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“Great start to the tapas season!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Garden Cafe

The Garden Cafe
Ranked #3 of 14 Coffee & Tea in Hove
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Brighton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great start to the tapas season!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

The weather was bang-on cue for the first Friday tapas night of the summer. Almost everyone had chosen to eat outdoors and so did we. Service was a little slow to start with - not surprising though as there were several large groups ahead of us. We ordered some staple tapas - tortilla, patatas bravas and garlic prawns, bread & aoli, house salad, rioja and one of the specials - the salt & pepper squid. We need to wait a little longer for the squid but it was worth it - the highlight of our meal. Our meal was excellent value for money - next time we'll be greedier & try more of the specials.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Linda A
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English first
Hove, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Best park cafe in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

I have tried them all & without a doubt this is the best park cafe in whole of Brighton & Hove. Quick, efficient & pleasant service. Full scale meals, snacks & a fast track ice creams queue.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Geoff-rey E
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Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Excellent Christening party catering!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

Natalie catered for our girls' christening party and provided a great spread for the grown -ups! Very flexible about menu choices with some good ideas. And the food was excellent - exactly what we hoped for, tasty and the right amounts (or more than enough, I should say!). Would highly recommend and will be back in touch for the next event! Thanks!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Hove_fan
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Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent birthday celebration event”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2014

I was looking for a venue in the Brighton area for a 40th birthday lunch for around 50 guests including lots of children. The Garden Café fitted the bill perfectly and Natalie was very helpful and creative in coming up with an appropirate buffet menu.

On the day the venue was well laid out and Natalie and all the staff were very friendly and accommodating. The hot buffet food was really good and everyone commented on how tasty it was, especially the pavlova that was one of the options for dessert.

All in all, I was very pleased with how everything went and everyone had a great time. Car parking is quite easy by the St Anne's Well Gardens as well and this venue is suitable for children.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank FMHove
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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely kids party”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014

Natalie and Juliette put on a great kids tea party for my 2 year old. They decorated a lovely area with balloons and party tablecloths etc. Food was healthy, plentiful and fresh, and nothing was too much trouble. Highly recommended for a great place to hold a party!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank hannah w
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