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302 Wincheap, Canterbury CT1 3TY, England
01227 470 178
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Ranked #92 of 296 Restaurants in Canterbury
Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, English
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I often pop in for lunch. The food is good and the portions are really generous. The staff are great. There's always of parking spaces.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Had breakfast here many times. Staff are friendly and efficient and there is a good atmosphere. Only reason it was not 5 stars is because of the cheap quality sausages. Change to a better sausage and it will be 5 stars. Must go and try a dinner soon as what others were eating was looking and smelling lovely.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A cafe that does good English breakfasts and Traditional English dinners, e.g Pies and Vegetables. Friendly and effigment staff. Relaxed and down to earth atmosphere. Light and clean inside and free parking for about 8 cars or you could park on Wyncheap road( adjust your wing mirrors or you could lose them). Good place for families,reasonably priced.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Been here for Sunday morning breakfast a few times now and the breakfast is very good. Sadly the sausages are cheap, I think you can tell a lot about a cafe by the quality of their sausages and these ones are pink meatless little things, they really let down the rest of the plate.

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Dover, England, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We always read the menu at Cafe Solo as we sit in traffic in Wincheap. Its always a treat when we get the chance to go in. The menu is varied, brilliant breakfasts and lunches. Service is efficient and friendly and the portion sizes are big. Good value for money, especially the daily specials. The coffees are wonderful.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great place stop on the way into or out of Canterbury. Good food, large portions, well priced and cooked fresh. Has a car park at the rear so excellent if you find yourself in slow traffic at wincheap and decide to pop in for a cuppa while it clears

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We visited this cafe with the family, the food was truly amazing and very good for the price. The portions are a good size and there specials are delicious. Good atmosphere very impressed.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is not your usual greasy spoon': the staff are efficient but very cheery. The food is above normal cafe fare. The plum crumble is something else! I always come here now. There are other (very good) cafés, but this place is a cut above. Highly recommended.

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Faversham, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Don't get me wrong the food is ok if a little pricey & they didn't get my order quite right (was missing a sausage from the breakfast) it wasn't overly busy but some staff sitting at a table & the rest were truly miserable looking. I won't be stopping here again.

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We go to this cafe regularly for tasty, cheap, basic meals, great tea and coffee and quick cheerful service. Always busy and full of people from all walks of life. My favourite thing about this place is that they give you a little dish to put your used tea bag in ... This makes me happy:)

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Additional Information about Cafe Solo

Address: 302 Wincheap, Canterbury CT1 3TY, England
Phone Number: 01227 470 178
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, English

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