Pizza, Pasta, Mediterranean

The flavours of Greece, Spain, The Levant and North Africa, as well as Italy, can be found on our menus and specials boards. Choose from our small plates and our mixed boards to share, in true Med. style, or enjoy a pizza, pasta or grill item from our mains menu. We're open every day and you don't need to book (but can for parties over 8 and for fewer numbers on special occasions such as Mothers' Day, Easter Sunday etc ). You are welcome to come for a drink at the bar, tapas in our heated courtyard, Breakfast at Benny's, morning coffee, lunch, tea or dinner! You will always find a warm welcome and a buzzy atmosphere.

Located on Felixstowe's main drag - Hamilton Road, Café Bencotto is the result of careful restoration and sympathetic enhancement to what was originally Felixstowe's Fire Station. The gilt framed mirrors, stunning chandeliers and leather seating contrast with the exposed brick and original glazed tiles. You can sit in the window and watch the world go by or in front of the open kitchen where you can see our brigade of chefs busy preparing your fresh food.



The Alex Brasserie presents Reb Capper - 25th March

Local singer/song writer/pianist and her band will be playing from 8pm -10.15pm
This is an exclusive album preview and single launch. 

Reb's pop and ballards are influenced by folk and country music. This has all the makings of an entertaining evening.

Entrance is free, the bar will be open. Should you wish to eat, we will be serving our Sunday evening menu after 7pm.

Booking is not required. We look forward to seeing you. Come and enjoy the music.



Gin Selection

Our popular gin menu has been updated and includes some refreshing and exciting new varieties. Choose from the Williams Chase Pink Grapefruit (it really does taste of grapefruit), Tarquin's Cornish (made with homegrown Devon violets !) or the Pinkster (distilled fresh raspberries - bound to become a favourite) along with several others. Paired with Fever-Tree tonic, which now includes the elderflower option, you have the perfect tipple.
See Gin Menu

Breakfast at Benny's

Try something different for breakfast - huevos estrellados (that's Spanish for star shaped eggs) - sautéed potatoes topped with 2 fried eggs and a spicy tomato sauce, add jamón or chorizo. 

We offer breakfast at Café Bencotto seven days a week, from 9.30am 'til noon (10am 'til noon Sundays). Choose from a selection of baked to order, breakfast style, focaccia, a stack of delicious buttermilk pancakes, brioche French toast or huevos estrellados.

Wash down with a freshly squeezed o.j. (or treat yourself to a glass of mimosa) and a barista made coffee. With our free wifi, £1 coffee refills and freshly made food - how better to start the day. See Breakfast menu.

Roast Chicken on Sundays

We offer Mediterranean style roast chicken every Sunday. That's half a marinated chicken served on top of roasted Mediterranean vegetables and potatoes. Each week we will offer two different flavours such as lemon and garlic; piri piri; pesto and sun-dried tomato or preserved lemon and black pepper. The full menu will also be available as always.

The Imposter Pizza

For a bit of fun we have added "The Imposter Pizza" to our repertoire. These pizzas are in no way authentic and they won't be found on our menu but - we think you might enjoy some of them. There will usually be an Imposter Pizza on the specials board such as :

The Peking - hoisin sauce with shredded duck, finished with spring onion and cucumber and served with a pot of hoisin.
Calzone Mexicana - a folded pizza filled with spicy minced beef, fried onion, green jalapeños, red peppers and served with sour cream.
Hot 'n' Smoky - pulled pork and hot pickles served with BBQ sauce.

Watch out too for The Zorba, The Flamenco and The Kiev.

£1 Coffee Refills

You can have a second cup of any of our coffees for just £1 per refill, which means you can linger longer, so you might want to check out our range of cakes and pastries in the deli counter.

Gift Cards

Want to treat someone or say thank you? Our smart new silver gift cards can be bought for any multiple of £5 (£10 minimum) from Café Bencotto or The Alex, or over the phone by calling 01394 288002, and can be used at any Yeo Group venue, anytime.

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