Tuesday to Saturday
9am, last seating 9:30pm

You don’t need to book, we
operate a greet & seat service.


Tuesday to Saturday
9am, last seating 9:30pm

You don’t need to book, we
operate a greet & seat service.

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. Enjoy “Breakfast at Benny’s” until noon; or in true Med. style, choose from our small plates and mixed boards to share; enjoy an authentic pizza, pasta or grill item from our main menu; or sample our cocktails and tapas. We operate an informal “just turn up” policy (but you can book for parties over 8). 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, reclaimed bar and original glazed tiles. You can lunch in the window and watch the world go by, enjoy a leisurely brunch with your laptop in our comfy heated courtyard, or wine and dine in front of the open kitchen where you can see our brigade of chefs busily preparing your food.


All our dishes are freshly prepared on the premises using seasonal ingredients whenever possible and cooked to order.


You will find Café Bencotto on Felixstowe’s main shopping street, on your left if you are travelling from the station towards the beach.

128 Hamilton Road,
Felixstowe, Suffolk,
IP11 7AB



Don’t know what to buy for someone special?
Our smart silver gift cards come with a greetings card and can be used at any Yeo Group venue, once or multiple times.
They can be purchased here (postage charge applies) or in person at The Alex or Café Bencotto.


A group of individual venues in Felixstowe

Dear all,

In accordance with the government’s removal of compulsory restrictions it is now a matter of personal choice as to whether masks are worn indoors.

In all our venues, we will continue to provide: hand sanitiser, high levels of cleaning and sanitising, QR codes for voluntary checking in and respect for social distancing.

This is a difficult time for everybody as, understandably, personal feelings about the removal of compulsory restrictions differ.

We would ask that all our customers show respect for others and particularly towards our Front of House staff who continue to do their very best in what are extremely difficult circumstances.

On a happy note – at last, real summer, what a fabulous time for eating, drinking and socialising outdoors!

We are now open for Breakfast at Benny’s from 9am, Tues-Sat, and you can have a FREE HOT BEVERAGE with every breakfast dish ordered, during July!

We are continuing to provide full table service at Café Bencotto and we have not removed the screens between tables. However, the rule of six no longer applies indoors. Booking is not required as we operate a greet and seat policy.

P.S. We are currently recruiting for both Front of House and Kitchen – please click here for more details.