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Elder Street Cafe & Deli

Debden Rd | Elder Street, Saffron Walden CB11 3JY, England
+44 1799 543598
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (3 reviews)
“black pudding” (5 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 4:30 PMAll hours
Delicatessen, Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
Debden Rd | Elder Street, Saffron Walden CB11 3JY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from eating the most delicious fish and chips at Elder Street cafe on one of their special fish and chips nights. The fish was the best I have eaten locally in a long time, moist and tasty with a crisp beer...More

Thank cerk57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit an a few months , I was very happy with my choice of the warm salad , that was even better than it was last time

Thank Darren W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always great food, really wholesome, different and delicious BUT the last two times I have been there meals arrive all separate. Last time 20 minutes difference between first meal and 4th member of the parties meal. THis happens with drinks too. Happened on two...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the elder street cafe food and environment! Reasonably priced, varied menu. Great for children with space to run around outside. There isn’t loads of space inside but they do offer high chairs and there is space to tuck away prams etc. Highly recommend...More

Thank Carly H
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

This was the first time we’d been here and we were impressed by the quality of food and the friendliness of the staff. It was a function for about 50 people with pre-ordered dishes from a varied menu (as well as the normal turkey).

Thank Voyageur775
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

We were a large party of 7 but the Elder Street Cafe squeezed us in on a Sunday lunch. The food was really tasty and there was a great menu to choose from. I marked down one star because there was a bit of a...More

Thank Nood1986
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

I gave Elder Street a bad review some time ago but, despite the rather surprisingly defensive management response to my review, I would like to report my next visit was much much better. The food is always good but this time the service and speed...More

Thank MuggedinRome
Reviewed November 5, 2017

The food is great , I had a warm Salad with grilled chicken and I can not recommend it highly enough , it was excellent. The reason I am not giving 5 stars is the wait to get seated and served. on entering sum were...More

Thank Darren W
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

The location and food are good - but do not under any circumstances go if they have a party on in the marquee. They simply can not cope and clients in the cafe are kept waiting. I really hope they get their act together but...More

1  Thank MuggedinRome
gregoire13, Owner at Elder Street Cafe & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Dear 'Mugged in Rome' Do you think your review is fair? Do you think your 1 star rating is fair? Firstly the children's parties in the marquee to which your refer are organised and run by Debden Barns not Elder Street Café & Deli, the...More

Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

They do lovely tea/drinks here for a break and any moment, the cakes are great but cost too much and the thing is I just don't know why they charge to much for things like that. It's also pretty nice to have a cuppa here...More

Thank Tommiddle
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September 17, 2017|
Response from Weeley1 | Reviewed this property |
Probably best to book. But sorry, I'm guessing this reply is a little late.
Sarah F
August 26, 2016|
Response from helvin2001 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Lots of parking is available. Not ideal inside for someone with a disability but they are ver accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $18
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Debden Rd | Elder Street, Saffron Walden CB11 3JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 543598
  • E-mail
Purveyors of homemade and locally sourced produce.
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