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Julien Plumart Cafe

48 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XB, England
+44 1273 777412
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“macaroons” (118 reviews)
“cake” (20 reviews)
“meringue” (13 reviews)
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French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
48 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been there waiting at the door for the shop to open I’m the first person be served but some how staff did not see me and after I get my cake tested just so so nothing special but very high price

Thank star p
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A haven near the station. THE place for Macaroons the house speciality. They always have samples out to taste. Staff are French or at least speak French. Afternoon set tea is £16 pp. french onion soup. Light salads and quiches. Ask for the menu. A...More

Thank Jilliana R
Julien P, Owner at Julien Plumart Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Dear Jilliana R, Merci beaucoup for this review. We are delighted to read that you like our lovely French products as much as we do! We look forward to welcoming you again :-) Regards, Pauline - Operations Manager

Reviewed 14 February 2018

Popped in for a light lunch + patisserie. Friendly service, tasty food. Really nice coffee and a most fabulous choice of cakes. We went back the next day too!!More

Thank Ashley P
Julien P, Manager at Julien Plumart Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Bonjour Ashley P, Merci for your review! We are delighted that you liked our cakes and coffee. We’ve just started serving Redroaster coffee in our cafe so this feedback is very valuable. We hope we can welcome you again (we are opened everyday!) See you...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018

I have been here for a light lunch quite a few times and have always enjoyed the food and service. However today, standards really seem to have dropped. My husband and I both ordered the croque monsieur. This was warm but not at all toasted....More

2  Thank Susan V
Julien P, Owner at Julien Plumart Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Bonjour Susan V, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and bring the above points to my attention. Of course, I was disappointed to read about your experience on Monday and to see that the service you received was not up to...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

Visited this cafe today for tea and snacks but left feeling a bit underwhelmed. Pot of tea £3.45 served in chipped tea pot which was also terribly tea stained. Macaroons menu on table is covered in grease and looked very used. Food and drink menu...More

1  Thank zagoston
Julien P, Owner at Julien Plumart Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Dear zagaston, Merci for your feedback and for bringing the above points to our attention. We have looked into your comments and taken them on board. I hope we can welcome you again in 2018 for you to see our changes and improvements - there...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Came here for desserts after lunch. The waitresses were polite and friendly and showed us a table quickly. The display of sweet treats greets you the minute you walk in and the lovely aroma of chocolate fills the air as you enter. I ordered the...More

Thank Kenneth L
Julien P, Owner at Julien Plumart Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Dear Kenneth L, Thanks for taking the time to pass on your feedback about your visit. Our café is indeed great for those with a sweet tooth who cannot finish a meal without a piece of cake or a macaron! Have you tried our afternoon...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

I had an excellent breakfast with a latte, a lemonade, and a freshly baked croissant. Nice & cozy. Friendly and polite staff. Highly recommended.

Thank eddy00091
Julien P, Owner at Julien Plumart Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Dear eddy00091, Thank you for your review and for your kind message. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time in our café. I hope we can see again soon perhaps for a cake and coffee one rainy afternoon. Regards, Julien

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Was looking for somewhere to stop and have a hot drink when we walked past this amazing Cafe. Upon entry we was greeted with a welcoming “Bonjour”. A pleasant touch from polite staff. We Sat in a comfortable space close to a heater, this was...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Have been in the cafe cake was look great and price very expensive some people say tested good but I think just okay nothing special the pictures look very good so you get what you are pay for but staff was rude so need to...More

Thank star p
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We went for the acclaimed afternoon tea and were disappointed to discover that they did no make the key ingredient, scones. The pot of tea was fine as was the Americano. They served a brioche with a lovely soft texture and rich buttery taste with...More

Thank Jeff S
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stanislava i
3 August 2017|
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Response from Julien P | Property representative |
Bonjour, We have some cakes suitable for vegetarian and all our Macarons are vegetarian yes. Let me know if I can help with anything else. Thank you and have a nice day. Julien plumart
18 July 2015|
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Response from Julien P | Property representative |
Bonjour and thank you for your email. We don't have a ramp as such but there is a small step to get in the shop on duke street. The tea room is upstairs with no disable access. Julien Plumart Cafe on queens road as 2 small... More
4 March 2015|
Response from Julien P | Property representative |
Yes they are gluten free. They all contain almond powder but no flour or gluten. Julien Plumart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
08:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 777412
  • E-mail
Exquisite French Patisserie and Café serving breakfast, light lunches and afternoon tea. We only use the finest ingredients to create beautiful and delicious cakes along with 12 sumptuous flavours of macarons. We served premium local coffee and loose leaf tea. Gorgeous birthday cake available daily. Bespoke celebration & wedding cake made to order. Macarons tower and favours also available.
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