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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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Keswick, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

A good little Veggie Cafe set in a lively fun part of Brighton, sit in the window a people watch, we had Breakfast here this year (Lunch last year) it was very tasty could have been a little warmer (I like my food hot) but good service and good value. We will be back in a year.

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Thank Andy P
Chichester, England
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

Can't count the number of times I have been here, so should really leave a review! I must say my perfect time to come here is with a hangover!! I feel refreshed and renewed after coming here full of tasty nutritious food. As a person who can live with or without meat the fact that it is vegetarian is almost... More 

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Thank moleyandratty
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014

My boyfriend and myself came to this restaurant in July, two days in a row (as it was so good) and I kept meaning to write a review then. I'm a vegan, my boyfriend is a vegetarian. We both had the Big Breakfast for £6.95. Shortly after ordering, a large plate of loveliness arrived, it contained: 2 veggie sausages, smokey... More 

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

Brighton and Hove is probably better served for veggie food than anywhere else in the UK - but this place remains my favourite for fabulous value, delicious food and friendly staff (even though I still can't remember how to spell the name). It's a simple restaurant/takeaway (though there's now an airier version on Western Road) with wooden benches and bright... More 

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Horley, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

I have to admit I was quite sceptical when I was dragged to have lunch here as I am a real meat lover however the food took me by surprise, everything was full of flavour and things tasted fresh. I would very nearly give it a five star but due to the nature of this type of food, most of... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

We were there for a lunch 3 days in a row. Good service, nice atmosphere, simple, tasty vegetarian food for fair money.

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Thank ewa_sroka
Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

Great food with lots of options changing regularly. Staff are super friendly and the price is pretty good considering the portion size. Kensington Gardens branch is often full but the Western Road branch is just as good and quite a bit bigger.

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Kent
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

Lots of choice, healthy, tasty, would love one of these in my home town! I make sure I eat here every time I visit Brighton :)

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Thank BrooklynFroste
Sussex
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

I am not vegetarian but I wanted a change so on impulse we went into this restaurant on a Sunday lunch time. It was busy and there was only one table left. There is no table menu to choose from, they offer about 7 main courses and so you pick one, then add two hot or cold vegetable side dishes... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2014

Lovely food, bright and cheery busy atmosphere, great for a quick bite to eat while shopping in The North Laines. Been here a few times and there's always too much to chose from!

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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
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?