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The Docks Coffee House

44 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DP, England
+44 23 8022 0749
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“donuts” (3 reviews)
“iced mocha” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
44 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DP, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Docks Coffee House
1. Excellent Breakfast!
"breakfast was amazing, top quality ingredients used too."
Gemma C
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2. The Best Coffee!
"Excellent coffee and great staff!"
Pak P
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3. Great Service!
"Great full English and carrot cake, nice place and service really good"
Rob P
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The coffee is something else here. Not only this, but the staff are beyond expectations. A must visit while in Southampton.

Thank Joey D
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Came in for a quick breakfast, wish I could stay the whole day! Can't fault anything, amazing coffee and breakfast, and friendly staff that can't do enough!

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had breakfast here as it was next to the inn we were staying at. The coffee was excellent and the food was very good. Very fresh. They even had gluten free toast for my husband. It's a cozy little place and the staff was...More

Thank AmberCascades
Reviewed 3 days ago

Their coffee is the best I've had in Southampton. That alone would be enough for me to keep coming back, but there's more. Staff here is friendly, they know their regulars, and they make everyone else feel like they are a regular. They also know...More

Thank FilipaWhiteley
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had breakfast and tea here, the breakfast was very nice and hot, tea the same however the cups and spoons were dirty! they are vintage but were not cleaned properly and I asked for salt twice and was never bought out to me. Cafe is...More

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast quite by chance. What a find. The proprietors couldn’t have been more friendly and the service was superb. The food was freshly made and portions generous. We had full English and it was the best I’ve had anywhere. Will definitely be...More

Thank Jan O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the place. Great staff, very friendly. Lovely food and good service. We hand the brunch menu (unlimited coffee) and the kids had beans on toast.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This coffee house does the breakfast for the grapes hotel. The coffee was amazing, so I am told. There was a good choice of breakfast. Unfortunately it was busy, with only 1 staff member and so service was very slow.

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We'd originally visited on Christmas Eve and loved it so decided to come back for my husband's birthday brunch. It's always nerve wracking returning somewhere for a special occasion based on only one previous visit but there was definitely no need to be worried! We...More

Thank kikirae86
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent food at an excellent price. Actually had breakfast here as part of the deal for staying at the grapes next door. Although £8.50 for full English including an excellent coffee of your choice from there menu is great value

Thank James N
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21 October 2018|
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Response from Dan U | Property representative |
Hi, sorry about this. Must be quite the abrupt wake-up call when you're not expecting it. We will sort it. Come on in and chat with us when you get a minute. We definitely care. The last thing we want to be is bad neighbors.
4 May 2017|
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Response from Dan U | Property representative |
We sure do!
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Response from seanvalentines | Property representative |
Hello Have posted the menus as pictures. See you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DP, England (Formerly Cafe Valentines)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8022 0749
  • E-mail
Taste, sustainability and community are the three main drivers and the motivation behind The Docks Coffee House. They use only the finest beans and leaves for your coffee and tea and source all their food from right here in Hampshire. Their farm to table approach supports a healthier, more ethical lifestyle that they know you will enjoy.
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