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“Freedom of expression” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sola Cafe

Sola Cafe
Ranked #3 of 52 Restaurants in Thames
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hamilton
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Freedom of expression”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

Great little cafe, and we come here regularly, kids area to play which is away from doors make mums life a lot easier and can actually drink their coffees like "normal" people and not stone cold! Great food with a good emphasis on where it is sought, lovely easy going staff who are attentive to detail and each add their own flair! A cool chic little cafe worth the visit

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Trudgingearth
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Hamilton, New Zealand
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132 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Good takeaway coffee and savoury muffin”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

We went here as a vegetarian friend had recommended it. It was during the Sat market so very busy, therefore the take away. A little bit of an alternative scene in Thames - will definitely go again

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank 70sammy70
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Thames, New Zealand
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Friendly and Healthy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Good coffee and a delicious healthy food with some special treats available too. Always friendly and welcoming with a pleasant outdoor seating area out the back as well as the streetfront tables. Artwork displayed well and regularly changed adds interest and I am glad be a weekly regular. A great place to meet and chat in a relaxed and homely atmosphere.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Carter2012_12
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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316 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
“Best barista in the world!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

And the food is not bad either. Coffee is superb. I have only had brunch there - a number of times - and have always had just poached eggs on multi grain toast, and it is beautifully cooked and presented by friendly staff. The range of vegetarian dishes look great as do the cakes. Not uncommon to hear other patrons passing favourable comments. A busy, rustic setting that has never disappointed. Highly recommended.

Visited April 2014
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Thank PedroNP
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Thames, New Zealand
Level Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Consistently good vegetarian food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

We always enjoy lunch or brunch at Sola. The place is usually busy with regulars and visitors. The coffee is usually good. It would be nice if they changed the menu sometimes though.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Kiwi_Zoeee
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