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Sheila's Kitchen

Gate Hill, Dunkirk ME13 9LN, England
+44 1227 751505
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Gate Hill, Dunkirk ME13 9LN, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Adjacent to the Travelodge and sharing a car park with it, Sheila's Kitchen is a former 'Little Chef' as is quite obvious from the style of the building and it's closeness to a service station. We were staying at the Travelodge and first used Sheila's...More

1  Thank Ken C
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Just off the ferry, stopped for my first full English breakfast for a few months. This place is easily accessibly by the side of the A2. I had the dog with me, and the staff were most apologetic that he couldn't come in... however, they...More

3  Thank Capnblatch
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast here after spending a night at the adjacent Travelodge hotel. Food and service were both first class, but for me the thing that set them apart was their bird feeding operation. Such a nice way to start the day!

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Ate here 3 times. Friendly folk. Food nothing special but good enough. Decent sized portions. Reasonable prices. Could do worse.

1  Thank MarkSmalleyNL
Reviewed August 1, 2018

I had a really well cooked and presented breakfast, served by pleasant and helpful staff. The place was very clean and welcoming with lots of easy and disability friendly parking. The restaurant has large picture windows overlooking a garden that is designed to attract a...More

1  Thank nicedayinkent
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Stopped off at Sheila's when stuck in traffic for 4 hours on my way home but have been here before and both times have had amazing service and the food is exactly what you want! The staff were absolutely rushed off their feet but were...More

1  Thank kateslane
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We stayed one night at the Travelodge and as anyone who's used these hotels they don't have a restaurant. What the Canterbury Dunkirk one is lucky enough to have is Sheila's Kitchen right outside. My husband and I had the 'early starter breakfast' of sausage,...More

1  Thank mummilyn
Reviewed July 22, 2018

It does what you want for a rest stop cafe. Warmly greeted, clean, efficiently served, tasty unfussy food at good value prices. It is easy to be "stuffy" about roadside cafes, but when it is done well, it is worthy of praise. Sheila obviously cares...More

1  Thank Josi P
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Whilst out on a motorcycle ride my wife and I called in for lunch. Due to a few poor comments we didn’t know what to expect. However the food was perfectly acceptable my omelet being freshly cooked with plenty of filling. Wife said her liver&...More

2  Thank Coffeebarcowboy
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Sheila kitchen is situated opposite the Travelodge. The food was well cooked and nicely presented and very tasty. the staff were polite and attentive and very helpful

2  Thank jsmudge12
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Questions & Answers
January 1, 2017|
Response from tjohnd |
yes they are - we are sitting in there having a late breakfast.
Ken W
December 3, 2015|
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Response from Allconsuming | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no idea because I didn't ask that question when visiting in the summer. In my opinion, I'd say not, but it would best for you to contact the establishment direct for a definitive answer.
February 26, 2015|
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Response from Godfrey K | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gate Hill, Dunkirk ME13 9LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dunkirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 751505
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