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Caffe Eighty Nine

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89 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AJ, England
+44 7751 327587
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Midlands
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69 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

The new decor in the new part is lovely. Not so keen on the rest. Some weird menu descriptions meant I got the wrong drink. It's ok & would probably still go again but not in a rush.

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Thank Celestine65
London
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Last time I came I had such a lovely lunch here - cheese on toast. Ordered the same today but waited 20 minutes - no one else was waiting to be served so couldn't understand the delay. Food eventually arrived - all glued together on the place and no garnish or anything. V disappointing.

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Thank Elizabeth004
Julie C, Owner at Caffe Eighty Nine, responded to this review

I am very sorry that the food you received on this visit wasn't up to our usual standard, I will of course look into this to see what the problem was. If possible, could you email caffeeightynine@gmail.com so that I can get a few more details from you? Many thanks More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

I went there with my wife to grab a quick snack at lunch. Cheese on toast. No-one came in for about 10 minutes after so they weren't busy. After about 15 mins I went up towards the counter and the person there realised that we hadn't received our food. Waited another 5 mins to get our food. Sadly, when it... More 

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Thank Jonathan D
Julie C, Owner at Caffe Eighty Nine, responded to this review

I am very sorry that the food you received on this visit wasn't up to our usual standard, I will of course look into this to see what the problem was. If possible, could you email caffeeightynine@gmail.com so that I can get a few more details from you? Many thanks More 

Whitstable, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Caffe 89 is a small but popular place to eat. The cakes are very tasty and the coffee is excellent. The staff are always friendly and have a real service culture, something that is not found in some other establishments. The bonus is that you are 2 minutes walk from the sea, what could be better?

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Thank Robert B
Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Clean, tidy, attentive and a very nicely turned out bacon sandwich. 5* for me because they 'got it' when I asked for my bacon well done. Nearby hotels providing breakfasts should be worried.

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Thank onejester
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

The toddler and I stopped her for some lunch and a cream tea. Have to say it was rather good. The place was clean and fresh and the staff friendly. The food was yummy and the toddler ate all of her panini and more. Not overly expensive and worth another go in future- watching the other food coming past, made... More 

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Thank Teddy B
canterbury
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Called in for coffee one Saturday and had the pleasure sitting outside in the sunshine. It is not very big but the staff are really pleasant and every time I have driven past it is busy. Well worth a visit.

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Thank CanterburyBridge
England
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We visit this cafe every week after Parkrun, love the friendly service, fair pricing and delicious menu even though we almost always have the same thing week in week out. It's great to have the option to sit outside in the summer, love that they provide blankets to keep you warm in winter and papers to read. A wide selection... More 

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Thank If_only_I_were_rich
Whitstable
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

A lovely friendly cafe in Tankerton went with a friend and had a fabulous Devonshire cream tea. The scones were hand made and you get a plain scone and a fruit scone. The place is small but friendly and very busy. We sat at a table that looked out on to Tankerton high street and watched the world go by... More 

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Thank Ann H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

Title says it all really - I can't eat a whole one and share with my daughter. It works well because there is one fruit and one plain scone. She doesn't like raisins and i do - win win. The staff are always friendly and we are made to feel welcome. Its small but cosy and I LOVE the throws... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Tankerton Road | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 7751 327587

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