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The Nutmeg Cafe

115 High Street, Hythe CT21 5JH, England
+44 1303 238919
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (48 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
115 High Street, Hythe CT21 5JH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here last week for coffee and a late breakfast. I couldn't fault the coffee - really tasty and piping hot. But seeing there were two dogs in such a small cafe (one of which was rather smelly) we decided to give the food a...More

Thank SeedyG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being a beautiful BH Monday we drove down to Hythe to enjoy the coastal and canal walks and have a late lunch in the High Street. The Nutmeg looked inviting - but no umbrellas in small garden and no fans in café. We chose the...More

Thank Gillygondi
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We've been in a few times and I would thoroughly recommend for a lovely lunch. The service is prompt and friendly and the food is delicious. Particularly the crayfish and avocado open sandwich!

Thank VetKatLady
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Coffee similar to hot milk with a dash of coffee, ciabatta toasted so it is as hard as wood. Cakes on display are less than appetising. This used to be our favourite Hythe tea and coffee shop, but no longer. Ambiance is still the best...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed March 18, 2018

As we like to support our local businesses we popped in for lunch - cafe was about half full when we arrived. We ordered coffees and a sausage ciabatta and jacket potato with Stilton and bacon. Soon after all the tables were full. We waited...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed January 26, 2018

We used to go at least once every few weeks for sunday breakfast/brunch but the food and service has really gone downhill. Also find the tiny chairs and low tables really uncomfortable.

Thank 170,606
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Have been a few times since we discovered that Nutmeg is dog friendly. Coffee and a cake to break up a dog walk and it has always been really good. Less crowded after lunch. Never disappointing.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed January 23, 2018

We popped in here after seeing it on a previous visit to Hythe. We didnt want a large lunch as we were due to have diner that evening. We both chose Jacket Potatoe's, Mine with Bacon, Cheese and Beans and my wife chose Bacon and...More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

We saw this cafe the first day we arrived in Hythe and thought we’d have a bit of lunch We took a seat, it was fairly busy but not packed and waited ... and waited .... I got up and went to the till area...More

2  Thank Denise A
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I love this little place, the staff are always friendly and the cake is fantastic with lots of choices.

Thank Brit_MumKent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 High Street, Hythe CT21 5JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Hythe
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 238919
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