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Mocha Cafe & Diner

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11 Central Arcade | Town Centre, Saffron Walden CB10 1ER, England
01799 523 695
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will be brief about this... you walk in, there are no signs about how to order food, no menu on the table and nobody waiting tables to ask, just a bunch of kids in the kitchen area who are more concerned with chatting to each other than to realise a party of three had come in and sat down... More 

Thank Shamen12
nicola s, Owner at Mocha Cafe & Diner, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for taking the time to give us a 1 star review even though you have never tasted our food or beverages nor speak to any member of our staff. I suspect as in previous fake reviews you have not even been in our cafe. We are a counter service business and our counter with two serving stations approx... More 

Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for breakfast in Saffron Walden and the first time we saw Mocha we walked past, hoping to find somewhere more "olde worlde". Having failed to do that we returned to Mocha and found excellent coffee (they roast their own) and scrambled eggs on toast as good as anywhere, together with fast and friendly service - and very... More 

Thank Michael A
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place never lets you down. We have been on a number of occasions and each time we have had great food and service. It is a well oiled operation. Some of the staff are young but they all know their roles.

Thank Art C
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This diner is down a side street into the main town. It has a full menu, quick service and lovely hearty food

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

Thanks for your review , it really means a lot to us all x More 

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59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

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 

Thank valtojos
Warrington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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.

Thank amandalynch12016
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

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 

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.

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!

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 :)

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?