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“Brilliant breakfast”
Review of The Happy Chef

The Happy Chef
Ranked #1 of 191 Restaurants in Dover
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$13
Cuisines: British, Bar
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Tasty breakfast, good service and quickly prepared. Numerous set choices or you can 'build your own'. Also served lunch but we didn't sample on this occasion. Very reasonably priced on sea front with views of Dover castle.

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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast at The Happy Chef this morning. What's so great about this place is that it's a proper diner experience but clean and the food is really well done. It's not a "greasy spoon" - my poached eggs were perfect and the bubble and squeak was delicious. The coffee was good, the service was very good and it's a nicely decorated place. All very reasonably priced. We would definitely go back again.

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

Breakfast which turned into brunchtime, because it was so relaxed. There was no rush there was no pressure despite being in there some time! The food was excellent and served with a smile and polite chatter. I would have no reservations in recommending this to anyone. Early clients appeared to be workmen/drivers which then was followed later by families with young children. And by lunchtime older walkers/visitors? to Dover. Clean and modern.

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Thank NCVFolkestone
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Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

For a cafe, the food quality is extremely good and serving staff welcoming and helpful. English breakfast was perfectly cooked and better quality than most cafes I have had breakfast in.

Thank KentFrequentFlyer
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

(The Who) - Happy Café, Dover

A few weeks ago a group of us attempted a ‘booze cruise’ from Dover to Calais but abandoned the trip due to traffic volumes.

For our second attempt we left home at five thirty and were across into Kent before six, it turned out to be a wise move, as the Dartford Bridge closed a few minutes after we’d crossed.

We arrived at Dover a few minutes after seven and had plenty of time before our scheduled crossing, so stopped at the Happy Café - literally a few hundred yards from the entrance to the ferry port.

Outside it was dark and stormy, inside it was bright, clean and welcoming.

We took our seats and checked out the breakfast menu.

I ordered the ‘Full English’ - which comprises ‘Cumberland Sausage, 2 rashers of Bacon, 2 Eggs, Black Pudding, hash brown (or ‘bubble’), a choice of fresh or tinned tomato (I LOVE tinned tomatoes), Toast and a pot of tea.

The breakfast was excellent, the Cumberland Sausage and ’Bubble’ were particular highlights, both delicious; we couldn’t fault any of it.

The plan is for our little group to repeat our booze cruise adventure on a quarterly basis, I can see us visiting Happy Café again and again.

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Thank BobtheBrit
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