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La Cave a Fromage

34-35 Western Road, Hove BN3 1AF, England
+44 1273 725500
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“charcuterie” (19 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
“fondue” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Hours
European, Deli
$$ - $$$
34-35 Western Road, Hove BN3 1AF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic cheese merchant, been here loads of times, prices a little high but you definitely get what you pay for, its always top class, very fresh and awesomely tasty. Have only ever used as a shop but I know many people that have imbibed in...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place with highly knowledgeable staff- 4 of us sat down and tasted a dozen carefully selected cheeses of different varieties and flavour profiles from a mild soft goats cheese through to a potent blue. Our favourite lunch stop in Brighton but we are hardened...More

Thank NorthStar814891
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Been for a corporate cheese tasting. Really enjoyable experience. They choose the wines to go with the cheese which is superb and really gives you a chance to experience the full flavours. Would recommend a visit.

Thank Luke B
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little place to spend an afternoon eating delicious cheese and drinking wine. We used a gift certificate and this was excellent value for money. Staff friendly and have lots of knowledge. The Cheese was so yummy !!

1  Thank Sophie T
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Popped in for lunch, had a delicious cheese and charcuterie selection with bread and wine. The staff are super friendly and very knowledgeable about what you can have. Some great tunes in the background made for a really nice atmosphere. I especially loved how the...More

Thank yvonneharen1
Reviewed 2 July 2018

...then you will rather love La Cave a Fromage to say the least! It's stuffed full of an amazing selection of cheeses AND you can eat there too. I've only done it once but what an experience. We all went for the wine and cheese...More

Thank 11London1111
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I like to support local businesses and products but £29 for two glssses of Ridgeview Is way too much. Other, much finer, establishments in Brighton and Hove, are cheaper and offer a better experience. Such a shame. This place used to be quite good.More

Thank s3srg
Alan W, Manager at La Cave a Fromage, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Afternoon s3srg, My name is Alan and i'm the branch manager of La Cave a Fromage in Hove. It obviously upsets me that the service offered wasn't to my desired level. I have spoken with the team and the members of staff involved to gather...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

I was lucky enough to have been bought this as a present for a recent birthday, so went along last night. It was a wonderful evening, six wines and six diferrent cheeses, all perfectly explained and discussed. I will certainly be back soon :) Thanks...More

Thank mabs
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic fondue evening at the cave. Excellent service from Sam and team ensured that a return visit is an inevitability. Great work

Thank olithedrifter
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Picked up some cheese on the way home on Saturday night as, after eating a starter and main course at a local pub, we fancied creating our own cheeseboard. Extremely friendly and helpful staff sold me some to-die-for goats cheese and blue cheese. The range...More

Thank Lorna T
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26 August 2015|
Response from pennych | Reviewed this property |
We went in June of this year. According to my receipt the cheese selection was £10 and bottle of wine we had was £19.50, there were 5 of us so we had 2 bottles actually, hope this is of some help
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34-35 Western Road, Hove BN3 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Hove
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 725500
  • E-mail
Cheese - Charcuterie - Wine. We specialise in farmhouse and artisan cheese from across Europe and the UK. Our tasting cafe is open daily, serving a selection of cheese and charcuterie platters along with wines by the glass or bottle. We hold regular cheese and wine tasting events in the cafe.
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