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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” (90 reviews)
“chilli” (93 reviews)
“sandwiches” (84 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32 Bucklersbury, Hitchin SG5 1BG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stubbled across this lovely cafe whilst looking for something to eat. We had coffee and a couple of ciabatta rolls, one pastrami and one roast beef, both so fresh and flavourful. Will definitely return next time we are in the area.

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Chilli Banana the staff are always really friendly the menu is varied and caters for all dietary requirements whether you want to grab something on the run to take away or sit down and eat in, on the summer there is a lovely...More

Thank Kat F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I find it hard to find something to eat nice on me day off., don't want much., just a simple tasty sandwich and this place does that on another level., and I am there most Mondays.. allways greeted with a smile and an amazing ciabatta...More

Thank Louis E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here on several occasions and every time it takes me a long time to decide what to have! The sandwiches are amazing. There are dozens of choices as well as the option to create your own from the huge selection of fillings in...More

Thank ArabianMouse1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous coffee and sandwiches. Staff always friendly and professional. Has a great atmosphere and warm welcome whether you are stopping for a meal, or just having a coffee. Highly recommended.

Thank KateWallace7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here many times for the great sandwiches and have always enjoyed the food. I had family in town, and we decided to go out for breakfast. Chili's popped up as having it and we decided to check it out. It wasn't crowded (like...More

Thank MumsyJes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are amazingly friendly and helpful. So much so that I was compelled to write this review. Food is great, service excellent and it has to be the best in town.

Thank peter r
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you want a made to order sandwich lunch then this is the best quality in hitchin, Sit in Jacket Potatoes are really filling

Thank Y9958VRianw
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We hadn't tried Chilli Banana for a few years because our daughter is a huge fan of Groundworks. This time we went to the town centre without her and fancied a change. I had the chicken jerk ciabatta and my wife the daily special salad...More

Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Go early (before 11.30am) and enjoy one of Chilli B's breakfasts....there are veggie versions and gluten free too. Coffee is good here too. Chilled vibe and great service. Will be back to work my way through the menu!!

Thank Tedietta
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
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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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