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Sola Cafe

720 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
+64 7-868 8781
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, Deli, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
720 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stopped in for a breakfast but were impressed with the good coffee and the range of gluten free options. Decor is pretty basic but staff friendly and prices reasonable.

2  Thank Anwil51
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Best coffee ever 🖒🖒 Great friendly service, Fast & awesone coffee. Definitely the best in thames. Highly reccomend

2  Thank SyndicateP
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We walked in here as by 2pm on a Saturday there isn’t much left open in Thames. We had coffee and shared Rachael’s Slice and The Sicilian Cake with cream - delicious! Didn’t want it to end 😋

3  Thank Leanne H
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Thames is the gateway to the Coromandel Peninsula in the North Island of New Zealand. The peninsula is one of the hot tourists spots through summer, but is also an idyllic slice of New Zealand. Sola Cafe will appeal to anyone who loves exceptional coffee,...More

2  Thank TANAMH1
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tasty array of vegetarian food and good coffee. Friendly staff and a choice to sit inside or outside. Worth a visit.

3  Thank ZeeZeeMerino
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Popped in here on a Saturday morning for breakie. It was market day and Sola had a fantastic bread stall just outside the cafe which was a great bonus. Although initially surprised to find there were no meat options, we quickly got over this and...More

2  Thank whatdowedonext
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We often stop here after school. Kids hot choc goes down a treat and a coffee for mum! Friendly and good coffee, delicious peanut and choc chip bikkie too!

2  Thank Monica B
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Great staff and wonderful food Fun place to go great atmosphere Popular and funky Can eat outside if the weather is nice

2  Thank Roger B
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Went a couple of times to this cafe, once for lunch and twice for breakfast, Good coffee as well, there is an area to sit out the back. Good food friendly staff.

2  Thank greysurf
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Everything looks so good for you - and made with love. Chickpea salad was really tasty - and they usually aren't! I went back two days in a row. Coffee was on point. Staff were very friendly and the feel of the place was lively...More

2  Thank kokoko
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: +64 7-868 8781
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Only Vegetarian Cafe in Thames, Gateway to the Coromandel. We are located on Pollen Street, Grahamstown, northern end of Thames. Also offering Vegan, Gluten Free and Dairy free options.
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