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Lime Wharf Cafe

Riverside Cottage Rye Road | Riverside Cottage, Newenden TN18 5PP, England
+44 1797 253838
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Riverside Cottage Rye Road | Riverside Cottage, Newenden TN18 5PP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sorry but far too expensive! London prices and cake not that even that special. Sat outside, for a quiet brew but shame about managements decision to put football nets in the garden! Nuff said.More

1  Thank Alan B
Vanessa F, Owner at Lime Wharf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I agree, £7 is too much and please do come and see me if you really were charged £7 for a coffee and one slice of cake. Our coffees are priced £2.30-2.50 for your typical coffee/latte/Capp. Our cakes are priced £2-2.95 & our most expensive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great any time of day. you can sit outside too on lovely summers day , and look across open fields . food is great and staff very helpful and friendly . also no builders bums here , its a bit more up...More

Thank Dean J
Vanessa F, Manager at Lime Wharf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, so pleased to hear you like our food and beautiful setting! We are still open until 17 December so get a visit in before Christmas! See you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely. Everyone put themselves out for us. Very child friendly. You can relax over a sangria and tapas and watch your children play football from the cafe. Bought vouchers to return in the spring.

Thank ambrosemac
Vanessa F, Manager at Lime Wharf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit, you can't beat tapas and sangria on the decking in the sunshine! Look forward to your return in the spring.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When in for lunch the place was fairly full, good service from the staff but food not really that great, and expensive for what you get.More

Thank gjr300sl
Vanessa F, Owner at Lime Wharf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review & I'm pleased you enjoyed the service here. Really disappointed to read your comments about the food though. We are keen to please and receive lots of positive comments about our food. It would be really helpful if you could...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

We like to approach this lovely cafe by river. At this time of year, there is plenty of room to moor at the wharf and have the pleasure of a boat trip together with a delicious lunch. Alex is always so welcoming and offers an...More

Thank bruno l
Vanessa F, Owner at Lime Wharf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your endearing review! How lucky to be able to motor up the river & stop off for lunch!! Look forward to seeing a river full of boats again in the spring.

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Went back as we had enjoyed it so much first time. My wife had chicken which was raw in the middle. Sent it back very politely . Staff owner came out with the classic response. Nobody has complained before!!!!! Came back ..........still not cooked through....More

Thank Shaldonjonathan
Vanessa F, Owner at Lime Wharf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mortified to read this. Im assuming this was our 'half chicken' dish that we haven't had on the menu for some time. Due to the nature of roasting large pieces of meat, we probe each one before serving. Obviously this was a long time ago...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Had lunch there in the lime wharf cafe on Friday ,great service with friendly staff,had beef burger ,best I have ever tasted ,nice atmosphere ,nice looking out at the country side,camp site bit basic but I'm sure will improve in time,will decently come again

Thank Henry L
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Our friend kindly bought us vouchers for helping out with her wedding, knowing that we loved the boating station. To our delight we were allowed to use them in the cafe too! So after working up our appetite attempting to kayak to the castle we...More

Thank Jodie B
Vanessa F, Manager at Lime Wharf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

So pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip and food! Our origami vouchers can be used on boating or in the cafe, as you say, and make a great day out package - perfect for Christmas presents if you get stuck! Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Popped in yesterday prior to a long walk along the river with the dog. V friendly & helpful staff with good advice on where to walk. Lovely cappuccino , clean loos and a great array of food.

Thank holidayshoes
Vanessa F, Manager at Lime Wharf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review, hopefully we will see you again soon for some more of our delicious coffee!

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Hi my husband and I popped in yesterday afternoon. We have visited before with grandchildren. Today we ordered. Tea, coffee two scones. We had to wait quite a while for the scones which were heated. When they arrived we had to share a plate. Over...More

Thank Jane C
Vanessa F, Owner at Lime Wharf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

I'm surprised to read your review. Our cream tea is £5.95 and includes 2 scones, clotted cream, jam and pot of tea for one. If this is what you ordered the waiter must have assumed that only one person was eating, so I'm sorry if...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside Cottage Rye Road | Riverside Cottage, Newenden TN18 5PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Newenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1797 253838
  • E-mail
Description
Recently opened & sharing the same site, our restaurant is a stunning, Scandinavian boathouse inspired building, offering a relaxed, friendly and fun atmosphere, with indoor seating for up to 60. Indulge in a lazy breakfast made with locally sourced produce. Sample our authentic Spanish tapas, our popular burgers & other lunchtime delights or treat yourself to an afternoon cream tea. Grab the kids a treat from our ice-cream parlour & watch them let off steam playing ball games in the secure play area, whilst you enjoy a chilled beer on the sofa. The building lends itself well to private parties in the evenings and we host regular music themed events. Dog friendly. Open Feb-Dec
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