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The Horsebridge Cafe

11 Horsebridge Road, Whitstable CT5 1AF, England
+44 1227 281255
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
17 Jan 2018
“Breakfast break with friends”
6 Sep 2017
“This has become a habit for us whenever we visit Whitstable”
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
11 Horsebridge Road, Whitstable CT5 1AF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well here we are again. Q are your fruit scones fresh . A yes. Served .........concrete . Waste of money and guess what waste of a venue. For goodness sake get fresh each day you've a baker 200m away. Your coffee is bitter and the...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely venue, shame the coffee is so poor. Great exhibition and arts centre, but the cafe needs to get it’s act together.

Thank Oystercatcher M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Busy and noisy upon arrival - lots of children and parents. Ideal setting for this, as lots of toys available for toddlers to be with parents in a safe environment

Thank JD6941
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visit Whitstable a few times a year and we always try to visit this cafe. It is a nice, modern cafe with an outdoor area great for people watching. Food is OK, we had jacket potatoes, salad, sandwiches, etc. All very good.

Thank jameswameek
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This should be a gem with its fantastic views from the balcony, but there isn't much choice of food and its all looking a bit shabby.

Thank helsbels05
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Called at horsebridge cafe today, didn't realise until too late that it's some type of 'pop-up cafe' this weekend. Lots of people there who must have been friends of the people running the show - maybe be a good thing to see if customers need...More

Thank dontbenosynosy
Reviewed 1 April 2017

decent coffee and cake ,advantage nice and quiet ,and if nice weather lovely to sit on the balcony and people watch

Thank tina w
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Only use the cafe if you're happy to drink your coffee to a soundtrack of swearing and juvenile nastiness from the youngest staff and their friends If you throw a stick in whitstable these days you'll hit about 10 trendy coffee bars - spend your...More

Thank dontbenosynosy
HorsebridgeCafe, Charity board member at The Horsebridge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017

We are really sorry you had this experience at the cafe. The cafe was contracted out in 2016 and we have now taken this service back in house. We have made significant changes to the staffing and general condition of the space to ensure it...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Located on the first floor of the Horsebridge Arts & Crafts centre, this is a very pleasant café that serves a good cup of coffee. There is seating inside, but also outside on a balcony overlooking the street below. The staff were very friendly and...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I go in here often, when the rest of the high St is manic - this place is usually quiet...and its soon obvious why. The staff are always very cheerful and polite - but so incredibly slow. There's sometimes more staff than customers, but you'll...More

Thank dontbenosynosy
HorsebridgeCafe, Charity board member at The Horsebridge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017

Thank you for your feedback. The cafe was contracted out and we have now taken this service back in house. We have made significant changes to the staffing and general condition of the space to ensure it reflects the Centre and its place in our...More

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Horsebridge Road, Whitstable CT5 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 281255
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Come in for eat-in or take-away light bites, coffee, tea and delicious cakes and bakes. We are very family friendly and pushchair/wheelchair accessible. We strive to provide great value and quality food and drink. Open 7 days a week, our lunch menus include children's offers too. Experience our outdoor balcony seating with sea views. Free Wifi and newspapers available. Supports Horsebridge Centre charity.
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