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Ground Coffee Houses

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36 St. Georges Road, Brighton BN2 1ED, England
+44 1273 696441
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 17:00
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Sat 07:30 - 18:00
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Skip the chains like Nero and head down to a top class indie coffee bar. Incredible selection of brews matched only by the charm of the host. Bijou - you won't find Mobs of families in here, more a quiet nook to sit, savour and read.

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Thank Phil S
Richard C, Owner at Ground Coffee Houses, responded to this review

Hi Phil, thanks for the review. We're pleased that you like our little oasis here in Lewes. We'll continue to keep the coffee selection interesting and the brew methods precise. Keep an eye out for some nice food offerings that will be coming up soon. Rick More 

london
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Staff and coffee amazing-especially the managers son who is doing a great job! Happy Christmas!!!!!!

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Thank e g
Richard C, Owner at Ground Coffee Houses, responded to this review

Hi there, and thanks for the review (sorry for the late reply!). We're really pleased you enjoyed coming to Ground and look forward to welcoming you again. See you soon! Rick More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Had a great coffee here. Can be busy to get a seat but otherwise it was a lovely place. Food here is nice also.

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Thank jimbob93983
Richard C, Owner at Ground Coffee Houses, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review. I'm glad you liked the food; we're going to be serving a weekend brunch starting next week so hopefully we'll see you there! More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Used to be a great coffee house but since being refurbished the seating layout is squashed & cluttered ,the choice of food & cakes is now very limited and the quality poor. An open tray of pastries on the counter by the till very unhygienic!

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Thank Shazmer
Richard C, Owner at Ground Coffee Houses, responded to this review

Hi Shazmer, I'm really sorry we've let you down. We're undergoing some changes at the shop and I recognise that not all of it is working out as planned. I wholeheartedly take your concerns on board and will do my best to improve both the food and the seating. We've just hired a new baker who is baking fresh cakes... More 

Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Omg. This coffee is awesome. Also they add sugar while making it so it's great. Loved everything. Even music.

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Thank Amit D
Richard C, Owner at Ground Coffee Houses, responded to this review

Hey there, thanks a lot for the nice review. We look forward to seeing you here again. More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The place has a new layout which is nice. The till system is weird as you cant actually see what you're being charged for which I don't really like, especially as they use contactless payments for cards. A screen is needed to show what is being added to the order and the total price to pay. I said hi to... More 

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Thank Kate B
Richard C, Owner at Ground Coffee Houses, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your review. I'm sorry for the late reply! The new till system is iPad based POS and there is no reverse screen for you to see. However, we can easily print off an itemised receipt so please do ask next time. I'm not happy that you weren't greeted properly - that's not good enough and not... More 

various
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The guys working there are probably the most polite, concerned and friendly you're likely to meet. I'm not saying both locals and travelers feel comfortable there, but I did see one lady tourist kick off her shoes and curl up with a newspaper! I felt it was astonishingly good value too. The sandwiches (sorry that's insulting them a bit) scrumptious,... More 

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Thank vailskiier22
Brighton, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Little coffee shop in Kemptown ,Brighton , good coffee and cakes , it can be hard to get a table because people lingering over one cup of coffee in there just to work on free internet , on my last visit three tables were taken up my people on their computers with empty cups , still sitting at tables needed... More 

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Thank christopher s
Richard C, Owner at Ground Coffee Houses, responded to this review

Hi there - thanks for this valuable feedback. Allowing computers is a time-weathered problem for us cafe owners; we have seen both the positive and negative aspects of it. However, you'll be pleased to know that we are about to refurbish the shop, after which we will be severely restricting computer use. We haven't completely decided on our course of... More 

Level Contributor
31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Always visit this coffee house as its close to where I work. Probably the best independent coffee house in Brighton. Brilliant quality coffee and baristas that know what they are doing. If you are a coffee snob this is your place. If you usually go to a chain, DON'T!!! Come here!!

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1 Thank Tom G
Greater London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Use to go here for a coffee , nice , quiet and warm . Staff is friendly, maybe a bit expensive for sandwich and bites but for coffee worth it

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Thank neffertyty
Richard C, Owner at Ground Coffee Houses, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. I'm glad you like the coffee and understood about the food. We're revamping the shop early next year and changing the food offerings dramatically. I hope you make it back to try us out then. Take care and see you down the line. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 St. Georges Road, Brighton BN2 1ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 696441
Description
Independently brewing exceptional coffees and loose leaf teas from the UK's finest suppliers. Breakfast croissants, granola pots, muesli and beautiful pastries from Julian Plumart for breakfast. Homemade soups and salads, and sandwiches prepared on stone ground organic bread from Flint Owl Bakery in Lewes. Fresh juices made to order. We're also friendly, musical and quite clean. This is the place!

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