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The Cookhouse Cafe

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79 Queens Road, Hastings TN34 1RL, England
+44 7379 458429
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, European, British, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
79 Queens Road, Hastings TN34 1RL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I visit the cookhouse regularly, the staff are friendly and professional and the food is well prepared and always perfect. There is lots to choose from and the coffee is great. Well done Cookhouse team!

Thank Jaa I
Reviewed yesterday

I have visited this cafe on many occasions. The service has always been top class. The food has always been excellent. The English breakfasts are great. As the proprietors are Hungarian there are some very tasty Hungarian dishes on the menu. There is also an...More

Thank Grant S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have eaten here a number of times. The food is delicious and the staff are really friendly and helpful. It’s reasonably prices. Very child friendly.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything about our experience was first class. This small cafe is immaculate. The tables and decoration create an interesting ambience, much of it based on the Hungarian heritage of the owner. The service was efficient and friendly. Such a relief to get table service. The...More

Thank LaSerriere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hey ladies if your awake how does this sound - This Cafe didn’t actually deserve any stars however that option was not available. I just would like to make it known that this Cafe is not baby friendly at all. I was left feeling very...More

Thank Benisa74
Aradi A, Owner at The Cookhouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your “full story”, especially prehistory of visiting The Cookhouse Cafe. Our response is going to be off topic as your review was off topic too. Actually, you should have mentioned that the atmosphere was good, because your first feeling was...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Been twice now and will go again and again. The attention to detail is something you would expect in an expensive restaurant. The food is beautifully cooked a servered. Give this excellent cafe a go.

Thank ABocca
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I came for lunch with my cousin and was very pleased with the service and food. We both had the mushroom paprikash with the homemade pasta. It was delicious and the fermented cucumber salad was really tasty. The owner went out of his way to...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Came for lunch with my family, I was taking my coat off and wanted to go to the loo and the owner told me abruptly to sit down twice, the food is cheap quality, we had the breakfast, cheap sausages and bacon, eggs were not...More

5  Thank Hannah A
Aradi A, Owner at The Cookhouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Dear Customer, I am really sorry, but I’m not in a position to apologise at all. The facts you mentioned are baseless lies. The only thing I can agree with you on is that our eggs are not free range, but to our excuse, we...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017

My son was visiting from abroad and had wanted a full English cooked breakfast. We visited the Cook House as it is near to where we live. We were very pleasantly surprised. The interior is stylish and quirky and the food and service very good...More

Thank TABS1066
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Only went here to meet a friend but glad I did. Menu is fabulous and not expensive. The food is cooked fresh but you don’t need to wait ages for it. Good selection of drinks. The man appears rather abrupt and standoffish but I think...More

Thank streakey
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Questions & Answers
14 January 2017|
Response from Aradi A | Property representative |
Hi, There is no parking in front of us.
14 January 2017|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Queens Road, Hastings TN34 1RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 7379 458429
  • E-mail
Welcome in our cafe! We serve English breakfasts, omelettes, burgers, pastas as usual a cafe does. BUT, we serve HUNGARIAN lunches and HUNGARIAN desserts such as Beef Goulash or Chicken Paprikash. We are NOT restaurant, that is way we can keep our prices lower. If you would like to eat a nice breakfast in the morning, or would like to try something new, Easter-European food for lunch you are on the right place. BE OPEN MIND and you will enjoy every minutes of your visit! PLEASE NOTE: NO TAKEAWAY!
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