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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The main cafe in the village

They look like they do great main meals and breakfasts to suit all kinds whether you are fussy or not.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
Ethan E
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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folkestone
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice coffee, polite service but oh no atmosphere. Have visited this venue before and hoped for an improvement, if you require peace and a restful break this is the place for you.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

They look like they do great main meals and breakfasts to suit all kinds whether you are fussy or not.

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folkestone
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71 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Called in for coffee quite early as we were visiting the area. Lovely cup of coffee served by helpful and friendly staff thoroughly recommended.

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Thank peter w
Portsmouth
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Went for breakfast this morning at 10.15 am. Fairly busy but not all tables taken. Went to order and asked for scrambled egg on my breakfast (I am pregnant therefore unable to eat runny eggs) was told they couldn't do me scrambled egg as they were too busy (scrambled eggs are also on the menu so it is not like... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Called in here today and ordered fish and chips and a cup of tea. Good service, really clean and the food was served really quickly. The staff were cheerful and polite and prices keen. If your going by call in and give it a try I am sure that you won't be disappointed.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

stopped here for lunch with my mum. First visit. I was very impressed with the menu as it had more than other menus catering for vegetarians. The seating inside is spacious. It is very clean and bright. Very lovely lady served us. We both opted for jacket potatoes which comes with side salad which was fresh and the meal was... More 

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Havant, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Came across this place while looking for the bank on Hayling Island. Went in for lunch. Staff very helpful. My daughter didn't want what was on the menu, so the chef was happy to accommodate her requirement. We will definitely go back again soon.

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Deal, Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Recent spent a weekend in Hayling Island and walked into Mengham, which was not far from our accommodation. Chives is situated in a one way area of the main road through the village and has seating outside as well as in. It is a licensed Cafe, and has a good selection of sandwiches/jacket potatoes/Ploughmans lunches and main meals. Which several... More 

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Benjamin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Street Cafe in Mengham with outside and inside tables. Friendly staff and efficient service. Visited twice in 2 days, different staff as it was bank holiday, once for cream tea and the second day for a late breakfast. Both days, good food as a good price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Visit often with friends, lovely place to eat and the staff are really friendly! Food is always lovely, good value for money.

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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: British, European

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