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Sola Cafe

££ - £££Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
720 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
+64 7-868 8781
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“mixed salads” (2 reviews)
“moussaka” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
720 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for brunch and sat on the pavement chairs watching the local boy racers! Ordered an all day breakfast with extra avocado. Sausage and bacon was off... didn't realise it was a vegetarian place!

1  Thank carefree2017
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I live in Australia so asked my friend to track down a local cafe in Thames selling above biscuits. Lucky for me Sola had them.nice iced coffee with a friend . Biscuits for later.

1  Thank Janet T
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Had a awesome savoury Gluten free muffin. Good friendly service. Healthy GF options. Also a organic chia feijoa drink. Sat outside in the Sun on Saturday market day. Great atmosphere.

1  Thank haggisMarlborough
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Went there with the extpectations to find the best Cafe in town. The staff was friendly, but the atmosphere was not very cosy and altogether it was ok but not more. Got my everage cinnamon Muffin hot even though I ordered it cold and got...More

2  Thank Susanne900
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My meal was amazing. I really enjoyed the atmosphere and setting of this cafe. The staff were really friendly and I would highly recommend eating here.

1  Thank Jared S
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

If you want good home made delicious & nutritious food dont drive past, call in well worth the visit. Sit in the outdoor area and listen to the birds melt your worries away.

1  Thank Lynette A
Reviewed 9 December 2016

GET IN TO THE DATE AND ORANGE SCONES, Delicious and moist, great staff very friendly, just a struggling café in NZ. with a delicious scone. worth the trip alone

1  Thank Graeme C
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Have visited a few times with friends who love their coffee and they are pretty keen. Their hot and iced chocolates are pretty good. But I'm afraid their foods don't appeal. They are vegetarian so limited in choice. Sadly I have yet to experience something...More

1  Thank gorgle
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Best coffee ever! We were just passing through and had just eaten but the menu and food coming out looked amazing!! Will be back one day soon to try food. Also friendly staff ☺

1  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Been here a few times now for really good coffee (latte's are double strength) and large caramel and macadamia nut cookies. You have a choice of sitting indoors or out on the pavement with some wind and sun shelter. The cafe is concrete-floored with artworks...More

1  Thank Craigbeep
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: +64 7-868 8781
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