With her Full English Breakfast, Afternoon Cream Teas and award-winning homemade pies, Mel will remind you what great homestyle cooking really tastes like. Here are some of The Aldeburgh Café’s regularly available dishes. Seasonal dishes and Daily Specials are displayed on our chalkboard.     

About Us

After twenty years cooking in London and on the Continent, Mel Davenport has returned to her roots in Suffolk. Delighted to be among her friends old and new, she’s making her name in Aldeburgh by creating classic dishes from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. From her Full English Breakfast and Afternoon Teas, to her award-winning homemade pies, Mel […]


Mel offers outside catering. Prices and menus are available on request. Drop in, email or give her a ring, she’d love to chat it over with you to make sure your special occasion is memorable – and delicious! Call Mel on 01728 454891 or email 


Check out the latest photos, updates, events and menu items from The Aldeburgh Café. We’re always creating something new.  

Visit Us

Summer Hours 2022: 9.00am – 3.00pm every day.
We’re too busy baking to check Facebook Messenger more than once a day so it’s always best to call and book on 01728 454891 or email us at


We’re still trying to keep everyone safe. You can sit outside, and if it’s chill we have plenty of heaters. Feel free to bring blankets, cushions even hot water bottles which we will fill for you! Inside seating is available according to whatever government regulations are in force. To avoid disappointment, call to reserve your table. 

We are at Hall Farm, Saxmundham Road, Aldeburgh. Scroll down for Menu.

We are a dog-friendly establishment. We always offer vegetarian and vegan options. Feel free to call ahead with allergy needs and we’ll do our very best to accommodate them. Outdoor seating is available year-round. High chairs are available on request.

Book in advance! Call us on 01728 454891 or email

The Aldeburgh Café is also available for private functions and fundraising events. We also cater for your private event. Want to serve alcohol at your special event? Got a question? Contact us at the details above.

Here is our new Menu

We are open seven days a week 9.00-3.00pm. We are located at Hall Farm Lane, Saxmundham Road, Aldeburgh, IP15 5JD. Call 01728 454891 to make a booking or ask a question or to make special seating or dietary requests. (Please do not DM us as we often miss these messages.)
Outside and indoor dining available. Dog friendly. This is our menu. What you see is what we offer and it’s all delicious and locally sourced! 🥑🧀🥚🥓🍖☕️🐔