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“Lovely views, but tired and in need of a tidy up”
Review of West Hill Cafe

West Hill Cafe
Ranked #276 of 359 Restaurants in Hastings
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: View
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dorset, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Lovely views, but tired and in need of a tidy up”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

The views from here are super and there is plenty of seating, though not as much outside as you might expect.
A lot of the food is described as home made, however, whilst waiting to order I noticed film in he tops of ready meals being pierced prior to microwaving. I had soup of the day that was very nice and not bad value.
The cafe really does need a bit of a freshen up and perhaps a less extensive menu to avoid the long queues at busy times.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Gypsy008
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Lovely views, great selection of food and drinks!”
Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

Whilst visiting the cliff tips this cafe is a must there is such a wide selection of food and drinks on offer there is something for everyone. The cafe is nice and clean and the outdoor seating offers fantastic views over Hastings and the seafront. A nice place to relax.

  • Visited September 2013
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A cafe with a view”
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Afternoon cream tea Yum Yum !!!

in a sunny bright cheerful cafe. With friendly and helpful staff. Great views over the old town and forshore of Hastings Well worth a visit.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank DOR1957
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Kent
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“Just as a seaside cafe should be.”
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Excellent service and choice of food and drinks. Floors and tables being kept clean constantly. Only cafe in the area.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Terry C
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“In just the right place”
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Visit Hastings, go up the West Cliff Railway because it looks fun, admire the view at the top, look round for somewhere to sit - and there's the cafe. There had to be a cafe at this spot - but this one is pretty good. Reasonably extensive menu and plenty of seats, indoors and out. Fantastic views, of course.

Visited September 2012
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Thank FionaHoran
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