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Chilli Banana Unique Sandwich Bar

32 Bucklersbury, Hitchin SG5 1BG, England
+44 1462 455398
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (102 reviews)
“chilli” (94 reviews)
“sandwiches” (88 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32 Bucklersbury, Hitchin SG5 1BG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the fourth or fifth time we’ve eaten here and was easily our best visit. My wife ordered a simple jacket potato with salad which she deemed was perfect while I had the Thai salad which consisted of small, marinated pieces of chicken atop...More

Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used to go to this place when I worked in Hitchin a long time before the lounge part opened. At half term I found my self in town with the little one and decided to give it a visit. I couldn’t see a children’s...More

Thank r6er2017
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Love this place, Great panini sandwiches ,have been going for over 10 years and have spread the word. Everyone love the food. Great Staff, Great Food, comes at a slight premium but it's worth it.

Thank Aneel S
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Its not cheap, but once bitten you will be back time and time again. Great paninis... like seriously great, don't just think sandwich shop and walk by. Try it. Lord of the Bling or Starksey and Hutch are best..

Thank katz1973
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I've worked in Hitchin a few years now and often find myself coming back to Chili b's. I think the quality of food you get for the money you pay is amazing, fresh produce, delicious soft bread. The team are always so friendly and happy...More

1  Thank epxox
Reviewed 16 March 2018

went in for a quick lunch, we ordered sandwiches and 1 arrived wrong so was sent back, there was then confusion as to which bread was left so we couldn't get the white bread we wanted.... the bench was very wobbly and uncomfy to sit...More

Thank Lotti4321
tallulah632015, Owner at Chilli Banana Unique Sandwich Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi Charlotte We are genuinely sorry that your experience of Chilli B has been so negative. Of course everyone makes mistakes and if your sandwich was sent to your table in the wrong bread we should have made every effort to put that right. I...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

I was shocked to log on here and see a review from Hewittsc describing the owner in such a bad light, I happen to be in the shop at the time when the voucher was being discussed and I felt obligated to put forward my...More

1  Thank kjmullings
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Me & my daughter ordered the Nevada & Vegas sandwiches for lunch - just mouthwatering good.... what more can one say but perfecto :-)

1  Thank Deep1002
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Cilli B's menu is amazing and very unique, with dishes such as "A fist full of dollars" "Kill Bill" "The Italian Job" and "Texas Chainsaw Moussaka" It's quite a small place so you may have to wait at busy times. The restaurant is cozy and...More

1  Thank Cheryl F
Reviewed 28 February 2018

i would like to say firstly that the food here is lovely ,the ambience is perfect and the staff are great! but unfortunately the manager wasn't very pleasant at all! I would like to say how disappointed we were with your response to us when...More

1  Thank Hewittsc
tallulah632015, Owner at Chilli Banana Unique Sandwich Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hello again Liz Having already responded in person three times in the shop and last night on Instagram we wasn't suprised to see this review on here. We are pleased that you agree our food is lovely as are the ambience and staff, as this...More

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Questions & Answers
12 August 2017|
Response from tallulah632015 | Property representative |
Yes we do
Charlotte W
11 August 2017|
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Response from Caroline F | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed.
24 October 2016|
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Response from Libby603 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I'd be surprised if it wasn't. It'd be a good idea to ring them to check. Sorry for not replying sooner :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Bucklersbury, Hitchin SG5 1BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 455398
  • E-mail
Chilli B offers a unique menu with imaginative food, freshly prepared just for you. No pre-packaging allowed here.The new Lounge is chilled out in a beautiful restored shop, just off the market square in Hitchin. Please note that we do NOT proclaim we are a restaurant but we care about service and good food.
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