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£3 - £12
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Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 1 April 2023

Highly recommend small business and this is the one to go to. Its run by a friendly and professional A-List team who produce their own homemade cakes 24/7. A variety of hot drinks and most of all a Personal Service to everyone including doggies. For...this Easter a £5 special of a Hot Drink, homemade cup cakes, easter chick and eggs all brilliantly presented. This cafe caters for all types of dietary requirements. Nat's an Ace with the cappuccino and the corporate Strive logo sits on a white froth on top of this wonderful drink. If you are unsure what is in each product, just ask Heather. Based in Sackville Road next door to Property Cafe. Its definitely worth a visit, a friendly smile and most of all, the price is right! We were so impressed, we had to photograph it for your all to see what you get. Just remember Its 1 Hot Drink and Cake!. Happy Visiting to everyone who comes to Strive Cafe :) Come and say Hello to Nat and Heather. It's Nat's birthday on 9th April 2023, but this Thursday, 6th April - Nat and Heather are giving Everyone a FREE piece of birthday cake. We look forward to seeing you and of course to Wish Nat a Happpppy Birthday for Sunday 9th. C U then :)More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Mary Briggs, Owner at Strive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2023

Thank you for your lovely review - much appreciated!

Reviewed 2 February 2023

Was brought in for brunch on my birthday Friendly staff and atmosphere Food was really amazing, thank you guys 👍 Would recommend to anyone ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 16 November 2022

This is a friendly cafe that serves good food with friendly staff who are eager to help. Whilst it features an eclectic selection of tables and seats this can be an advantage as it does mean there is something like to suit everyone! On one...occasion there was a rather long wait for the meals but upon arrival it was most enjoyable. Certainly a cafe I'll continue to use.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Mary B, Owner at Strive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2022

Thank you for your review - much appreciated. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 May 2022

Had lunch at this excellent café... Food and service was excellent... wonderful selection of home made cakes too ..... well worth a visit... lunch. coffee and a nice cake or Thier very special afternoon tea....💐🌹🌷

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 April 2022

We were looking for somewhere to eat in Bexhill-on-sea and came across this cafe. We ordered 2 americano coffees and 2 all day breakfasts. Sumptuous food and excellent service on 24th March 1.00 pm. Will definitely come here again. Thank you.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Mary B, Owner at Strive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2022

Thank you for your great review and we're glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 13 March 2022

We took visiting family to Strive for a cream tea and it was amazing. Freshly made sandwiches and home made scones and cakes. Excellent service and value for money. Probably the best cream tea ever!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Mary B, Owner at Strive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2022

Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your cream tea so much and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 13 December 2021

Excellent fry up, and staff were very welcoming even though I came in ten minues before they were due to close due to my lack of organisation!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 24 September 2021 via mobile

Very clean and very pleasant staff. 6 of us had lunch, service with a smile. defo will go back.Were given discount cards for a future visit due to a very minor waiting time thankkyou for helping the community Jack

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 11 September 2021 via mobile

As a coeliac it can be difficult to eat out sometimes but Strive café had it covered and even had gluten free cake. Hubby had avocado and poached egg on toast (pretending to be a millenial)! I had baked potato. Service with a smile. Great...food and well priced. Thank youMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Mary B, Owner at Strive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2022

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Reviewed 12 July 2021

The malteser cake was no good for my diet, but absolutely delicious. Great coffee, friendly efficient service and spotless surroundings.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Mary B, Owner at Strive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2021

Thank you for your review and we're glad you enjoyed your visit. The Malteser Cake is a great hit along with our other home-made cakes and freshly prepared food. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 20 October 2020

I took my mum here on Friday for lunch it was lovely! Very well equipped and safe with COVID restrictions. Helpful friendly staff with a great service with a smile! Great value for money with quality products. Great vegan choices too! Will be back again...soon! Thank you Strive team! XxMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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maryx4ys7, Owner at Strive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2020

Thank you for your positive and friendly review following your lunch. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and will pass on your positive comments to the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 26 September 2020

Had a delicious toasted sandwich and an amazing home made Malteser cup cake. Friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2020
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maryx4ys7, Owner at Strive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2020

Thank you for your positive thoughts!

Reviewed 26 September 2020

I went to strive cafe with family members for an afternoon tea for my Dad’s 75th Birthday as all big plans were put on hold due to COVID 19. It was lovely, very COVID safe with large seating areas out the newly refurbished area at...the back and serving tables so staff did not have to come too close but all blending in with the new decor so it wasn’t so obvious. We had a lovely selection of sandwiches, home made scones with cream and jam and beautiful cup cakes all served on a §posh cake stand with pots of tea and choices of coffee/drinks with a free refil. It was a very good experience and the staff were polite and attentive. We had a very relaxing time there and felt no need to rush. We all left very full and I definitely recommend a visit for tea, coffee, lunch and of course the afternoon tea, WELL DONE STRIVE!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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maryx4ys7, Owner at Strive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2020

Thank you for your positive review and we are glad you enjoyed your afternoon tea. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2020

Had an excellent lunch on Wednesday !! I loved the tasty hotdog in a roll and onions and chips. My friends had toasted sandwich and salad, and Lamb Kofte and salad!! Very good service ,especially regarding the covid regulations!!! The staff are friendly and helpful!!!....Reasonably priced food. Relaxing seating area!!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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maryx4ys7, Owner at Strive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2020

Thank you for your very positive review! We are happy you and your friends enjoyed the food and overall experience and look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

We called in for coffee and cake. Coffee was good, as was the cup cake - only cakes they had. Decor is basic, but the place is clean. It deserves to succeed since it supports a good cause.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Yes, Strive Café offers takeaway services.

Yes, Strive Café is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Strive Café is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5