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Cafe Nucleus

$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
Kentstone Court 272 High Street | Inside Nucleus Arts Centre, Chatham ME4 4BP, England
+44 1634 406971
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“petit fours” (7 reviews)
“macaroons” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kentstone Court 272 High Street | Inside Nucleus Arts Centre, Chatham ME4 4BP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had an afternoon tea here with some of my friends and it was delicious with a lovely selection of sandwiches, nice warm fruit scones and a few macaroons and chocolate nibbles. A wide selection of tea was available too. I had the blueberry and it...More

Thank Kbushwacker85
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Who would have believed there was an Oasis like this in Chatham, this place comes into its own particularly in the summer when you can sit outside and imagine you are in an exotic country. If its just a coffee you want, an English breakfast...More

3  Thank davelanders2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow this is an amazing place with great food, service, and ambience. It's an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the main street. We had breakfast (eggs Benedict and salmon with scrambled eggs) inside early in the morning. Both dishes were great. Service...More

1  Thank JackYVR
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing food and wine with a beautiful atmosphere and friendly staff. 100% returning. Nice little find

1  Thank Andy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service excellent . Quality , locally sourced food that is very well cooked... 5 star plus ! On Saturday four of the seven large tables had been hyjacked by large, very noisy groups of eastern European men who just sit there with a...More

Thank pete b
ChathamCafeNucleus, General Manager at Cafe Nucleus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We’re really glad you enjoyed our food, we always strive to offer excellent locally sourced quality food. We have now opened both our courtyards and both decks now offering a lot more seats. We have created a new non-smoking garden area and a food only...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this sweet, hidden cafe ~ the food is always so delicious ! The Staff are very friendly . Prompt service. The atmosphere with the lightening, ambience, soft music is so relaxing . I even like the toilets with the posh soaps and individual...More

1  Thank 300Jojo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi i recently booked afternoon tea at Cafe Nucleus for my daughters 21st birthday We were a party of 10 and were treated like royalty with amazing service and equally amazing food I would recomend this venue to anyone GO CAFE NUCLEUS

2  Thank 520office
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Cafe Nucleus for a special occasion with my partner. We have an Afternoon Tea with Kentish Fizz - which was Biddenden Gribble Bridge. Amazing presentation of food and tasted sooooo good. Scones were freshly baked from the oven, sandwiches had generous fillings and Macaroons...More

3  Thank tamikovalsky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always pop in on my lunch break, such a relaxing atmosphere and lovely staff, The food is excellent and always freshly cooked

2  Thank Holly A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

treated my friend on Saturday , for afternoon tea , the place was very busy , I had pre booked .We sat outside as the weather was very nice . The service was not very good . I have been in here lots of times...More

1  Thank merritt402
ChathamCafeNucleus, Manager at Cafe Nucleus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're really sorry your experience didn't live up to expectations on this visit. We strive to offer an excellent customer experience. We have been serving the same afternoon tea for the last 6 years, it's a selection of finger sandwiches, a freshly baked scone and...More

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Lynda G
27 July 2017|
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Response from vittoriomilanogarda | Reviewed this property |
It's towards the Camping and Bingo end. Past Debenhams in your right, keep walking and look for the small courtyard on your right.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kentstone Court 272 High Street | Inside Nucleus Arts Centre, Chatham ME4 4BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 406971
  • E-mail
Cafe Nucleus is an oasis of healthy, freshly prepared food nestled in a surprising courtyard setting just off Chatham High Street.Serving a mouth-watering menu ranging from soups, sandwiches and salads to hot meals and daily specials, we guarantee you won't find it's like anywhere else in town. Everyday we offer homemade daily specials, from our famous Croque Monsieur to our 6oz Flame cooked burgers . Take the weight off your weary feet, enjoy a coffee and a slice of home-made cake and relax. Ideal for informal business meetings or just catching up with friends, we offer wireless broadband internet, regular small exhibitions and a friendly welcome.If you're a laptop user you can take advantage of our FREE wi-fi connection If you like to enjoy a cigarette with your coffee or just enjoy soaking up the sun whilst you dine at Cafe Nucleus it is your only choice when shopping in town.
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