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Cafe Nucleus

€€ - €€€Cafe, British,
272 High Street | Inside Nucleus Arts Centre, Chatham ME4 4BP, England
+44 1634 406971
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“petit fours” (7 reviews)
“macaroons” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
272 High Street | Inside Nucleus Arts Centre, Chatham ME4 4BP, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Hidden Treaure
"Staff are friendly and welcoming and food is always delicious"
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"Visited this café today and thoroughly enjoyed the experience."
George P
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3. The best breakfast in Medway!
"scrumptious - with the poshest ketchup I have ever had."
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was very pleased with the service from the staff! I had a very enjoyable time here and would recommend for other types of social events.

Thank Becca H
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Didn't even know this place existed, despite living in Chatham. Had the full English breakfast which was absolutely delicious! Great start to my birthday, and will definitely return.

1  Thank grumpywoman
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had breakfast here on a Saturday morning. Good service and food served promptly. Fantastic fresh food, great sausages and bacon for the full English breakfast and wonderful black pudding, according to my guests. My avocado and eggs on toast were also lovely and fresh. Would...More

1  Thank kalikokat888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were out with our Granddaughter & needed a nice place for a mid morning drink & snack. We saw Cafe Nucleus highly recommended. We were very pleased with the our visit.

Thank LizJohnR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this café today and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. My wife chose Eggs Royale which was excellent. The eggs were perfectly done and the presentation was very good, grilled tomatoes on the vine, a little salad and a slice of fresh lemon made the plate...More

1  Thank George P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very arty cafe. There is seating further away from the window, than first appears. Ordering was a little bit disorganised but food was delicious with big portions of soup and service was quick and attentive. There are lots of bits and pieces to purchase around...More

Thank sprinty187
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and fairly priced, couldn't think why I hadn't been in here before as it is tucked away slightly. Glad I found it though as lovely to sit outside and still not here the noise from the High St. would definetly recommend to others.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place staff always great good coffee and cakes and you can browse local craft work so great place for that unusual pressie staff are really lovely

Thank Anniemac42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Cafe Nucleus with my children and will definitely be coming back with the whole family! Beautiful, fresh food, lovely garden and interior. Excellent selection of drinks and fresh cakes. Yum yum!

Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 17 January 2018

You certainly forget you're on Chatham High Street! We sampled a few of their amazing gins, we tried to No.209, the Chatham gin and I can't remember the third, all washed down with a choice of fevertree tonic. Cafe Nucleus really is the perfect place...More

Thank premierboi
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Lynda G
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Response from Cheryl M | Reviewed this property |
Opposite Iceland in high street , there is a passage way leading up to it .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 High Street | Inside Nucleus Arts Centre, Chatham ME4 4BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 406971
  • E-mail
Cafe Nucleus is an oasis of healthy, freshly prepared food nestled in a surprising courtyard setting just off Chatham High Street.Serving a mouth-watering menu ranging from soups, sandwiches and salads to hot meals and daily specials, we guarantee you won't find it's like anywhere else in town. Everyday we offer homemade daily specials, from our famous Croque Monsieur to our 6oz Flame cooked burgers . Take the weight off your weary feet, enjoy a coffee and a slice of home-made cake and relax. Ideal for informal business meetings or just catching up with friends, we offer wireless broadband internet, regular small exhibitions and a friendly welcome.If you're a laptop user you can take advantage of our FREE wi-fi connection If you like to enjoy a cigarette with your coffee or just enjoy soaking up the sun whilst you dine at Cafe Nucleus it is your only choice when shopping in town.
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