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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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Unbeatable for Cake in the Sunshine

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... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Adrian B
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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219 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
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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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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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Thank NCampo
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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Thank Clyde B
Crawley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016

It doesn't have to be summer to enjoy this type of place. Nice to have such a place close to the city centre and not too far out. Take a visit!

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Thank harrysmith251
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Beautiful park complete with small gardens, play parks, walking routes, and a cafe/toilet facilities. Often hosts events in the summer

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Thank Neelia1990
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Love this park, one of our local ones so visit often. Well kept gardens & has a good play park. The cafe serves good food that caters for all. It's a shame some of the staff don't look happy to be working there. I see they get irritated with loud children. I'd recommend the cakes & coffee to everyone!

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Thank Njrobtravels
Hove, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

great food, great service and surrounded by the most wonderful park. What not to like. Especially love the jacket potatoes and soup.

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Thank Tanya L
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We like St Anns Well gardens and always visit the cafe. They do nice coffee, food is good and they also have some toys to entertain little ones. Im giving 4 out of 5 because I'd like the customer service to improve after our last midweek experience. Ordered food( toasties and soup plus drinks) at 16.40 ( cafe is closing... More 

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Thank missiwasin
Hove, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Very good, nothing special, but would still recommend. Good and varied selection of food. Nice park area.

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