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Cafe Nucleus

$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
Kentstone Court 272 High Street | 272 High Street, Chatham ME4 4BP, England
+44 1634 406971
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“petit fours” (7 reviews)
“macaroons” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Wine Bar, French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kentstone Court 272 High Street | 272 High Street, Chatham ME4 4BP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely surprise it was when visiting Cafe Nucleus, not wanting to be rude about Chatham but the cafe was so lovely. The Staff were friendly and efficient. Although we only had coffee which was very nice the meals being served to other customer...More

1  Thank lynda122917
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst visiting Chatham on a damp and drizzly day, we discovered a real treasure! Cafe Nucleus is hidden at the Debenham’s end of the High Street and surpassed our expectations. The decor is restful and quirky (I loved the dog wallpaper in the loo) and...More

2  Thank Jujuwinebacon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little oasis in the heart of Chatham the staff was friendly definitely recommend this place for breakfast or lunch 🍴

1  Thank Tsvetan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An oasis indeed....hidden off High Street. Atmospheric and should be on a hot sandy shore. Top quality, locally sourced food. Check out the special Full English ! Free range eggs and Linda McCartney sausages make their Full Monty. Professional, attentive service with a smile. Escape...More

1  Thank pete b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a couple of hours shopping, the cafe is full of children crying or screaming. Cafe Nucleus is a place where you can sit outside close your eyes and have solace. Staff are very friendly food is great a little bit of paradise tucked away...More

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Once through the doors you wouldn’t think you were in a town, lovely atmosphere, good food Well worth a visit.

Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been here a few times now for a special breakfast and it is consistently great food. The surroundings are lovely and in summer it is great to sit outside amongst the beautiful plants. A wonderful little cafe tucked away from the busy main...More

Thank SassyTraveller111
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Never disappoints. The food was fantastic, fresh, delicious served on warm plates. I opted for the Full English it was delightful, perfectly cooked eggs, bacon, sausages, tomatoes grilled on the vine, beautiful triangle black pudding and beans. Yum! Their coffee is lovely too and I...More

Thank premierboi
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We have had lunch here several times and the food is always wonderful . The menu is varied, well thought out and very tasty . The staff are friendly and it is one of Chatham’s true Gems

Thank sparepart68
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I was recommended here by a colleague and it is quite literally a little oasis in a bit of a sh#t hole. Very pleasant surroundings slightly off the beaten track of the High Street itself. Pleasant greenery accompanies some good coffee, teas and food. All...More

Thank Pip G
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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
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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 | 272 High Street, Chatham ME4 4BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 406971
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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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