We are open Tuesday - Sunday
9am - 5pm
(last hot food orders 3pm)
We have renovated our outside barn area so open, air socially distanced seating is plentiful. It is a truly amazing spot to relax, unwind & soak up the magnificent marsh views.
JOIN US FOR BREAKFAST, LUNCH OR JUST A SNACK & A DRINK.
NORMAL OPENING HOURS ARE
TUESDAY - SUNDAY
9am - 5pm
(last food orders 3pm)
WHAT TO EXPECT
Guidelines from 20th July 2021.
Firstly, we’d like to thank you all for your ongoing support and patience over the past 16 months of lockdowns and ever changing restrictions; we know it’s been a confusing and testing time for both our customers and staff and we’re so grateful for your continued custom and kindness.
We’re so happy that the legal restrictions surrounding Covid have been lifted. However we are also mindful that not everyone will be entirely comfortable with such a sudden leap back into ‘normal life’.
As a business we have a duty of care towards both our customers and staff to keep everyone as safe and at ease so plan the following:
Our staff will continue to wear face coverings for the time being
We will encourage but not insist on the wearing of masks when you are inside the café
We will not take contact details, but encourage customers to check in and out using the NHS Track & Trace app
Our current and thorough cleaning regime will continue and hand sanitising points will remain around the site
Staff will continue to undertake regular lateral flow tests at home
Although you may notice a few more tables in the café, we will not be returning to our full seating capacity inside just yet
Table service will remain indefinitely. We hope this will minimize queuing and crowding inside the café & promote a better experience for all.
As we move towards what we’re sure will be a very busy summer for the staff here at Old Hall, we ask for your continued patience and understanding and look forward to seeing you all soon,
No Cash payments taken. Card only please.
OLD HALL SOUTHWOLD
CAFÉ & WALKS
Celebrating the best of Suffolk’s countryside and coast using some of the finest seasonal & local ingredients.
Our licensed café - Old Hall Southwold - is a welcoming place for all. Providing locally sourced, freshly prepared home cooked food, using exciting, local ingredients either to eat in or takeaway. Relax, take in the views and soak up the peace and quiet. We are family & dog friendly - join us before or after your leisurely stroll & indulge in our scrumptious offerings. A perfect spot to unwind together.
tuesday - sunday
(last food orders 3pm)
BOOKING NOT NECESSARY
WE ARE OPEN ALL BANK HOLIDAY MONDAYS TOO!
A truly serene spot to while away some relaxing hours.
The stunning glass fronted, airy & welcoming cafe provides a delightful spot to enjoy a meal or drink in a truly relaxed setting.
SOUTHWOLD CYCLE HIRE
We are thrilled to have entered into partnership with Southwold Cycle Hire who are leasing space next to the café.
Hire bikes of all descriptions on site at Old Hall, or, if you prefer, take advantage of their cycle delivery service. Cycle one way & get your bikes delivered or collected for the other journey.
Why not pop into the café after your adventure & reward yourself with a coffee (or something stronger) & replace some of the burned off calories with one of our delicious menu items.
5000 MILES FOR JANET
Some of you may not know but at the beginning of lockdown, my Mother-in-Law, Janet, sadly passed away. She had developed a “one in a million” illness, a rare, random, aggressive degenerative disease that took her from us within the space of a month, she died on 27th March 2020. Janet’s time in hospital was difficult due to Covid 19 and all that entailed. Janet loved our family cafe, she was often in the kitchen, helping with the washing up and keeping us all on our toes with her quick wit and humour! She loved seeing all the customers and would often be found chatting away to everyone, maybe you will have been accosted by her as she bustled around, despite her being 78 years young!? Anyway, in her memory and to mark what we hope will be the last month before we re-open the cafe (open for takeaways from 4th July!) we have embarked on a challenge to raise funds for 2 charities close to our hearts. A breast cancer one and St Elizabeth Hospice who support the Beccles Hospital palliative care unit. Please have a read of our pages and if you feel able to donate, even just a little, please do so, it would mean a great deal to the whole café team and to our family. Coronavirus has caused many fund raising activities to be cancelled or postponed but the problems that these charities are helping to combat are still happening every day. Thank you for reading this and look forward to seeing you all in person very soon... not long now!