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Aingers Green, Great Bentley CO7 8NJ, England
+44 1206 251585
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Great Bentley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food at the cafe is excellent great value for money. Great choice good size fresh ingredients and homemade. The cakes are a must!

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Thank michelle B
Colchester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loads if parking, good service and good food. A large selection of teas and coffees too. The menu is varied and has some unusual dishes and sandwiches all of these we tried were good.

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Thank Lesley Q
Colchester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Lovely atmosphere and surroundings. Quick service. Meal lunch time was lovely, had chicken wraps and chips. Nice portion. Cakes looked delicious but was full up after meal. Pot of tea nice. Will try cakes next time. Will go again.

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Thank Rosie434
Harwich, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We had friends over on a lousy dreary winters day. Wanting a break not far from home, we headed to this establishment. Our order consisted of sandwiches, cheesescones and toasted teacake plus drinks. Everything was fresh and delicious. The staff were all very friendly. Our friends and us loved it, it made for a very enjoyable lunchtime break. We will... More 

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Thank Catharina G
York, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Highly recommend a visit - Visited the Barn cafe at Carpenters farm , Great Bentley for lunch mid week so wasn't too busy, don't what its like at weekends. Located in a converted barn which is tastefully decorated with plenty of seats available. There's plenty of choice on the menu ranging from snacks to lunch. Quick service and a large... More 

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Thank B H
Suffolk
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a friend and we were not disappointed. Luckily we had booked as it was busy. Great to see them doing so well. We had the 2 course lunch. Good value at £12.50. Lovely home good fayre.

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Thank SuperPoppit
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Love coming to carpenters farm for breakfast. All the food is cooked freshly and is generally made of local produce. Service is great although can suffer if particularly busy. Great value, great food!

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1 Thank Samhardinge3
Colchester, United Kingdom
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468 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Great quality produce, the only issue is that I can get very busy and they could really do with more staff, or a better system in taking orders ?? As we waited ages to pay. The poor lady taking the orders got very confused with people ordering. We had a small and large breakfast that came we toast, tea or... More 

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1 Thank Janie1969
essex
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1,112 reviews
783 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7,393 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

The full English Breakfast is fantastic..you can tell they use only the best..and it is always cooked to perfection..comes complete with juice..tea or coffee and toast..RECOMMENDED.

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Thank bigbarryEssex
Colchester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017

This is a great place to start the day with their superb breakfast. Full English all cooked to order with toast, juice tea or coffee. Good quality ingredients and would certainly recommend it.

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Thank Leapingferret

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aingers Green, Great Bentley CO7 8NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Great Bentley
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 251585

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?