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The Happy Chef

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131-132 Snargate Street, Dover CT17 9DA, England
+44 1304 448259
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (5 reviews)
“black pudding” (4 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 15:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
131-132 Snargate Street, Dover CT17 9DA, England
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11 - 20 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Very very kind service. Great quality of food. Very clean place. Looking forward to come back again...

Thank jaynatnaru
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We looked for a place to eat after a nightly trip on the Dunkirk-Dover ferry. Friendly service, good food. The sign in the window said they were looking for staff, and although the waitress looked really busy, our food arrived fast.

Thank Toon C
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Having sampled most the places in Town over the years, I've got to say this probably my favourite. Great food, great value and friendly staff! If you are heading to Dover check it out

Thank Ryan J
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Brilliant breakfast this morning prior to our journey to Glasgow. Good cheerful service and great food at good price. Stop here before or after your ferry.

Thank lunchmonster
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This cafe has received lots of positive reviews and it is difficult to add much to these. Needless to say, the food was good and the service friendly and efficient. The breakfasts all come with vegetarian alternatives. Coffee was good as well. Recommended

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We came here to have our breakfast on both of the mornings we spent in Dover - their full English breakfast is very tasty, and definitely very filling. They also allow you to build your own breakfast. The waitress who served us was very kind...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Taking a tip from a previous TA reviewer, we took ourselves off from a local hotel, which produced rather expensive breakfasts, to The Happy Chef, just five or do minutes away. A variety of cooked breakfasts was on offer - not only inexpensive, but beautifully...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The food was very good and the value was great. The staff was very attentive to everyone. The views of the harbor was just an added bonus.

Thank T P
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Bright Sunny morning. Just the job for a proper Fried breakfast. 9.30. Disgruntled couple strode away. Looked at door to find Café closed. Does this proprietor want any trade ??

Thank ian s
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The breakfast was very nice and the service was so kind and attentive. I'd really recommend it. 👍👍👍

Thank cristianyves
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Questions & Answers
8 January 2018|
Response from Elias E | Property representative |
Hi Lewis. Yes we have 3 available. Thanks
5 January 2018|
Response from NCVFolkestone | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. Sorry.
7 February 2017|
Response from Elias E | Property representative |
Hi! Yes there is roadside parking and car parks nearby.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131-132 Snargate Street, Dover CT17 9DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 448259
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