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Cafe Bella

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120 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1TH, England
+44 872 148 6098
Today
08:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in with my parents and my son. We all ate from the 2 course deal menu. The food was second to none. Absolutely outstanding. Delicious and so fresh. The service was also outstanding so friendly and polite, have already recommended to friends and family and am looking forward to making an excuse to go back! Outstanding.

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Thank AlbionAlbion
Blackwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in thought hay up what we done just a little back street cafe but no service was fantastic spud and filling just could not do it justice best spud I have ever had out prices was good for food and drink friendly what more could you ask for

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Thank 854tom375
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had supper with the 5 kids after a late afternoon on the amusement pier , the kids were starving , and the service was quick ( good ! ) .... We have Italian origins , so the kids loooved the pastas . They could all find Something different . AND many had a glorious apple pie , as it... More 

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Thank Danielle M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, lovely staff. And by far the cleanest place we went to in Brighton in the weekend we were there

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Thank Tony H
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I always visit Cafe Bella when I visit Brighton.I find the staff extremely welcoming.Its obviously popular with the locals. Had a freshly cooked cod and chips with plenty of salad and served with a genuinely warm smile.Keep up the good work everbody.

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Thank John L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

A very good place to take a good coffee and connect to internet. I come every afternoon and enjoy the place. The service is amazing, they are very kind with me always :)

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Thank Narela O
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

always got a good sized portion 4 a reasonable rate but last time it was a disappointment chefs beard hair in food and smaller portion. SHAME!!!

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Thank csue28
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The cafe has the appearance of a greasy spoon with the plastic sauce bottles on the tables but the food was gorgeous. A large selection of varied dishes that all seem to be cooked with love. I ordered the steak and I must admit I wasn't expecting much but it was cooked better than I have had in really posh... More 

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Thank Amanda B
Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I came for a quick tea and left a precious shopping bag behind and they kindly kept it for me! Was really happy about that! We did not stop for food but the staff was very kind and helpful.

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Thank Pascale L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

We had arrived in Brighton early and wanted a cooked breakfast. We chanced upon Cafe Bella and decided to give it a try. Excellent! A real, unpretentious cafe serving good, freshly cooked food - what more could you ask for.

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Thank Jane L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 22:30
Saturday
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 872 148 6098

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