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FilFil Cafe

21 Gardner Street | North Laine, Brighton BN1 1UP, England
+44 1273 696289
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (30 reviews)
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Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
21 Gardner Street | North Laine, Brighton BN1 1UP, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As I entered the café was immediately met with a greeting and a smile from the workers behind the till. There is a lovely, homely feel which I find rare within most smaller establishments, yet FilFil made me feel instantly welcomed. I ordered the falafel...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank juderadcliffe
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, quick service and good atmosphere. Pleasant, light cafe premises in the North Laines. The owner Amal is a great character too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rita O
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This is the first time that I have visited the cafe, although I have previously eaten their delicious Falafels. The staff were efficient and polite and we were served very swifly. We shared a meze, which is absolutely delicious; Really authentic flavours. Loved the baba...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lucy_LouBrighton
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Came across this lovely little gem, purely by chance when we were seeking a seat out of the sun! And I have to say that the falafel and feta wrap was one of the most delicious things I've ever had - fresh and flavoursome. Just...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KDarwin
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Whenever I’m in Brighton it always includes a trip to FilFil. The falafel is the best and the wrap with avocado and extra haloumi is excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jessf865
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I was in Hove this weekend for the Brighton Yoga Festival and had the best felafal wrap ever. Very generous in the filling. You should open one in London.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Andy N
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Opted for the Vegan Meze for two. We were not disappointed. Friendly staff Quick table service Delicious & tasty, fresh food Will definitely be visiting again

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ben H
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff and quick service at this perfect lunch spot. Plenty of vegetarian and vegan options. Allergy friendly. Really tasty and healthy dishes! Would definitely return!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank GBBee
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Went here for a family lunch. The food was superb - very tasty falafel. Good choice for vegetarians. The guys who were serving were friendly and the place was clean. (We had already walked out of another cafe serving similar food because it smelt strongly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Gilly M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had the New Lebanese platter, which gave more than enough food for two at under twelve pounds. You get a little bit of everything: hummus, taziki, falafel, and more--all of it great. We would definitely go back.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank John R
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Questions & Answers
Alison H
18 June 2018|
Response from Amalcashin | Property representative |
Sorry i just got the message , for another time yes we have parking just outside the cafe one disabled parking and few other loading spaces.
Alison H
18 June 2018|
Response from Amalcashin | Property representative |
Yes absolutely we are on Gardner street and we have one disabled parking literally outside the cafe .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Gardner Street | North Laine, Brighton BN1 1UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 696289
  • E-mail
Authentic middle eastern home made falafel following a 30year old recipe developed by our family ,served with fresh salad and home made humous .
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