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The Clifftop Cafe

111A Old Dover Road, Capel-le-Ferne CT18 7HT, England
+44 1303 255588
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
“mug of coffee” (3 reviews)
“cake” (14 reviews)
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111A Old Dover Road, Capel-le-Ferne CT18 7HT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a couple of times .. 2nd visit to see if improved !! Great views but that is the area not the cafes ... think they would charge for them if they could .. Staff are miserable, never seem to want to be there...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Steveemma7
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Lived near by for 2 years and heard good things about this little gem but only visited today. Will definitely revisit. Be aware though, they do not take card payments - cash only.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gail L
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Me and a friend decided to go in to the hilltop cafe for a coffee after a long dog walk. As we were walking to the benches outside a lady working in the cafe came out and shouted angrily “dogs aren’t allowed in here” it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Passenger59912356126
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Small cafe with a stunning view. Very basic food, I had the breakfast which was ok but not great, bacon under done. Quite expensive for what there was. Very nice to sit in the sun. Friendly staff, clean toilet and a place to park. No...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chrisgale
Reviewed October 7, 2018

If you are in Folkestone you must visit the Cliff Top Cafe in Capel le Ferne. It is 10 mins from Folkestone and Dover and the views are well worth a visit especially on a sunny day. They serve cooked breakfast, sandwiches and hot dogss...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cheeslet
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Great service, even busy we didnt wait long to be served, great breakfast, friendly staff, stunning view, thank you very much!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ChilenoUK
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Six of us popped in for my daughters birthday breakfast on a Monday morning (as she often comes here).. I loved it. We had 5 teas, 3 big breakfasts and 2 beans on toast with fried eggs and it came to £35, good value and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lisajfraser
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Popped in here on the way back from Battle Of Britain Memorial. Decent Filter coffee and Pot of Tea. Lots of people eating and it all looked very nice. Stunning views of the English Channel. Will return on another sunny day.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gazza2803
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Super-friendly service, tasty food, marvelous views and perfect spot if you're out walking in the area :)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tiny_teen
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to have a drink and something to eat, and view the English Channel across to France. Lots of free parking, onsite toilet, cafe well maintained, the slope from the car park might be awkward for those who find walking difficult. Whilst the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Byvale
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Response from vinmin | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i was away but it opens later about 10 am.
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Christopher W
March 10, 2015|
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Response from Martin T | Reviewed this property |
Open fully March to end October, and on fine days later. Opens at 10am to about 4pm. Gets busy lunchtime, worth getting there about 12. Lots of inside and outside seating and free parking. If passing on the main road, look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111A Old Dover Road, Capel-le-Ferne CT18 7HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Capel-le-Ferne
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 255588
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