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Cafe Des Arts - CLOSED

28-29 Robertson Street | Hastings, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
+44 1424 434564
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (44 reviews)
“cakes” (43 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
28-29 Robertson Street | Hastings, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
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Reviews (210)
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1 - 10 of 208 reviews

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I have just walked past here and thought it strange not to be open on a saturday afternoon. There is a notice in the window saying it had closed down on 28th February. Great shame - it always seemed very popular.

2  Thank Peterwilliams99
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Went here with family, having been here before and enjoyed it. We had coffee and scones/cake all of which was very nice. The cake tasted very fresh and looked homemade. The staff were very friendly, helpful and approachable. There are also highchairs available for very...More

Thank 64Jazz64
Des A, other at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for the lovely comment. All the staff here at Cafe Des Arts are glad you enjoyed the coffee and cake and we always strive to give the best experience we can to the customers. All the cakes are made everyday down at the...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Love the ambience in this stylish cafe. Shared a lovely hour exchanging gifts with a friend in unhurried atmosphere and excellent service from attentive staff.

Thank Kate G
Des A, other at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for the lovely comment. We thank you for the gifts you brought to the cafe and we hope that you can come again and enjoy the lovely food from the menu, cakes and drink served by the wonderful staff at Cafe Des Arts.

Reviewed 18 January 2018

Café des Arts is a wonderful place. I have been here many, many times and was never disappointed. Food is always fresh and delicious and so many vegetarian and vegan options. Last time I was there I had the best breakfast... 2 slices of sourdough...More

1  Thank erika86378
Des A, other at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely comment. All the staff at Cafe Des Arts are glad that you enjoyed the food and drink that was served to you on your visit. We hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Myself and 2 friends met here for lunch. One of them had her 6 month granddaughter with her so we wanted somewhere child friendly. This place was ideal - high chair available and baby changing facilities. Great choice of food on the menu and delicious...More

1  Thank julierichard
Des A, other at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely comment. The staff at Cafe Des Arts are glad that you enjoyed your food and drink. We hope to see you and your friends again.

Reviewed 6 December 2017

My wife and I stayed in Hastings for two nights recently and used this place twice for breakfast. Excellent food, friendly staff and our Jack Russell was allowed in. We would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Simon J
Des A, other at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely comment. All the staff at Cafe Des Arts are glad you came to us for the two nights you stayed in Hastings and we are glad you enjoyed your breakfast. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a drink on a damp afternoon. Friendly, efficient service, cakes looked good although we didn't indulge, fab setting with lovely wooden counters and Tiffany lamp shades. Excellent cup of tea. And what a great idea - designed to offer work experience...More

Thank Deborah D
Des A, other at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for the lovely comment. All the staff at Cafe Des Arts are glad you enjoyed your tea and always strive to give the best service to customers. We take great pride in helping people on the autistic spectrum with their work experience and...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Stopped here for a coffee/tea and cake and was pleasantly surprised. Really lovely atmosphere, bright and spacious. Have always managed to get the comfy sofa by the window. Have only had tea and cake/scones, but menu always looks fab. Next visit will be to try...More

1  Thank tabbyj9296
Des A, other at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for the lovely comment. We are glad you enjoyed your time at Cafe Des Arts and you enjoyed the homemade cakes and coffee. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Great cause, lovely food and coffee. Nice staff and excellent art for sale. Veggie breakfast makes a nice change to a meaty fry up and satisfies this big eating carnivor.More

Thank Spen B
Des A, other at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for the lovely comment. All the staff at Cafe Des Arts are glad you enjoyed the food and drink you had. We as staff all strive to give the best experience to each customer and we always get local artwork from great artists...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Very spacious restaurant with a variety of pieces of art on the wall for sale. The restaurant trains people with special needs which is a lovely aspect of this place. You order at the bar and food and drink are brought to the table. We...More

Thank Adam P
Des A, other at Cafe Des Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you very much for the lovely comment. All the staff at Cafe Des Arts are always striving to give the best service we can to our customers and we are glad you had a good time and that you enjoyed the drinks and cakes...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 3 - USD 10
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-29 Robertson Street | Hastings, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 434564
Description
The cafe is run as a business and a social enterprise which provides training and work experience for people with autistic spectrum condition. The aim is for the trainees to learn transferable skills which will enhance their choices of future employment in the wider community.
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