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The Rochester Coffee Co.

89 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
+44 1634 845162
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (19 reviews)
“paninis” (4 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
89 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited on Sunday morning with family after a leasurely stroll along the high street and called in for some coffees and snacks. Centrally located on the high street not far from the cathedral. Very quant and welcoming. It seemed to be very busy with customers...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the coffee, good blend. Served with style and class, staff friendly and effiecent..We always look out for independent coffee shops while traveling and this is one of the best.

Thank zamzimza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife, 2 daughters and I Enjoyed our visit here 2 weeks ago. From the friendly girls serving on the counter and serving the cake table service, nothing at all was a problem. Very enjoyable coffee, to the point we stayed longer than planned and...More

Thank mnmmum
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and boyfriend love coming here ! They do the best flat white ! The cakes never disappoint and there is plenty to choose from , the sandwiches are very tasty and fresh with a lot to choose from. As for the staff they are...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great coffee with friendly staff Abby was very helpful and funny we also had the lemon drizzle cake which I must say was the best I've had we shall return thank you Terry.

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I was fortunate enough to enjoy a coffee and a cake and a cake at The Rochester Coffee Company, a little jewell that is situated opposite the Cathedral in Rochester High Street. The place has a wonderful, relaxing atmosphere with very pleasant and welcoming staff,...More

Thank Mike G
adboperations, Owner at The Rochester Coffee Co., responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

hi Mike thank you for your kind review. we are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Rochester Coffee co. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Rochester High Street has more than its fair share of coffee houses. We picked this one. It was OK - but I suspect we paid over the odds for coffee and a cake served by bored uninterested staff. For a tourist High Street, I suggest...More

Thank deadbeatdave
adboperations, Owner at The Rochester Coffee Co., responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

thank you for your review. thanks for your advise , clearly you know nothing about running a business .

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely looking cakes etc BUT the rich buttery shortbread was awful - NOT short, tasteless and undercooked just terrible. Latte not much better - made with semi skimmed milk - WHY ?? Hardly any food left - it's only 1.30pm !!!! Friendly staff, nice outdoor...More

Thank isobur
adboperations, Owner at The Rochester Coffee Co., responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

thank you for your review. all our products are made fresh , on this occasion we had a busy day .

Reviewed 22 July 2017

Lovely coffee shop, lovely cakes (some made by staff), afternoon tea is amazing. Staff are lovely, especially Abbie who is very welcoming :) Always go to the Rochester Coffee Co, rather than Costa, as it is important to keep the local shops in business and...More

Thank tracyweldrick22
adboperations, Owner at The Rochester Coffee Co., responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

hi tracy thank you for your kind review. we are glad you enjoyed your visit to Rochester Coffee Co

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and very friendly staff. Quaint coffee shop with a quiet but warm atmosphere. Beats a coffee chain any day!

Thank FLouise91
adboperations, Owner at The Rochester Coffee Co., responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

hi Flouise thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Rochester Coffee Co .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 845162
  • E-mail
The Rochester Coffee Co is a continental boutique coffee shop in the heart of the historic Rochester High Street. Described by the Medway Messenger as "Probably Rochester’s best coffee house" - We offer a slice of London without the expensive price tag...We use 100% Fairtrade & Rainforest Alliance wholebean coffee, unlike many other coffee houses we ensure our coffee is of the finest quality. We believe that going out for a coffee should be an enjoyable and relaxing experience, we have soft sofa's throughout the coffee shop for you to sink into. The Rochester Coffee Co. philosophy is to offer the best quality product, ethically sourced through sustainable means to our customers and to offer amazing customer service with a smile. Our boutique coffee shops are different to anything else currently available on the High Street, we display local artists works on our walls and play upbeat, yet relaxing background music. Our Team is trained to the highest standards to offer you an experience unrivalled by others. We aim to ensure your visit is relaxing and lifts stress away. Our extensive menu is not sort from impressive with a huge selection of beverages to our Signature Afternoon & Champagne Teas, there is always something to enjoy at The Rochester Coffee Co.
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