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£6 - £20
CUISINES
Cafe, European, British, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best cafe in Arundel. Food is impeccable, the service is wonderful and the owner and staff are always friendly and welcoming. Our dogs love it here, and so do we !

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly great breakfast place. We've been 3 times in the last 4 weeks and every time have hugely enjoyed it. The location is ace, the place itself welcoming, comfortable and clean. The staff are friendly and efficient whilst not hurrying you so making for...a relaxed breakfast experience. There is a wide range of food on offer and everything we have tried has been top quality. Add to that excellent coffee (served in hot cups!!) and very reasonable pricing means this place leaves nothing to be desired. All in all the M&B is where we head to directly every time we are in town.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 30 December 2023 via mobile

Great little cafe, good menu variety and cakes. Friendly staff very friendly. It was much more value for money and inviting than the cafe opposite running with condensation done the windows

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 14 December 2023 via mobile

We were a local company looking for a Christmas celebration. Mike and his team were so accommodating; friendly and food was freshly cooked and lots of it and tasted delicious. Thanks to Mott & Bailey

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2023 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food, fabulous service, great cocktails and a lovely relaxed atmosphere! Portion sizes are good and the prices are reasonable. Never disappointed!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 7 December 2023 via mobile

Had lunch here, both had quiche and salads and coffees. Food was delicious and the staff were very welcoming. It’s always a busy cafe and we always have a great experience here.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 27 November 2023

First visit to Motte & Bailey today and was hugely impressed. The service was quick and efficient, the food was excellent and the prices were very reasonable. The gammon/2 eggs & chips would have cost 1/3 more in any pub. We will be back -...well done.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 8 October 2023 via mobile

Visited many times for coffee however our first evening visit for tapas with family. The service was friendly, timely and efficient. All the tapas dishes we chose were delicious. Each dish was freshly cooked to order with quality ingredients and full of flavour. It was...stylish to have the large 250ml rosé presented in a chilled bottle of that size. Portion sizes were very good however the flatbread could be larger. The restaurant had a great atmosphere with good mood lighting. Looking forward to returning to experience different dishes.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 2 October 2023 via mobile

We have visted the motte and Bailey cafe lots of times over the years! we went for the breakfast menu and the staff were friendly. It is always very very busy, so food and drinks takes longer to come out. The breakfast was smaller compared...to others that i have had recently, however still equally as delicious. Lovely cafe to visit in ArundelMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 5 September 2023

Had an afternoon cream tea here. Staff friendly and helpful menu looked good. Cream tea a little disappointing as the jam was not of very high quality.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 1 September 2023

I want to thank the staff at Motte and Bailey for adapting their dishes for us on request - thank you for your amazing flexibility for me and my party when we visited. Because of this and the great quality of the food, we will...certainly return when in Arundel again.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 24 August 2023 via mobile

Excellent service, very prompt to table, serving food and paying the bill. Good selection on menu catering for most tastes.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 13 August 2023

Our table that was for 6 under the window on the side was filthy. I asked for it to be cleaned and the girl said it was stain that would not come off. I managed to scrape it off with my finger nails. Come on...have you not learnt any lessons Covid is still about. The we waited to order whhilst three of then just carried on chatting at the topMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 23 July 2023

Came here for tapas. Wow what amazing food, so tasty, lovely helpful staff, can’t recommend this place enough

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 1 July 2023 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. Lovely sausages and bacon. Staff friendly. Restaurant clean. Lovely atmosphere except for a very loud American gentleman who believes everyone what’s to hear his opinions on everything 🤣 Will return to try other food.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Motte & Bailey Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5