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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
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

5 stars is not enough for this coffee shop, brilliant service, brilliant food and brilliant coffee. We came for my Mum's birthday and I cannot fault anything, the ginger and salted caramel cake we had was so delicious as was the halloumi sandwich I had....More

Thank AliceLola
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 21 May 2018

It's a nice small cafe with character, loved the quirky interior. Coffee is great, so are the cakes with gluten-free and vegan options. Good breakfast selection from what I've seen (althought haven't tried it yet). One of the best independent coffee houses in the area.

Thank aga_ostrowska
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Looking for a decent cup of coffee and chanced upon The Dock. A quick check on TA and in we went. Pleasent staff, warm welcome, great coffee and a nice outside seating area. All of the other occupied tables were tucking into some great looking...More

Thank peterwV975TL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very very nice service, flexible with special wishes and the ambiance is easygoing...what else do you need for breakfast?

Thank enaww
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been staying in Southampton now for a little over a month and visited The Docks at least a dozen times. Every time has been enjoyable. The food and coffee is delicious. It gets busy but it’s very much worth the wait. The place is...More

Thank Richard U
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little place! Perfect for weary travellers. The coffee was a perfect pick me up after a long day of airplane rides. I had the Sunshine Daydream, which was lovely. My husband had a bacon egg bap, which he loved. Then we shared...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just stopped in Southampton on our way to Amsterdam. We came to this place last year and remembered it was a quick walk from the ship. It’s gotten even better! And I’m so glad they are doing so well. The iced mocha latte was...More

Thank Jearl G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tepid coffee, tasteless quiche, lukewarm haloumi sandwich and 'could not give a toss' level of customer service. Never again. Avoid.

Thank ms_morticia
Dan U, Owner at The Docks Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Email me at sales@dockssouthampton.com and give me some more details. This needs looking into. No one has ever complained about Granny's quiche before!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice spot for breakfast. Good good, nice service. Reasonably priced, coffee was great. Quiet early on a Sunday but filled up by 10am.

Thank Julia B
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Response from Dan U | Property representative |
We sure do!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
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
08:30 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
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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