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Making up for lost time

Here at Café Nucleus, we realise that one of the first things you’ll want to do when lockdown is over is to see family and friends, make up for lost time and laugh and drink with them in person.

Let us make that occasion special. From fine dining to award-winning brunch, champagne and fine wines, we can make any celebration special, perfect for a missed birthday or Christmas celebration.

our special



THAT holiday feeling whatever the weather

Café nucleus

Nucleus arts centre, 272 high street, chatham

The Multi award-winning Café Nucleus at the Nucleus Arts Centre is a unique venue for brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and drinks. Nestled amongst a Mediterranean garden there is nothing else like it in town, perfect for those who like to drink and dine alfresco.


Indoor Seating – 30
Heated garden Seating – 32
Open air seating – 90

Perfect For

Social occasions
Kentish wines
Alfresco Dining

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A culinary philosophy

The BOardroom

FROM café nucleus rochester (EVENING RESTAURANT)

The Boardroom is an elegant  dining space nestled on the first floor of the Halpern Conservancy Board Building. Our social fine restaurant serves a British fusion menu in the evenings Wednesday to Saturday.


Dining – 28 people
Exclusive – 7 tables

Perfect For

Unique setting – grand interior
Birthdays and celebrations
Cocktails & fine wines
Exclusive fine dining


stylish and always welcoming

Café nucleus ROCHESTER

Halpern conservancy board building, 15a high street, rochester

The  award-winning Café Nucleus Rochester  is unique and grand venue for brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, supper and drinks.  Housed in one of Rochester’s grandest buildings, nothing else on the High Street compares. It’s the perfect location for lunch, brunch, supper and boasts an impressive wine list with over 150 fine wines and champagnes.


Indoor Seating – 50
Garden Seating – 54

Perfect For

Afternoon Tea
Fines wines and champagnes
Social occasions

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your space to sit back & relax

café nucleus lounge

13 military road, chatham

We love to make the coffee for the town that loves to drink it. The Café Nucleus lounge is the perfect place to sit back, relax and unwind, whether you choose to sip of coffee or enjoy a glass of champagne, you’ll be tempted.

Located next to the new bus station and near the Train station it’s perfect to pick up a take away before traveling.


Comfortable lounge seating – 26 people
Tables & chairs- 10 people
Alfresco garden seating – 8 people

Perfect For

Coffee and cake
Business meetings
Fine wines and champagnes.
Take away coffee
Social occasions


Café nucleus rochester

Afternoon Tea

A quintessentially British experience

 Why take the train? When afternoon tea in the boardroom at Café Nucleus is an experience like stepping back into a grand dining room in London.

Café Nucleus Rochester is the perfect choice for Afternoon tea in Kent. You’ll be wined and dined like a king and queen, with a large selection of teas from Tea and the gang and Fortnum & Masons.

The crisp white linen sets the scene, a large selection of perfectly chilled Kentish Sparkling wines and Laurent-Perrier champagnes are available to make your afternoon tea spectacular.

our standard AFternoon tea 

A selection of finger sandwiches
served on white and malted bread
Dorset Coastal Cheddar and Homemade Caramelised Onions
Cucumber and Local Cream Cheese
Kentish Honey Roast Ham and Tracklements English Mustard
John Ross Jr Aberdeen Scottish Smoked Salmon and Local Cream Cheese

A Fruited Scone fresh from the oven
with Rodda’s Cornish Clotted Cream
and Tiptree Strawberry Preserve

A selection of Afternoon Fancies,
Handmade Petit Fours, Truffles and
Macarons from Bénodet, Brittany

£30.00 per person served in the boardroom daily at 15:30 

A fully exchangeable £15 deposit will be taken per person when booking. We operate a 24hour cancellation policy.

Celebrating? our celebratory afternoon tea is like no other

Upgrade your afternoon experience to our Celebratory Afternoon Tea, it’s perfect for making up for lost time.

£45 per head
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Phone : 01634 406971
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