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“Not Bad”

Southwold Boating Lake and Cafe
Ranked #23 of 50 Restaurants in Southwold
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed September 13, 2013

The boating lake was taken over by new owners last year, and you could really tell the difference. New boats, a lot of care and attention lavished on the flower beds, the boating lake cleared. The cafe itself continues to do a perfectly reasonable range of coffee / cakes / soft drinks etc.

Thank AJ F
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Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

I am a local who works in southwold so I always go for lunch at this children friendly cafe as the atmosphere which the owners and staff create are second to none. Very relaxing place to be after work. There is a public toilet just out of the gates to the cafe, within walking distance and little boats for children to occupy themselves on while the parents sit and eat while watching them play. This cafe has everything whether you are old, young, a parent or just looking to sit on your own away from the busy town during the summer months.

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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Be aware don't look for a toilet on this site because you could be accused of trespassing on private land

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Thank Roy S
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

the owner of this well presented little cafe was kind enough to allow our mini owners club to use his carpark to end a club run to Southwold.
I had a lovely light lunch there with my daughter. The food is resonably priced for this area and served quickly and politely.
Great outdoor dining

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Thank johnnie H
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

The new owners, who took over in 2012, have taken the cafe to new levels. They know what works in Southwold, so have cleverly adapted a style and menu to reflect what the town is all about. Delicious cakes, nice china, pastel colours and comfortable chairs. All very splendid and relaxing with nice views over the boating lake. Let's hope they can pump even more of the sea back into the little islands and really get the area back to what I remember from my childhood.

Thank Michael S
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