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Garden House Cafe & Deli

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98 High Street, Rochester ME1 1JT, England
+44 1634 842460
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (24 reviews)
“paninis” (14 reviews)
“frittata” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
98 High Street, Rochester ME1 1JT, England
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We arrived and greeted by a slightly rude and flustered man who told us to sit down and he would come to us when he was ready. A younger make server was no better; when I asked for a new teacup because mine was dirty...More

3  Thank paulandh60
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I dined here for a post-shopping lunch and was left feeling unimpressed. After hearing of this place as a quaint and sweet cafe I had hopes for a pleasant, if basic, meal. While the inside looked cosy, we sat in the garden, which was incredibly...More

4  Thank Rebecca-Salter
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Having lived on Rochester High Street briefly, I can definitely confirm everyone needs some peace and quiet at times. When I visit the Garden House Cafe, I always ask to be seated in their back courtyard, which is an absolute oasis. The food is generously...More

Thank betty990
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The chef was going home early so we were pestered for our order. Every 30 seconds the waitress came out to ask if we had decided what we wanted - with the owner behind her shouting 'get their order, get their order!'. Food was ok...More

3  Thank PBS1992
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is my daughter's and my favourite place to eat. If the weather permits, we sit in the garden. Sheer bliss!

Thank Gill C
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Teeny little place which appears a bit ramshackle but the food was delicious and the portions generous. Really enjoyed it. Bathroom - yes there is actually a bath (!) - could do with a makeover though! Would definitely eat there again.

Thank JAK20_13
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Always Know that the food will be full of flavour and fresh. Very Small so would advise arriving in good time. Gareth and his team always strive to offer the best service and the best deli based food. Smoked Salmon Bagel with a side salad...More

Thank brammydb
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Been here a couple of times for panini. This time I opted for the poached salmon salad. Very good.  A generous and perfectly cooked portion of salmon, with interesting leaves, tomatoes, warm boiled potatoes and a good dressing.  Possibly better not to look too hard...More

Thank stickybowl
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch and it was great! Our every need was catered for, even the fussy 3 yr olds and the food was delicious too! I would definitely come bAck here again

Thank Duckysoph
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times. With my husband, with my kids and with other adults. It is probably my favourite place on the high street. We have been for drinks and a snack, lunch and irish coffees in the cold of the winter and...More

Thank kyla85
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 High Street, Rochester ME1 1JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 842460
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