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Open Art Cafe

6 Nevill Road, Rottingdean BN2 7HG, England
+44 1273 965364
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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6 Nevill Road, Rottingdean BN2 7HG, England
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We went to the open art cafe after a terrible experience at the Black Horse in Rottingdean. The owner of the Cafe was welcoming and very obliging. We were a large group and they coped very well with us on mass. Lovely food and everything...More

Thank katesohm
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Visited with my mum. We had a delicious lunch. Good quality ingredients and very fresh. Excellent ! Staff were very nice and friendly . The place itself is good. Not too crowded and light and airy. Lots of pretty touches .

Thank Madona65
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Was visiting family in the area and they suggested here, as others have said it is a bit out the way but to be honest that's part of the charm, we only had a coffee this time but it was very reasonably priced and we...More

Thank BobbyH1970
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Had lovely coffee and cake with my mum, the staff were welcoming and friendly and wouldn't hesitate in going back .

Thank brightonBrum
Reviewed 27 April 2017

had a coffee and HOMEMADE soup ,really good the service was great very friendly have been here a couple of times now ,nice little cafe

Thank mcfc2017
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Impromptu visit, lovely village cafe. Scrambled eggs on toast were great as was beans on toast. To early for cake but they looked amazing!More

Thank VT01273
Juliet R, Owner at Open Art Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi, thank you for your wonderful review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your scrambled eggs on toast and beans on toast, it's always great to have feedback... it would be lovely to see you again and then try tge variety of cakes. Thank you...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Straight out of a meeting we needed a cuppa and a piece of cake - found this place close by and thought we would give it a try. Great tea room character, nice cuppa and great cake - I had one of the best toasted...More

Thank Roland M
Juliet R, Owner at Open Art Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fabulous review. We pride ourselves on our food which is all freshly prepared and cooked to order. I am glad you enjoyed the experience of the cafe and hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Arrived @ 9.55 just in time to order breakfast before cut off time @ 10am.Excellent breakfast, nicely presented and very good value £5 including toast. My pott of tea was happily re filled. Highly recommended!

Thank Nelliekay
Juliet R, Owner at Open Art Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review, and so pleased you enjoyed the breakfast served. Breakfast is served till midday now, so if you call again you have more time to relax and enjoy another breakfast. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Juliet

Reviewed 24 February 2017

This cosy little place keeps the village feel of Rottingdean alive. It offers a modest selection of food and drinks, but the ambience is really good. Locals support this business and it would be a shame if it was lost ... to planned bigger franchise...More

Thank liza_tong1
Juliet R, Owner at Open Art Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you for your great review, we all work so hard to create the ambience which i hope like yourself enjoy. I really appreciate all you have said and yes we have a great local support network which I honour so much and hope that...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit! Delicious home made good, generous portions! Genuinely friendly people work there! Will definitely come back. ))More

Thank Alena K
Juliet R, Owner at Open Art Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hi Alena, Thank you for a beautiful review, I am very proud of the food we serve and I feel is great value for money. We all love our work and and have a welcoming smile for all. We look forward to seeing you again...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Nevill Road, Rottingdean BN2 7HG, England (Formerly Open Art Gallery Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Rottingdean
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 965364
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There's something for everyone at the Open Art Cafe. We're scrumptious truly scrumptious with our delicious homemade cakes & freshly baked pastries complimented by SMALL BATCH locally roasted coffee. And when seas are wild and the wind howl, come in and cosy up with a bowl of our lovely homemade soup. We're not just dog friendly we love people too! And if you need to buy a present fabulous local crafts and beautiful jewellery adorn our shelves. Friendly, warm, cosy, colourful and that's just the staff!! Our Motto "Your custom is our delight" Our opening hours are 9am To 4.30(6 Days a week) WE ARE OPEN ON SUNDAYS 10am -3.30 Pm During School Holidays we open slightly later Monday - Friday 9.30 - 4.30 Saturdays - 9am - 4.30pm Sundays - 10am - 3.30pm
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