With the last of the high temperatures seemingly behind us, the weather has turned and become much colder. 

On wet and windy days sometimes a warm cup of coffee or a pot of tea can be exactly what you need. 

Here are some of the best cosy cafes along the Suffolk coast according to Tripadvisor.

1. Ruby's Kitchen 

East Anglian Daily Times: Ruby's Kitchen was named in this year's Tripadvisor Travellers Choice AwardsRuby's Kitchen was named in this year's Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Awards (Image: Sarah Lucy Brown)Where: 1 Bent Hill, Felixstowe, IP11 7DG 

Opening Hours: Monday- Sunday from 8.30am to 4pm

If you're wanting a bit more than a coffee and a cake, then why not have a roast dinner?

Ruby's Kitchen overlooks Felixstowe beach and serves up a range of tasty treats, including a roast dinner on a Sunday. 

It was recently named one of the best cafes in Suffolk.

2. Munchies

East Anglian Daily Times: Munchies opened in 2002Munchies opened in 2002 (Image: Sarah Lucy Brown)

Where: 163 High Street, Aldeburgh, IP12 5AN

Opening Hours: Monday- Sunday from 7.30am to 3pm

Munchies is a friendly, relaxed cafe on Aldeburgh High Street. 

Everyone, including dogs, is welcome here to enjoy breakfast baps all day or Suffolk sausage rolls. 

All of their packaging and straws are sustainable and recyclable, and they have gluten-free options as well. 

3. The Kitchen @ Thorpeness

East Anglian Daily Times: The café at The Kitchen @ Thorpeness opened in 2014The café at The Kitchen @ Thorpeness opened in 2014 (Image: Phil Morley)Where: Barn Hall, Aldeburgh Road, Thorpeness, IP16 4NW

Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday from 9am to 5pm

This eclectic cafe also has a modern one-bedroom apartment available to hire.

They aim to serve great food that is locally and responsibly sourced, with a clear focus on service. 

The menu included brunch dishes such as American-style pancakes to fish finger baps with tartare sauce. 

If you don't fancy a coffee, why not treat yourself to a cocktail? The drinks menu features alcoholic drinks like Aperol Sprize and locally brewed Adnams Ghostship. 

4. Sizewell Tea

Where: Sizewell Gap, Leiston, IP16 4UH

Opening Hours: Wednesday- Sunday from 9am to 3.30pm

Sizewell Tea can be found on Sizewell beach. 

Here you can enjoy locally sourced breakfast baps, homemade cakes, and even fish and chips. 

One reviewer said Sizewell Tea is their "absolute favourite little spot for a relaxing snack after a swim in the sea". 

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5. Dingle Hill Tearooms

Where: Dingle Hill, Dunwich, Saxmundham, IP17 3DZ

Opening Hours: Monday- Sunday from 9am to 4pm

This family-run business makes its cakes, scones, quiches, and puddings daily. 

On offer are cream teas, freshly prepared sandwiches, jacket potatoes, and salads. 

Dogs are allowed on all the outdoor patios and the cafe is only a short walk away from Dunwich beach. 

6. Cafe 51

Where: 51 High Street, Southwold, IP18 6DJ 

Opening Hours: Monday- Saturday from 9.15am to 4pm

Also known as Bread + Butter @ No.51, this cafe can be found on Southwold High Street. 

Here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and cake. 

One reviewer said: "It's a favourite haunt of a friend of mine who visits Southwold several times a year- we always go there so have done the gamut of lunch, tea and supper".

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7. The Thatch Restaurant & Coffee House

Where: Kirkley Cliff, Lowestoft, NR33 0BY

Opening Hours: Monday- Sunday from 8am to 4pm

The Thatch gets its name from the thatched roof of the building. 

It offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, and ice cream. 

There is a wide range of hot and cold drinks to satisfy everyone's wants including locally brewed ales and fair trade coffees.