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Iydea

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17 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
+44 1273 667992
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun 09:30 - 05:30
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for a healthy lunch. Fresh juice. Good coffee. Have been visiting the place for a while now and I always look forward to another one. Keep up the good work.

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1 Thank Ewelina K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My gluten free veggie daughter loves this restaurant. More importantly she is totally confident in their labelling of their food - no worries about being ill after eating here. She doesn't get to Brighton often but Iydea is a must when she does. The food is tasty, healthy and interesting - there is always a good variety of mains, sides... More 

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1 Thank VeggieLesley
Teddington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Ate here today and we enjoyed good size portions of healthy food. You have a choice of mains, which varied today from thai curry, vegetarian lasagna, carrot arancini, stuffed roti; then 2 salads or vegetable sides plus 2 dips, which was £8, so very good value. Tasted fresh and homemade.

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1 Thank Jane J
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

As we enjoyed their breakfast, we put up with their bad service. Apart from one lady (Spanish lady?), their entire staff seemed to be careless and actually very rude. As their coffee is in poor quality and cold most of the time, we have ordered additional coffee on 3 difference times after we have received our breakfast, once we have... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great place, fresh food, lots of choices Great place Definitely worth a visit once, twice or multiple times!!!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Wandering the lanes for a hearty and healthy lunch we popped in here. Similar to a Chinese lunch system you choose a main, 2 sides and 2 "toppings". We ate well and weren't being pestered by staff. Full veggi menu for mains and deserts. They also do takeaway.

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1 Thank OmyAliver
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I love this little vegetarian hotspot, so much healthy food to choose from and the canteen style service area means you can pick and choose your favourite items. Very good value, you really can't go wrong eating here!

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1 Thank Dan Q
Beccles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We called in here by chance and I have not seen such a great and delicious range of home cooked food for really reasonable prices - all freshly prepared and great service.

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1 Thank Caroline W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great vegetarian good, fresh and wholesome. Good to have such a wide choice of interesting vegetarian food. Good value for money and I was left feeling full. We sat in, but it was even cheaper to take away which would prove even better value for money. I picked a main meal choice, two sides and two dips, which came to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

There are countless vegetarian restaurants to choose from in Brighton but this has got to be one of, if not THE, best!! amazing delicious food and massive portions! such a good selection, there is not a chance you wont find something you like, as well as the amazing food there is a fab selection of juices and cakes too! one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 05:30
Monday
09:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:30
Thursday
09:30 - 17:30
Friday
09:30 - 17:30
Saturday
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 667992
Description
Iydea is a small and very busy express vegetarian canteen right in the heart of Brighton's North Laine area. All the food is freshly made and is on display so you can choose only what you want to go on your plate or to take away. There is an extensive breakfast menu from 9:30 every morning which changes to the lunch menu at 11:30 (12:00 Sundays). Iydea does get very busy and cramped so best to avoid peak times if you want a little more space and comfort.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?