disappointed with the quality of the bread which seemed to be stale. trying to cut through scrambled egg on toast was almost impossible. cheap bread seems to be the issue here. well done to the staff shame the owner cuts corners

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Thank Angela T
nicola s, Owner at Mocha Cafe & Diner, responded to this review

Hi Angela, Thanks for your review, what a shame you didn't enjoy your meal with us because of your toast. If you had brought this to our attention at the time we would have been more than happy to sort this problem for you. In relation to your comments that as owners we "cut corners" with the quality of our... More 

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

I went into this lovely cafe for a late breakfast even though it was very busy. The staff were all very welcoming and the food was excellent! The food is all cooked to order which makes it even better :) definitely recommend ! prefer going here love it ! All hard working ! It's also a open kitchen so you... More 

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Thank janz23
mochacafe, Owner at Mocha Cafe & Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for the review,we look forward to serving you again soon. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Considerably more expensive tgan the Temeraire for a breakfast but on a par. Apart from the Temeraire are willing to adjust the dish to your requirements. Upon asking if I could have a Gannet and the Veggie breakfast for my girlfriend but she would not like beans and replaced with mushrooms I was told this was not possible. I offered... More 

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1 Thank critigall
nicola s, Owner at Mocha Cafe & Diner, responded to this review

Hi, We serve hundreds of satisfied customers every week, we are always happy to swap items on the set breakfasts, in particular swapping beans for mushrooms would be one of the easiest swaps to do. I would suggest that maybe you haven't actually visited our Cafe or have an alterer motive for you review. Nicola & Gavin Slade Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Central Arcade | Town Centre, Saffron Walden CB10 1ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: 01799 523 695

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?