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Cafe Solo

Certificate of Excellence
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302 Wincheap, Canterbury CT1 3TY, England
+44 1227 470178
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hythe, England
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here for breakfast every few weeks, it's always good food and at a reasonable price. The service is quick and the serving staff polite, they even put a candle in a chip and sang happy birthday to my partner on our last visit.

Thank JonHythe_England
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i have been coming here for a long time and always found the staff brilliant, friendly and happy.The Food is excellent and good value for money. Good range on menu and they never have got our order wrong, i would always recommend this place. cannot fault it. very clean. i would just say that the car park could be bigger... More 

Thank Lorraine T
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, decent breakfast, nice orange juice. Good decor for local cafe. Moderate prices to go with the higher quality of the food. Service was quick

Thank selondontraveller
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Have been going to Cafe Solo for a good cooked breakfast for a few months now and have found that service is always good, staff are always friendly and the food is always excellent. There really is something for everyone on the menu and it's great to see both young and old people enjoying the place. They also do takeaway... More 

Thank Sixties J
Ashford, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Have driven past so many times and seen how busy it was so decided to stop and try it for ourselves. We both had a large breakfast which was fresh, hot and really good value. Staff were really friendly and food and drinks came out fast. Really impressed and will be back!

Thank Tina B
Ashford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We popped in for a cheeky breakfast, it was absolutely delicious and cooked to perfection! I would have taken a photo but I couldn't resist eating it instead!! Myself and my husband chose to build our own breakfast which means you can pick and chose exactly what you want. My daughter had sandwiches as she's super fussy, she ate all... More 

Thank Sonjabowyers
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Very much part of the current breakfast culture fad that's sweeping the country. Solo is located in an old now defunct pub in Wincheap that has been transformed into a typical transport-cafe that was commonplace up to the late 1970s. Decor is very 'transport cafe' but perfectly clean and functional. The menu is extensive, offering everything you could possibly want... More 

Thank 129Richard
Faversham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We pop in to Cafe Solo in Canterbury for a quick lunch fairly regularly & always find it fantastic value for money & spotlessly clean with 2 fairly large modern tabled eating areas. The service is always first class, with very helpful & friendly staff. Today, we were on a tight schedule & thought we would try it for Sunday... More 

Thank Muzicman10
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Reasonably priced attentive staff fairly quick turnaround from entry to eating no problem's regarding hygiene toilets got thumbs up from my wife so must be good. Asked for business card but told boss doesn't have them anymore..opportunity missed for future trade on promoting but judging by turnover and footfall maybe he doesn't need any extra trade 😊

1 Thank MBJ6666
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Received a dirty plate with my meal, was told it was not dirty but dried on food from the microwave !! Mediocre steak pie, dry and pretty c**p pastry. While I realize this is not a Michelin star restaurant would be nice for the basics to be right... Good friendly staff and service


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Wincheap, Canterbury CT1 3TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 470178

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?