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720 Pollen Street, Thames 2801, New Zealand
07 868 8781
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good coffee and cabinet food

A vegetarian restaurant that is strong on integrity and values, this is a friendly place to eat and seemed to be packed with locals - a good sign I always think.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

A vegetarian restaurant that is strong on integrity and values, this is a friendly place to eat and seemed to be packed with locals - a good sign I always think.

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Maroochydore, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great food. Hubby had a frittata and salad and dad and I Brahe amazing Kumera fritter and salad. All very tasty. Beautiful pot of tea and for dads super sweet tooth a macadamia caramel fudge slice. Because of the acoustics of the old building it was hard for dad to hear while ordering and while the young lady was sweet... More 

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Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

stopped here for lunch with my mother, the hot chocolate was the best ever and our food lovely, particularly the sweets. Nice atmosphere.

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Thames, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was taken out for lunch for my birthday in March and ordered a vegetarian pizza. It was full of flavour with was spicy hot with jalepenos. Very delicious.

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Auckz
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115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We always go here when in Thames. The food is great... coffee is wonderful and the ambience is fabulous too. Always great food in stock as well.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We discovered this cafe by chance on our way back to Auckland from Coromandel on a busy long weekend . Being vegetarians, we were excited at the sheer variety of dishes that they served. I had a panini with a pesto, veggies and cheese filling while my husband had an enchilada. The panini was one of the tastiest I've had... More 

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Senior Reviewer
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Best in the town. It offers variety of vegetarian choices, and is moderately priced. It also has good cakes and coffees.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We love this Café with the great Vegetarian food and welcoming feel. Always great food and service. We go down for the day just to eat here. (1.20 mins travel)

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were here for a late lunch and were impressed at the delicious-looking cabinet food. We had quiche, fritters, and a couple of cakes. The food -especially the superb quiche! - was excellent. A bit of constructive criticism for the owners: the service was a tad brusque and could use more warmth and friendliness or people will feel hesitant about... More 

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Thames, New Zealand
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13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Great vegetarian options. This a is vegetarian café so not meat, fish or chicken ( I say this because there are different types of vegetarians). The only downer is that the menu has not changed in years and I sometimes find the food quite bland. Their chai latte is the best I've tasted - mainly because they make their own... More 

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Additional Information about Sola Cafe

Address: 720 Pollen Street, Thames 2801, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 868 8781
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 720 Pollen Street, Thames 2801, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: 07 868 8781

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?