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7 Mengham Road,, PO11 9BG, England
023 9246 2375
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
An experience

Visited with friends on Valentine's day just for coffee, nice comfortable chairs served by a really pleasant lady. What more do you require. Will visit every time we go to Hayling Island.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
peter w
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folkestone
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
folkestone
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Visited with friends on Valentine's day just for coffee, nice comfortable chairs served by a really pleasant lady. What more do you require. Will visit every time we go to Hayling Island.

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My wife and I have changed to having our midday drinks &/or food at Chives as it appears to be under new ownership from the last time we went in there when it wasn't so good. However, now their hot/cold drinks and the standard of food out of their kitchen has improved enormously and is scrumptious!! We gladly recommend a... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

If its beige watery boiling hot milk in a mug with a dirty spoon, advertise it as such, not as a latte!

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I visited this cafe with my mum and my sister. My mum had a jacket potato cooked to perfection, she was happy (that was the main thing!!!) The service was very good and the staff were courteous. The food was of a very high standard, compliments to the chef. My sister and I had a cream tea, the scones were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I've been using this cafe for several years with a regular group of friends and we have all agreed that it has gone downhill. The quality of the food is not what it was, the food presentation is poor and consequently it is not always the value for money that it used to be. A cold sandwich should be cut... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Have visited this cafe on various occasions and at different times of the day. Perfect to pop in for a quick coffee or for a lunchtime snack. Friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, good wholesome food, although sometimes busy (always a good sign) worth the wait! Would recommend if visiting Hayling..

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I have found this a very child friendly place and the food is lovely, we have sat both inside and outside, we have never felt hurried or rushed and the staff has always been very friendly and helpful.

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Lovely little place to enjoy a good cup of coffee and tasty cake. child friendly too. you can eat in or sit outside. staff are friendly and helpful

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

During our trip to Hayling Island, we had great lunch at Chives. The place was quite busy at lunch time. We had gammon steak, scampi and chips and their afternoon cream tea. Good food, good service. Highly recommended.

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Always clean and tidy even when busy.The service is fast and whatever you order is of good quality.Admittedly the prices have risen recently but with Chives it really is a case of you get what you pay for.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Mengham Road,, PO11 9BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Hayling Island
  • Phone Number: 023 9246 2375

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

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