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The Quills

30 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LD, England
+44 1634 407402
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“burger” (61 reviews)
“ox” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to eat, Friendly staff, lots of diffrent dishes Reasonable price Defenetly go back again.

1  Thank Beni J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant looks amazing! Great new look! Amazing deals and new yummy food! Will be back for sure!

1  Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So inside it feels like something out of The Pickwick Papers - rambling, uneven, and a bit shabby. But it just about carries it off with charm. The staff lift it - our server was prompt, responsive and charming. Very good flat white coffee (good...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last year and it has gone down hill rapidly since then! For a burger with dairy free cheese and gluten free bun and fries it cost over £15 and it was tiny and average at best!! Service was was lethargic, place feels as...More

1  Thank Clayton S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I won’t lie. There was a degree of apprehension among our troop as we approached Rochester. TripAdvisor forums had suggested this cathedral town was a shadow of its former self, epitomising the death of the high street. However, this cafe - located on Rochester High...More

1  Thank Will T
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Dull,miserable interior with very average food. Not much buzz.... The best dish was the halloumi flatbed. .. The delightful,friendly staff make it bearable. ..

Thank pete b
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great selection of food on the menu and lovely surroundings. Very peaceful for a lunchtime meal. I had the chicken and bacon salad and it was delicious. Staff very friendly. Can’t wait to go back!

1  Thank Kbushwacker85
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Spending a lot of time on the high street you soon realise there’s not a huge amount of good quality, reasonably priced lunch spots. (The Garden House and Brettingtons being amongst my favourites for quality) but Quills is definitely up there!! They have a lovely...More

1  Thank michellegsmith
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Nice cafe style restaurant roomy and typical Rochester low beams and decor; good selection of beers and drinks , burgers and skin on chips were excellent, we will definitely be going again and would recommend for real burgers and beer.

Thank gravesend007
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

So we heard about Quills evening transformation into Burger Knights and we were curious, being lovers of burgers and fast food generally in Florida :) we thought it deserved further investigation. Saturday night 6pm I booked our table, I thought better to book in case...More

1  Thank karen420
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 407402
  • E-mail
At The Quills we are proud of our exciting and varied menu. We start the day with our hugely popular breakfasts and brunches which are available daily until 3pm. We have a great range of seasonal salads, sandwiches, snacks, sides and burgers to suit every appetite for lunch. Our cafe area serves a wide selection of homemade cakes and scones, or really treat yourself and book our indulgent afternoon tea. In the evening (Wed-Sat) The Quills transforms into 'BurgerKnights', our new concept in the best burgers we could create. Try a Halloumi Burger with Peanut Chipotle Caramel or a Krispy Kreme Bacon Cheeseburger. Finish the night off with a giant Freakshake or Hibiscus Prosecco cocktail
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