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The Clifftop Cafe

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Old Dover Road | Capel-Le-Feme, Capel-le-Ferne CT18 7HT, England
+44 1303 255588
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london
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67 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Possibly the worst coffee in England. A 1970s local cafe for local people. Stewed 1970s style filter coffee or some wartime type instant. Reminded me of the old Manila airport, without the smiles.

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Winnipeg
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188 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I were out for the afternoon doing some sight seeing, and he suggested a break. We stopped in for a cup of tea, The Cliff Top is a small place with a huge view, it has some tables set up overlooking the water, it is absolutely beautiful, great place to unwind. Highly recommend if you are in... More 

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Dover
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The location can't be beaten, and the huge breakfast is freshly cooked to order. I can't believe that someone has said it is let down by the staff. They are all so friendly and welcoming, and nothing is too much trouble for them. We have breakfast, here often, both as a couple and with family and friends, and have never... More 

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Thank SallY S
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

You won't get a better breakfast with a view anywhere else! The food is excellent, not like a greasy spoon breakfast, both traditional and quality. The staff are really friendly and helpful too. The only thing is that it is a bit pricey, but it wouldn't stop me recommending it highly!

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Thank Chris C
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely food selected menu could do with some chips to go with the burger but lovely food and service

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Had the best cheese and tomato toastie ever and then a lovely scone - delicious! And the staff were really nice too. Thank you!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

A perfect place to stop for a drink, snack or ice cream on a sunny day. Amazing views of the White Cliffs, channel and shipping. A perfect stop on a walk from Dover to Folkestone or vice versa

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Thank judy d
London
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Could be the perfect little cafe with the most beautiful of views, but let down rather tragically by the staff : abrupt, rather surly, and really quite unwelcoming. It should be a crime to waste such a location with management and staff such as this. And it's expensive! Try cracking a smile, guys..

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This place is lovely it can't be seen from the road there is a car park and from there some steps a little steep but ok there is also a path down to the cafe for wheelchairs and buggies. The cafe is perched just below street level and has an enclosed fenced outside eating area, the cafe albeit small has... More 

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New Delhi, India
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Clifftop Café Capel Le Ferne Date of visit: 25 August 2016 A café perched on the edge of the cliff at Capel Le Ferne with a fantastic view of the Channel; a perfect place to have refreshments and spent a few hours watching the world go by. We were walking along the North Downs Way (Saxon Shore Way) and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Dover Road | Capel-Le-Feme, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?