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38 Upper St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1JN, England
+44 1273 677243
09:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Thu 09:30 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 09:30 - 20:00
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42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There's not a lot one can say about this place that hasn't been said already in other reviews. The decor may not be to everyone's taste but the atmosphere is lovely, the food is great and their selections of teas (served in a proper tea pot and China tea cup) is excellent. I had their house blend when I went... More 

Thank Willvz1972
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading reviews decided that we would try Metrodeco for Mother's Day treat !!! The place is quirky I'll give them that but must of had the most uncomfortable plastic seats in the place ...no hot water to wash hands in the bathroom either ...The food was average not very good value for money unfortunately ...the open style sandwiches were... More 

Thank Sallyanne116
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

11 of us all had afternoon tea on a sunday lunch time and we had such a brilliant time, All of us hungover and tired but it made each of us feel warm, happy & content. The staff were SO friendly, made the whole experience so much more enjoyable. Loved the dressing up - really added to the experience. They... More 

Thank AliceeeBradley
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of my Hen Weekend celebrations, I booked Afternoon tea here for myself and my 14 hens. Well what can I say! The fabulous array of sandwiches, quiche , macaroons , florentines, bakewell tart, and the obligatory scones with jam and clotted cream were an absolute hit with us all. One of my hens had gluten free afternoon tea... More 

Thank Carol S
Hove, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly recommend Metrodeco as a baby shower venue. The guests at my daughter's twin baby shower were highly complimentary about the food, service and venue and my co-organiser and I felt really relaxed about the proceedings. We went a couple of times to discuss the menu and details with Natalie, the venue coordinator, in advance and were initially a... More 

Thank Jellingtonbean
Greater Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great little discovery - just happened to be staying around the corner and seduced by the style of this eatery - eclectic mix of furniture and food for casual dining with a spark - had to go in ! Wife had a great sandwich with great array of fresh salad - I had a delectable cake ( they... More 

Thank sig888
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198 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been here a few months before with 2 friends and had a great experience. So I booked Metrodeco for my baby shower. I felt from the beginning I was appeasing them. I had a good experience before so I thought it would work out. There was a bit of a mistake initially with the booking which they did... More 

Thank NumNumNads
HellieTea, Owner at Metrodeco, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving feedback about your recent visit to Metrodeco. We are disappointed to learn that your second experience with us did not live up to the first. However, as we pride ourselves in catering for large groups such as hens and baby showers, we would like to take this opportunity to clarify a few things mentioned in your... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is perfect to while away a wet afternoon! Decorated beautifully with interesting items and furtniture. The tea menu has some fantastic blends and unusual teas. The cakes offered are as dececadent as the cafe itself! Well worth a visit!

Thank Nick P
New York
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

came here for a bite...we where staying at the Brighton Marina House...this was a great find! Awesome High Tea from what we could tell. We had a ham sandwich, tea and cake which was delicious...this is a must do! Simply Lovely!

Thank Cocobe
Brighton, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can dress up for your afternoon tea here. It is delicious with a lot of variety of food and 23 teas to choose from. You can have as much tea as you want. Good service. Perhaps not enough savoury items for our liking.

Thank EvitaKnits

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Upper St. James's Street, Brighton BN2 1JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 677243
A lively tea room that also serves wine and beers. We specialise in Afternoon tea and tea cocktails and are dog friendly too. For something a little bit different and for a little treat then come and see us- you won't believe the size of our cakes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?