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Caffe Atina

103 Foregate Street | City Centre, Chester CH1 1HE, England (Formerly 103 Foregate Street)
+44 1244 320894
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Ranked #25 of 384 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $33
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Small family ran restaurant serving fresh home cooked food, great wines and beers in a relaxed atmosphere with friendly helpful staff. We have a full licence so you can just pop in for a drink with friends and family.Check us out on facebook for all our latest offers!
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Small family ran restaurant serving fresh home cooked food, great wines and beers in a relaxed atmosphere with friendly helpful staff. We have a full licence so you can just pop in for a drink with friends and family.Check us out on facebook for all our latest offers!
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Gf and i popped in for a drink and they were lovely to us even though we just had two cups of coffee. Would definitely come back again for the food! The menu did have burgers which I thought strange for an italian influenced restaurant, but the rest of the selection looked appetising.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Nice, quiet restaurant. The menu was on the small side but starters, main meals and desserts were all delicious. Very reasonably priced also.

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Caffè A, Owner at Caffe Atina, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review. It sounds as if you had our Thursday / Friday evening special ( 2 courses and half a litre of wine for £ 17.95 ) where the menu is a bit more restricted than normal but still the same great freshly cooked taste - glad you enjoyed it More

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We popped in for some lunch on a tuesday and were not disappointed. The food was delicious and the staff were friendly and attentive despite struggling somewhat with a table of ten people! The service was a little slow because of this but staff were very apologetic and did their best. Over all a good experience and we would definitely... More

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Caffè A, Owner at Caffe Atina, responded to this review

Yes , we are very sorry about the slower service that day . We cook everything from fresh so it always does take a bit longer but Tuesday was exceptional. Business is picking up a bit on last year and we have manned up accordingly but we never expected to more than double last years daily takings on a Tuesday,... More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

As a coffee aficionado I'd sussed out promising cafes and restaurants before visiting Chester, this one came up and I wasn't disappointed. Lovely coffee (though small cup so felt I needed two), attractive decor, and only on visiting the loo did we see a back room. They also have a garden, which I'd be keen to visit again. Interesting menu... More

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Caffè A, Owner at Caffe Atina, responded to this review

always good to hear from a fellow aficionado thanks. We use Segafredo Zanetti which we really think is "the works" - glad you enjoyed it too. Thanks also for the "charming setting " comments, being a family owned and run restaurant our daughter designed the interior ( with a bit of help from her brother) so it is truly unique... More

Chester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Went to this restaurant with a friend a couple of weeks ago and we were pleased we made this choice. We usually go into the main town but decided to explore in a different direction and we were delighted to chance upon this place. Lovely friendly staff. Spotlessly clean. We both had the omelets with a choice of 2 fillings... More

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Caffè A, Owner at Caffe Atina, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review Atina. The outside courtyard is great - particularly at this time of year and is no smoking too ! More

Chester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I really like this place and have been a few times now. I've had breakfast and lunch there and both were lovely and good value for money. The staff are always polite and friendly. Will definitely be back again soon!

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Caffè A, Owner at Caffe Atina, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review - always good from a regular More

chester
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I went to Cafe Atina with a friend for lunch, we were not sure what to have to drink as it was very hot, a waiter came and gave us a few suggestions , the way he described a drink was as if they would put fresh fruit juices with sparkling water in a glass with ice !!! sounded just... More

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Caffè A, Owner at Caffe Atina, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Atina - we are sorry you were unhappy with your experience. Also our apologies for the delay in the response but we were just double checking the facts. San Pellegrino - the premium carbonated soft drink - is only stocked in cans at all the big wholesalers in the region. All other... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Well worth the short walk from the clock bridge..lovely little cafe/restaraunt..spotlessly clean very Mediterranean and the highest quality food. And very genuine staff..my only place to eat in Chester

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Caffè A, Owner at Caffe Atina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Looking at the scores on previous reviews, this person speaks his mind ( or has been very unlucky with the other places he has visited ) . His previous 12 reviews have an average score of just over 2 out of 5 - Phew ! (LOL) More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went for lunch after reading other reviews on TripAdvisor. The staff were lovely and helpful accomodating my change of salad request. The starter of hummus and olives was delicious as was the Manwich and salad. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Coffee was very smooth and one of the best I have tasted although one small quibble, I do like it a... More

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Caffè A, Owner at Caffe Atina, responded to this review

Thanks you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We make everything from the basic ingredients so it is relatively easy for us to accommodate changes. We serve different coffee styles at different temperatures which we feel bring out the best flavours ( British spelling ) but if you request a hotter version, we would certainly replace with a... More

Chester, Uk
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have visited this establishment in its previous guises and was pleasantly surprised at the excellent refurb that has happened since my last visit. The staff were very friendly and attentive but in no way overbearing. The food choice was excellent and I can absolutely recommend the eggs Royale. Fantastic coffee also. The only small disappointment was the use of... More

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Caffè A, Owner at Caffe Atina, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review on the fantastic Atina breakfast available not just on Sundays but all day, every day, 360+ days a year More

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