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St. Ann's Well Gardens and Cafe

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Address: Somerhill Rd | Hove, Brighton BN3 1RP , England
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A lovely city centre park on the Brighton Hove border, just in Hove Actually.

A lovely park with tennis courts and children's play area and a good cafe. It has wild life areas that are left pretty unmanaged to encourage it. There is a small pond that has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Paul G
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely park with tennis courts and children's play area and a good cafe. It has wild life areas that are left pretty unmanaged to encourage it. There is a small pond that has dragonflies all through the summer, which as a dragonfly fan I always visit when I go to the park. Lots of space to sit around and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

nice clean frienly place nice staff very wellcomming had lattee cake was verry nice and at a good price

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Natalie H, Owner at St. Ann's Well Gardens and Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there thank you for your lovely review of our cafe. I wonder if you would mind putting it on our cafe review as this one is also for the park? If so the link is - https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g652380-d3339780-Reviews-The_Garden_Cafe-Hove_East_Sussex_England.html Many thanks Natalie More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk through this park most days . Cafe is always busy but great coffee and cake . In the summer it can get very busy

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I've taken a point off as they don't allow dogs inside the cafe (I so wish they did) but it's a lovely place with good home cooking. The park is great for everyone - tennis, walking, table tennis, bowls, children's play area, peaceful sensory garden, pond, wild spots etc.

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Thank 11London1111
Natalie H, Owner at St. Ann's Well Gardens and Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there thank you for your lovely review of our cafe. I wonder if you would mind putting it on our cafe page as this one is also for the park? If so the link is - https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g652380-d3339780-Reviews-The_Garden_Cafe-Hove_East_Sussex_England.html I'm sorry we do not allow dogs inside the cafe but there have been a couple of incidents with dogs and children... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Great park and gardens with nice cafe. Has a sectioned off scented garden area too. Not far from town centre and usually has good spring bulbs show.

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Thank ToddPolFamily
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Good standard park cafe, clean etc. But almost everytime I've been in there's been loud kids.... Guess that's what you get on the edge of a playground lol. Good for young mums I expect.

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Thank Rachelle F
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

These gardens are very nice to walk through and sit in on a sunny day. There is a good play area for the youngsters. It is a shame that the bowling green has now gone as it was nice to sit and watch this in the summer. The cafe is good for what it is but could do with some... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

As my title suggests this cafe is unbeatable for a coffee and a cake any time of the year when the sunshine is out and the park is buzzing. Don't be fooled by the exterior the cakes this place makes are first class and most are homemade, coffee is a little ropey but then what do you expect. A great... More 

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Thank Adrian B
Natalie H, Owner at St. Ann's Well Gardens and Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there thank you for your lovely review of our cafe. I wonder if you would mind putting it on our cafe review as this one is also for the park? If so the link is - https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g652380-d3339780-Reviews-The_Garden_Cafe-Hove_East_Sussex_England.html Hopefully you will see consistently good coffee as all the staff have been retrained recently. We only have fairtrade, organic coffee beans... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The friends of St Ann's Wells Festival in the Spring is particularly special attracting thousands to the live music, live arts, dance, crafts, stalls, food, drinks, and general fun of the Hove area. It is great all year round whether for the large Kids play park, a walk with dogs in the fields, spotting the squirrels, a walk through the... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

A great place to call into and good selection of café food and drinks - however surprisingly they are not dog friendly inside and will make dog walkers sit outside which is not a lot of fun when its cold. Given the amount of dog walkers in the area and how large the place is inside would have thought they... More 

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