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2 Church Street, Dover CT16 1LY, England
+44 1304 204870
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Dover, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We've heard quite a lot of people say that they enjoy visiting Chaplins for both breakfasts and other meals. Unfortunately I wish we could say the same! Perhaps we visited on an off day but neither the service or food was to a good standard. The ingredients were cheap - which is fine as the prices are cheap so we... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant served an excellent and well priced meal.It was served hot and was adequate for us who have a modest appetite.We were very pleased with its presentation and it tasted lovely. It compared favourably with our usual Toby carvery.Well worth a try if you`re in Dover.

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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fairly overpriced restaurant that serves breakfast as well as lunch and dinners. There are better places to eat that are also more scenic than this. Breakfast is always a better option if you are going to eat here. When we have been in for lunch it has been disappointing and dinners that are available have been precooked... More 

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first full English ever, so i can't really compare it, but it was good! I had the vegetarian breakfast, which was only available as a large. Kept me full for the rest of the day. Really. My husband, who's had a full English before thought it was really good too. Not too greasy & made to order..... More 

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St Margarets, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had Sunday roast lunch. I had turkey, and as I was hungry chose to have the large portion. Smallest “large” portion I have had, 4 vegetables all presumably added to the plate with a teaspoon, a few roast potatoe pieces and a very small Yorkshire pudding. Everything was lukewarm. Followed by crumble and custard to fill me up, this... More 

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Gold Coast Australia
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Being tourists we went in early morning for a quick drink and possible breakfast. I made the cardinal sin of going to touch the drink fridge. Wow - beware the fridge! As I was about to touch the handle the waitress came from the kitchen and went between the fridge and me. I was then sternly advised that we weren't... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Have eaten here many times when shopping in the town. Vegetarian breakfast is very nice and good value.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a lovely breakfast here and being a fussy eater, they made it as I requested and checked that it was to my liking. Good value I thought and pleasant staff. Happily return.

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Dover
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Lovely little café. real friendly vibe with traditional homemade food to offer. We had breakfast sitting outside in the sun watching the world pass by.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I decided to stop by Chaplin's, a café close by my flat, for a coffee and croissant at about 08h30 on a Monday, waiting for the shops to open at 09h00. Chaplin's logo is a Charlie Chaplin hat and walking stick. All I wanted was a coffee and croissant (I'd lived in Europe proper for too long before retiring), but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Church Street, Dover CT16 1LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 204870
Description
http://www.qype.co.uk/place/171990-Chaplins-Dover

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