Due to bad weather we have unfortunately had to close the pier today!

We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused you. Do please still explore our website to plan your next trip to us, and check back here for further updates. We’ll be open again as soon as we can!

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Al fresco fish and chips from the Beach Cafe Cooked breakfast in the Beach Cafe Fish and Chips
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Fish and Chips Full English breakfast in the Beach Cafe Enjoying Fish and Chips outside
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The Beach Cafe

Open today from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Did you know … that in a recent survey of residents and visitors to Suffolk, their number one choice for the perfect experience was (pause for drumroll) fish and chips on the beach!

Little wonder, then, that our popular Beach Cafe is bustling all year round with people seeking some of the best fish and chips on the coast. Ah, the unbeatable smell of tangy vinegar-drenched chips and chunky fish plunged in to fry quickly for an amazing, fresh flavour.

But there’s more to the Beach Cafe than just fish fried in our special Suffolk batter and served with crunchy, golden chips. Our superb family-friendly menu is available all day and has a range of meals, including healthy jacket potatoes and great burgers, and everything is freshly made.

It’s a popular spot for breakfast. Every day between 8.30am and 11.00am we serve a selection of fried breakfasts (our eggs and sausages are all local and free range), breakfast baps, coastal toasters. There’s a children’s menu, of course, and vegetarian options. Later in the day it’s somewhere to get an ice-cold drink or ice-cream when the summer sun is shining, or a warming hot chocolate in the winter months. We’ll even pack you a picnic to take onto the beach with you!

We sell gluten-free cakes every day, and on the first Saturday of every month we prepare gluten-free fish and chips.

We have a huge variety of food and drink to choose from at the Beach Cafe, below is just a sample of what you’ll find on our menu.

Served from 8.30am-11am, all our breakfasts use locally sourced traditional free range pork sausages and local free range eggs.

The Big Wave Breakfast – £10.99
Two sausages, two bacon slices, two eggs, tomato, mushrooms, two hash browns, baked beans and two slices of toast

Early Surfer Breakfast – £7.95
One sausage, two bacon slices, one egg, tomato, mushrooms, baked beans, hash brown and toast

Vegetarian Breakfast – £7.95
Two sausages, one egg, mushroom, tomato, baked beans, hash brown and toast

The Breakfast Bap – £4.99
Choose from a Bacon Bap (two slices), Free Range Egg Bap (two eggs) or Sausage Bap (two sausages)

The Big Bap – £6.85
Sausage, bacon, egg and hash brown served on an open bap

Two Free Range Eggs on Toast – £4.99

Baked Beans served on toast – £4.99

Toast and Marmalade (2 slices) – £1.90

Junior Breakfast (for under 12s) – £5.35
One sausage, bacon, egg, baked beans and toast

Breakfast Extras:
Sautee Potatoes – £1.99
Black Pudding – £1.75

Battered fillet of Cod served with chips – Large £8.99, Small £7.99

Battered fillet of large Plaice or Haddock with chips – £9.99

Enormous (extra-large) Haddock, chips and mushy peas – £12.99

Breaded Scampi with chips – £8.99

Extra Large Breaded Scampi (15) with chips – £11.99

Salmon and Dill Fishcakes (two) with chips – £7.99

Rock Salmon with chips – £8.25

Traditional Locally Sourced Battered Jumbo Sausage and chips – £6.25

Locally Sourced Ham, egg and chips – £7.99

Vegetarian Sausage (x3) and chips – £6.25

Chicken Nuggets and chips – £6.99

Mackerel Bap – £6.75

Delicious freshly baked jacket potatoes served with a mixed leaf salad

The Straight Jacket – £4.75
Served plain or with butter

The Full of Beans Jacket – £5.99
Served with baked beans

The Cheesey Beans Jacket – £6.75
Served with cheese and beans

Surfers Jacket – £6.75
Served with tuna and mayo

 

Beach BBQ Burger – £8.99
Bacon, bbq sauce and cheese served with chips

The Lighthouse – £8.50
A double burger with cheese served with chips

‘Say Cheese’ Burger – £7.45
House cheeseburger served with chips

Plain Sailing – £6.99
Plain house burger served with chips

The Veggie – £7.45
Vegetarian burger served with chips

The Surfer – £7.99
Fillet of cod served in a 5″ floured bap, with leaves and tartare sauce plus chips

Cod Bites and chips – £5.99

Breaded Fish Cake and chips – £4.99

Beef Burger or Sausage and chips – £4.99

Cheeseburger and chips – £5.25

Scampi and chips – £6.25

Chicken Nuggets and chips – £6.25

Chips – £2.00

Large Chips – £2.50

Sauce pots, curry and gravy – £1.50

Mushy peas or baked beans – £1.99

Floured bap – £1.30

Bread and butter – £0.85 per slice

Freak Shakes – £4.95

Strawberry
Milk, strawberry ice cream, strawberry sauce, fresh strawberries topped with cream and meringue

Chocolate
Milk, chocolate ice cream, chocolate sauce, mars bar, topped with cream and a flake

Ice Cream Sundaes – £4.95

Strawberry
Strawberry ice cream with strawberry sauce, fresh strawberries and topped with cream and a wafer

Chocolate
Chocolate ice cream with chocolate sauce, flakes and topped with cream and a wafer

Banana
Banana ice cream with banana sauce, half a banana and topped with cream and wafer

Coke, Diet Coke or Lemonade – Large £2.99, Small £2.25
Available on draught

Breakfast Tea – £1.99
Earl Grey or Herbal Tea – £2.10

Cappuccino – Large £2.70, Small £2.20
Latte – Large £2.70, Small £2.20
Americano – Large £2.55, Small £2.05
Espresso – Double £2.70, Single £1.90
Mocha – £3.25

Melty Hot Chocolate – £2.40
Deluxe Melty Hot Chocolate – £2.65
with whipped cream
The ’99’ Melty Hot Chocolate – £2.95
with whipped cream, a Cadbury’s flake, Malteasers or marshmallows
The “Hat-Trick” – £3.45
All of the above!

 

Opening Times

June & July opening times are from 4th June - 22nd July

Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Free Tea and Coffee for Breakfast

Get an even better start to the day with free tea and coffee at the Beach Cafe! All you need to do is purchase a full breakfast to qualify, and the offer is available every day.