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21 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RF, England
+44 1273 698007
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible20%
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“quiche” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (15 reviews)
“macaroni” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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21 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Really excellent selection of genuinely "home" prepared foods with plenty of salad and baked options and some brilliant cakes. Had a light lunch here sat in the garden and it was excellent. Will definitely repeat the experience and enjoy a take-away or two.

Thank TonksMeow
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's lunchtime, and I fancy something I can buy quickly and unwrapped. I try BF - 'A Real Delicatessen' for the first time, all the unsliced cakes on the window-shelf could be Carrot Cake [I can't see any signs]. However, it turns out that none...More

Thank Silenus M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in here for lunch with the wife and have to say it was incredible. The blue cheese Mac and cheese was delicious, I'm a big fan of Mac and cheese so this made me very happy. It wasn't too expensive and the service was...More

Thank MrPot4to
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful stuffed aubergine and Spanish tortilla. All fresh, genuine and made on the premises. Prices are reasonable and staff friendly.

Thank Travelling G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking past this cute cafe, the window catches your eye instantly! Amazing looking homemade food! The food tastes fab, I've had the lasagne, meatballs, sausage rolls amongst other nice food from there as I have been a few times! HOWEVER, I have never felt so...More

Thank Tommy C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Terrific food. Generous portions. Great prices. Don't just gaze in the window. Get inside and eat! Great for picnic take-awaits too.....and don't get me started on the cakes! Great home cooked food.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I used t walk past this place to go to and from work, and couldn't resist trying something from the display. I had the gammon and tomato quiche warm on it's own. the best I have ever had.... Big mistake though as became an addiction!...More

Thank Samantha O
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch and it was amazing, we were absolutely spoilt for choice, everything looks amazing and what we ended up choosing lived up to expectations! Great, unassuming cafe/deli with really good quality food!!

Thank edgylucy
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Have walked past many times but never noticed that the deli has tables at the back so we stopped in for a quick afternoon pit stop. Great quality coffee, choice of fruit teas and hot chocolate for the youngest along with very generous slices of...More

Thank Sh0girl
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for tea and cake but the salads looked amazing! Wished we were there for lunch! Not a huge area to sit, but noticed they do take-aways. Big negative however, was the toilet. Directed to it via the tiny back yard, it is dirty,...More

Thank Jacky M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 698007