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Cafe Elvira

Borde Hill Garden Next to Borde Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP, England
+44 1444 458845
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (25 reviews)
“sandwich” (8 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Borde Hill Garden Next to Borde Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious lunch and will certainly return. There is a relaxed and intimate atmosphere, partly because you order at the counter and can discuss your choice of lunch with the friendly staff. The menu is particularly good and there is something for everyone....More

Thank CatherinePassmore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Borde Hill gardens in the week and had lunch at Elvora cafe. I had pumpkin soup which was a bit too curried, flavourwise. Friends both had tomato and cheese toasties and commented they were delicious. Not much garnish. Cafe seemed very noisy.

Thank _janetkcarpenter
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The last time we visited on mothers day Elvira was fully booked. Yesterday, Wednesday, we did not expect to find Elvira to have three quarters of their tables 'Reserved' at 11-30. Sign of the times. Luckily we got one of the free tables. Choosing Greek...More

Thank dace520
Reviewed 7 August 2018

a lovely little cafe with a good selection of food to choose from and surrounded by lovely plants to look at

Thank karen b
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Came to Borde Hill Gardens and ended up having a very late breakfast here, due to a series of events involving road closures and gas leaks! We dashed in with five minutes to spare and quickly ordered breakfast. First impressions were good - lovely indoor...More

Thank mrsbsouthend
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped enroute home between the coast and Oxfordshire hoping to find a light lunch and a stroll around Borde Hill garden...Cafe Elvira provided such a lovely lunch and warm hearted friendly staff that we had lunch then returned for cakes later..all delicious..many thanks all but...More

Thank Jessica-R-53
Reviewed 18 July 2018

It has to be said that our Bakewell tart was very good and the tea was, well....tea. We paid £13 for this which puts it on the high end of the range. Having paid this we might have expected not to have to sit on...More

Thank Googly2010
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is with doubt the best place for breakfast in Sussex. Fresh high quality ingredients full of flavour. The cooked breakfast is a delight and tastes so good, all to be enjoyed in a friendly atmosphere.

Thank Englishgent33
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A lovely cafe that is self service but with food that is very high quality for a cafe. The conservatory is lovely to sit in if not too hot a day.

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Elvira’s is always popular, and it’s not hard to see why. Some lovely lunchtime specials, as well as sandwiches, soups and cakes. Very reasonably priced. Lovely sitting in the garden especially.

Thank Dollydealer1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borde Hill Garden Next to Borde Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath
  • Phone Number: +44 1444 458845
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