The award-winning Café Nucleus introduces our newest café restaurant in  Rainham, The Langton offers fine dining every Friday & Saturday evening. The beautiful designs cafe restaurant is a feast for the eyes and offers something unique in Rainham.

Located in the picturesque town of Rainham, Kent, Café Nucleus is a hidden gem among food enthusiasts seeking an exceptional fine dining experience. With its charming ambiance, impeccable service, and delicious locally sourced menu,The Langton at Café Nucleus Rainham offers an unforgettable culinary journey that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting more.

Upon entering Café Nucleus, guests are immediately captivated by the intimate and cozy setting. The elegant décor, with its warm lighting and tasteful furnishings, creates an inviting atmosphere perfect for a romantic dinner or a celebratory gathering. The attention to detail in the interior design reflects the commitment to excellence that runs throughout the entire dining experience at Café Nucleus.

Our menu at the Langton is carefully curated to showcase the finest ingredients, locally sourced predominantly from farms and suppliers in Kent.Each dish is a work of art, masterfully created by the talented culinary team led by Chef Samuel Garnsworthy. With a focus on using seasonal produce, the menu evolves regularly to ensure the freshest flavours are on offer.  

Only the finest ingredients will do.

Start your gastronomic journey with a starters like the pan-seared hand dived Scottish scallops served with a delicate pea puree. The perfectly cooked scallops, coupled with the vibrant flavours of the pea puree, provide a delightful combination of taste and texture. For those seeking a vegetarian option, the coastal cheddar soufflé offers a wonderful alternative. 

Our regularly changing menu offers a true taste of the season. 

Moving on to the main course, Café Nucleus offers a diverse range of options to satisfy every palate. The slow-cooked lamb shank, tender and succulent, is a standout dish. Accompanied by creamy mashed potato and a rich red wine jus, this dish is a true indulgence. Seafood lovers will be delighted by the squid-ink battered British hake, served with smashed minted petit pois and triple-cooked chips.  The crispy batter , coupled with the zesty tartar sauce, creates a medley of flavours that is as refreshing as it is delicious. 

For our vegetarian guests, the roasted red pepper stuffed with chickpeas, Harrisa, rice with vegan and chimichurri is a fantastic choice. The earthy sweetness of the red pepper is wonderfully complemented by the tangy and fresh chimichurri. 

A wine list to envy.. 

The wine list at Café Nucleus Rainham boasts an impressive selection of both local and international wines, carefully curated to cater to different tastes and preferences. Whether you are a fan of bold reds, crisp whites, or sparkling wines, you are sure to find something that suits your palate.

One of the highlights of the wine list is the focus on Kentish wines. Café Nucleus is proud to support local vineyards and wineries, showcasing the best that the region has to offer. From the rich and complex Pinot Noir from Simpsons to the refreshing and vibrant Bacchus from Biddenden, there is a local wine for every occasion.

For those who prefer international wines, Café Nucleus has a well-rounded selection that spans various regions and grape varietals. From the elegant and refined Bordeaux wines of France to the robust and full-bodied Malbecs of Argentina, the wine list offers a journey through different wine-producing regions around the world.

One of the unique aspects of Café Nucleus’ wine list is its focus on lesser-known and boutique wineries. The café takes pride in sourcing wines from small, family-owned vineyards that produce limited quantities of exceptional wines. Partnering with both local vineyards such as Balfour and old world producers such as Gerard Bertrand, this dedication to offering unique and distinctive wines sets Café Nucleus apart. 

The Parlour:
Perfect for Private Dining 

The beautiful first floor parlour is the perfect setting for baby showers, group dining, family get togethers and more. 

One of the highlights of private dining at Cafe Nucleus is not only the beautiful setting but also our exceptional service. Our friendly and attentive staff goes above and beyond to ensure that every detail is taken care of.  We strive to create an enjoyable and memorable dining experience for you and your guests. Whether you have specific dietary requirements or special requests, Cafe Nucleus is more than happy to accommodate your needs.

When it comes to the menu, Cafe Nucleus takes pride in offering a diverse range of culinary delights. Our talented chefs create dishes that combine traditional and contemporary flavours, using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients from local farms and suppliers in Kent. From mouthwatering starters to delectable main courses and indulgent desserts, their menu is sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate. Whether you’re a fan of classic British cuisine or prefer more international flavours, Cafe Nucleus has something to please everyone.

The Wine Chamber:  Our Intimate Setting 


A room to dine in like no other, our wine chamber is perfect for a romantic dinner, a catch up with family and friends or just to escape the hustle and bustle for a few hours. Sit back, relax and unwind as the soft jazz gently serenades you into the perfect evening. Immerse yourself into the atmosphere from our panelled walls, British hand painted wallpaper and the panelled ceiling, everything is a delight for the eyes. 

With only four tables available, it offers an intimate setting with the table exclusively yours for the evening.  


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We are Café Nucleus Rochester, Halpern Conservancy Board Building, 15a High St, Rochester ME1 1PY