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Sola Cafe

720 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
+64 7-868 8781
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“mixed salads” (2 reviews)
“moussaka” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
720 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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21 - 30 of 150 reviews

Reviewed 28 November 2016

This place is so welcoming and nice! The staff are super friendly and they have a great variety of food to suit anyone's needs! The waitress (think her name was Dale? Or Dailey?- dark hair tied back) was wonderful! She went above and beyond for...More

1  Thank Jodie M
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The coffee is always the vital starting point. Great barista. The food was great and the place has an excellent vibe. I would recommend to anyone.

2  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Relaxing place to stop for a coffee. Good muffins and friendly staff.. good place to drop into when going through Thames

3  Thank Grant M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Sola had become tired, and a exciting change has taken place, new owners, food cabinet looked spectacular, I am not vegetarian but could have been easily tempted with the fresh display. Coffee was great as usual served by the same Barista.

2  Thank bite2013
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Partner had iced coffee and said it was the worst he had ever tasted. Was all ice and no flavour. We had called in here a few months ago and the iced coffee was delicious. Not sure what happened today. I had a mochachino and...More

1  Thank Ganeli
Reviewed 5 September 2016

None of our group are vegetarian, nor ever will be, so Sola was something we thought we would try for something different, and what we had, we really enjoyed. The setting was lovely with a great atmosphere and life to it. The service was very...More

2  Thank john j
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome breakfast! Gf, df, vegan & more. Best breakfast I've had so far in NZ! Friendly staff, food so good I bought lunch to take away 😊

3  Thank Meredith H
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Well usually I see Vegetarian Cafe and keep walking, but this place is great and keeps me coming back for more. On Saturday mornings they sell the best bread from in front of the cafe at the Thames Market. I love my coffee and they...More

2  Thank ascval
Reviewed 2 August 2016

A delightful cafe in the main street of Thames. Humming with people even on a Monday when I visited! Very friendly helpful staff who care about you. Food delicious! Try the red lentil kumara and coconut soup. Large plateful served with wholegrain toast and the...More

2  Thank alanmargcampbell
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great service and consistently good coffee. Best scrambled eggs and mushrooms in town. My favourite place for breakfast.

2  Thank acrhcjuby
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.28 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: +64 7-868 8781
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