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Kensington Cafe

1A Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
+44 1273 570963
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1A Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
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Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Kensington’s used to be a favourite of mine in my student days, so taking a trip down memory lane, I ventured back there for the first time in 10 years. Aside from the prices, nothing really has changed- there’s a varied menu and the sandwich...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LauraD115
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Lovely cute cafe in the heart of the North Laines. Staff are friendly, it's got a really chilled atmosphere and they do incredible vegetarian and vegan options. I personally recommend the Big Vegan - a vegan fry up that really hits the spot, hangover or...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Megan L
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I absolutely love this cafe. I have visited many, many times over the years, and every time it exceeds itself. For a small venue with few staff, it thrives and shows the best of Brighton. I usually order a salad or a milkshake and sit...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Elouise W
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch on Saturday. Full of students which have it a lovely atmosphere which was great. However the food is such a disappointment. I had the nachos. They had been cooked in the microwave which made the melted cheese turn rock solid. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dragonsgreen
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This little gem of a place has to be visited - they do the most amazing breakfasts for meat eaters and those veggie types too - great selection of food and drinks - and you can sit out on the balcony and get the flavour...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank TheTintinBloke
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for something very good to eat, then l would recommend eating here. There a choice of sitting outside on the balcony over looking the street or in a booth inside. The menue was very good, the staff helpful and the surrounding...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mowden
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I lost my wallet and a member of staff not only found it, but contacted my hotel for me to collect it the next morning... with all my cards an money still in it. Not only that but when I collected it i was offered...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JohnN4332
Reviewed 27 May 2018

A Brighton institution offering a huge menu of good value food to suit almost any budget. A typical student hangout, the food is fairly basic, tasty and filling. The balcony is great for people watching 2hile plowing through their very generous helpings. Plus they make...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jeremysS5317GD
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Used to live locally and always stopped in here if I needed a late breakfast or lunch. Popped back in over the weekend and still as good as ever. Cheap, tasty, honest food, served by friendly staff. Plenty of vegan options. My only critique is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank misterp86
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in for lunch yesterday and didn't regret it. The veggie burger was the nicest I've ever had. Chips we're delicious and the staff so friendly. I'd highly recommend this place to anyone, veggies and carnivores alike.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Jo P
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29 March 2015|
Response from Ruba J | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dogs there . The place is tiny and it might be not comfortable for the do if it is big and it might take from the walking space. But in anyways you can call the cafe . Wish you an enjoyable stay at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1A Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 570963
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