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US$5 - US$11
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Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

We have visited many times and always found the food delicious and the service brilliant. There are many varieties of eggs Benedict on the menu, we tried several of them and they have all been amazing, perfect poached eggs every time! The omelettes are also...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 8 October 2020

On TA's recommendation, we visited this fabulous little cafe for breakfast on a bleak October Sunday morning and were so glad that we did. Strict observance of Covid regulations meant that we felt extremely safe inside. The intimate atmosphere is enhanced by the tasteful decor...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 24 September 2020

This is a unique little marvel of a cafe. The decor (all hand-created by the owners) has an eccentric Hungarian steampunk vibe (imagine THAT if you can!) including a selection of colourful wooden bow ties, one of which was modelled by the male co-owner. The...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020

From the moment we arrived we were greeted with a warm welcome by the owner. Everything looked great on the menu. My husband had the classic eggs benedict and I had the salmon eggs benedict. It was delicious, the presentation was superb and at a...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Food was delicious. The banger eggs Benedict was the best. Kids had the crepes which were delicious. Selection of milkshakes is amazing g and well worth a taste. Great family run cafe. Would recommend a visit. The owners were friendly and welcoming.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 11 February 2020

Cookhouse menu has stories to tell, all made with love with great attention to details and amazing taste! The ambiance of their café is also so unique..Cookhouse a treasure in Hastings!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 9 February 2020 via mobile

Just a cafe with delusions of being a restaurant. £7.90 for a breakfast? Not the cheapest. Asked for scrambled eggs instead of fried. Was told you cannot change anything. But would happily leave off the fried eggs and charge to add scrambled eggs. This would...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

If you are looking for that extra special cafe then this is THE place to try. To this day the egg benedict here is out of this world, the milkshakes are pretty gd too along with a lot more on the menu. Not to mention...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 20 November 2019

Superlative service and an opportunity to experience some delicious Hungarian dishes (as well as traditional English food) makes this place a must visit. And the hot chocolate is AMAZING!!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 27 October 2019

I have returned a few time, having recently moved to Hastings. The Hungarian husband and wife team are charming and have created a unique little cafe/restaurant. I haven't explored the menu further than the Eggs Benedict, and justify my return visits on the grounds that...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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14 January 2017|
Response from AradiA_13 | Property representative |
Hi, There is no parking in front of us.
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Response from J1MB0B84 | Reviewed this property |
You could risk parking in morissons car park over the road or alternatively you could park round in Stonefield road, Nelson road or Milward road which are 2 hours no return. Failing that there are car parks in the town but a... More
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    How is The Cookhouse Cafe rated?
    The Cookhouse Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5