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Capture the Castle

46 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LD, England
+44 1634 826100
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
24 Sep 2016
“Even the tap was great”
16 Jul 2016
“Lovely Friendly Tea Room”
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46 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LD, England
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife today for drinks and a cake before we headed home. I had the iced coffee with cream which was really good and my wife had a coke. We shared a slice of cherry and marzipan cake which was gorgeous. Service was...More

Thank Willie_Bucket
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Came across this lovely little tea room when visiting Rochester. The lady owner was very friendly and chatty. Had a latte and my husband had a cappuccino, in fact he had two has it was so nice. Not expensive. They were also selling lots of...More

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I have visited capture the castle in the past and purchased items but never stayed for tea or cakes. I came along during the week with my mum and my sister, we were going to take a seat as my mum and dad regularly eat...More

1  Thank Katie I
Anke H, Owner at Capture the Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

We have three children and grandchildren ourself and we certainly would never refuse an expectant mother the use of our staff toilet. We are not required to have a customer toilet, as we only have four tables. If your parents are regular customers, they would...More

Reviewed 14 April 2016

The stunning window display made me enter and I was not disappointed. Stylish homeware and affordable gifts awaited. At the back of the shop are four tables looking out onto a cute courtyard. A small menue,but all freshly prepared and clearly good quality food. Homemade...More

Thank Britta J
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Upon entering I was not made to feel very welcome, my presence was not even acknowledged. The owner was sat at the counter flicking through a catalogue, I felt uncomfortable about asking a question and when I did she was very unhelpful. The shop itself...More

Thank FDReviews
Anke H, Owner at Capture the Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

As we run a busy shop and small coffee shop rolled into one, it is at times necessary to order goods and that requires looking in relevant catalouges. We offer table service in the coffee shop and if you would have sat at a table,...More

Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

A nice shop, how ever £15 for 2 sandwiches and drinks. Doubt will be returning again. To confined, and not enough choice on the menu.

3  Thank Kevin R
Anke H, Manager at Capture the Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

Normal price for freshly prepared sandwiches and salad and barista style coffee, including table service. We do have a menue and prices are clearly stated.

Reviewed 26 August 2015

One of my favourite shops in Rochester. I like visiting very much and the cakes and coffee are lovely. Anke and Philip run a very good business.

2  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 27 July 2015

They serve a varied menu including hot food. However the day we visited he could only oblige with drinks/cakes. I asked for glass tap water and was served chilled water with fresh mint. very refreshing.

1  Thank Jane D
Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

The tea and cake were good but the service was miserable! I wouldn't bother as there are plenty of other places to choose from.

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Love this place, good food (lovely after a hard morning canoeing), lovely owners who always have time for you, even when busy and although this appears to bother another reviewer, the personal touch goes a long way to keeping a loyal customer base. The fabulous...More

1  Thank Simon_and_TraceyA
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Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 826100
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Description
Capture the Castle is a coffee shop within a delightful gift shop in Rochester, Kent. A great spot for a tasty lunch and pleasant conversation.
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