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“Art with heart”
Review of Cafe Des Arts

Cafe Des Arts
Ranked #5 of 22 Coffee & Tea in Hastings
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$9
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The cafe is run as a business and a social enterprise which provides training and work experience for people with autistic spectrum condition. The aim is for the trainees to learn transferable skills which will enhance their choices of future employment in the wider community.
Renfrew, United Kingdom
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“Art with heart”
Reviewed 11 February 2010

What a visual triumph this beautiful cafe is - combining, as it does, original artworks with tasteful decor. More than that, it provides delicious food in an inclusive social context that warms the heart. As an occasional visitor to Hastings I can say that it will be on my itinerary for every future visit.

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Thank Alnis
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A very English England
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Favourite cafe in Hastings”
Reviewed 27 December 2009

Lovely cafe, wonderfully staffed and such a handsome interior. Had a lovely coffee and a delicious quiche and sat for hours taking full advantage of their wi-fi. Highly recommended though not if you are in a hurry, they make all the food fresh to order so don't expect to get it instantly though it is well worth a few extra minutes wait, and seriously good value too A+++

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Thank QuentinsDoppleganger
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Ace wee cafe...”
Reviewed 23 August 2009

This is a lovely cafe just seconds off the promenade at 28, Robertson Street near the centre. There are comfy leather armchairs and free newspapers to read. A simple menu of salads, sandwiches and paninis, but all prepared nice and fresh. Staff are lovely and very cheery. There is no piped music so it is pure joy to sit and read, or just relax with a cup of coffee and look at the painting and pictures on the walls, many of which are for sale. I loved it!

Thank drflight
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