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2 York Street, Broadstairs CT10 1NB, England
01843 865051
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Ranked #87 of 100 Restaurants in Broadstairs
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Italian, Ice Cream
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English first
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

The prices are ok but the coffee is average at best. The cafe is clean and the best thing to be said about the place is its position, as the outside seats do afford great views of the bay. However, the staff are always surly, cold and unfriendly. Service is uniformly poor. If in Broadstairs, there are plenty of better... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Not too bad I'm there; we were the only customers when we walked in. Had a coffee & tea with scones cost about £9. Whilst we was sat drinking our beverages we over heard the English lady telling her foreign staff about how she was up all night "working out" and that she "almost swinging from the chandelier" this was... More 

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Broadstairs
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Location above harbour couldn't be better. Looks like a retro milk bar. Italian owner so expectations of good ice cream and great coffee. So disappointed, coffee was so weak and insipid and had a powdered milk taste . Cakes over priced and ice cream very poor. Service with contempt, I really can't tell you how dreadful this place is ,... More 

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Eastbourne
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17 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Prior to this review I have only written one that was negative but I'm afraid this is number two. My family were on a weeks holiday in Kent and having a wonderful time until we visited this particular establishment. We had spent a lovely afternoon in Broadstairs and almost had our afternoon refreshments at the beach but saw Chiappinis and... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

we stopped off for a coffee on Sunday morning, hoping to enjoy the great views - what a waste of time and money. Our cappuccino were so awful we left after just one sip. A sip that burnt my tongue. What Italian serves coffee like this? Totally shocking. I suggested that my husband take them back in - but he... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

We fancied a drink and a cake so popped in and wish we hadn't! We asked what the cakes were as there were no labels. The girl behind the counter didn't seem to know what any were. After choosing a lemon meringue my girlfriend chose a small bottle of rosé to which she was told there were "no cold ones"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great service and delicious ice cream mamma mia! would recommend serve a variety of wonderful flavours.

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Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We visited Chiappinis today in a large group. Firstly, a particular member of staff refused to explain the ice cream options listed on the menu boards. I think that, if you advertise several different options, it shouldn't be too much to expect to explain what these are, for example the difference between a 'Broadstairs Special' and a 'Chiappini Special'. Eventually,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is always our first stop when we visit Broadstairs, hot drinks for the adults and ice creams for the kids! It's in a great spot on the parade overlooking Viking Bay with some tables and chairs outside, although be a little careful as they are on a slight slope. Hot drinks have always been fine and this time I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Clean restaurant. Drinks tasty and fair price, recommend the canoli (though they are expensive at 85p each) but don't expect service with anything except a sneer. If you fancy a sundae you'll have to guess at what they could be since there is no obvious menu describing them.

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Address: 2 York Street, Broadstairs CT10 1NB, England
Phone Number: 01843 865051
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Italian, Ice Cream

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