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“What a wonderful little Cafe”
Review of Cafe Coucou

Cafe Coucou
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed April 10, 2012

My daughter and I visited this little cafe for the second time on Saturday, we had to wait for about 15 minutes to be seated as it is only a small eatery but this was no problem. We were shown to a table upstairs by one of the very pleasant and helpful young waitresses. Within minutes we were asked if we would like to order or did we want more time. I chose the homemade soup of the day which came with a hunk of wonderful homemade bread and butter, my daughter chose the the Prawn sandwich with prawns and Marie Rose sauce, when it came it was absolutely full of prawns on lovely thick sliced homemade bread. We picked one of the many homemade cakes each (Chocolate Orange Cake and Pear Frangipane tart), both delicious and very generous portions.
If you are in Saffron Walden it is a must, be it just for a cup of coffee or a spot of lunch or afternoon tea. As for the price it is worth every penny, in this case you get what you pay for.

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Thank marilyn1512
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Reviewed April 7, 2012

To put it simply the best cakes in the area, absoutley delicous and fantastic size portions.

Thank John T
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Reviewed February 27, 2012

Great for meeting for a coffee and the homemade cakes and scones (especially the cheese ones) make it an ideal location.

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Reviewed February 7, 2012

This small, busy cafe serves wonderful huge scones. The sandwiches and salads are also excellent if a little pricey

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Reviewed January 8, 2012

Taste and quality does cost more. Used to be in there every week whilst dropping my daughter off for activities but only an intermittent visitor now.

If you want a cheap cake or sandwich then go elsewhere - Cafe Coucou is not the cheapest cafe in Saffron Walden, but it is by far the nicest. You do get a huge cookie/scone/cake/sandwich/whatever though and the quality of the ingredients is excellent.

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Thank NeilPike
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