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Slate

138 High Street, Aldeburgh IP15 5AQ, England
+44 1728 454052
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Wonderful food

The food was amazing but you pay for the quality. Great service by people who know their... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Margaret C
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Fabulous selection

Lucky enough to be able to shop here on a regular basis . It is dangerous on the wallet to walk... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Lesley S
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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Slate is a specialist cheese retailer and delicatessen in the bustling Suffolk seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold. Formerly known as Lawson’s Delicatessen in Aldeburgh, we have changed our name to Slate and opened a new shop in Southwold. Our new name encapsulates our passion for cheese and delicious food and drink provisions. Quality cheese is at the heart of what we offer, alongside our prepared meals and salads, bread, charcuterie, olives, chutneys and preserves.
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138 High Street, Aldeburgh IP15 5AQ, England
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+44 1728 454052
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing but you pay for the quality. Great service by people who know their produce. Well worth a visit

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Clare J, Owner at Slate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Margaret for taking the time to post a review - thrilled to hear you enjoyed what we have on offer in Slate. Hope you picked up some delicious cheese as well as picnic goodies when you called in !

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Lucky enough to be able to shop here on a regular basis . It is dangerous on the wallet to walk through the door ! So many lovely local delicacies .very Special cheeses .pies , quiches , Soughdough breads . Crackers ,olives and fresh homemade...More

Thank Lesley S
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Clare J, Owner at Slate, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

A dangerous cheese shop - love it ! Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. Thrilled to hear you enjoy our shop.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

What ever else you do in Aldeburgh, please do make sure you call into Slate & see their range of unique products. You will find some of Suffolk's finest produce, including a selection of locally made cheeses to die for, plus a full range of...More

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Clare J, Owner at Slate, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit and found lots of delicious treats for the bank holiday weekend ! Thanks for coming and taking the time to post your feedback.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We have visited the deli a few times in the past as we regularly stay in the area, however today the service was truly awful. The person in front of us ordered a number of things and so we waited a while to be served...More

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Clare J, Owner at Slate, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to send us your comments. I am very disappointed to learn of your experience during your recent visit and apologise on behalf of our whole team.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

As we were leaving to come back to London, couldn't resist popping in here to bring some delicious treats home with us. I could literally cry that we haven't got a deli anything like this one, near to our home, as I would be shopping...More

Thank Jan P
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Clare J, Owner at Slate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Jan, thank you very much for taking the time to send us your lovely comments ! So glad you enjoyed your visit and the treats you picked up. Hope you will call again next time you are in town ! Best wishes Clare

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Just have to say, if you luv a Sausage roll then you must try slate, unbelievable. There’s much more to this deli, including warm friendly service, so give it a try

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Clare J, Owner at Slate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and for popping in - thrilled to hear you love our sausage rolls !

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

A beautifully laid out shop, wonderful delicacies and pump street bakery bread , fantastic cheeses, all beautifully presented. LOVED the hand prepared frozen meals! We are two friends, staying in a cottage in Aldeburgh for a week and not wanting to cook too much..and there...More

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Clare J, Owner at Slate, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for visiting our shop and taking the time to share your experience. Thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed our frozen meals - will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to our chef, Kim. Hope you will call again !

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Whenever we go to Lawsons we come away with more than we went for. The choices are so tempting and of amazing quality. This time I went in for a sourdough loaf, came out with the loaf, pastel de nata and some cheese ! Service...More

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Management response:Responded 18 July 2017

So glad we tempted you to try some other Pump Street goodies and get some cheese ! Thank you for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

What a great place this is. The choice of food is small but so much better for that. They had lovely fresh salads which differed each day. The cheese, cold meats and quiches were all lovely as well as the bread. The staff were very...More

Thank SM2811
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Management response:Responded 9 June 2017

Thank you for the lovely comments ! Thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit to Lawsons and tried out the new range of salads we launched last week. Do call in next time you are in Aldeburgh.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Extremely good coffee - Monmouth's I think and great food from this small deli. Good range of cheeses and a lovely Suffolk terrine. Friendly and helpful, though not sure they have their stock levels and layout quite right - they seem to have things in...More

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