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75 Station Road, Birchington CT7 9RE, England
+44 7973 535250
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
75 Station Road, Birchington CT7 9RE, England
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast, good prices and excellent service from very friendly lady. Everything on the plate was so tasty, especially the sausage. Good coffee too. Will definitely be going back again.

Thank mannygl73
Reviewed 30 October 2017

If you like a traditional breakfast this is a good place to come. Good quality, and well cooked, served with a smile on very hot plates. I know it sounds a bit silly, but I've never been able to cook proper bubble and squeak, and...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Tried this cafe for breakfast recently and were bowled over by it. The options are very broad and interesting. The food comes out freshly cooked, very hot and totally yummy. Patsy and Liz and wonderful hosts, great characters and very efficient. We may try lunch...More

Thank Roz B
Patsizz, Owner at Zara's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thankyou so much for your lovely review we hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great owners very friendly and helpful. Food (and plates) piping hot and delicious. We often have breakfast here and there are always visitors who have been recommended to try the café. Lovely way they treat the local elderly or single people often matching them up...More

Thank Balcombes
Reviewed 7 August 2017

It's 'Birchington" in a sandwich. Great service (with a smile from the girls) Food is cafe style but good and wholesome. Not a massive menu but definitely something for everyone. Sadly it's not large and popular, so sometimes difficult to get a table. It's worthwhile...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Zara's really deserves the fantastic reviews it receives. We visited with friends today for lunch, they recommended it and we are so pleased they did. Good quality, fresh food cooked with care. The special of the day was braised steak with lovely fresh vegetables and...More

Thank alfieKent_England
Reviewed 23 June 2017

great cafe great staff,food is cooked very well,plenty to choose from the menu,great home cooked food

Thank 388terry
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Happened upon Zara's last week as looking for somewhere to have lunch. The staff and customers were very friendly and made us feel welcomed​ as we were strangers to the area. Had a massive fluffy jacket potato and salad which I can honestly say was...More

Thank Rita15102013
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this morning and had the best breakfast, perfectly cooked - very filling, the cafe is lovely and staff are very very friendly, will definitely be visiting again with my family, highly recommend this cafe to anyone.

1  Thank philg76
Patsizz, Owner at Zara's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thankyou for your lovely comments hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Found this cafe by chance and had to go in as it's called the same as me Amazing friendly staff. Couldn't do enough for you

1  Thank zaramelloy
Patsizz, Owner at Zara's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Lovely to meet you all hopefully one day we have the pleasure in cooking for you .

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15 November 2015|
Response from mjc142014 | Reviewed this property |
There is, but space is limited.
27 May 2015|
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Response from Patsizz | Property representative |
Hi yes there is parking nearly outside the cafe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Station Road, Birchington CT7 9RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Birchington
  • Phone Number: +44 7973 535250
Homecooked food everyday & fresh veg & a choice of desserts, Baguettes, Sandwiches, Jacket potatoes with various fillings served with salad & homemade coleslaw. Homemade soups & All day breakfasts,Kids menu
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