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The Mad Hatter

35 Montpelier Road, Brighton BN1 3BA, England
+44 1273 722279
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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“eggs royale” (3 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
“quirky cafe” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
35 Montpelier Road, Brighton BN1 3BA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Popped in for breakfast, nice spot for a bite to eat and a coffee, friendly staff, chilled, good start to the day.

Thank ADKane001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Particularly ambience, we had breakfast there and all was rich and tasty. My omelette was really very big and tasty. The cappuccino was like in Italy. So try it it worth to

1  Thank Dionigi V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered 3 jacket potatoes and all 3 were stone cold in middle. My wife’s had Humous which was left on when reheating in microwave and so was cooked too! Potatoes tasted very old and not fresh - how hard can it be to cook a...More

Thank davep12018
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We went for full English breakfast and the healthy option and some coffee. It wasnt perfect but it was good enough for us to be pleased.

1  Thank Emminator
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here after a failed experience somewhere else. Was taken in but the quirky look from outside. Coffee was very well presented and nice however we ordered bacon sandwiches and when they arrived after far amount of time they were sausage sandwiches instead. We...More

1  Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We ordered coffee to go from The Mad Hatter and it was extremely good. The cafe is Alice In Wonderland themed with a sort of twisted, quirky slant on the original. Although we did not drink in, the cafe seemed an ideal place to work...More

1  Thank Calum S
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Went here to meet a friend for a coffee. Very busy place on the main road. Food looks delicious and the drinks were nice. The staff were friendly. If you are in central Brighton this is a nice place to stop for a breather

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We have been here for breakfast, as this place looked like a nice and cosy café from the outside. However, we soon had to experience that this place does not make the impression of being very professional. Already when sitting down, we asked the waiter...More

2  Thank AlexSoton
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We enjoyed a sunny seat and had a good breakfast after the long drive. Everything was very good and I would go back. Note you need to order at the bar.

1  Thank Hay888
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We had been here on several occasions and wonder if this has now changed ownership as our experience was really dreadful.The café was not particularly busy but we waited ages for our lunch orders to come.We were a group of 5 which included 2 young...More

4  Thank ABarrett_12
Haroun Xavier M, Manager at The Mad Hatter, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hi there and thank you for you review. all reviews are important to us bad or good in order to get better. I do apologise for what happened during your visit to the mad hatter. The place didn't change the owneship but i can say...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Montpelier Road, Brighton BN1 3BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 722279
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