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1 the Parade, Broadstairs CT10 1NB, England
01843 865051
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: http://www.bizwiki.co.uk/cafes/190784/chiappinis.htm

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice location and view of seafront, service could have been better

My husband's panini was very tasty, although the cafe had run out of a few things we originally wanted. The staff seemed a little disorganised and didn't communicate with each other. The cafe wasn't that busy, but I was quite sharply asked at the till for an order ticket I had not been given... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Lois B
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I visited Chiappinis this afternoon with my boyfriend. We were both very impressed with the excellent service from the lovely lady who was cleaning/monitoring the tables outside. So much so, that we felt compelled to write a short review mentioning her (something we never do)! The cakes were also delicious and everything was reasonably priced. We would definitely come back.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Didn't like the coffee here (some time ago now) but they have a good range of ice cream with generous portions. Seems to be much better value if you buy a cone rather than a tub.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great location above Viking Bay. Retro feel down to genuine 1950s/60s interior. I had no problem with the service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Good coffee and great ice cream - especially the hazelnut. Staff were courteous and friendly. Rounded off a nice Friday afternoon in Broadstairs perfectly.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

very rude service and staff, fab ice cream but not worth the argument getting it, im an easy person but they really upset me in there, sadly as they have the best ice cream in Broadstairs - if the staff or manager read these - PLEASE SORT OUT STAFF ATTITUDE AND I WILL GLADY RETURN!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My husband's panini was very tasty, although the cafe had run out of a few things we originally wanted. The staff seemed a little disorganised and didn't communicate with each other. The cafe wasn't that busy, but I was quite sharply asked at the till for an order ticket I had not been given. I'd been the only one ordering... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We spent our day on the beach here on Saturday 11th July. It was a beautiful hot day and we decided to go for coffee and ice creams. We were lucky to grab a vacant table outside. I have to agree with the comments on here about staff being totally detached to their customers. It is truly a case of... More 

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Birchington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Sitting on the promenade at one of their tables overlooking the harbour in the sunshine has to be one of the best views in Kent The biggest surprise was the lack of customers. My wife and I have used this coffee lounge since the 1960's but it always seems to be number two in the town. Food and coffee excellent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Excellent large cafe for good value cakes, drinks and snacks, conveniently located adjacent to the sea front on the main route from the Dickens Museum to Bleak House. Note that the sea view is limited, but the Venetian themed mural on the walls, whilst apparently slightly random, is nice enough.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Went in for a coffee and something to eat, plenty of staff who all ignored me, the final straw was the rude arrogant owner, needless to say i walked out. Definitely don't go in to this place they do not deserve to have any business.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 1 the Parade, Broadstairs CT10 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
  • Phone Number: 01843 865051

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  • Cuisine: Cafe

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