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Lime Cross Nursery Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Cafe, British, Fusion
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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All reviews brunch cakes salad quiche beans poached eggs brownie toasties garden centre nice cafe by accident coffee and cake cant wait friendly environment flat white coffee visiting friends in the area quality ingredients
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visit several times a week, restaurant spotlessly clean and hygene second to none, cakes and staff also fantastic. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank johnrN1634XJ
Reviewed yesterday

Met with friends for lunch,first time of visiting, I found the menu was good but felt it was a bit on the expensive side ,difficult to find something I could afford ..decided on a cheese scone which was very nice. The only thing I was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Teddyboy2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a table for our party of 5, including 2 vegan adults and a vegetarian child for brunch on Sunday morning. The food was amazing, even if the service was a little slow (we had all finished our drinks before it arrived). There...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nickypont50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the cafe with our dog after spending a little time at nearby Herstmonceux Castle. We had read great reviews about the food and what we ordered did not disappoint. My husband opted for the “full Sussex” which he was very pleased with. The...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SarahW864
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I met up with a couple of friends for Brunch. It was a lovely experience. The food was great, the service was efficient and the overall atmosphere was perfect. I would strongly recommend it.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank employmentanswers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you decide to combine a spot of horticulture shopping and a light meal, then don’t overlook Lime Cross Nursery Cafe. You will not regret your visit.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank philipbM8746SO
Reviewed 5 February 2019

Enjoyed a light lunch here yesterday, was a really wet day and the place was very busy, we just about found a table, ordered a couple of toasties and tea for 2, was told there would be a 25 minute wait as it was so...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank angelafarrance
Reviewed 3 February 2019

We called in on a really cold day for a warming drink and snack after an afternoon outside visiting nearby East Sussex falconry. It is rare for us to find a choice of drinks and snacks that both of us can eat as we both...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tastee19
Reviewed 13 January 2019

I pass this cafe on my way to work and it is now my go to place for coffee or lunch. Great fresh food, lovely coffee and very friendly staff. Added bonus that it is situated inside a small garden centre so if you have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lavender1964
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Being local I used to really enjoy eating here at least once a week. The look and feel has changed completely and now feels very cold and unwelcoming. Food choices is now quite basic and I always find a strange atmosphere between staff. Also miss...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jade B
HelenLimeTate, Owner at Lime Cross Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Hellp Jade, Thank you for your review. The café is still under the same family ownership (7 years for the café and 75 years for the nursery). We actually offer more on our menu now than ever before, but I am sorry that felt the...More

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Joy S
29 May 2017|
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Response from davidsills44 | Reviewed this property |
I suspect your question doesn't really need an answer. The flash little git who runs it now thinks he's in charge of the Savoy Grill rather than a coffee shop In a garden centre. Far too big for his boots, let's hope he gets... More
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